AirPods are very popular and frankly, it’s no surprise since you can make calls, listen to music and even use Siri with them. Just stop in the middle of a busy street and look around you for a while then notice how many people are using them.
To use AirPods, you need to set them up with your iOS device, Mac, or any other Bluetooth devices (YES! that also includes Android phones). However, if you are trying to use it on android or any other non-Apple device then you might not get all the features of this device.
Several Apple users have reported that they can’t hear any sound in their AirPods, among other problems. In other words, the AirPods have stopped playing any sound from the iOS device without any warning. If you are experiencing the same issue, no need to panic because you’re not alone.
This article explains what to do when there is no audio even though your device indicates a connection, from very basic troubleshooting to resetting your AirPods.
1.-Clean your Airpods
When was the last time you properly clean your Airpods? By properly I don’t mean just wipe your AirPods with a T-shirt or any cloth within your reach. You must clean them properly so that you do not damage them, Apple explains how to clean your beloved Airpods the right way.
2.-Turn your Bluetooth ON
Way to obvious but still worth checking. Go to your settings then Bluetooth. Toggle the Bluetooth on. If Bluetooth is already on, turn it off and wait around 5-10 seconds, turn it back on.
3.-Make sure your Airpods are charged
You can’t expect sound if there’s no power, can you? To charge them, just place them in the case for a few hours.
4.-Update your device
Normally, if Apple releases new updates for AirPods, then it automatically gets updated when the paired iPhone or iPad has a Wi-Fi connection. Now you have to search for iPhone or iPad updates if any update is pending make sure to install it.
- Settings > General > Software Update.
5.-Check volume limit
There is a setting on your iPhone that can limit the maximum level of volume that you can hear. This is a maximum level setting, it is possible that you may have set this too low (this is off by default). So check the level or simply turn it off to get the maximum volume.
- Settings > Music > Volume Limit.
6.-Reset your Airpods
Some users solved the problem with this. To reset your AirPods follow the steps:
- Put AirPods in their case.
- Close the lid and wait 30 seconds then open the lid.
- On your iOS device: Go to Settings > Bluetooth and tap the “i” icon next to your AirPods.Then tap Forget This Device and tap again to confirm.
- Press and hold the Setup button for 15 seconds until the status light starts flashing amber.
- Now reconnect your AirPods by placing them close to your device. Follow the steps on your device’s screen.
Note step 3: If you don’t see your AirPods in Settings > Bluetooth, just go to the next step.
7.-Disable Automatic Detection
You can turn off the Automatic Ear Detection feature on your iPad or iPhone. Now turn off and check if the problem persists or not.
- Settings > Bluetooth > AirPods > Disable Automatic Ear Detection.
8.-Reset network settings
If you followed the steps above and you still have issues, then It may be a connectivity issue. When you reset network settings, all the Bluetooth, WI-FI networks, and call settings are going to be removed.
- Settings > General > Reset Network Only.
Set your Bluetooth connection with you iOS device after your device reboots.
What to do if none of the above works?
If you solved this issue with another solution not mentioned above, then please tell us in the comment section. We will update this article according to that.