How to reset Apple Airpods

Resetting your Airpods is the first thing to do should you run into problems with them, whether it be charging, syncing, or connecting, Returning your Airpods to factory settings can also come in very handy if you’re handing down the wireless earphones to someone else or you’re having any sort of problem with the pairing.

How to Reset AirPods and AirPods Pro

Steps to reset Airpods

Total Time: 2 minutes

  1. Ensure that both ‌AirPods‌ are in their charging case and that both the earbuds and the case have charge.

  2. Locate the small button on the back of the case, near the bottom. It’s flush with the case and the same color as it, so you might need to feel about for it.

  3. Press and hold the button on the back of the case for at least 15 seconds. The case’s internal light between the ‌AirPods‌ will flash white and then amber, indicating the ‌AirPods‌ have reset.

    If you have a Wireless Charging Case, this light is located on the front of the case.

How to reset Airpods
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Airpods FAQ

Why is my left AirPod not working?

If you find out that your left AirPod is not then you must check the AirPod meshes and look for any debris. If you can see any debris or dirt on its mesh, then you must clean it gently. In addition to this, you must also do the same with your speakers. If you are still having issues, contact Apple Support.

How to connect AirPods to MacBook?

Without removing AirPods from the case, locate the setup button available at the back of the case. Then, press this setup button until you see the status light flashing white. Now, on your MacBook, select the ‘Apple Menu’ followed by ‘System Preferences’. From here, click on the ‘Bluetooth’ option and you will see the list of available Bluetooth devices. From the list, select ‘AirPods’ and you are good to go.

Why is my Apple AirPods case not charging when plugged in?

Make sure that the charging cable is firmly plugged into the power source as well as AirPods. In case you are using If you’re using a Qi-compatible charger, you must ensure that the cable is firmly plugged into the charger. Also, you need to check if the other end of the charger is correctly plugged into a power outlet.

How to connect AirPods to windows 10?

If you want to connect your AirPods with Windows 10 PC, then you need to navigate to the “Add a device” section of your Windows device. After that, open the lid of the AirPods case and press the button available at its back. Now, you will see ‘Airpods’ on the ‘Add a device’ section on which you need to click to finally connect it.

What do I do if my AirPods won’t reset?

Make sure that your AirPods are perfectly fitted into the case because if they are loose, then the charging case will not recognize it. You just need to gently push down the Airpods in its case and make sure they are perfectly fitting in it. After that, try to reset your AirPods again and see if it helps.

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