Resetting your AirPods can help resolve various issues such as connectivity problems or if you’re planning to sell or give them away. Here’s how to reset them:
Steps to Reset AirPods:
- Put AirPods in the Charging Case: Ensure both AirPods are placed in the charging case and the lid is open.
- Locate the Setup Button: At the back of the
- charging case, there’s a small circular button, called the Setup button. It’s usually near the charging port.
- Press and Hold the Setup Button: Press and hold the Setup button for about 15 seconds until the status light on the case flashes amber and then white. Make sure to keep holding the button throughout this process.
- Check the Reset: After the light flashes amber and then white, release the Setup button. The AirPods are now reset and ready to be re-paired with any device.
- Reconnect AirPods: To reconnect the AirPods, place them close to your device, open the case lid, and follow the standard pairing process for your device (as mentioned earlier for Windows or macOS laptops).
- Reconfiguration: After resetting, you’ll need to set up your AirPods as if you were using them for the first time. This includes naming them and configuring the settings based on your preferences.
Resetting your AirPods can often resolve connection issues or other minor glitches. If problems persist, ensure your AirPods and the connected device’s software are updated to the latest versions.
Remember, resetting your AirPods will erase any custom settings and configurations you’ve made, so it’s essential to reconfigure them after the reset.