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Will AirPods fall out while sleeping?

If you want to sleep wearing AirPods, you might be wondering if they will fall out. This post will show you if they will fall out and why sleeping with AirPods in is not a good idea.

AirPods probably won’t fall out if you sleep with them in and if they do fall out, you can get some silicon covers or ear hooks to prevent it from happening.

It is actually strongly recommended that you do not sleep wearing AirPods and it is very strongly recommended not to wear them playing music.

This is because it will prevent wax from being able to escape your ears and because too much music can lead to hearing loss or tinnitus.

Will AirPods fall out while sleeping?

If your AirPods do not fall out during the day, it is unlikely that they will fall out while sleeping with them.

If they do fall out, you can try getting some silicon covers that will increase the friction and make it more difficult for the AirPods to tall out.

If you are talking about the AirPod Pros, it would be unlikely that they will fall out if you sleep with them.

This is because their ear tips make it much harder for them to fall out. If they do fall out, it would likely be due to the ear tips being too small and you can fix this by getting larger ear tips.

If they do fall out, it should not be such an issue since you will know that they are somewhere around or on your bed.

You can also make them less likely to fall out by sleeping on your back. You can also make it more comfortable by using a softer pillow.

Read more: Why are my AirPods stuttering?

Should I sleep with AirPods?

Unfortunately, it is not recommended that you sleep wearing AirPods.

The reason for this is that it can make it more difficult for ear wax to escape the ears. This is especially the case with AirPod Pros due to their ear tips.

It is also very recommended that you do not listen to music when sleeping with AirPods.

This is because it can lead to hearing loss and can also cause tinnitus (a ringing sound that never goes away).

As someone with tinnitus, I can tell you, it is no joke and you should take care to avoid allowing it to happen to you.

Read more: Why do my AirPods keep breaking up?

How to prevent AirPods from falling out while sleeping

Below are things you can do to prevent your AirPods from falling out while sleeping.

Regular AirPods

You Can Get An Ear Hook

You can get an ear hook designed to fit the regular AirPods that fits onto your AirPods and goes around your ears.

These ear hooks will not only help you to keep your AirPods in place, but they will also make sure that the fit of your AirPods is comfortable. Various brands sell these ear hooks, and they all come in different colors.

Get silicon covers

There are silicon covers that you can get for the regular AirPods that will increase the amount of friction that they have with your ears. This will help to prevent your AirPods from sliding out.

Clean them

It would also help to try cleaning your AirPods since they might have been coming loose due to a lack of friction.

AirPods pro

Get a bigger ear tip

If you find that your AirPod pros are falling out, the most likely cause is that the ear tip you are using is not big enough. In this case, the first thing to try would be to get a bigger ear tip.

Try a different type of ear tip

Another option would be to try a different type of ear tip. If you are currently using silicon ear tips, you could try using memory foam tips instead.

The advantage that memory foam tips have is that they expand when you place them in your ear. This can help to give a more secure fit.

Ear hooks

It is also possible to get ear hooks that you can use with the AirPod pros which will give you a more secure fit.