How to change AirPods Pro ear tips

AirPods Pro include four different sets of earbuds for a customizable fit, and they also have a smart fit test feature that uses the internal microphones to analyze whether you’ve chosen the right earbuds. Read on for how to change AirPods Pro ear tips and run the Ear Tip Fit test.

AirPods Pro 2 comes in the box with the medium-sized earbuds installed. Look for the small box below where the AirPods Pro Wireless Charging Case is in the packaging for the extra small, small and large earbuds.

Only AirPods Pro 2nd gen comes with four ear tip sizes, the first generation comes with small, medium and large.

The AirPods Pro ear tips attach securely with a click, so it will take some force to remove the existing ones. As for the Ear Tip Fit Test, Apple uses the internal microphone to check for a proper seal with the ear tips you’ve selected.

How to change AirPods Pro ear tips

The steps below work for AirPods Pro 2nd generation and 1st generation

  1. Look for the small box at the bottom of the larger AirPods Pro box
  2. Remove the earplugs you wish to use (give a firm pull as they are securely attached to the packaging)
  3. Firmly pull the medium-sized earbuds installed on AirPods Pro to remove them
  4. Line up the oval shape of the new ear tips and press them firmly into place (you will hear a click)
    • Tip: When placing the ear tip, squeeze the rubber back a little for ease
    • If you don’t hear/feel it click into place at first, try a slight turn to the left or right

Run the AirPods Pro Ear tip fit test

  1. Open your AirPod Pro case near your iPhone
  2. On iPhone, go to Settings app and tap your AirPods Pro near the top
  3. Press on Ear tip fitting test
  4. Choose Continue to run the test
  5. Press on blue play button
  6. When you’re done, you’ll get the results if you use the right earbuds
  7. Press on done in the upper right corner when you’re done

This is what the process looks like:

How to change AirPods Pro ear tip fit test

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