AirPods, same as the smartphones, have become a part of our daily life. Users are in love with these practical wireless earphones, but sometimes have problems using them. From time to time, the connection between the AirPods and the smartphone is lost, or can’t be established. Sometimes the wireless earphones make weird noises, therefore becoming unusable.
These things happen, sometimes, AirPods just don’t work correctly. However, whenever one of these issues arises, all you need to do is to reset the wireless earphones. This article is a guide on how to do just that, so in case you are unaware of how to reset your AirPods, continue reading below.
There are a few methods that you can use to reach the same goal. We are going to present you with all solutions in this article, and you can pick the one that suits you best. You can factory reset your AirPods on the following Apple device:iPhone, iPad, or iPod. You can also do it manually by connecting the two devices once more, so follow the steps below.
How to Reset AirPods
Reset AirPods using iPhone
If you are unable to connect your AirPods with your device, or when charging your wireless earphones doesn’t work, here’s what you need to do. This is a method that involves using your iPhone to factory reset your Airpods.
The first you should try is putting the AirPods back into the charging case, wait for a few seconds, then open the case without taking out the earphones. Pick up your iPhone and go to settings. Tap on Bluetooth, then choose to forget the AirPods connection on your smartphone.
Going back to the charging case, press and hold the setup button for 20 seconds. Once the light is blinking, move the charging case next to your iPhone, iPod, or iPad, depending on the device you want to connect your AirPods with. By doing so, you will receive a notification on either of the mentioned devices. Next, follow through with the notification guide to reconnect your AirPods.
To manually reset your AirPods, you need to open the charging case and then open the control spot at your iPhone. The things you have to do is tap on the music widget, and you should see the ‘AirPlay’ option.
Click on this option and find out if your wireless earphones work correctly. If they do, then you should be able to spot them on the list. Next, you need to connect them with your device by clicking on the list. Try playing a song and see if it works.
Reset from the case
You also have the option to reset your AirPods directly from the charging case. What you need to do is press and hold the button at the back of the case for 10 seconds. The blinking light lets you know that your wireless earphones have been reset.
If you choose this method, you will need to set up the connection to your device again, and you are done. All you need to do is follow through with the indications on your device.
The popular solution
The ultimate solution we have to make so that AirPods work correctly is to unplug them. Next, set them up for charging for a couple of hours. This solution is preferred by most of the AirPods users, so go ahead and try it. Most people claimed that this solution works best; however, if it doesn’t, you have other options to try.
These are all the methods that you can use to reset AirPods. Let us know which one you prefer.