How to reset my Airpods

If you like grooving out with your Airpods, but its acting up, we will show you how you can reset any Airpods you’ve got.

If your AirPods is not responding, unable to connect, or disconnecting randomly, you may need to reset your AirPods to factory settings to get it back to normal use.

First off, let’s see how to reset AirPods or AirPod Pros. But before you start, check to see if the device they’re paired with is updated to the latest version of iOS or iPadOS, and if not, kindly run a quick software update. You’ll also need to make sure your AirPods are unpaired before resetting them.

Unpair your Airpods

  1. To unpair them, place your AirPods in their charging case, close the lid, and wait 30 seconds. Then open the lid.
  2. A card might appear on your device letting you know your AirPods are connected. If it appears, tap to close it.
  3. Now, put your AirPods in your ears.
  4. In Settings, your AirPods should appear under your name. If they don’t appear there, you might need to check for them in your Bluetooth settings.
  5. Tap your AirPods and scroll all the way down in your AirPods settings.
  6. Then tap Forget This Device.
  7. Then tap Forget Device, and tap Forget Device again to confirm that your AirPods will be removed from all your devices connected in iCloud. Now they’re unpaired.

How do I reset my AirPod Pros?

To reset your AirPod Pros, place them back in their charging case with the lid open, even if they weren’t previously paired.

Your AirPod Pros might be ready to connect right away, but we still need to reset them to factory settings. If the Connect card appears on your device, tap the Close button on the Connect card for now.

To reset, press and hold the setup button on the back of the case for about 15 seconds, until the status light on the front of the case flashes amber and then white.

At this point, your AirPods have been reset to factory settings and ready to pair with your device.

How do I reset my AirPod Max?

Before you start

  • Make sure your AirPods Max is charged.
  • Make sure the device they’re paired with is updated to the latest version of iOS or iPadOS.
  • You also need to make sure your AirPods Max are unpaired before resetting them.

How to Reset my AirPod Max

  1. In Settings, your AirPods Max should appear under your name. If they don’t appear here, you might need to check for them in your Bluetooth settings.
  2. Tap your AirPod Max.
  3. Scroll all the way down in your AirPods settings and tap Forget This Device.
  4. If you’re in your Bluetooth settings, tap the More Info button first.
  5. Then tap Forget Device, and tap Forget Device again to confirm that your AirPods Max will be removed from all your devices connected in iCloud. Now they’re unpaired.
  6. Your AirPods Max might be ready to connect right away, but we still need to reset them to factory settings. Simply go ahead and close the Connect card for now.
  7. Now, press and hold the Noise Control button and the Digital Crown on top of the right earphone for about 15 seconds, until the LED near the bottom of the right earphone flashes amber and then white.

At this point, your AirPods Max have been reset and is back to factory settings and ready to pair with your device again.

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