This post will show you what is likely to happen if you drop your AirPods in the toilet and what to do.
If you drop your AirPods in the toilet, it is possible that they will no longer work. If they do work, it is likely that the battery life will be worse, you may have connectivity issues, they might be cosmetically damaged or you might get very lucky and they might continue to work as normal.
None of the AirPods or AirPod Pros are completely waterproof. Only the 3rd gen AirPods and the AirPod pros are water-resistant.
With that being the case, it is not likely to end well if you drop your AirPods in the toilet, and care must be taken to make sure that you do not allow it to accidentally happen.
What to do if I dropped my AirPods in the toilet?
If you drop your AirPods in the toilet, wipe them with a towel, then leave them to completely dry before using them. You should wait for at least a few hours for them to dry because there may be water inside of them.
If you accidentally drop your AirPods in the toilet, it is likely that they will no longer work if they get fully submerged in water.
None of the generations of AirPods are currently waterproof.
With that being the case, due to the amount of water they will be exposed to, it is likely that the water will reach parts of the AirPods that it is not meant to and cause them to become damaged.
However, if your AirPods do not fall into the part of the toilet where the water is, you may be ok.
In this case, it would be best to just wipe them down with a towel and to wait for them to completely dry before trying to use them.
If your AirPods get submerged in the water and your AirPods do survive, it is still likely that the battery life will be much lower, the mic might not work anymore or it might be damaged and you may have issues connecting to your devices. It is also likely that there will be some cosmetic damage on the AirPods.
With that being said, the AirPods 3rd gen and the AirPods Pro are water-resistant so there is a small chance that you will get lucky. But, it is likely that you will need to replace them soon.
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What will happen to my AirPods if I dropped them in the toilet?
If your AirPods get submerged in the water in the toilet, it is likely that they will not work anymore. If they do work, it would be likely that they will not work properly or may have a reduced battery life.
Are AirPods waterproof?
No current versions of AirPods are waterproof. However, AirPods gen 3 and AirPods Pro are water-resistant, meaning that they can resist some water but not a lot.