How to wear your Samsung earbuds

Woman wearing Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro earbuds

In the past, you may have worn earbuds that either pinched your ears or were too loose. Both options are equally uncomfortable, whether you're out jogging or just listening to music. Thankfully, you'll never have those problems with your Samsung earbuds. If they don't fit right, you can simply swap the earbud tips and wingtips. If you wear your buds correctly, it will help ensure they remain comfortable while providing the best sound and call quality possible.

Caution: Do not insert the earbuds in your ears without earbud tips or wingtips because it may harm your ears. Do not pull the earbud tip or wingtip excessively because they may tear.

Attach the earbud tips and wingtips on your Galaxy Buds and Galaxy Buds+

Note: If you need an extra set of earbud tips or wingtips, call 1-855-726-8721 Monday-Sunday 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM EST.

The earbud tips for Galaxy Buds and Galaxy Buds+ differ slightly from other models. Flip the earbud tip inside out, and insert it over the latch at the bottom of the earbud, lining up the hole on the earbud tip over the latch. Then, push the earbud tip down to attach to the latch.

Just like you did for the earbud tips, you'll need to select the best fitting pair of wingtips. Depending on the earbuds you have, you’ll have different wingtips to choose from. Cover the earbud with the wingtip, and then adjust it so it’s seated properly on the earbud. Also, make sure the heart rate sensor isn't blocked, if your earbuds have one. Repeat the steps for the other earbud.

Attach the earbud tips on your Galaxy Buds Pro

Note: If you need an extra set of earbud tips, call 1-855-726-8721 Monday-Sunday 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM EST.

Your Galaxy Buds Pro come with earbud tips that are similar to those on the Galaxy Buds and Galaxy Buds+. Start by flipping the earbud tip inside out, and then insert it over the latch at the bottom of the earbud. Make sure to line up the hole on the earbud tip with the latch on the bud. Then, push the earbud tip down to finish attaching it.

Attaching a earbud tip on Galaxy Buds Pro

Attach the wingtips on your Galaxy Buds Live

Your Galaxy Buds Live come with small and large wingtips that you can swap out for a more secure fit. You could even use different sizes for each ear.

Select the best fitting pair of wingtips that came in the box with your earbuds. Check for the L or R marks on the wingtips so you can correctly place them on the left or right earbud. Hook the wingtip onto the earbud, and then cover the earbud with the wingtip. Repeat the process for the other earbud.

Attaching a wingtip on Galaxy Buds Live

If your Galaxy Buds Live do not fit comfortably, you can order a pair of Buds Sleeves. Please see the section on Wear your Galaxy Buds Live properly for more information.

Wear your Galaxy Buds and Galaxy Buds+ properly

Note: Before using your earbuds for the first time, charge them in their charging case.

The first thing you should do is attach the earbud tips and wingtips. Make sure you're wearing the earbuds properly to avoid discomfort when you're ready to play your favorite song.

  • Check the direction of each earbud. Insert them into your ears with the wingtip facing upwards, until they sit comfortably in your ears.

  • Adjust the earbuds by rotating them to the left or right to fit your ears.

  • If the earbud tips or wingtips do not fit comfortably in your ear, try a different size. A tighter seal will improve the mic performance if you need a stronger sound.

Person wearing the Galaxy Buds Pro correctly with a green check mark and incorrectly with a red X
  • Regularly clean your earbuds to keep them in top condition, especially if you use them often.

  • The proximity sensor will automatically detect that you are wearing the earbuds when you put them on. Once this happens, they will automatically turn on and emit a beep. If the proximity sensor does not make contact with your ear, the earbud may not work.

Wear your Galaxy Buds Live properly

Note: Before using your earbuds for the first time, charge them in their charging case.

If your Galaxy Buds Live fit too far in your ear canal, you may experience poor audio, muffled sounds, or connection issues. To request a set of Galaxy Buds Sleeves, please contact 1-800-SAMSUNG with the model/serial number of your device. Your Sleeves will be shipped within 5 business days. Once you receive your Sleeves, make sure to install them correctly.

Make sure you are using the correct size wingtips for your ears, so you can comfortably listen to music.

  • The Galaxy Buds Live come with small and large wingtips that can be swapped out whenever you need to adjust the fit. When inserting them, make sure the speakers are placed towards the bottom of your ears, so you get the best sound. The top of the earbud should be facing upward, not sideways.

  • If the wingtips do not fit comfortably in your ear, try a different size.

  • Regularly clean your earbuds to keep them in the best condition possible, especially if you use them often.

  • The proximity sensor will automatically detect that you are wearing the earbuds when you put them on. Once this happens, they will turn on and emit a beep. If the proximity sensor does not make contact with your ear, the earbud may not work.

Wear your Galaxy Buds Pro properly

Note: Charge your earbuds in their charging case prior to wearing them.

Before wearing your Galaxy Buds Pro, make sure the earbud tips are attached. Wearing your earbuds properly will ensure they remain comfortable when you’re listening to your favorite content.

  • Hold the earbud with the microphone and earbud tip facing downward. The Galaxy Buds Pro do not have wingtips. They should be inserted straight into your ears so that the microphone rests right outside your inner ear.

  • You can adjust the earbuds by rotating them to the left or right to fit your ears.

Person wearing the Galaxy Buds pro correctly with a green check mark and incorrectly with a red X
  • If the earbud tips do not fit comfortably, you can try a different size to get a tighter seal. This will improve the microphone’s performance and provide a stronger sound.

  • Regularly clean your earbuds to keep them in the best condition possible, especially if you use them often.

  • The proximity sensor will automatically detect that you are wearing the earbuds when you put them on. Once this happens, they will turn on and emit a beep. If the proximity sensor does not make contact with your ear, the earbud may not work.

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