Beats Studio Buds noise cancelling true wireless earphones without the ear tips on to show the driver grilles.

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Apple keeps tip-toeing back and forth between USB-C and lightning connectors for various products. Because the Beats Studio Buds are targeted at a broader audience outside the Apple ecosystem, the case charges via USB-C. That may have inconvenienced some Apple enthusiasts, and unlike recent AirPods models, the buds don’t support wireless charging. Worry not; Android Authority is here to the rescue. Here’s how to charge your Beats Studio Buds.

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To charge the Beats Studio Buds, place the earbuds inside the case and then use a USB-C cable to connect the case to a USB-C power adapter or USB-C port on your computer to power them.

How to charge your Beats Studio Buds

Beats Studio Buds packaging scaled 1

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The Beats Studio Buds come with a USB-C charging cable, but you can also use any existing USB-C cables you own to power the Beats Studio Buds case. Simply place the earbuds inside the case and then use the USB-C cable to connect them to a USB-C power adapter.

If you don’t have a USB-C power adapter, you can purchase one from Apple here. Otherwise, you can plug the other end of the USB-C cord into any USB-C port on your computer or plug into any other device with the same port, as long as it has power. The case provides an additional two full charges to the earbuds, providing 60 minutes of playback from only five minutes of charging.

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No, the earbuds do not support wireless charging. You must use a USB-C cable to charge the case.

Yes, the case provides two full charges for the earbuds. Also, Fast Fuel offers one hour of playback from only 5 minutes of charging.

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