Apple has released AirPods firmware update to fix a lot of issues faced by iPhone and iPad users. As per the latest 3.5.1 firmware update of AirPods, users can now solve problems like ‘AirPods disconnecting form iPhone’ or ‘can’t pair AirPods with iPhone’.
Apart from the major issues, this AirPods firmware update can handle many trivial issues. Until now, you have been updating your iOS devices and you are quite comfortable with the process. For this new kind of update, you can be a little apprehensive. But no worries; the method to update AirPods firmware is equally simple and easy.
How to Update AirPods to the Latest Firmware
Before you update AirPods to the latest firmware version, you need to keep in mind one thing: keep your connected iPhone or iPad close to the charging case. Next, place the earpods in the charging case and the AirPods will be updated immediately.
Many users fail to update AirPods to the latest firmware; they should ensure that the case is fully charged. If you think that there is a situation like low battery, you can check charge status of AirPods and charging case. At the same time, make sure that AirPods are connected with the iPhone or iPad. If you can smell an issue with charging case battery, you can fix AirPods charging case battery drain problem right away.
How to Check AirPods Firmware Version on iPhone or iPad
How will you get to know that your AirPods are updated to the latest firmware? You need to check this out by yourself.
Step #1: Check that your AirPods are connected with iPhone or iPad.
Step #2: Open Settings on your iOS device and then go to General.
Step #3: Next, tap on About, which is the very first option in General.
Step #4: Scroll down and tap on AirPods, which is below SEID.
Step #5: The next screen will show the Firmware Version of AirPods. You can also get other information like serial number, model number, and hardware version of the AirPods.
Once your AirPods firmware is updated, you can now pair AirPods to iPhone (if the pods are disconnected after the update). If you are using non-iOS devices, you can pair AirPods to Android, Windows, and Bluetooth devices.
Apart from iPhone and iPad, you can also check whether the AirPods are working properly with other devices. For this, you can switch AirPods from iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, Mac, and Apple TV.