Samsung's lineup of Galaxy Buds are some of the best true wireless earbuds you can buy on Android or iOS, but that's even more true if you use a Galaxy smartphone. The buds sound great, are comfortable and convenient, and can be charged on the go. But what happens if your Samsung Galaxy Buds Live charging case or Galaxy Buds/Buds+ charging case gets lost, misplaced, or damaged? We'll show you what to do to get a replacement.
How to replace the charging case for your Samsung Galaxy Buds, Buds Plus, or Buds Live
If it's lost, try finding it first
This seems obvious, but hear us out. Retrace your steps, try to remember where you last had the case, and work back from there. Hopefully, it couldn't have gone far!
While the Samsung Galaxy Wearable app does have a feature that allows you to ping your Galaxy Buds themselves, it doesn't work to locate the charging case. This is because there is no speaker in the case from which to play a pinging noise.
Reach out to customer service
Lost devices are not covered under warranty, but damaged or broken cases might be. Contact Samsung customer service if your battery case has been damaged or is not functioning correctly, and they may be able to help you get a repair or replacement.
Order a full replacement set
Samsung does not directly sell replacement charging cases for the Galaxy Buds, Galaxy Buds Plus, or Galaxy Buds Live products, so in order to get a brand new case, you'll have to order an entirely new set. This is obviously the least desirable and most expensive replacement method, but ultimately it may be the last recourse you are left with.
While we can't vouch for the quality of all refubished products, your best option if you want to save some money is to search sites like eBay and Newegg for refurbished charging cases. As always with sites like this, be sure to check on the seller or vendor rating, and feel free to reach out to them directly if you have any questions or concerns about the refurbed case.
It is also worth noting that if you have both the Galaxy Buds and Galaxy Buds Plus that the buds can fit and charge in either case. That means that if you lose one case but still have the other, you can use it to charge whichever Buds or Buds Plus need a top off.
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If you find yourself having to purchase a new set of Galaxy Buds, you can't go wrong with these two recent editions!
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The Galaxy Buds Plus are among our favorite true wireless earbuds because they have phenomenal battery life, excellent sound quality, and customization options in the app. And now that the Galaxy Buds Live are out, these can often be found on sale.
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The magic of the beans
Samsung's latest earbuds are the Galaxy Buds Live, and they're outstanding. It all starts with the design, which looks and feels unlike any earbuds you've tried before. This is made even better with the awesome audio, long battery life, and active noise cancelation.
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