How to Mute Your AirPods

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Are you looking for a way to mute your AirPods? If so, you’ve come to the right place! Muting your AirPods is actually qute simple and can be done in just a few steps. Here’s how to do it:

1. Tap on the active call from the lock screen by clicking the name/number. This will bring up the call settings.
2. Tap the microphone icon to mute or unmute your AirPods. Press the play/pause key to mute or unmute.
3. To ensure complete privacy, be sure to disable both your microphone and Google listening in the settings menu of your device. To do this, go to Settings > Privacy > App Permissions > Microphone and toggle all apps to the white switch, then go to Settings > Google > Account Services > Search > Voice > Voice Match and toggle this off as well.
4. Finally, remember that your microphone is located on the bottom of your Android phone so if you need to make sure it’s completely muted, make sure it’s turned off thee as well!

And that’s all there is to it! With these simple steps, you can easily mute and unmute your AirPods whenever you need them silent. Now you can enjoy all of your favorite music or podcast without having anyone else hear it!

Muting with EarPods

To mute with AirPods, you need to access the active call from the lock screen. Tap on the name or number of the call to bring up the call settings. Then, tap on the microphone icon to mute or unmute your AirPods. You can also do this from within the Phone app by selecting “Mute” from the top menu bar.

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Unmuting an Apple EarBuds Mic

To unmute your Apple EarBuds Mic, frst make sure the microphone is plugged in securely and that the sound is turned up on your device. If you have an Apple device, you can go to the Settings app and select General > Accessibility > Audio/Visual > Microphone. Make sure the switch for Mute is set to off. You can then press the play/pause key on your EarBuds to unmute them.

Turning Off the Microphone on EarBuds

To turn off the microphone on your EarBuds, you’ll need to open the settings menu on your phone. Tap Settings > Bluetooth and select the device name of your EarBuds. Next, tap the gear icon next to the device name and toggle the ‘Microphone’ switch to the off position. You can also disable all other audio inputs such as voice commands or voice recognition, if necessary. Once done, you’ll be able to use your EarBuds without any microphone input.

Turning On the Earpods Microphone

To turn on your Earpods mic, you will need to adjust the audio settings on your device. First, launch the Control Panel and locate the “Sound” or “Hardware and Sound” options. Then, select “Recording” and look for an option labeled “External Mic”. Enable this option and then connect your Earpods to the device. Your Earpods should now be working as a microphone. If you run into any issues, make sure that the connection is secure and that you have allowed access to all audio components in Privacy settings.

Activating the Microphone on EarBuds

To turn on your EarBuds mic, first open Settings and click on the “System” section. Then, select “Sound” and uner the “Input” section, select the “Device properties” option. Your microphone should be enabled by default, so make sure the “Disable” option is unchecked. Once you have done this, your EarBuds mic should be turned on and ready to use.

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Troubleshooting Issues with Earpods Microphone

If your Earpods microphone is not working, it could be due to a few diffeent factors. Firstly, it could be that the microphone is blocked by debris, lint or plastic packaging. Secondly, it could be due to a defect in the headphones themselves. To test if you need a replacement, try using a second pair of headphones and see if the microphone works with them. If the second pair works, then contact the manufacturer of the initial pair and ask for a replacement. If the second pair does not work then contact Apple Support for further assistance.


In conclusion, it is easy to mute or unmute your AirPods with just a few taps. To ensure that your microphone is completely disabled, be sure to toggle all app permissions in the Privacy Settings and to turn off Voice Match on Google. Remember that the microphone is located on the bottom of your Android phone for easy access.

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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.