Designed by Apple and released on December 19th 2016, the Apple Airpods are wireless headphones. Airpods quickly pair with your iPhone, Apple TV, iDevices, and other Apple products. You can store them and at the same time recharge them in their charging box. Admittedly, this device is a great earphone, especially for those who love to enjoy songs without any wire. Just open your charging box and your Airpods light up. You then connect them to your Mac, Apple Watch or iPhone. Once you put them to your ears, the sound goes off. Thanks to the new W1 chip, the Airpods broadcast a sound of superior quality. However, like all other devices, your Airpods may have different problems. It can be calls being cut off, the battery is melting quickly or there are problems with pairing . This article mentions some of the most common ones. Here you will also see how to solve them yourself.
Airpods Battery discharge too quickly,How to Fix ?
Some users have claimed that the battery life of their airpod has melted over time. Most complain that it loses 50% of its capacity after a few calls. Remember that this device must last at least five hours of listening time and two hours of call for a single charge. And like all other devices, the battery life of Airpods decreases in autonomy over time . You can not do anything about it. However, you can perfectly increase the battery life.
Put your Airpod in the case even when you are not using it to keep it charged.
When charging your airpod with a charging box, connect it with Mac.
Another way is to make sure that the automatic ear detection is on. This puts the Airpod on low power mode.
If your battery melts after one hour without performing any activity, reset your Airpods . To do this, hold the setup button for at least 15 seconds. This one is located at the back of the case. Release the button only when you see the flashing storm status light and then white.
Note: When the charge level of your Airpod is low, a sound is emitted. And to know the actual charge level, you just have to approach the Airpods of your iPhone.
How To Find your Airpods easily ?
This is a fairly common complaint. This is easily resolved by using the Find my iPhone function. To do this, on your iOs device, launch the Find my iPhone application. You can also go to the iCloud website, login with your credentials and select the Find my iPhone menu. Now select your Airpods and you will know where they are and their last locations before they go out. A green dot next to the device means it is on. In case it is off, a map shows you the starting point.
Fix Airpods pairing problems
Some problems connecting your iOS devices with your AirPods ? Rest assured, you are not the only one. To solve this problem, you must remove the pairing of your headphones, then make a new connection. To do this, go to the iOS settings on your Apple devices. Select your Airpods (in the Bluetooth submenu). Now, tap Unlink this device. After pairing your AirPods with your iCloud account, put them in the charging box. Finally, hold for a few seconds the button on the back, and you’re done. Everything should be functional.
In any case, if your Airpods do not connect with your phone or tablet , the first thing to do is put them back in the charging box and wait a few seconds. Put them on your ears. However, if this does not work, try turning on or off Bluetooth on your phone or tablet. Repeat this. This should solve the problem.
All the mentioned solutions did not solve the problem? Reset your Airpods . This operation fixes almost all the problems.
How to reset your Airpods?
Reset your Airpods will only take a few minutes. Put them back in the charging box first. For about 15 seconds, hold the button on the back of the case. Release the button when you see that the orange LED is flashing. Open the case next to your phone. Then, wait for the Airpods to reconnect. If you use an iPhone, iCloud will sync the connection to your other devices.
The problems of your Airpods are not listed in this article? In this case, we recommend contacting Apple Support or the nearest Apple Store.
Volume issues with using your Airpods on Android
Do you use your Airpods with an Android device? Be aware that you may experience problems with the volume . Indeed, the volume is much lower than with iOS devices, especially when you listen to podcasts. Even if you turn up the volume, you will have trouble hearing it especially in noisy places. But there is a solution to remedy this. First of all, you need to know that when you’re dealing with Bluetooth audio devices, there are two levels of volume. That of your source device, that is to say, your tablet, your computer and phone, and that of your audio device. By using your Airpods with an Android source device, the Airpods volume is not automatically controlled. What to do ?
Press the volume (up or down). You should see the volume control appear on the screen. Press the down arrow next to the volume control, and you will see all available volume sliders appear. One of them is Bluetooth. Turn it up or down as you wish.
On Samsung Galaxy phones, go to settings, then connections, then Bluetooth. Tap the three dots in the upper right corner for more options, then enable media volume sync. Now you can use the volume control on the device in the same way you would on an iOS device.
Fix Airpods Problem of volume in an earpiece
ou notice that the volume capacity of your earpiece has decreased ? Podcasts become barely inaudible? The presence of dirt may be the reason. These can obstruct the speaker grilles. Obviously, you can easily remove the dirt visible outside, as well as those who managed to sneak in, through the grids. But how do you know if your headphones are really clogged? Go to iOS Settings, in General, in Accessibility. Toward the end, you will see the setting to direct the sound to the right or left channels. Another option is also available. This one can broadcast in mono instead of the stereo. With this you can see if each of your headphones are working normally. If your headphones are not working properly, try cleaning the inside with a dry air cleaning air bomb. You can also blow through the holes of your headphones. This is how you will find a perfect sound volume. If the problem persists, contact Apple service.
Note: Be careful! Using your headphones at a very high volume causes permanent hearing loss. So, always adopt an appropriate volume level. In case you notice that your ears are whistling, stop using the earphones. Better yet, have your hearing checked. But in any case, always limit the listening time if you prefer to put your Airpods at a high volume.
How to troubleshoot calls with Airpods ?
Some users experience problems with interruptions during calls . The headphones release the communication in full conversation. Moreover, Apple has launched an investigation to clarify this problem. But you can solve this problem with a little trick. Try to take calls with only one Airpod in your ear. This method worked for many users. It does not work ? You have other options available to resolve this problem. Two solutions are offered to you.
- In the settings, go to the Bluetooth section. On the device list, right next to the access unit entry, you will see the “i” icon, inside a circle, that you will press. Then select microphone and set it to the left or right.
- Disable automatic ear detection in the same section.
- If that does not work, reset your Airpods .
Solve Connection interruptions during calls with Airpods?
Some Airpods users have problems with Airpods when making phone calls . Note that the break does not occur while listening to music and only affect users of Iphone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus. Apple is trying to determine the source of this problem. However, while waiting for the software solution, various solutions are proposed to you.
- Reboot your iPhone
- Connect and disconnect your Airpods .
- Use only an Airpod during a call. Connection loss always occurs when both Airpods are used.
In short, here are the most common problems encountered by Airpod users . As we said above, if the problems on your Airpods are not mentioned in this article, you can contact the Apple service at any time.