How to reset Apple AirPods and AirPods Pro

If you are having connectivity, charging, audio issues with your Apple AirPods and AirPods Pro earbuds or maybe the audio is only playing on one earbud, a quick fix that might fix the problem is to reset your Apple AirPods Pro. I owned my Apple AirPods since launch and only had to reset them once to fix an audio issue I had after an update. If you are looking to reset your AirPodsthis quick guide will walk you through the process, which only takes a few minutes.

How to reset Apple AirPods and AirPods Pro

It is worth remembering that when you reset your AirPods, your AirPods settings will also be reset, allowing you to configure the options again as shown below. It’s also worth noting that AirPods can only be associated with one Apple ID if you want to use someone else’s AirPods with your iOS device. You will first need to remove the AirPods from their Apple ID as explained below.

1. To start the reset process, put both of your AirPods back in their charging case and close the lid, waiting 30 seconds

2. After a short wait, open the lid of your Apple AirPods charging case

3. On your iPhone or iOS device, go to Settings and Bluetooth

4. If you’re AirPods are listed, select the More Info button. The blue circle with an “i” next to your AirPods.

5. From the available options, select Tap Forget This Device and confirm your decision when prompted.

6. With the lid of your charging case open, press and hold the setup button on the back of the case for 15 seconds until the status light flashes amber and then white.

7. Once you are in AirPods status mode, reconnect your AirPods to your iOS device. Close the lid of your charging case and bring it closer to your iPhone to start the syncing process. You should now see a prompt appear on the front screen of your iPhone or iOS device allowing you to reconnect your AirPods.

How to Remove AirPods from Apple ID

If you want to use AirPods that have been connected to another Apple ID, you must first remove the old Apple ID before you can connect it to your iPhone, Apple TV iOS device, or MacBook. To do this, you will need to ask the person with the Apple ID you want to remove to follow the instructions below.

1. First, make sure the device or item is connected via Bluetooth to your iOS device and is within Bluetooth range.

2. Open the Find My app on your iPhone and tap the Items or Devices button.

3. Swipe up from the bottom of your iPhone screen

4. Select Remove Item or Remove This Device when prompted, then confirm your decision when Apple asks you again.

You can also remove AirPods from an old Apple ID on a Mac computer, just make sure they are within range, then go to Find My app, select the device you want to remove, select the More button. card information and select Remove this device.

Settings for your AirPods

After you reset your Apple AirPods, you will also reset your settings on AirPods and AirPods Pro. Settings include the ability to enable or disable noise suppression or transparency, as well as automatic detection and more. In the settings section, you can also change the double tap action on your AirPods for the first and second generation headphones.

To do this, make sure your AirPods are within Bluetooth range of your iPhone. Go to Settings > Bluetooth. Select the More Info button next to your AirPods and select either the right or left AirPods and choose which one you want to double tap to activate Apple’s Siri personal assistant or play or pause audio and skip audio. one track to another.

If you prefer, you can also disable an auto-detect which is on by default and allows your AirPods to detect when they are in your ear and receive sound from the device. I recommend keeping this option enabled as soon as you remove the AirPods from your ear. Your audio or video will stop until you replace it. Apple also lets you adjust the microphone on the left or right AirPods, although I recommend using the automatic feature which is enabled by default. If you need more help with your Apple AirPods, go to the official Apple support website.

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