How to Charge Wireless Earbuds

If you recently acquired a pair of wireless earbuds, and you are not sure you know how to charge the wireless earbuds. Don’t feel depressed about it as we will update you on how to charge wireless earbuds in this article.

Wireless earbuds have lately been the most popular kind of headphones, with various brands ranging from Apple to Samsung manufacturing them.

Wireless earbuds are loved majorly because of their flexibility compared to traditional wired headphones.

The earbuds are also known to give better sound quality, less prone to developing issues due to sweat and water touching them, and a lot of other excellent features.

It is quite easy to charge wireless earbuds, and we will discuss how you can do this in the next section of this article.

How to Charge Wireless Earbuds

The wireless earbuds are very convenient to use and give you more freedom to move around without carrying the device they are connected with, like the typically wired headphones.

The difference is that, unlike wired headphones that usually do not require charging, you must constantly charge wireless earbuds.

However, it is pretty easy to charge wireless earbuds; all you have to do is put them in the charging case they came with and close the lid.

Then depending on the brand of wireless earbuds you won, you will see an indicator light of orange, red, yellow, or green on the charging case indicating that the earbuds are charging and their current status.

You can also check out How to Reset Skullcandy Wireless Earbuds.

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How to Charge Wireless Earbuds Charging Case

Since you cannot plug the earbuds directly into a power outlet, they come with a charging case that you can simply place them in, and they begin to charge.

However, this charging case also needs to be charged before it can charge your earbuds.

To charge the charging case, you only have to plug the USB charging cord that came with the case into an available power outlet, and it will begin to charge.

You can also charge your wireless earbuds in the charging case when the case is charging, so both the earbuds and the charging case will be charging simultaneously.

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How to Charge Wireless Earbuds Without Charger

You do not need a charger to charge your wireless earbuds, as the earbuds themselves do not have any charging port to connect a charging cable.

Every wireless earbud comes with a charging case which is what you need to charge the earbuds, although the charging case itself needs to be charged with a charger when it is down.

To charge your wireless earbuds with the charging case, you only have to place the earbuds properly into the charging case and close the lid of the case.

If your charging case has enough power to charge the earbuds, you should see a status indicator light showing any color ranging from orange to red and yellow on the case.

You can also plug the charging case into a power source using its charging cable when it is dead and simultaneously charge your earbuds inside the case.

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How to Know if Earbuds are Fully Charged

The way you can know when your earbuds are fully charged is to notice the change in the status indicator light on the charging case.

The color of the indicator light that will appear when your earbuds are fully charged depends almost entirely on the brand of earbuds you are using. However, most brands use a status indicator light of green to let you know when the earbuds are fully charged.

What is the Earbud’s Charging Time

The time it will take your Earbuds to fully charge when they are entirely dead is kind of dependent on the earbuds brand, although most earbuds should go from 0 to 100% within 1 and a half to 2 hours.

The earbuds charging case, which is used to charge the earbuds, requires a charge time of about 2 hours.

Once the charging case is fully charged, you have assured a 24 hours coverage for your earbuds, as you can repeatedly charge the earbuds in the case anytime it runs out of battery.

How to Charge True Wireless Earbuds with Charging Case

The True wireless earbuds are a version of the wireless earbuds gradually gaining popularity due to their extra features.

Like every other earbud, you can only charge the true wireless earbuds with the charging case, and you can accomplish this by following the steps below.

  • Put the True wireless earbuds in the charging case, and close the lid.
  • Once the indicator light begins to show a red light, it implies that the earbuds are charging.
  • Once the indicator light turns off, it implies that the earbuds are fully charged, and you can remove them from the charging case.

Once you have fully charged the earbuds, you can resume the various activities you engage in using the earbuds.

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What are Universal Earbud Chargers

The universal earbud chargers are the chargers you can use to charge various brands of earbuds.

They are brand agnostic and will work well with almost all kinds of earbuds; although there are cases where they might charge the earbuds a little bit slower than the original brand charger, but they always get the job done.

There are tons of universal earbud chargers that you can purchase from online platforms like Amazon and eBay and also from your local electronics and gadget accessories stores.

Can I Charge My Earbuds Case Only?

Yes, you can charge only your earbuds charging case. If your earbuds are fully charged, you do not need to put them in the charging case when it is charging.

The only time you might want to put your earbuds in the charging case when the case is charging is if the earbuds also need to be charged so that both the case and the earbuds will charge simultaneously.

Can I Charge My Earbuds with My Phone Charger?

No, you cannot charge your earbuds with your phone charger because they do not have a charging point; you can connect it with the phone charger.

You can only charge your earbuds by putting them in the charging case.

However, if your phone charger is a suitable USB-C charger that can charge your earbuds case, then you can charge your earbuds charging case with the phone charger.

Should You Always Put Earbuds Back in Case?

It is always advisable to put your earbuds back in the case to avoid losing or damaging them. However, it is not compulsory to put them back in the case, and it is only advised so that the earbuds are always safe and fully charged.


This article has explained how you can charge wireless earbuds and answered some other questions about wireless earbuds.

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