Sometimes we fall asleep wearing our wireless headphones and it makes it almost feel like it is natural. However, there are some that would ask if it is safe to wear your AirPods pro to sleep. In this article we shall touch on this and discuss it.
Sleeping with wireless headphones is actually better than sleeping with wired earbuds. The reason behind this is because if you use wired earbuds, there is a high chance that your wires could get tangled while sleeping. Wireless headphones on the other hand provides tighter fit and it avoids any wires getting tangled. Moreover, lying down in bed while listening to your favorite music through your AirPods is comfortable and with 5 hours of playing time, there is a huge possibility of you falling asleep.
Is It Bad to Wear AirPods to Bed?
There are some health risks in wearing AirPods to bed. You could have potential ear infections, hearing loss, soreness, long term sleep problems and even risk of cancer.
Though that is the case, Apple’s wireless earbuds provides a comfortable fit which is difficult not to sleep with them. However, if you fall asleep on your side, there could be an extra pressure which could hurt your ears.
Is Swallowing AirPods While Sleeping A Risk?
It is very unlikely for someone to swallow AirPods while sleeping. However, its pill batteries could be hazardous. Though it is very unlikely for one to swallow AirPods while sleeping, it has actually happened more than once.
Keep AirPods From Falling Out While Sleeping
There are minimal risks of wearing your wireless earbuds which might make you still be okay in wearing them overnight and there are many ways for you to be able to wear them for you to be more comfortable and to keep it form falling out. One of the best ways to wear your AirPods while sleeping is by twisting upwards about 30 degrees. This would look in a horizontal position which would make your AirPods slightly stick outwards away from your ears. In this position, you would feel more comfortable to sleep with your AirPods on. This would also attach firmly inside your ears.
AirPods Will Fall Out: How to Locate Them
There could be instances when your AirPods would fall off your ears while you are sleeping. Most often than not, you could find them on or next to your pillow. It could also fall on your floor or could be under your bedsheets. However, if you cannot find your wireless earbuds, here are some ways which could help you locate your AirPods:
- Open Find My application on your apple device – iPhone or iPad or Mac
- Go to Devices tab
- Select your AirPods and you would be provided with the location of your AirPods.
- If your AirPods Pro are separated, refresh the map and you would find the other earbud.