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Disable macOS mute/unmute mic sound with AirPods

I recently switched to using Zoom with my AirPod Max and notice when I go on/off mute, I get a chime sound similar what was introduced in the iOS 15 or 16 days in the call app on my iPhone. Is there a ...
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AirPods Icon in Status Bar

Some time ago, there was an AirPods icon in the statusbar of macOS, to show the battery percentage and toggle between the different noise control modes, like in this screenshot. However, after an ...
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How can I prevent an app from taking focus of my AirPods when I open it on iOS?

Whenever I opened an app Pleco (Chinese-English dictionary app) while listening to music on YouTube (background mode), the music stopped playing. I manually have to play it again in order to listen to ...
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What is the three-note ascending "toy piano" (e.g. C-G-C arpeggio) sound that interrupts the music I'm listening to in my AirPods?

I am really at my wits end. It's hard for me to enjoy music knowing that any moment a loud, three note ascending "toy piano" sound will suddenly burst into the center of my cranium without ...
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How to add Air Pods to Find My on MacBook

Is it possible to add the Air Pods Pro headphones to the Find My app and devices in the Apple ID account on the MacBook? I've connected the headphones to the MacBook and can use them, but they won't ...
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AirPods started to randomly bugging

my AirPods Pro 1 Gen started to randomly (mostly after around 5 min) disconnect or they start sound like when the connection is bad even im directly around them. I didn’t dropped them or anything. Do ...
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Pair AirPods Pro 2 with 2 different Apple devices with 2 different Apple IDs

I've had the same problem with my AirPods 1 but somehow managed it some time. I now got my brand new AirPods 2 (A3048) with Version 6B32 (Case 61.3.0). I factory-reset them and successfully paired ...
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Since updating to iOS 17, my AirPods Pro (2nd generation) start at very low volume when I connect them. How do I fix this?

Every time I connect them, no matter what my phone’s volume is set to, my AirPods Pro starts at low volume when I first connect them, and I have to turn them up before I can really hear them. This ...
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Do airpods case's battery drain when it's left open and airpods are in use?

I just joined this community. I hope this an appropriate question to ask here. If not, please let me know, if you know, where I should ask this. I own a set of Apple Airpods Pro (2nd Gen? is there a ...
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How to change behavior assigned to long-press of button on AirPods Pro 2

At one point of using my AirPods Pro 2 (USB-C), I had found a setting in iOS 17.0 where I could choose the behavior assigned to a long-press of the button on ear bud. I recall a choice between ...
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Can "Adaptive Audio" be adjusted on AirPods Pro 2 be adjusted?

The new Adaptive Audio feature of AirPods Pro 2 generally works well. But I find the Adaptive Noise Control sub-feature that blends Active Noise Cancellation and Transparency modes together has too ...
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How to fix AirPods Pro 2 6A301 volume lowering very much for some reason?

I use AirPods Pro 2 with Personalised volume and sometimes volume gets lowered very much. I don`t understand what triggers it but want to fix it if possible. I use Spotify, Youtube and Patreon on my ...
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When putting AirPods in, only left one connects initially

When I take my AirPods out of their case and place them into my ears, only the left AirPod connects, while the right remains disconnected. Even if I only put the right AirPod in first and wait, it ...
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How to switch connected device in AirPods Pro without disabling bluetooth from the original device

Is there an easier way to switch between paired devices while using AirPods Pro? I have iPhone and MacBook (on phone I am using personal Apple account and on work computer I have work account). Issue ...
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Airpods 2nd Gen on Mac Mini 2018 Ventura 13.5.1 won't connect, works w/ 3 other Apple devices

I come to you having exhausted every option I can think of to try. The behavior I see is as follows: I can (re)pair the AirPods successfully with the Mac Mini 2018. After, I click their name from the ...
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Downgrading airpods pro 2 [closed]

I installed iOS 17 public beta, and I have a lot of bugs. I will downgrade to the iOS 16.6. During the usage of iOS 17 beta, I noticed that the AirPods Pro 2 also upgraded the firmware. Do you know if ...
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Can I use the Find My service for AirPod Pros (2nd gen) without an iPhone or iPad?

I've got an Android phone and I'm extremely prone to losing wireless ear buds. I've just lost yet another pair. I need to buy new ones. I'm considering getting AirPods (2nd gen Pros), partly because ...
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AirPods battery never 100% again

I have my first-gen AirPods now for a couple of years and I have been noticing for some time that my AirPods aren't able to be fully charged to 100% again. Here is a screenshot of my AirPods not ...
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Can I control the volume when my AirPods are connected to a non-Apple mp3 player?

I have a Sony Walkman MP3 player, and have been given some AirPods (gen 1 or 2 as far as I can see, not Pro). These connect fine to the Walkman via Bluetooth, but I don't seem to be able to control ...
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Why do I need to remove one AirPod from its case twice for it to connect?

My AirPods (2nd gen A2031) have often stopped connecting both ears to my phone or other devices when first removed from their case. The left AirPod often doesn’t connect until I put it back in the ...
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Google Maps does not navigate when I use AirPods

When I use AirPods or Bluetooth headsets, Google Maps does not navigate by sound. I don't know why, but if I disconnect the Bluetooth and use the iPhone speaker, everything works well. I searched the ...
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Why would AirPods on their own start tracking another person's device?

Is it possible for AirPods to think on their think that they are "lost" and start tracking its location even if the owner hasn't triggered a "Find My" search? Someone I was hanging ...
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AirPods get "stuck" very often on Catalina. Killing bluetoothd does not help

Running Catalina on a rMB 12 early 2016. Sometimes AirPods (2nd gen) get stuck and I cannot disconnect them from my Macboook. I've tried to killall bt daemon from terminal but that did not work; also ...
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AirPods cannot record for Audacity unless Sound->Input setting is kept open

I try to use Audacity to record my voice with AirPods on. Audacity does identify AirPods as an input device so I select it from the mic list. But it cannot get the voice at all and there is no ...
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How do you disable hands-free mode on airpods on mac?

I got airpods recently, but whenever I join calls using the airpods as an input and output device, the earphones go into hands-free mode, and the audio quality dies. I know this is a problem for all ...
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AirPods turn my Mac laggy

I have a Macbook M1 Pro and I'm experiencing some weird things with my AirPods (2 gen). The problem When I open my AirPods case (start the connection), the MacBook becomes laggy for approximately 30 ...
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Detailed log dump of bluetooth activity?

I've looked everywhere on Google but could not find any info that could help me. Running Catalina on Macbook 12" 2016. Every now and then, the Bluetooth on my Macbook decides to die. I've tried ...
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Constant Bluetooth Problems with Airpods Pro 2 on Macbook Pro Late 2015. What Can I Do?

So I recently upgraded from the Airpods Pro 1 to the Airpods Pro 2, after the old pair broke. The Airpods work fine with my iPhone XS, but it seems that my Macbook Pro is allergic to them. They ...
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I've lost ability to hear stereo in my AirPods

I've lost ability to hear stereo in my AirPods on one of my MacBooks. Built-in speakers still can play stereo, while AirPods cannot. Even Balance slider disappears when I switch to Air Pods. How to ...
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AirPods Max connected but no longer working reliably

Since the firmware 5B59, I have to hard-reset my AirPods Max every day. They are connected via Bluetooth. But I cannot change the Noise Control settings in the Settings app on iPad. There is no sound ...
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The battery life of the case of my AirPods Pro 2 is four days - is that expected?

I have owned AirPods, AirPods 2 and recently AirPods Pro 2. The battery life on the cases on the original AirPods and AirPods 2 usually lasts far longer than a week, in fact I haven't used my AirPods ...
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AirPods 2nd Generation never connect with Apple TV 4K, yet AirPods 3rd Generation always do

My Apple TV 4K, with the latest tvOS 16.3, never offers to connect with my AirPods 2nd Generation. I tried opening the case several inches away. I tried opening the case several feet away. I tried ...
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Airpod Pro V2 case chirps / beeps when I pick it up

My Airpods Pro V2 case sometimes "chirps" (beeps) for ~15 seconds when I pick it up in the morning. It happens about once a week, and it wakes up my wife. It is like someone is using the &...
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system_profiler SPBluetoothDataType not showing battery level? [duplicate]

Up until a week ago, I was able to see the battery level on my both my Sony Headphones and my AirPods, using the command system_profiler SPBluetoothDataType. But now, all of a sudden, it doesn't show ...
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How can I re-connect to a previously-connected Bluetooth Devices without going through System Preferences?

I frequently want to switch AirPods connection from my phone to my MacBook laptop. I am not signed into iCloud on my laptop, but have my AirPods connected. I know one way to do this, which is to open ...
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Very poor performance of Apple AirPods Pro 2nd generation

I guess it took me this long (almost 2 months) to recognise in plainer terms that my new AirPods Pro (2nd generation) have consistently had severe connection problems and overall really poor ...
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Pairing AirPods Pro (2G) with Macbook without Siri

I see the "connect" button on the bluetooth list and I click the button. Then I see this window: The question asks if I want to enable Siri which I don't! So there is only one option for me:...
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I have my AirPods out of sync and doing crackling sound

I have my AirPods out of sync and doing crackling sound, is it possible to fix? I was trying to put them back to the case, closing, long pressing etc., but it didn't help
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Permanently disable Spatial Audio in MacOS over entire system

I am using MacOS Ventura on Apple Silicon. When previewing video files in Finder (Space button), MacOS insists on playing audio using Spatial Audio on my AirPods Pro. I've tried multiple times to ...
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Stop MBP switching to speakers (in Msft Teams) when Airpods Pro 2 taken out of ears

I like the automatic ear detection mode; it works really well 99% of the time. However, there is one issue that's really starting to turn into a big annoyance. When I'm in a Microsoft Teams meeting ...
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Genuine Apple Air Pods Pro is no longer recognized as genuine

I bought my Air Pods Pro from an official Apple store, and after one year I got this message! and the Air Pods become very annoying like: one of the pairs does not charge and the second does not hold ...
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Change AirPods Pro microphone level on Windows

I have factory new AirPods Pro (1st Generation) and use them with an iPhone, which works perfectly fine. Audio quality is good as expected. On Windows 10, this is different. Audio output is good as ...
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How to prevent my Airpods Pro Gen 2 from waking my sleeping MacBook?

I use my AirPods Pro 2 for both my MacBook but also on another device. What I notice is that when my MacBook is asleep, but I take out my AirPods, it will cause my MacBook to wake up. I looked through ...
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Minimum iOS required for AirPods Pro 2

I'm using iOS 15.5 on iPhone 13 and when I connected my AirPods Pro 2 to it, the iPhone warned that certain features needed a higher iOS version. I tried to find the specific version that is required ...
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macOS turn off spatial audio

I "upgraded" to macOS 12.5 and now my AirPods Pro turned on spatial audio (when connected to my MacBook Pro with Apple Silicon). This is making me dizzy how do I turn it off?
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Is it ok to use different size tips in each ear on my AirPods Pro?

I tried using medium sized tips for both my ears but the left AirPod wasn't stable and kept coming out. So, I tried a small sized tip for my left ear and medium sized tip for my right ear. Now, they ...
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Lost an AirPod. Can I buy a replacement AirPod (used) and pair it which the one I still have? [duplicate]

I lost right side AirPod. Can I buy single right side AirPod? Company name infinity.
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Charging pins stuck in AirPods Pro case

One of my AirPods in my AirPods Pro wasn’t charging recently, so I decided to check out the charging pins in the case. I tried fiddling with them using a toothpick attempting to remove any dust in ...
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Airpods choppy on Windows Bootcamp

I recently booted up Windows 10 using Bootcamp on my iMac. However, when I tried to use my Airpods, the sound quality is choppy. It's fine for a second or two, and then cuts out for about a quarter ...
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MacBook doesn't give same priority to AirPods as other devices

What I mean is that when I play some media on my phone, it delays for a second before it starts playing and it ensures that the audio comes out of my airpods. When I start playing media on my iPad it ...
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