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I've lost my Airpods Pro serial number complely. If i use a friends serial number will that stop them in the future using it?

In order to get a replacement case I need a serial number. I've fully lost mine (unpaired, no case, no packaging and no invoice as it came from amazon) If I use a friends serial number will that give ...
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AirPods: Does the H1 chip use a proprietary bluetooth profile?

The AirPods don't seem to use HFP (only 16Khz) nor A2DP (output only) when talking with Apple hardware (iPhone, Mac Book). I noticed that when calling in Discord or Skype on my iPhone the audio ...
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How to make Siri on AppleWatch not connect to my AirPods and not interrupt my music playing?

Who didn't get it from title, here's my case: I often setup timers and add items to my reminder list using Siri on my AppleWatch. But I also often listen to music (from AirPods, using my iPhone). But ...
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Can I use iPhone mic with AirPods as headphones while on a call?

Lately when I use my AirPods while on a phone call, people are telling me it sounds really muffled. I have no problem using my wired headphones or no headphones at all. Is it possible to tell my ...
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Issues connecting AirPods Max and other headphones to MacBook

When AirPods Max is connected to macOS (11.2.2) my Bose QC 35 II headset can not hold a connection any more. I can try to connect to the Bose but it will immediately lose the connection. When I drop ...
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AirPods volume suddenly too low in Android mobile device

The volume of the Airpods (Gen. 2) will become suddenly too low on my Android mobile device (Aquaris U2 with Android version 8.1.0). It usually works all fine, but it just happens (twice so far) that ...
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How to solve noise issue when using airpods (2nd gen) over Zoom?

When I use airpods (2nd generation, NOT the pro) during remote meetings over Zoom, I can hear a "du..du.." noise intermittently and some light (but more constant) background noise. Such ...
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Lost one AirPod Pro — but “find my“ thinks it is together with the other one!

I lost one AirPod pro in my house. However, even though the other AirPod is in its charging case, when I ping them on “find my”, only the one I have makes a sound. See screenshot. When I click on “...
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How to make AirPods connect automatically to the correct device?

I answers calls/Skypes on my iPhone/Watch/iMac/MacBook, all same Apple ID. If the call does not immediately start on the AirPods Pro (which are always in my ear and are always charged when something ...
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Can't perform a factory reset on AirPods Max

According to Apple's instruction factory reset is performed by pressing and holding both NC button and Digital Crown until the indicator light flashes amber and then white. However, in my case the ...
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Is it possible to connect to AirPods Pro via keyboard shortcut?

I want to connect to my AirPods Pro on mac (Big Sur 11.1) using keyboard shortcut. I find it tedious to manually choose the top-right icon on the menu bar and click 'connect', but at the same time I ...
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Control AirPods Pro noise control on Windows

I love using my AirPods Pro because of the noise canceling, but it would be better if I could control it on Windows. I know you can squeeze the stem to disable and enable it, but is there any ...
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Prevent macOS from ever using AirPods as an audio input device

I'm trying to prevent macOS from ever using my AirPods as the audio input device, as that absolutely kills the audio quality of their output. This is not just an "only an audiophile would hear ...
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Why are my AirPods Pro stuck on low quailty audio during discord calls?

I have my audio muted from the discord app, but it is still stuck being low quality. This also happens when using other apps where my mic is muted, but has the option to be unmuted.
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Airpod pros microphone intermittently does not connect on Macbook Pro and causes headphone disconnect

Odd issue that only seems to affect my Airpod Pros on Macbook Pro (2019, 16 inch). I have used, without issue, other bluetooth headphones with microphone on this computer, and used the airpod pros on ...
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Noise Cancelling on the AirPods Pro

I bought myself a new pair of AirPod Pros and I am trying to decide if they are defective or if I was expecting too much of the noise-cancelling feature. When I have the AirPods in noise-cancelling ...
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How to stop AirPods Pro from switching to Apple Watch?

It annoys me that whenever I am listening to music on my iPhone and I want to activate Siri on my Apple Watch (to set a timer or reminder, for example), it takes several seconds for the watch to ...
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How can I stop or pause spoken text playback with Siri?

While listening to a book or article using the Speak Screen function, there is no handsfree way to make it stop. If you take out the AirPods, Siri keeps reading the content out loud from the phone. Is ...
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Airpod pros active noise cancellation seems to activate with loud noises normal?

Whenever there's a high-pitched screeching noise the active noise cancelation on my airpods pros activates itself for a few seconds. Is this a feature or a bug on my model? Has anyone else ever ...
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Does the new Airpod Max support lossless audio on wireless?

Earlier AirPods and AirPods Pro models send audio over 256kbps AAC. As I use Tidal HiFi (lossless streaming) and some offline flac/wav files, I still need to use wired headphones, and I need to get 3-...
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What's the maximum wattage that can be used to charge AirPods - both via Lightning and wirelessly?

Unlike iOS devices, I haven't been able to easily find the answer to this. Is there any official documentation from Apple or any test results that outline the maximum wattage that AirPods will accept ...
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Only the first AirPods Pro I put in my ear works

I bought my AirPods 2 months ago and since 2 days they started being weird. Only the AirPod that I put in my ear first works but when I put the other one in it keeps on lagging and bugging and still ...
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Will my experience be compromised using AirPods Pro with Bluetooth 4 only hardware?

I have a MacBook Air 2014 with Bluetooth 4.0 and I’m considering to buy AirPods Pro. I assume that it makes sense to promote an accessory with the lowest standard they're compatible with, and AirPods ...
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How can I play video with spacial audio stored locally on device?

How can I locally store a video file on my iPhone and play it with spacial audio support using AirPods? I'm ok transcoding it into a format specific for this. The audio info from mediainfo for the ...
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Disable magic switch to Apple watch

I have had a mt Apple watches for 4 years now (first a series 2 now a series 4) and I always have the following issue: When I active Siri on the watch with my AirPods connected to iPhone (and ...
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How do I turn off Airpod notifications on MacOS Big Sur?

As of Big Sur, everytime I open or unlock my Mac or walk over to it from being somewher else I get this notification I don't need it, dismissing it is a distraction and waiting for it to disappear is ...
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How can you connect two airpods to one apple ID?

We have two people on the family on one Apple ID. We have two Air Pod Pros and two iPhones. We can't figure out how to get each person to use their iPhone with their own AirPods. We renamed the ...
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AirPods stuck in 8 kHz instead of 16 kHz

I got a pair of 2nd-gen AirPods (A2032) running on firmware 3​A​283. I know they have different behavior when you only listen to music versus when you listen and record something (like you would on ...
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Using AirPods on MacBook Pro causes the on-board speakers to produce static

I have an early-2015 MacBook Pro (running the latest OS). I recently bought AirPods 2 and began using them primarily on my MacBook Pro. After I have used them with the MacBook Pro for a while (I don't ...
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How to remove monitors from list of sound output devices?

In my list of sound output devices I have MacBook Pro speakers Dell U2720Q Dell U2720Q My AirPods Pro Sometimes my Mac switches output device to one of the monitors. I don't know when but I guess ...
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Is Airpod Pro knock-off using H1 Chip?

I got my hands on Chinese Airpod pro knock-off that came with Apple logo and surprisingly same packaging with additional buds. Also to my surprise they were paired with iphone quite quickly just like ...
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Is Spatial Audio used while listening to music on AirPods Pro?

When I'm listening to music from my iPhone (iOS 14) with my AirPods Pro, I don't want Spatial Audio on because I don't always have my phone near me - will this affect my audio? I prefer to leave the ...
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AirPods Pro connected to 2019 MBP; receiving end hears static

As you could probably tell from the title, whenever I call someone with my AirPods connected to my MacBook, the receiving end of the call hears just a super robotized voice and a very static-like ...
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How do I stop my AirPods from automatically switching between devices when using iOS 14?

I've been having a lot of trouble with the iOS 14 AirPods automatic device switching. I was listening to an audiobook, and then my son started playing a video on an iPad tied to my Apple ID as part of ...
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Airpods Pro not switching between macbook and iphone, whereas works on ipad and iphone(both iOS/ipadOS 14 and mac big sur 11)

Airpods Pro not switching between Macbook and Iphone, whereas works on ipad and iphone(both ios 14 and mac big sur 11). The switch between macbook and iphone is manual whereas from ipad to iphone and ...
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Screeching, distorting and oversensitive AirPods Pro

I'm not sure this is the right place to ask, but after googling hours and trying out ideas without any vein I'm here. A few weeks ago my Airpod Pro upgraded to the newest firmware. After the upgrade ...
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Bluetooth Connectivity Issue

I have a MacBook Pro 13" (early 2015) currently running on latest version of macOS (10.15.6). My AirPods connect to the Mac for a few seconds and then gets disconnected. To pair the AirPods I had ...
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How to locate lost AirPods Pro?

I lost a pair of AirPods Pro that were connected to my iPhone. When I go to the Find My app it shows the location of my phone but for the AirPods it just says No location found. Is there some trick to ...
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Mac bluetooth not connecting when opening from sleep

This issue popped up a month or two ago, but it's recently gotten much worse to the point where I am unsure of how to fix it and waiting is no longer an option. I have a 15-inch mid-2015 Macbook Pro, ...
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Do AirPods always output in mono when using microphone?

It seems like when I use the AirPods' microphone, for example to record in Voice Memos, then the audio output becomes mono - as can be tested with https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6TWJaFD6R2s. Is this ...
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Airpods not appearing in Bluetooth (Yet again!)

I've opened Bluetooth. Opened the Airpod lid pressed the Airpod button Nothing. Why? This is very frustrating. I'm in a situation where I need them for a meeting, and Apple technology fails yet again....
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Distorted, robotic-sounding audio on Google Meet from AirPods 2 (via microphone)

When using AirPods 2 for Google Meet video calls on macOS, my voice gets very distorted and sounds 'robotic'. Only happens with Google Meet running the the browser, but no other apps. I looked around (...
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Can you listen to music using AirPods without an Internet connection?

I hate smartphones, don't own one, but have a 6th gen iPod touch with iOS 12. I want to listen to music with it using AirPods without an Internet connection using the Bluetooth connection. I want to ...
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macOS Catalina - Airpods no sound after being out of BT range

Hopefully someone can help. Since I use Catalina 10.15 on my Macbook Pro (15-inch, 2017) I have quit annoying problems with using my Airpods. Whenever I connect them to my macbook and walk out of ...
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Stop the 'You can temporarily connect' popup when I am near someone that happens to also have airpods

I have my iPad, iPhone, and Airpods. Sometimes I am in places where there are other people that happen to also have airpods. Whenever I am in range I get an annoying popup on my devices offering to ...
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Do the Airpods Pro change how your internal voice sounds?

This is just a question for owners of Airpods Pro. I've noticed that with regular earbuds that seal with a foam or soft plastic tip, the seal makes your internal voice sound weird. This is very ...
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Prevent AirPods from opening Mac's Music (iTunes) app?

How do I prevent my AirPods Pro from launching my Mac's Music App (formerly iTunes) when I squeeze the stem to play? I wear my AirPods Pro pretty much all day and I'm constantly switching between my ...
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Why do my airpods show up on Find My as “No location found” even though they are right next to me?

I go into "Find My" app and I see my AirPods listed but it says "no location found" or "offline" even though they are fully charged and sitting right next to me (both the ...
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How can I change the volume of the notification sounds on the AirPods Pro?

Using Siri or the iPhone volume controls, it is possible to change the volume of the audio content being played through the AirPods Pro. However, so far I have not found a way to change the volume of ...
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Two pairs of AirPods, single charging case [duplicate]

I lost my AirPods (original, wired) charging case recently. Since I use these a lot during the day for work calls I'm frequently hitting periods where they are dead or I'm continuing with only one in ...