Airpods won’t charge
Is AirPods won’t charge? While these kinds of issues are no fun, the good news is that troubleshooting them is relatively simple. Whether you have problems with left and right AirPods not charging, both AirPods not charging, or the case not charging, we have the best solutions to solve your device charging issues.
Why Airpods are not charging?
There are several possible reasons why AirPods are not charging. The contacts could be dirty and prevent the AirPods from connecting to the charging case. Something is blocking the charging port on the subject, i.e., the problem, or there could be a software issue. It could even be because of something as straightforward as a broken AirPods case.
How do I charge my AirPods?
Fortunately, there are easy ways to troubleshoot when AirPods don’t charge. Here is how to do it.
1. Make sure AirPods are connected to the case.
When you insert the AirPods for charging, are they connected to the case? When you place the AirPods into the charging case, you will hear the click of the magnet to confirm that the AirPods are properly connected. If the AirPods are not properly connected, or if the top of the AirPods case does not close, remove the AirPods and check for dirt or grime that will not fit properly in the case. If so, cleaning the inside of the AirPods and the charging case will likely solve the charging problem.
2. Stop to use non-Apple charging cables.
Using cords made by other companies, such as colorful cords sold at convenience stores and online retailers, can cause charging problems. These cords are inexpensive and look sturdy, but they fail more often than standard Apple-branded charging cables.
In short, you should use original Apple charging cables to charge your Airpods.
3. Check your connections
When you insert your Airpods for charging, are they in contact with the charging case? The little silver tip is where the charging takes place; once the AirPods are in the charging case, the AirPods should be properly seated, and you should feel a satisfying magnetic snap. If this is not the case, you may need to replace the battery case, but before you do that, try the following steps first.
If the AirPods are not seated properly, or the top of the AirPods case will not close, remove the AirPods and check to see if something has blocked them from fitting properly.
4. Clean the Charging Case
If your AirPods are grimy, dirt may be blocking the circuitry used to charge your AirPods. the most common way to solve charging problems with AirPods and AirPods cases. Check this document for information on how to clean your AirPods properly. We recommend that you do the same. Once cleaning is complete, you can re-insert it back into the case to see if it starts charging.
5. Check the power outlet.
Check to notice if the outlet is working properly. Test the outlet with a device that normally charges normally. If it still charges, you know the outlet is functioning. Also, try plugging the equipment and cables into a different outlet. If it works, its mean problem was with the old outlet.
6. Update AirPods firmware
This is a fairly unique solution and only applies if it has been some time since the AirPods were connected to a device such as an iPhone or iPad; AirPods firmware is updated automatically rather than installed by the user. Regardless, if it has been several months since you have used your AirPods, you may have missed an update.
7. Reset AirPods
If nothing works, try resetting your AirPods. If a firmware glitch prevents your AirPods or case from charging, a simple reset may solve the problem.
Conclusion: Airpods won’t charge
If you have tested all solutions above and your AirPods or AirPod case still will not charge, you can buy new AirPods or the charging case. So, if the AirPods are still under warranty, Apple can replace the non-working part. If it is not under warranty, one option is to try PodSwap, a service to replace broken AirPods.
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