How to Clean your AirPods and Remove Bacteria

Did you know that your Airpods could be harbouring potentially dangerous bacteria and viruses? Regular cleaning of your Apple AirPods will help to keep you and your family healthy in these unprecedented times. This blog will outline some of the most effective ways to clean your AirPods and help to keep nasty viruses and bacterias at bay.

1. PhoneSoap 3.0 UV Smartphone Sanitiser & Charger – Black

This is a superb multi-purpose product by PhoneSoap, not only will it clean your smartphone, but it will accommodate your AirPods comfortably.

PhoneSoap 3.0 features two UV-C lamps which produce a special light capable of penetrating the cell walls of bacteria and viruses, compromising their DNA and stopping their infection-causing potential in its tracks. Thanks to this unique method of cleansing, PhoneSoap 3.0 can also kill bugs and germs which have developed an immunity to traditional cleaning methods. Let the light shine through with PhoneSoap 3.0.

AirPods can have up to 18 times more bacteria on them than a public toilet, so the importance of cleaning your AirPods is both under-reported and paramount. Thankfully, PhoneSoap 3.0’s UV cleaning method is effective at killing 99.9% of the germs on your watch, leaving it as squeaky-clean as the day you bought it, if not more so!

You won’t have to be without your AirPods for more than ten minutes, as that’s all it takes for PhoneSoap 3.0 to complete a top-to-bottom clean of your earphones. It’s an efficient, quick and safe way to make sure your watch is pristine.

A blue LED indicator on the front of the device will let you know when the cleaning process is complete, so you can stay informed.

This will product will also fit the smallest to the largest smartphones, PhoneSoap 3.0 has been designed to accommodate virtually every single device on the market. This means that no matter the age, model or make of your device, you can be sure PhoneSoap 3.0 will leave your phone sparkling too!

2. Clean and Dry your AirPods with Just a Cloth

  1. Do NOT run Airpods or Airpods Pro under water.
  2. Use only a soft, dry, non-abrasive and lint-free cloth
  3. Lightly wet the cloth with fresh water, and wipe your AirPods gently.
  4. Clean your microphone and speaker meshes with a dry cotton bud.
  5. Allow the AirPods to completely dry before use

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3.  Use an Anti-Bacterial Spray to Protect and Clean

– PhoneSoap Shine Anti-Bacterial 2-in-1 Screen Cleaner

Another great product by PhoneSoap. The PhoneSoap Shine is the first cleaning solution with a bottle housing a flat surface with a built-in microfiber cloth. You no longer need to buy excessive amounts of cleaning solution with a loose cloth that is always lost. This pocket-sized on the go spray is great value for money and kills bacteria instantly! Ideal for smartphones as well as AirPods.


– Whoosh Pocket Screen Wash Kit – 8ml

WHOOSH! Pocket Screen Wash Kit is a superior, powerful, non-toxic cleaner specifically designed to clean your Airpods, smartphones, tablets, computers, laptops and more. The 8ml capacity fits in your purse or pocket. Using Whoosh with the ultra-soft Microfibre cloth makes your AirPods hygienic, safe to use and easy to keep clean

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Wrapping Up

We hope you found this guide on how to clean your AirPods and remove bacteria helpful. If you would like to know more about the product featured, then please do click through for more detailed information. Additionally, if you’d like to see more smartwatch and device cleaning products, please click here.

Spencer Saunders

Spencer Saunders is the Amazon marketplace guru for Mobile Fun, with 6 years of e-commerce experience both owning and managing businesses across multiple sales channels. A keen tech enthusiast with a passion for E-commerce, football, and gaming (Playstation fanboy).