If you are facing some connectivity issues with your AirPods or simply want to hand them over or sell them to someone else, follow this guide on how to reset AirPods.
Despite the AirPods being one of the best wireless earbuds you can buy, especially for an iPhone, they can bug out from time to time. It may be some static issue, unintentional pausing and playing, or simply some connectivity issue. More often than not, a quick reset for your AirPods fixes these issues.
Resetting your AirPods is a convenient and straightforward process, and works for every generation of AirPods that have been out, including the AirPods Pro.
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Once reset, you can pair your AirPods back with your Apple device by following the first setup guide.
The first two steps are identical for both Android and Apple devices.
After the first two steps:
Once the AirPods have been reset, the earbuds will no longer automatically recognize and connect to devices linked to your iCloud account. To connect them again, bring your AirPods near an iOS device to begin the setup process for connecting new AirPods.