How To Charge Skullcandy Earbuds


Quick Answer: To charge Skullcandy Jib™ True earbuds, place them in the charging case. The earbud LEDs will glow solid red while charging and will turn off when they’re fully charged. The charging case itself can be charged using a Micro-USB charging cable connected to a computer, wall charger, power bank, or car adapter.

Charging your Skullcandy earbuds correctly ensures they deliver the best audio experience. Here’s why I’m passionate about ensuring you know the steps, backed by facts and figures, to keep your earbuds at their peak.

Why is Proper Charging Important? 

Getting the best performance from your Skullcandy Jib™ True earbuds means ensuring they have adequate power. By following the steps outlined, you can enjoy up to 6 hours of playtime in the earbuds and an additional 16 hours from the charging case, totaling 22 hours!

It’s essential to charge your Skullcandy Jib™ True earbuds correctly so you can take full advantage of their impressive features.

When charged and used as instructed, the earbuds provide up to 6 hours of playtime and an extra 16 hours from the charging case, giving a total of 22 hours of use.

Identifying Your Jib™ True Product 

Before you begin, ensure you’re looking at the correct product. The product name should be printed either inside the charging case on the underside of the lid or on the back body of the case.

Investing in a pair of headphones should be an informed decision. After all, you deserve the best sound quality and comfort available.

That’s why at Jib™ True, we’ve designed our headphones to maximize your listening experience.

Steps to Charge Your Earbuds

  1. Place Earbuds in the Charging Case: The earbud LEDs will be solid red while charging.
  2. Check LEDs: The LEDs will turn off when the earbuds are fully charged.
  3. Low Battery Indicator: If the battery is low, a voice prompt will alert you, and the LEDs will flash red every 5 seconds.

Charging the Case:

  1. Connect Micro-UB Cable: Plug in the Micro-USB charging cable.
  2. Connect to a Power Source: This could be a computer, wall charger, power bank, or car adapter.
  3. Check the LED Indicator on the Case:
    • 1 flash: low battery (<25%)
    • 2 flashes: medium battery (25%-75%)
    • 3 flashes: high battery (>75%).
  4. Fully Charged Indicator: The LED will turn off when the case is fully charged.

Ensuring Optimal Charging

  • Avoid Overpowering: Don’t use chargers exceeding 18-Watt (5 Volts/3.6amps).
  • Clear Debris: Ensure no debris is blocking the charging pins in the case or on the earbud.
  • Correct Positioning: Ensure the ear gels are placed correctly so that the buds sit properly in the case.

FAQs about Charging and Battery:

  1. What’s the Total Charging Time? Earbuds: 1 hour. Case: 1 hour.
  2. Battery Life? Up to 6 hours in earbuds and 16 hours in the case.
  3. Can I Charge with Skullcandy Power Accessories or PC? Yes, most USB-A to Micro-USB cables will work.
  4. Fast Charge Feature? Jib™ True uses a Micro-USB port for charging.


Ensuring your Skullcandy Jib™ True earbuds are charged correctly is crucial for the best listening experience.

By following the steps outlined, you can enjoy uninterrupted music and calls. Remember to always check the LED indicators and ensure there’s no debris blocking the charging pins. Happy listening!


As an expert in headphones and earbuds, I have spent years diving deep into the world of audio technology. My passion for sound quality, design, and innovation has driven me to create this platform, where I can share my knowledge and help others in their quest for exceptional audio experiences.