AirPods are Bluetooth earbuds created by Apple Inc. They were released on December 13, 2016. Now there are two kinds of AirPods as in 2019, Apple released AirPods Pro. AirPods are Apple’s entry-level wireless earbuds. They are sold alongside AirPods Pro and AirPods Max. Apple’s most popular accessory is the AirPods.
How You Can Reset Airpods, AirPods Pro, and AirPods Max
If you are having technical problems with your AirPods, then the first thing you need to try is resetting your AirPods. Resetting the AirPods is the one solution that can solve many problems.
Most Apple customers do not complain about their AirPods not working as these products are very high-end with technical solutions. Resetting your Airpod is not much complicated. Following few simple steps can be a great and easy solution.
First of all, you need to check your battery. Generally, people try to reset their AirPods by holding the button on the back. If you do this and don’t see a LED light flashing on the inside of the case, it’s probably because they are dead.
You need to grab the chargers of the AirPods and plug them in. Now you need to make sure that the AirPods are adequately charged for at least 15 minutes. When they have enough charge they will be able to repair.
The key to resetting the AirPods is that small button that appears on the back of the Airpod charging case. Now you need to hold the small button down for 15 seconds.
After holding the LED light on the case, it will change from white to amber. But if you hold it down for too long, it will not be a problem. So, there is no reason to be worried about messing this up. It will be better when your iPhone or Apple devices are away when you are trying to reset the AirPods because if it is too close, it will just pull all the same data as before.
After your AirPods are reset it is now time to sync them with a new iOS device. Syncing two Apple devices are very simple. Suppose you are using an iPhone. AirPods and the iPhone should be close together so that you can connect.
As long as you are using Apple devices, you should be able to connect. But if you are an Android user, then you need to simply go to Settings > Connections > Bluetooth. This way, you can connect your AirPods to an Android phone.
(Optional) Step 4
There is a name option on your AirPod. It usually appears whenever you connect it to other iOS devices. Sometimes AirPods stubbornly held onto their old name. You can always change it after resetting the AirPods.
You need to go into the settings on your iOS device. After going to settings, you’ll find a Bluetooth option. You need to tap that option which will take you to a page where all of your device’s names will be available.
In the list, you will see (Your old name)’s AirPod. Besides the name, there is a symbol of info that appears like “i”. You need to click on the button and then you will see the option to rename.
How I Can Reset the AirPods Max
If you have an AirPod Max, then there will be a slightly different process, but still, it is really easy. AirPod Max is Apple’s first over-ear headphones. There are few simple steps to go through to reset the AirPod Max.
First of all, you need to charge the AirPods Max case for a minimum of 10 minutes. When there is adequate charge, then you can plug off with the charger.
After the case is charged, you will see that there is a noise control button. There is also a Digital Crown button. Just press and hold those two buttons until the LED flashes amber.
If you need to reset your AirPods Max to factory setting, you can follow this way. You can also unpair them with your iCloud account. You should always wait for the LED to flash amber to white.
How to Solve AirPods Problems after Resetting
Usually, AirPods don’t have any problems after resetting them. But sometimes it does. So, before replacing your AirPods, you should try following steps on your own.
Clean the AirPods, and then put them back on the charging case.
If it still is not working, then you need to forget AirPods on paired Apple Devices. You can also reset the AirPods. Open settings on iOS or iPadOS, and tap Bluetooth. Tap on “Forget This Device”. And then you need to reconnect the AirPods again.
Drain the battery, and charge it again. Still, if you are having problems, you need to get in touch with Apple support.
- What can I do if the AirPods are not showing the amber light on the charging case?
- If this problem appears, then the usual suspect would be that there is something wrong with the actual hardware of the AirPods. If there is a problem with the hardware, you have nothing to do without replacing it. Apple provides their customer with a warranty, so you can also contact Apple supports.
- How do I pair with non-iOS devices like Android Devices?
- On your Android device, go to Settings > Connections or Connected Devices > Bluetooth Devices. You need to make sure that the Bluetooth option on your Android device is on. Then you need to hold the case near your Android device. Your AirPods should pop up on the screen of connected devices.
- Can I use just one AirPod at a time?
- There is a system in iOS devices called Mono Mixdown. This system can give one AirPod both sides of any stereo audio.
- What can I do if there are automatic ear detection issues?
- AirPods are equipped with proximity sensors that sense when you put them in your ears and take them out. This makes the audio pause and play. If this isn’t working, you may need to check that you have the feature enabled.
As long as you follow the steps as indicated in this article, you should be able to easily reset the Airpods and listen to your music or lectures or any audio you want. Nowadays AirPods are a valuable asset for most students. Apple’s AirPods are used in every corner of the world now. After much criticism, it is still one of the best less priced Bluetooth earbuds in the market.