Do Apple AirPods fall out of your ears?

Do Apple AirPods fall out of your ears?

Apple's AirPods, the tiny wireless earbuds with a record, 5-hour battery life on each are now finally available after months of delay.

Now, as the first users have gotten these miraculous, but impossible-to-repair buds, the jury is out: do they stay in your ear or do they fall out?

While many are praising the Apple AirPods for their airy feel and right fit that does not allow them to fall out even when you run or shake your head vigorously, others say that - just like the EarPods - the new AirPods fall out of your ears with tremendous ease.

Yours truly writing this belongs to the second camp, the camp of people that never felt like the Ear / AirPods were designed for their ears, but it's interesting to know how many of us are out there. That's why we set up this poll: vote right below and let us know your feeling about Apple's new AirPods.

Do Apple AirPods fall out of your ears?

AirPods do NOT fall out of my ears
10.54%
AirPods fall out of my ears easily
30.96%
I did not get to test the AirPods yet
58.5%

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54 Comments

1. MrElectrifyer

Posts: 3960; Member since: Oct 21, 2014

They're no different from the EarPods I had, they fall out easily.

29. Unordinary unregistered

What a bunch of trolls/haters lmao. everyone has said these do not fall out of your ears, unless you have oddly shaped ears. The Apple Store over here has a workout area (jump rope/running lane down the side of the store) The difference is that they do not have the weight and momentum of the wire like the ear pods. Such a falsified poll lmao xD

30. MrElectrifyer

Posts: 3960; Member since: Oct 21, 2014

"everyone has said these do not fall out of your ears" Not even your fellow herd mates believe that presstitute BS ( https://goo.gl/MW9SOE ), but keep telling yourself that, take the red pill whenever you're ready...

32. piyath

Posts: 2445; Member since: Mar 23, 2012

Exactly. PA is plagued by haters, fanboys and losers. There only goal is to pick a side and whine like little babies. These polls are useless unless this site is fully vetted and purged. Apple haters, android/ samsung fanboys degrade the quality and credibility of this very interesting website.

48. tedkord

Posts: 17093; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

The irony is if they did purge haters, you'd be gone.

49. techperson211

Posts: 1280; Member since: Feb 27, 2014

Hahaha! Made my day + bro.

50. NoToFanboys

Posts: 3231; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

You can say that to all fanboys, regardless of side. Don't be biased mr. Trump loyal fan.

54. sissy246

Posts: 6959; Member since: Mar 04, 2015

OMG iPhone fanboys are the same way.

37. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

Just because they don't with some peopel, don't mean they don't with all of us. Samsung makes some very similar and they fall out my ears too. After all they only hang on the lobes. Depending on how your ear is made, is how they will be. Screw you, you frikkin idiot. We all don't have the same ears, thus not the same fit. So STFU and get over your ignorant self. You're an idiot. all I heard was, "well most people said it doesn't fall out their ears, so that means they won't on anyone's ears and ya'll just haters". You are an ignorant fool! As tight as the Icon X are in my ears, they do eventfully loosen and almost fall, but at least I can catch them. You suck dude. Fall off a cliff already.

39. Unordinary unregistered

Looks like I struct a nerve

41. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

Looks like you're an idiot! You didn't strike my nerves. I know you fools are idiots. I'm just don't beat around the bush with what i say. I'm blunt with purposeful stupidity!

53. Unordinary unregistered

Did it again.

56. UnlimitedSkye03

Posts: 275; Member since: Apr 27, 2012

*struck

51. NoToFanboys

Posts: 3231; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

Yes because anyone saying anything negative to Apple products is automatically a troll/hater. /S

55. ColinW

Posts: 412; Member since: Jun 04, 2014

Not everyone has said this, I have read many and they certainly do not stay in mine. Not having a method to provide a proper fit is a major design flaw. As is the fact there is no securing mechanism, this is a recipe for disaster.

57. ColinW

Posts: 412; Member since: Jun 04, 2014

They do fall out of many people's ears, one size does not all, our ears are unique to very person. Anyone with half a brain and designing in-ear headphones would look to make them adjustable to take account of this. Apple did not so it is bad design. To make matters worse they made then slippery plastic which when they get even slightly wet fall out easily, again bad design. They may fit some people's ears but jumping around for a few seconds in a dry environment is not a test. My current wireless headphones do stay put, they have adjustable sticky rubber covers for fit and the over ear wire keeps them firmly in place. I can run a marathon in the rain, ride a bumpy road or do tumble turns in the pool and they stay firm. AirPod quite simply do not.

2. bucky

Posts: 3771; Member since: Sep 30, 2009

I have never had them fall out for my shape of ears.

3. tedkord

Posts: 17093; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

ALL earbuds fall out of my ears.

7. biophone

Posts: 1994; Member since: Jun 15, 2011

The sport ones being the exception

15. aegislash

Posts: 1436; Member since: Jan 27, 2015

Same here. My AirPods haven't even shipped yet so I haven't gotten to test them out, but virtually any pair of in-ear headphones I've tried so far just fall out with the slightest nudge on the cord, or turning my head too fast.

36. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

Samse with me. So I typically only buy models with ear-hooks. I can't stand over the ear headphones. But I can say even though the Icon X can fall, and the one time they did was because I fell; they actually do very well. But all of them fall, especially if I am eating/chewing. Even my Icon X loosen up when chewing. But at least they don't fall before i can catch them. I cold not ride my bike with the AirPod, because they would fall instantly. Not even gonna waste my money on them. I tried them in the Apple Store. What would have helped is if they had put some type of rubber around them like many brand so, so they don't slide so easily. Apple going for looks yet again. Garbage!

38. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

I bought the BOSE Sports and they fall too. Especially when I ride. For me I have a double jeopardy when wearing earbuds. When I ride, if any part of them stick out my ear, the wind at 20+mph, pushes on them and loosens them. I also am usually chewing gum, which makes my ears move, which also loosenes them. So I alwaus have to wear ones with ear-hooks. My Icon X stay in longer, but the wind has also loosen them, especially on hot days when I have sweated and there is no grip in my ear. But the Apple ones only hang on your lobes. So if you don't have tight lobes they will fall. UNOrdinary, is a special kind of ignoramus! Anyone who doesn't have the same experience, must be a hating troll. When he is actually the hating troll.

4. biophone

Posts: 1994; Member since: Jun 15, 2011

Yea right like I would buy this. The W1 chip and case is cool but way to expensive and look horrible.

5. maple_mak

Posts: 953; Member since: Dec 18, 2013

What a joking vote, this vote totally contains fanboy wars.

6. maherk

Posts: 6680; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

Majority of the votes will come from those who don't own it, Apple fanboys will vote no, while Apple haters will vote yes. These kinda polls are pointless, and they are only here to create debates between trolls.

9. maple_mak

Posts: 953; Member since: Dec 18, 2013

Clickbait!

14. Subie

Posts: 2273; Member since: Aug 01, 2015

The third option can be used by those who don't own it. That's the one I clicked. But yes, I agree that most of the negative votes will be picked just out of spite.

19. tedkord

Posts: 17093; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

I didn't vote, since I don't own them and will not be buying them. But in general, I have problems keeping earbuds in.

26. xondk

Posts: 1904; Member since: Mar 25, 2014

You are probably right, though that said, I think it highly depends on your ears, however to say that they wont fall out is I think not true, I think they will fall out for a good amount of people, but they will 'fit' fine with 'enough' people.

34. MrElectrifyer

Posts: 3960; Member since: Oct 21, 2014

Exactly! For me, if they don't have some inner/outer ear hook, they tend to fall out easily as I walk, not to talk of running/jugging.

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