Airpods have always been something that has a large fanbase everywhere and nearly every Apple user has a pair of Airpods.
Though Airpods generally do not give any kind of issue, there are certain times when they cause problems and during those times, it may need to be troubleshot or reset your AirPods completely. This article will act as a guide that will help you out in resetting your Airpods.
Resetting your Airpods is not as hard as it may seem. Doing that is one of the simplest things. You just need to forget your Airpods in the Bluetooth settings and reset them on the case.
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Steps to reset your Airpods
To reset your Airpods, you need to follow the given steps –
You would need to put your Airpods back in their charging case and close the lid.
Then, after 30 seconds you need to open the lid back again.
Then, on your iOS device (like iPhone), go to the Settings app and click on the Bluetooth option.
After that, click on the” i” icon next to your Airpod’s name.
Click on the “FORGET THIS DEVICE” option and tap again to confirm it.
With the lid open, press and hold the button on the back side of the charging case for about 15 seconds or until the Status Light changes to amber, then white color.
Kindly note that the Status Light will depend on what type of Airpods you are using. If they are first or second-generation Airpods, then the Status Light will be inside the charging case otherwise it would be on the outside of the case.
What do these lights on Airpods mean?
Airpods has this exclusive feature that tells you specific things about the Airpods through its LED lights. Before you reset your AirPods, you must know what all these specific lights mean.
The LED status light talks about the battery charge left on your Airpods. However, it does not give the exact percentage of battery left, but still, it does give a simple notion about the same.
The green lights of the Status Light are associated with a full battery life of the Airpods as well as the Case but if you see this light without your AirPods in the charging case then it indicates that only the Charging Case is fully charged not the AirPods.
Amber light indicates that your Airpods are not fully charged and they have started charging when you put them in the charging case. Amber lights flashing also means that there has been a pairing error in the Airpods.
The white flashing lights mean that your Airpods device is now ready to pair with your Apple device. And if there is no light on the case when your Airpods are inside the case, it means that all the charging has been drained and that your Airpod immediately needs to be charged.
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Other ways to reset your Airpods –
You can also try other troubleshooting tips and tricks as depending on the Status Lights is not the only way to reset your Airpods easily. The other ways to reset your Airpods are –
You can view your battery percentage of the Airpods to assure a smooth performance as that can cause problems sometimes. You just need to press the bottom end on the backside of the charging case and view the readout display of the battery level of your Airpods on your iPhone. This would let you know the exact battery percentage of the Airpods.
You can also change your Airpod’s name to resolve the connectivity issues. To do that you just need to open your Airpod case with your Airpods in it and go to the Bluetooth settings on your iPhone. Then click on the “i” icon and update the name of your Airpods and try again to reconnect the Airpods with a device.
You should also try to pair your Airpods with another device. Sometimes the problem can occur from the device’s side, not from the Airpods side.
What do you require while resetting your Airpods?
Sometimes when your Airpods are connected to several devices, it can cause synching and functionality problems. To provide the better and smooth performance of the Airpods with another device, resetting is important.
Most of the issues with Airpods arise from the syncing problem of the Airpods. Generally, whenever you open your Airpod’s case, they automatically connect to the device nearby. Whenever that doesn’t happen, it could cause a problem for the Airpods. To resolve that issue, resetting your Airpods is must require.
To resolve any connectivity problem or any issue, in general, regarding your Airpods, the perfect solution for that problem is to Reset the Airpods. Another such issue is when your Airpods won’t charge. A quick reset helps out.
How to re-pair your Airpods?
Pairing your Airpods back is the easy part. This is because of the inclusion of the H1 or W1 chip. Whenever you open the AirPods case lid nearby one of your Apple devices, it will automatically show a pop-up menu on your iPhone or another connected device. Then, simply click on the “Connect” option to pair the Airpods with your device.
But, this can’t work if you have an Android Smartphone or a Windows PC (or Laptop). You’ve to open the Airpods case and press and hold the Setup button of the Airpods. You should hold the button until the Status Light starts blinking on the screen. After that, you’ve to go to the Bluetooth menu of your connected device and connect the Airpods like any other accessory.
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Airpods are generally one of the easiest devices to operate; specifically if they are being used along with another Apple device. However, there are times when minting these devices can get complicated. People often get stuck on what to do and therefore search for things like these to resolve their doubts and queries.
The most important thing to know is the color and lighting patterns. Those help you figure out what type of problems you might be having.