When you leave your house, what do you check for in your bag? Well, that depends on personal choice, but we all undoubtedly look for the same thing: earphones.
Whether they are wired, wireless, in-ear, over-the-ear, or truly wireless, earphones are a necessary component of our routine everyday life. For the finest outcomes over the longest periods of time, we must therefore take care of them.
There are a few dos and don'ts that can assist us maintain the finest condition for our earphones.
1. Clean the Earbuds
If you use in-ear earphones, you must frequently clean the earbuds to prevent dirt growth. If the earphones are detachable and made from rubber, you can remove them and give them a light cleaning with a moist towel. Just use cotton to clean the rest of them.
2. Case them Up
They may be damaged if you put them immediately in the bag. So, be sure to place them in a box or at the very least a tiny zipper pouch. To make your life easier, some earphones and micro buds come with cases; use the cover to safely store them after each usage to ensure longer life.
3. Unplugging is the key
When not in use, it is necessary to unplug the earbuds or turn off Bluetooth on the smartphone (or any other devices). Your earbuds' lifeline will be protected by doing this. Not only that, but it will also save the life of your wireless earbuds and phone's battery life.
4. Careful while Unplugging
This is a very basic mistake that we have all made. We mistakenly pulled the wires while removing our earbuds. Clearly, this is not acceptable! Pulling out the earphones requires holding the plug. Any unwanted wire pulling might cause wear and tear.
5. Carry them well
You are cheating yourself if you pretend that you never carried your earbuds in your pocket. We are all almost certainly guilty of this offense. Unless you keep them safely in a hard case, you shouldn't ever carry them in your pocket. Why? When using wired earbuds, they will tangle and become more difficult to use. Because the copper wires within will be damaged, the sound quality will suffer. For a better user experience, case them up, to cut a long story short.
6. Keep it down just a bit
Although the majority of us prefer our music to be loud even in quiet places, this is obviously bad for our ears. Our hearing can also be affected by it. The speaker and the gadget can be damaged by loud music in addition to our ears.
7. Keep your Earphones Dry
Even though the majority of earphones are waterproof nowadays, it's still essential to dry them off after use. Actually, it's quite simple. The packets of silica gel are all over our homes. They will dry out while not in use if you place a few in the case you keep your headphones in. If silica gel packets are not available, try some dried rice grains; these will also work miracles.
Whether or not they are waterproof, dry, clean earbuds will provide you with a wonderful user experience and a long service life for your device.
In addition to all of these, stay away from sleeping with headphones in. Rolling over can cause the earphones to break or snap in addition to damaging your ears. In order to keep your earphones clean, keep your ears clean. Avoid sharing earbuds with anyone because they might be infected with ear infections and affect you.
Take care of your technology and let it take care of you!