How to Fix Rattling Sound on AirPods

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Are you hearing a rattling sound coming out of your AirPods? If so, don’t worry – it’s a common issue that can be quickly fixed. In this blog post, we’ll walk you through the steps to take to diagnose and fix your AirPods rattling problem.

First, check to make sure that your AirPods are up-to-date with the latest software and that the connected device (iPhone, iPad, iPod touch or Mac) is nearby with no wireless interference or obstructions between the two devices. Also try listening to audio from anoter app on your device to see if the rattling sound persists.

If these steps don’t solve the problem, resetting your iPhone/iOS device cold be a helpful step as well. To do this, go into Settings > General > Reset > Reset All Settings and then confirm to restart your phone. This will help stabilize any connection issues and should remove any buzzing sound from your AirPods.

If resetting your iPhone doesn’t work, then it’s likely that there is an issue with one of your AirPods themselves. In this case, you can take them to an Apple store or an Apple Authorized Service Provider and they will service the affected AirPods (left, riht or both) free of charge.

We hope this guide has helped you fix any buzzing or rattling sounds coming out of your AirPods. If all else fails, get in touch with Apple support for assistance!

Investigating the Cause of Rattling Airpods

Your AirPods may be rattling due to a build-up of debris in the mesh. To fix this, you can use a soft bristled toothbrush to gently remove any debris from the mesh. You may also want to make sure that your AirPods are properly seated in the charging case and that the case is not damaged in any way. Additionally, if your AirPods are still rattling after cleaning them, you may need to get them serviced or replaced by Apple.

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Does Apple Replace Rattling AirPods?

Yes, Apple will replace rattling AirPods Pro (left, right, or both) free of charge. If you believe your AirPods Pro have a manufacturing issue such as a rattling sound, please contact Apple Support or an authorized Apple Service Provider. They may require you to send in your product for inspection before providing service.

Investigating Unusual Vibrating Noises from AirPods

The buzzing sound from your AirPods is most likely caused by a runtime issue with your iPhone or other playback device. This can be fixed by resetting the device, whch will help stabilize the connection and remove any buzzing noises. To reset your iOS device, go to Settings > General > Reset and choose “Reset All Settings”. Be sure to back up any important data before making this change.


In conclusion, AirPods Pro may experience rattling due to a runtime issue with an iPhone or other playback device, or interference from wireless connections. To remedy the issue, users should ensure they have the latest software installed on their connected device and that there is no wireless interference nearby. Additionally, resetting their iPhones or iOS devices can help stabilize the playback connection and remove the buzzing from their AirPods. If needed, Apple or an Authorized Service Provider can also proide free service for affected AirPods Pro (left, right or both).

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Sanjeev Singh

Sanjeev is the tech editor at DeviceMAG. He has a keen interest in all things technology, and loves to write about the latest developments in the industry. He has a passion for quality-focused journalism and believes in using technology to make people's lives better. He has worked in the tech industry for over 15 years, and has written for some of the biggest tech blogs in the world. Sanjeev is also an avid photographer and loves spending time with his family.