AirPods allow you to do many things. Apple’s wireless AirPods allow you to make calls, listen and even use Siri. AirPods can be used with any Bluetooth device like Android phones, iOS devices, Macs, or other Bluetooth devices.
There seems to be a problem with sound. Users are reporting that their AirPods have stopped making a sound. Do you have this problem with either one or both of your AirPods? This article will explain what to do if your AirPods don’t play music or audio even though they are connected.
Try the following to solve this problem:
- First, make sure your AirPods are clean. AirPods can collect a lot of dirt and other debris. It You may need to clean it every now and again. You should clean them well so they don’t get damaged. Apple’s document explains how to do it properly.
- Update your devices.
- Your volume should not be too low. An iOS device has an option that allows you to set a volume limit across the entire system. This setting is the maximum. This setting will override the Music app volume settings. This setting may be set too low, which is the default. Go to Settings > Music > Volume Limit.
- Make sure your iOS device is connected with your AirPods.
- Make sure your AirPods have enough juice. So check your battery level. Charge them if they are low. You can place them in your bag if you wish to charge them. You can charge your AirPods for just a few hours.
- Turn off Bluetooth on your iOS device or another device. Wait a few seconds, then turn it back ON. Here’s how to do it: Bluetooth cannot be turned on ?)
- iOS > Bluetooth > Turn off Bluetooth
- MacOS: Click on System Preferences > Bluetooth
- Resetting your AirPods may resolve the issue. This could resolve the issue. This is how it works:
- Your AirPods can be placed in their cases
- Close the lid
- Next, open the lid
- Hold the Setup button down for several seconds, until the status light flashes amber and then turns white.
- Disconnect your AirPods. Go to Bluetooth Settings on your device. Then, repair them.
- Restart your paired device, e.g., iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch, etc. Next, try again.
- To see if your problem is solved, disable Automatic Ear Detection. Go to Settings > Bluetooth > AirPods, and then turn off Automatic Ear Detection.
Booking a Genius Bar appointment is an option if all else fails. Apple also offers live chat support.