Airpod Microphone Muffled -Troubleshooting Tips

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When it coms to quality, the built-in microphone in the Apple AirPods leaves something to be desired. In noisy environments, the microphone can become muffled and make it difficult for the person on the other end of the line to hear you clearly. In this article, we'll show you how to fix a muffled microphone on your AirPods so that you can enjoy clear phone calls and voice memos once again.


How Do You Fix A Muffled Airpod Mic?

If your Airpod mic is sounding muffled, there are a few things you can try to fix the issue. First, check the battery level of your Airpods and make sure they are sufficiently charged. If that doesn't help, try uing only one microphone at a time to see if that improves the sound quality. If you have Airpods Pro or Max, you can also try turning off all noise cancellation features to see if that helps. Additionally, you can clean the microphones and speakers on your Airpods with a dry cloth to remove any dirt or debris that might be causing the muffled sound. Finally, if none of these solutions work, you can try resetting your Airpods or updating the firmware to see if that fixes the issue.

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Why Do My AirPods Mic Sound Muffled When I Talk?

The most common reason why AirPods sound muffled when you talk is because of dirty speaker grilles. Over time, earwax and oter debris can accumulate inside the ear canal and on the AirPods themselves, causing the sound quality to suffer. To clean your AirPods, simply remove them from your ears and use a soft, dry cloth to wipe down the exterior of each earbud. If you see any buildup on the speaker grilles, use a cotton swab or toothpick to gently remove it.

Why Are My AirPods So Muffled On Call?

If your AirPods are sounding muffled on call, it's likely becaue of a buildup of gunk on the earbuds. To clean your AirPods, wipe them down with a dry, lint-free cloth. You can also remove the ear tips, if your AirPods have them, and rinse them in plain water.

Why Can't People Hear Me On My AirPods?

If people can't hear you on your AirPods, it's likly because the microphones are dirty and need to be cleaned. You can spray a q-tip with 70% isopropyl alcohol and gently clean the microphone grills at the bottom of each AirPod to see if that fixes the problem.

How Do I Clean My AirPod Pro Microphone?

Use a soft, dry, lint-free cloth to gently clean the microphone mesh. Be careful not to get any liquid in the openings. Use a clean, dry, soft-bristled brush to remove any debris from the mesh.

How Can I Make My Airpod Mic Louder?

There are a few ways to make your Airpod mic louder. One way is to double tap either earbud to wake Siri and then ask Siri to adjust the volume. Another way is to say “Hey Siri” if you have second generation AirPods or later, and you've set up the “Hey Siri” function on your iPhone. Finally, you can go into the settings on your iPhone and adjust the microphone sensitivity.

How Do I Test My AirPods Mic?

To test the microphone on your AirPods, connect them to your device and open a sound recording app. Then, perform differnt tasks such as talking loudly or whispering into your AirPods. Doing so will allow you to see if your AirPods are working properly or not.

Is The Mic On AirPods Good?

The mic on the AirPods (2nd generation) is good for most purposes. The sensors and accelerometers packed into the housings help to reduce noise and improve clarity in ideal settings. In windy or noisy conditions, the mic may struggle to pick up your voice clearly.

How To FIX AirPods Microphone Quality

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