How to reset AirPods and AirPods Pro

If you have noticed any problems with your AirPods, the only solution may be to perform a reset. Here's how to reset your AirPods and AirPods pro.

If you AirPods and AirPods Pro don't connect, do not recharge properly or have any other problem, the advice is to reset the device. In some cases, resetting also solves some earbuds over-wearing issues.

How to reset the AirPods

To reset your AirPods and AirPods Pro follow these steps:



  1. Insert the AirPods into the case
  2. Close the lid, wait 30 seconds, then open the lid again

Time your iPhone or iPad go to Settings> Bluetooth and tap the "i" icon next to the AirPods, then select Forget this device and tap again to confirm

Now you have to reset the AirPods. To do this, keep the lid open and press the setup button on the back of the case for 15 seconds, until the status indicator starts flashing (on XNUMXst generation AirPods this is in the earphone slot, while on AirPods second generation and on AirPods Pro it is located in the front of the case.

Still with the lid open, place the AirPods near your iPhone or iPad to reconnect the earphones. Follow the on-screen steps to complete the setup.

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Resetting the AirPods can therefore solve several problems, even those of non-recognition by the iPhone, iPad or Mac. As mentioned above, in some cases you may also notice a small improvement in battery life. The guide works on both XNUMXst generation AirPods and XNUMXnd generation models and AirPods Pro.



Remember that when you reset the AirPods, they come also reset the relevant settings, such as the noise control modes of the AirPods Pro. To change the settings, open the case of the AirPods and go to Settings> Bluetooth on the iPhone or iPad and tap the “i” key.

How to remove AirPods from your Apple ID

This procedure is necessary before selling or giving away the AirPods, to prevent the next owner from not being able to set them up on their iPhone or iPad.


  1. Open the Find My app, then tap the Devices tab
  2. Tap the AirPods you want to remove, then swipe up on the slider
  3. Tap Remove this device, then select Remove to confirm.
  4. If the item or device is not within the Bluetooth range of the iPhone or iPad, the message “AirPods not found” is displayed. Tap Remove

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