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Apple's bluetooth stereo headphones and remote control for iPhone and other devices

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Airpod Pro - connecting to MacOS changes number of modes

Apple support has this page which explains how to define which "modes" the Airpod Pro will switch between with the physical button. Note that this requires an iOS device. Using my iOS device, I can ...
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Airpods 2 state light remains orange

I lost my right airpod so I ordered a replacement to apple. Today they have sent me another right airpod. The problem is the following. I ve been charging them for a while, >20min. So when I try to ...
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where are the tap featues of the Airpods on the Airpod Pros?

I recently got some Airpod Pro earphones. I'm accustomed to being able to tap my left Airpod to advance to the next track and my right Airpod to toggle pause/play I can't seem to find similar ...
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Macbook air keeps disconnecting audio source

I have a new Macbook Air (2019 version) with macOS Catalina. My issue is that it keeps disconnecting the audio output I'm using. This has been occurring ever since I bought the mac 3 weeks ago, ...
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Is there any way to tell my iPhone to use a different mic than my AirPods?

I use my AirPods for streaming on YouTube. I don’t own a computer only an iPad and iphone. A friend bought me a usb mic not thinking that I don’t own a computer. So I bought a usb to lightning adapter....
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AirPods Pro lag/delay using iMac

I have a slight delay in audio when using my AirPods Pro with my iMac mid 2015. Does someone know how to fix this issue?
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Is there a way to make AirPods connect to AppleTV without having to go deep into AppleTV's menus?

My AirPods have been paired to my AppleTV long time ago. But typically, I use them with my iPhone or iPad. Every once in a while, usually at night, I want to watch a show on AppleTV using my AirPods....
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How to find an iPhone when using AirPods and Siri?

When I ask Siri “where’s my iPhone” it answer in my AirPods instead of making noise on the iPhone. Any workaround there to get iPhone to speak up ?
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Mac OS Catalina, uneven battery drain in AirPods

I have noticed something about my AirPods, and I want you to help me understand if this problem is due to AirPods or Mac OS. Initially, my AirPods were charged to 100%. But After a few hours of usage,...
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How to enable/disable auto AirPod switching on phone call?

When my AirPods are connected to my mac and I am listening to music, if I receive a phone call on my iPhone sitting next to me, my AirPods will automatically switch to my iPhone. How can I disable ...
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What bluetooth audio codec does iOS use for Airpods?

I recently bought the ToothFairy App and noticed that it has an option to enforce the AAC codec. The difference in sound quality is remarkable. How can I tell which is being used between iOS and ...
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AirPods Pro: clogged ears (Airplane Ear or Eardrum Suck effect) with noise cancellation turned on

I have recently bought a pair of AirPods Pro and noticed a strange effect. It is difficult to explain, but it feels like a bit softer clogged ears (Airplane Ear) effect. The same like in the airplane ...
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Can airpod with wrong spelling on the case be original?

Can an original Apple AirPod have wrong spelling on the charging case and airpod labels? A friend just bought new, never opened airpods on a P2P marketplace. Upon receiving them and checking for ...
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Can I have iOS Automation shortcuts run automatically?

I've been having a problem where sometimes I'll forget that my iPhone's volume is set pretty high from a previous use. When I put my AirPods in for a phone call or to listen to music, the volume isn't ...
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Can the AirPods info be shown on the iPhone bottom more reliably?

Sometimes when I opened up the AirPods case near the bottom of the iPhone 7 Plus or iPhone X, the info of the AirPods will be shown (percent of battery left for case and AirPods). But other times no ...
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AirPods Pro on Mojave

I am thinking of buying the new AirPods Pro but according to the support page, you “need” at least macOS Catalina 10.15.1 in order to use them. However this is surely misleadingly worded since AirPods ...
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iPod nano Bluetooth problems with AirPods

My iPod nano 7th generation gets connected to my AirPods 2nd generation. But when I play songs no sound comes out of it? I tried to reset and run diagnostics but it didn't work out for me.
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Can you just use one side of Airpods and leave the other side at home?

Because I usually just use one side of the Airpods, so that I am aware of the environment whenever I exercise or in a cafe, can only one side of the Airpods be used independently, while the other one ...
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AirPods 2nd Gen. with firmware 2A364 dropped volume level in non-iOS Devices

When I bought new Airpods 2nd gen, the firmware it came with was 1A673. The volume level on my android phone (OnePlus 6T) when connected was quite loud and everything was good. But when I connected ...
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Low Battery Notification for All Devices

Is it possible to get "low battery" notifications for all the devices that are connected to my iPhone? I have AirPods and Apple Watch connected to it. I know I can see the battery levels in the "...
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AirPods not charging due to contact issue between the AirPod and the case

After placing both AirPods in the case and taking them out long after they should've been fully charged, I noticed that the left AirPod was at 1%, while the right AirPod was at 100%. This happens ...
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Locating AirPods using “Find My iPhone”

I saw this advertisement online: How does this work, technically? From my understanding, AirPods are only Bluetooth compatible. If I lost my AirPods, would I need to be within Bluetooth range to be ...
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Can you find Airpod Case using Find my iPhone?

My Airpods are in my ears but the case is missing. It's possible it fell out of my pocket while walking around town. Is it possible to use the Find my iPhone feature to find just the Airpod Case?
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AirPods won't switch to MacBook

My AirPods (1st gen) won't switch over to my MacBook Air (early 2015 running the latest Mojave) from my iPhone 8. When I click 'connect' the indicator just spins and nothing happens. Restarting ...
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AirPods case flashes orange and doesn’t charge

I recently bought a brand new pair of AirPods about 3 weeks ago. 2 days ago I was using them all day until they died (both the case and the AirPods). When I charge them, it blinks amber and doesn’t ...
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Airpods use on macOS resets double tap action

I use my apple airpods with lots of different platforms. On windows, iOS & Android everything is fine. On macOS everything works too but it resets the double tap action to next track on both L/R (...
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Putting AirPods in case automatically starts music/video on Mac

Reproduce: Connect AirPods to MacBook Start a video in YouTube (using Google Chrome) Stop a video in YouTube Put AirPods in case Result: YouTube video automatically starts playing in a couple of ...
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Airpods connected to iMac, but not in the audio output device menu

The iMac sees airpods because I can connect/disconnect via the bluetooth menu. However, they don't appear in the list of audio output devices.
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Determine which device AirPods have connected to using Siri

When I put on my AirPods, they automatically connect to the device that they were most recently connected to. However, without checking each device, I'm not sure which device they've connected to. I'...
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Generation 1 AirPods only playing audio while inside charging case

I lost my AirPods (generation 1) charging case 6 months back, so I now have the new wireless charging case. I keep my AirPods inside the new charging case but now have a problem - if I take the ...
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Airpods connect but no music

I have an issue...My AirPods don’t have any connection Issue when Bluetooth is turned on. But when Bluetooth is turnt off...my iPhone has more difficulty in recognizing the AirPods when I open the ...
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AirPods not showing the sub BlueTooth menu [closed]

I have an issue...my airpods behave weird...they won’t show me the sub bluetooth menu...help please.I’m on IOS 12.14.I have an Iphone 8 plus.i’ve tried resetting the airpods and removing the ...
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Does the H1 chip (in Airpods 2 and PBP) support streaming from one device to two sets of earphones?

I remember reading somewhere that the new H1 chip supports streaming to two sets of earphones simultaneously from a single device. That is, you can have one source device that's playing audio, and ...
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AirPods blinking orange as long as they are both in the case, one of the pods don’t work

My AirPods keep blinking orange. When I take one out and shut the case, on opening it back it’s a stable green, if I return the pod back it starts blinking orange again, and if I connect to my device ...
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Airpods microphone is noisy on Macbook (input format: 8 Hz, 1 ch 16 bit, SCO codec) [duplicate]

Airpods microphone has very poor quality on my Macbook (input format: 8 Hz, 1 ch 16 bit processed by SCO codec): As a temporary solution, I use the built-in microphone but I'd like to find out how to ...
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Can I sync my AirPods 24 hours?

Sometimes I lose my AirPods and I can't find them. Is there a way to sync them constantly to avoid losing them, even while them aren't near the iPhone?
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Does the AirPods case need to be around while listening via an iOS Device?

When using an iOS device with a set of AirPods that have previously been paired, is the case also required whilst wearing them or can the buds be used without it?
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How to charge AirPods to keep battery healthy?

Once on the official Apple website it was written to keep iPhone's charge between 20% and 80% for better battery life. I've not found exact battery specs for the AirPods (I am about 2nd gen), ...
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Lost one side of AirPods, buy another side to complete the pair

I lost my left AirPod. Can I buy a right AirPod (used) and pair it with my left one?
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Airpods seem to have a Chinese name by default

When I set up a pair of airpods, the name shown is in what appears to be Chinese + English: This isn't a big deal, but I'm wondering why it does this. What do those Chinese characters mean?
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Setting default microphone input [duplicate]

I would like to set a default input to be always the internal microphone. Sometimes when I connect my AirPods to the MacBook the input changes to the AirPods' microphones which results in much worse ...
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Finding stolen AirPods

I recently had my AirPods stolen from my bag at college. Soon after, I attempted to locate them using the Find My iPhone app but was unsuccessful in doing so. The AirPods appeared grey in the app and ...
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Is audio and video slightly out of sync when iPhone is used with a Bluetooth earphone? [duplicate]

Because wireless audio through Bluetooth is usually slightly delayed, so when a Bluetooth earphone is used, is the audio and video slightly out of sync for: YouTube videos Videos in general, such as ...
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Can I simultaneously connect two pairs of AirPods to my Apple Watch? [duplicate]

Is it possible to simultaneously connect two pairs of AirPods with my Apple Watch (series 3)? This would allow me and someone else to listen to the same music, podcast, Audible book, etc.
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Use AirPods with the Vonage Phone service on my Mac

I use the Vonage service to make calls from my MacBook Pro for business, both outgoing and incoming. My Mac shows the AirPods as connected but if I try to make a call, the sound still comes out of the ...
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Volume too loud on alert when AirPods connect or disconnect

When my AirPods (1st generation) connect or disconnect from my MacBook, as they are wont to do when not actively playing audio, they make a loud “bong” sound as an audible notice to the user. Even ...
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What is the latest version of firmware for the AirPods (first generation)?

My AirPods still show a firmware version of 3.7.2 after many months. Is that the version 3.7.2 current in January 2019?
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AirPods don't work when connected to external monitor - sometimes

I received a set of AirPods for the holidays and I'm generally enjoying using them with my 15-inch MacBook Pro (2018), which is running High Sierra (10.13.6). This MBP only has USB-C ports. Four of ...
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How does the AirPodCase identify the nearest device?

When opening the Case, your nearest device opens an info screen with the battery charge of case and AirPods. However, when I have the iPhone and the iPad lying next to each other. still only the ...
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AirPods struggle to switch between iPhone and Mac

Typically my AirPods are connected to my iPhone, but often I want to switch them to my Mac and vice-versa. When I Option click the audio menulet, I can select my AirPods and I even see their current ...