How To Reset Your Gen 1 Airpods

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Are you having trouble with your AirPods? If so, you’re not alone. Many people have experienced various issues with their AirPods, from audio problems to connectivity issues. Fortunately, there is a way to reset your AirPods, which is sometimes the best solution for certain problems.

Today we’ll be discussing how to reset your first-generation AirPods and what you can do if the reset doesn’t seem to be working. Let’s get started.

How To Reset Gen 1 AirPods:
1. Check the charge status on your iPhone or iPad to make sure that each AirPod is charging.
2. Put both AirPods in your ears and play audio to test both of them.
3. If an AirPod still isn’t working, reset your AirPods by pressing and holding the setup button on the back of the case for 15 seconds. The status light should change from flashing amber to white when it has been successfully reset.
4. Close the lid and open it again to make sure that everything worked properly and that both of your AirPods are still functioning correctly.
5. If you are using a first-generation or non-wireless second-generation AirPods charging case, press and hold the button on the back of the case for at least 15 seconds until the internal light between the AirPods flashes white and then amber, indicating that they have been successfully reset.

If The Reset Doesn’t Work:
If you have tried all these steps but nothing seems to be working, then you may need to contact Apple Support for further help with your issue or consider purchasing a new set of AirPods as a last resort if all else fails.

resetting your first-generation or non-wireless second-generation Airpods is fairly simple if done correctly but can become more complex if something goes wrong during the process or if it doesn’t seem like it’s working right away after attempting a reset multiple times in a row without success – this is where contacting Apple Support may be necessary in order to get assistance with figuring out what could be causing any issues you’re having with your device(s).

Troubleshooting Issues with Gen 1 AirPods

Your Gen 1 AirPods may not be working for a few different reasons. First, make sure that both AirPods are charged. If your AirPods are fully charged and still not working, it’s possible that the connection between your device and the AirPods may have been interrupted. To resolve this issue, try resetting your AirPods and then reconnecting them to your device. If your AirPods still aren’t working after resetting them, there is a possibility that one of the earbuds or the case may be faulty and require replacement. If so, please contact Apple Support to arrange a repair or replacement.

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Resetting Found AirPods

It isn’t recommended to reset AirPods you found. The AirPods will be linked to the original owner’s Apple account and may not work as expected. It is best to return them to the original owner if possible. If not, you can contact Apple Support for more information about what steps to take next.

Factory Resetting AirPods

To factory reset your AirPods only, open the charging case lid and press and hold the button on the back of the case for at least 15 seconds. The internal light between the AirPods will flash white and then amber, indicating that the AirPods have been reset. You may need to reconnect them to your device afterward.

Troubleshooting AirPods Connection and Reset Issues

If your AirPods won’t connect or reset, it may be due to a number of factors. First, make sure that Bluetooth is enabled on your device. If that doesn’t work, try resetting your AirPods by holding down the setup button on the charging case for up to 10 seconds. If that still doesn’t work, you may need to unpair and re-pair your AirPods with your device. Additionally, if you have recently updated the software on your device, you may need to update the software on your AirPods as well in order for them to connect properly.

The Consequences of Hard Resetting AirPods

When you hard reset your AirPods, it will erase all of their current settings and pairings. This includes any custom settings you have made such as noise canceling, or any device connections like your iPhone or Mac. After the reset, you will need to re-pair them with your devices and reconfigure any settings that previously existed. It’s important to note that if you’ve ever connected the AirPods to another person’s device, they may still remain connected after the reset. To prevent this from happening, make sure to unpair them from all other devices before performing a hard reset.

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James Walker

James Walker has a deep passion for technology and is our in-house enthusiastic editor. He graduated from the School of Journalism and Mass Communication, and loves to test the latest gadgets and play with older software (something we’re still trying to figure out about himself). Hailing from Iowa, United States, James loves cats and is an avid hiker in his free time.