How to Charge True Wireless Earbuds? Best Method

how to charge true wireless earbuds

True Wireless Stereo or TWS Earbuds are the most recent trend in the earphone industry. Immediately after its introduction and success in the market, a vast number of earphone users replaced their conventional earphones with advanced True Wireless Earbuds. But how many of you know how to charge True wireless Earbuds effectively?

By following proper procedure for charging true wireless earbuds with wireless charging case, you can increase the battery life and performance of wireless.earbuds. Even though you have the best wireless earbuds, a wrong charging practice can ruin the device.

How to Charge True Wireless Earbuds?

Before stepping into how to charge earbuds, let us see what TWS earbuds are and its difference with conventional earbuds. As the name indicates, TWS earbuds are completely free from any cables, and it uses Bluetooth or wifi to connect to your mobile phone. It also comes with a casing which can be used for charging and serve as a protective pouch.

Now let us see how to charge earbuds. 

The earbud box consists of a charger case, earbuds and Type-C or USB cable for charging the case. Also, you should read and understand true wireless earbuds instructions from the guide. The entire set up has three batteries, one each in both earbuds and another in the casing. The capacity of the battery in the casing will be higher than in the earbuds. 

Charging for the First Time

The first charging is the most crucial stage. We all have a tendency to power on the earbuds and check the audio quality and other features immediately after receiving the product. But most of the premium brands like Philips, Sony, etc. suggest charging their device before using for the first time. It ensures maximum battery life and charging cycle.

Even though your wireless earbud has some charge, we strongly recommend you to charge your case and earbuds for at least 2-3 hours depending on the model. When it gets fully charged, power off and you can pair earbuds with mobile and enjoy your music or movies.

The digital display or indicator bulbs tell you the status of charging. You can use the first charge table for Philips earbuds to understand the charging duration and it can also apply to Bluetooth earbuds and earphones with similar specifications.

Normal Charging

From the second recharge itself, you can charge your case with or without earbuds in it. While placing the earbuds wireless in the pouch, make sure that left earbuds are kept in the slot marked as “L” and right earbuds in “R” slot. Also, confirm that proper contact has been made between the metallic pins in the case and metallic portion in the earbud wireless. 

But the latest magnetic technology appropriately adjusts the wireless earbuds in the slot by itself. 

Most of the earbuds also have an inbuilt bulb in the earbuds to indicate you whether it is charging or fully charged. If the light is blinking-it is charging, if the light is solid-it is fully charged and off light is the indication of completely exhausted battery.

Once the battery got fully charged, remove the charger firmly and straight; otherwise, it may damage the charging port and USB.

What is meant by true wireless earbuds?

True Wireless Stereo or TWS earbuds are earphones free from cables. It does not use a cable for connecting between earbuds as in neckbands and also not required cable for connecting earbuds and mobile phones. It works on Bluetooth technology. Since it does not use any cable for connection, it is called as “True Wireless Earbuds”. 
But still, you have to use a USB or Type-C cable for charging your case. 

We hope this article clarified all your doubts on how to charge True Wireless earbuds or how to power true wireless earbuds. Now let us see some frequently asked question associated with the topic.

  1. How do you connect really wireless earbuds?

    Really wireless earbuds or True wireless earbuds uses Bluetooth technology to connect mobile phone and earphone. First, you have to start your earbuds, then turn on Bluetooth on your mobile and find the name of your earbuds on the list. After locating, pair both devices. You need not have to repeat the procedure for an already paired earbuds, they automatically connect.
    Note: There is no separate switch for activating Bluetooth in earbuds. Starting the wireless earbuds simultaneously activate Bluetooth.  

  2. How do I turn on true wireless earbuds?

    It varies depending on the model. But, the common procedure is to tap the Multi-Function Button (MFB) for some seconds.
    Some other models start immediately after you take earbuds out of the pouch.

  3. How do you charge wireless earbuds or How to charge wireless earbuds?

    True Wireless earbuds cannot be charged directly using a USB or Type-C like other wireless earphones like neckband. First, you have to charge the case, and then by placing earbuds in the respective slots in the case, you can charge your earbuds. 
    It is also possible to charge the case by placing the earbuds in them also. The casing can be used to charge the earbuds for multiple times. The detailed description is given in the article. I believe your doubt-How do I charge my true wireless earbuds, is successfully cleared.

  4. How do you know when your wireless earbuds are charged?

    All the wireless earbuds come with a pouch having bulbs or LED display to indicate the status of charging. If the bulbs are blinking, it means they are still charging. Once it gets fully charged, the bulbs stop blinking. 
    But, the latest case has an LED display to indicate the percentage charged. 
    Some brands also introduced models with indicator bulbs in the earbuds itself; it blinks while charging and stop blinking when gets fully charged.

  5. How can I charge my Bluetooth earbuds without a charger?

    You can charge your earbuds even without a charger. Your power bank or laptop can act as an alternative power source. You may require a USB or Type-C port depending on your Bluetooth earbuds. Then connect your laptop and earbuds using that cable. 
    Before that, make sure that the laptop or power bank has enough charge. If you have a cable with USB or Type-C jack on both ends, then you can even use your mobile phone for charging your Bluetooth earbuds. We think your doubts on-how to charge wireless earbuds without charger is cleared.

  6. How long do true wireless earbuds take to charge?

    The charging time for wireless earbuds varies from model to model and brands to brands. Previously the charging time was 3-4 hours. But, the latest quick charging features reduced the charging time considerably to 1.5 to 2 hours. The status of charging will be obtained from the inbuilt bulbs or LED display.
    The latest quick charging feature is also capable of charging your device from 0% to 60% within 05 or 15 minutes.

  7. How to charge wireless earbuds without case?

    We are sorry to say that you can't charge your wireless earbuds without a case. As per the authentic sources, we strongly recommend you to contact the authorised service centre to get a new case, once you lost your or your case got damaged. Sometimes you may be asked to send the remaining parts to check and verify because each and every earbud and its corresponding case are unique, and also they are not sold individually.
    Using local cases can seriously damage the battery of your case and even earbuds. 

  8. How to pair wireless earbuds together?

    The pairing of wireless earbuds with mobile phones is simple and same as pairing between mobile phones for sending data. First, you have to start your earbuds, then turn on Bluetooth on your mobile and find the name of your earbuds on the list. After locating, click and pair both devices. You need not have to repeat the entire procedure to connect an already paired wireless earbuds for the second time, it will remember.
    Note: There is no separate switch for activating Bluetooth in earbuds. Starting the wireless earbuds simultaneously activate Bluetooth. 

Sanil VS is a Chemical Engineer by Profession and he loves to write and review gadgets on his free times.

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