The purpose of this article is to share how to reset Apple AirPods with the five simple steps outlined below. Reconnecting your AirPods is a fairly straightforward and easy process. You only might run into trouble if your AirPods were someone else’s at one point (for example you bought a used pair :|).
Before buying a used pair of AirPods, then you should know that AirPods can only be associated with one Apple ID. You will need to ask the person you are getting them from to remove them from their device or the AirPods will not work.
You may need to reset your Apple AirPods if you lost one of your AirPods. Resetting your AirPods might be good to do for a number of reasons. See below for things that this could fix:
- AirPods are not charging
- AirPods mic issues
- Audio Issues where only one ear at a time chooses to play audio
- AirPods not connecting
- Amber light when charging
- One AirPod is louder than another
- AirPods not answering a call
- AirPods suddenly and randomly disconnecting
- AirPods noise cancellation not working
- Siri stops announcing iMessages through AirPods
- AirPods won’t resume playing after pausing
- Exclamation point next to my AirPod
Steps to Reset Your AirPods
- Open Your charging case and put your AirPods inside. Close the lid and wait 30 seconds.
- Take them out and put them in your ears. Keep the lid open.
- Take the device its connected to and go into your Bluetooth settings to “Forget this device”
- Go back to your charging case with the lid open and hold down the setup button for 15 seconds. It will flash amber, then white.
- Reconnect your Airpods. Voila, you have reset your AirPods.
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