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Do you charge wireless earbuds properly and How to prolong the playtime?

Do you charge wireless earbuds properly and How to prolong the playtime?

Editorial:Alice Issue Date:2022-03-24 Views:1131

With less time for sleep, people are spending more time for entertainment, study, and work, even up to 18 hours or more awake. Do you also have unconscious use of wireless headphones? That said, it becomes indispensable equipment for our life. Here we will provide you with a comparison of the parameters of 5 Samsung headsets, tips on proper charging, steps to make the most of your battery, tips to prevent damage to your earbuds, and what you should know about wireless Bluetooth headset battery manufacturers.

What models are the Samsung truly wireless earbuds?

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Samsung Galaxy earbuds

Up to now, there are Galaxy Buds, Galaxy Buds+, Galaxy Buds Live, Galaxy Buds Pro, and Galaxy Buds 2 totally 5 models of  Samsung earbuds. Here you can find the one you bought and the table clearly shows the comparison of basic parameters below.


Bluetooth version

Active noise reduction

Single bud weight

Single bud playtime

Whole playtime

Waterproof level

Release date

Galaxy Buds 2







Galaxy Buds Pro







Galaxy Buds Live







Galaxy Buds+








Galaxy Buds








The parameters of 5 Samsung Galaxy earbuds

From the table, Galaxy Buds 2, the latest product, with the highest Bluetooth version and active noise cancellation, the lightest bud offers 5-hour playtime to you per charge and it can up to 20 hours of playtime with equipped charging case. After being placed in the charging case for 10 min, the buds can work for another 2.5h.

Note: IPX2 water resistance rating, which, according to the IPX waterproof rating guide, means they are protected against spraying water when tilted up to 15 degrees vertically.

The pain points when using the truly wireless earbuds

The users may meet problems like "Why does my earbud drain so quickly?", "What's the matter with the bud indicator light?". However, the pain points encountered in the use of wireless headphones include a number of aspects, like the basic Bluetooth connection stability, low latency, convenience, wearing comfort, as well as sound quality, noise reduction, range, call clarity, etc... Among these, the wireless headset battery life and wearing comfort has become the outstanding pain point problem for various earbud manufacturers trying to solve.  Next, we may check the ways we have charged our Samsung Galaxy earbuds.

Check the battery charging precautions

1. Place buds in the original charging box but not use any other that equipped other buds. The protective case included with the earbuds is designed to provide the best charging for your earbuds.

2. Corrosion may occur if there is any kind of liquid, including sweat, on the charging terminals. Clean the terminals before charging the battery.

3. Using a power source other than the charger (such as a computer) may slow down the charging speed due to lower current.

4. It is normal that the earbuds and charging case may get hot when charging. It will not affect the life or performance of the earbuds. If the battery temperature is higher than usual, the charger will stop charging.

5. If the earbuds and charging case are fully discharged, they may take a while to open.

6. Avoid bending the charger which may damage or shorten the life of the charger, do not use a damaged charger.

7. If the earbud battery indicator is black or flashing red, remove the earbuds to ensure that the two earbud tips and wingtips are properly connected. It may be necessary to clean the earbuds, including the charging contacts. Then reinsert the earbuds.

8. If the indicator does not work as described in the "Battery Indicator" section, disconnect and reconnect the charger. Check the USB cable, wall adapter, and charging case for damage. You may need to try a different USB cable and wall adapter.

Self-protection of wireless Bluetooth headset battery and how to extend the life

99% of the headset battery is a rechargeable lithium-ion battery, so the first battery protection is to prevent overcharging and over-discharging, Samsung bud itself has a self-protection indicator light. Here is a piece of must-know information for everyone:

 Anticipate the remaining battery status of the headset

Constantly lit up red - the bud is charging Continuously lit green - the bud is fully charged Fast flashing red - temperature problems cause blocked chargingRed slow flashing - low power  prompt for charge timeRed - the battery is below 30% Yellow - battery status between 30% and 60% Green - the battery status is more than 60%

Properly charge your earbuds and charging case

After a long workout or listening to music, your earbuds will need to be charged. Remember that the charging case has its own charging function as well. Fortunately, you can charge both the earbuds and the charging case together.

A. First open the earbud charging case that came with your earbuds.

B. Place the earbuds into the corresponding slots in the case. Then, close the lid.

C. You can charge both earbuds at the same time, or you can put only one into the charging case. Please remember that the battery life will be different if charged separately.

D. Next, connect the charging cable to the USB charging port on the back of the charging case. Then, plug the other end of the charging cable into a power source, such as a wall outlet or computer.

E. Please note that when the battery is completely drained, the case or headset will take at least 20 to 30 minutes to open.

F. You can check the charging status of the earbuds in several different ways.

(1). Android devices: The Galaxy Wearable app displays the current battery percentage of the headset at the top of the home tab. For newer models, you can see the battery life of both the earbuds and the charging case.

(2). iPhone: When paired with an iPhone, you can use the Buds app on an iPhone 7 or later with iOS 10 or later. Note: Galaxy Buds, Galaxy Buds2, and Galaxy Buds Pro are not compatible with the iOS Buds app. (3). Indicators: You can also view both the headset and case indicators so you know what's going on. See the next section for more information.

Note: Wireless charging is supported on Galaxy Buds, Galaxy Buds2, Galaxy Buds+, Galaxy Buds Live, and Galaxy Buds Pro. However, this option is not available for Gear IconX.

Avoid unnecessary consumption

With a few tweaks, you can conserve the battery power of your earbuds so that they will last when you really need them. Here are some tips you can follow: When you are not using your earbuds, keep them in their charging case and close the lid. Adjust the notification settings from the Galaxy Wearable app on your connected phone. When using IOS, adjust the notification settings Galaxy Buds app. Note: Galaxy Buds, Galaxy Buds2 and Galaxy Buds Pro are not compatible with the iOS Buds app. You can only connect them to your iPhone via Bluetooth.

In short

We should charge the buds by its included charging case when its indicator light is red slow flashing. And do remember to put them back into the case when you don't need them. Keep the buds clean and dry. Do not force buds power on after at least 20 or 30 minutes.

The trusted truly wireless earbuds battery supplier

Trustworthy wireless bluetooth headset battery supplier Grepow. Grepow as one of the wireless bluetooth headset battery manufacturers has been committed to the research, development, and production of smart wearable batteries, to more perfectly meet the wireless headset battery and headset charging compartment space size and structure and respond to the development of audio, smart wear market demand, Grepow launched non-destructive welding fully sealed steel shell buckle battery, shaped battery.

Truly wireless earbuds battery-Grepow Button Cells

Truly wireless earbuds battery-Grepow Button Cells

GREPOW has developed GRP1254 and GRP1054 steel-cased button-type lithium-ion batteries, which adopt the patented technology of stacking process and visualization of "non-destructive welding fully sealed" technology to improve energy density and reduce internal resistance, opening up a new way for wireless. The special-shape battery provides greater flexibility for TWS headset manufacturers to design and innovate their products, and Grepow's innovative capped steel case structure and lamination process have been patented for design and production. At the same time, the wireless Bluetooth headset battery produced by Grepow is lighter, safer, and more powerful; it can also support customization of various shapes and sizes, providing you with high-quality, mature lithium polymer battery (lipo) solutions for truly wireless earbuds, injecting unlimited energy into limited space!

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