Clean Earbuds With Restaurant Wipes

As the weather starts to cool down, it’s time to think about cleaning the sand, sweat and grime off your gadgets. You should pay particular attention to your in-ear headphones. Lifestyle site Apartment Therapy has a handy tip on how to clean your buds without ruining them.

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In-ear headphones get dirty fast, so you want to clean them regularly. As Apartment Therapy notes, the sanitising wipes that you can pick up at restaurants and supermarkets can get the job done nicely:

Once a week I try to remember to wipe down the buds as well as the cord. Make sure you don’t get too much liquid in the buds to prevent damage. Also, if you have a silicon top on the bud, remove those and clean them separately.

And if you don’t have any of those wipes readily available, you could always try these DIY cleaning tips.

Quick Tip: Free and Easy Way To Safely Clean Earbuds [Apartment Therapy]

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