AirPods won’t connect to iPhone

Most of you know that AirPods are wonderful devices that I am sure many of you use. They are convenient and provide the best sound quality you can experience. But recently AirPods stopped connecting to your iPhone device for some reason. A pop-up may appear on your screen stating that there is an error associated with a red exclamation mark. Well, this is a bit weird, but there are many other reasons why your AirPods might not connect. There are a few methods you can try before assuming there is a major flaw or problem; it could be just a minor connection issue or just a software thing. You never know! In this article, I’ll show you how to reconnect your AirPods to your iPhone device in the comfort of your own home.

Reasons to consider if your AirPods won’t connect:

  • You may not realize it, but you may be using a fake first copy product of your AirPods. There are many cases where you get scammed when buying AirPods. They may work well in the beginning, but in the meantime they will stop working.
  • Another reason could be that your AirPods have accidentally come into contact with water. If the water gets into AirPods, it could cause a connection problem.
  • If you’ve been using your AirPods for rest for a while, you may need to consider the fact that they may be old. Apple products tend to wear out over time.
  • If you don’t keep your AirPods clean, this could also be a reason. It could be a blockage due to dirt and debris in the sensitive areas that is interfering with the operation of the device.

Due to network error or interfering issues, you may get connection problem. To fix it, you need to reset your network settings through the settings app on your iPhone.

  • Restart your iPhone device

If any of the above-mentioned steps do not help you with your connection problem, then choose the option to reboot your device. If an error occurs, restarting your device may be the solution. Restart your device and then reconnect your AirPods.

There is likely a problem with your device’s Bluetooth settings if your AirPods are unable to pair with your iPhone. After all, you need the help of Bluetooth to successfully pair AirPods with your iOS smartphone. You can try turning Bluetooth off and then turning it back on to connect.

When using an iPhone with an older iOS version, several consumers claim that their AirPods Pro won’t connect. Therefore, upgrading your iPhone is one of the easiest ways to fix the AirPods issue.

  • Charge your AirPods and the charging case

Your AirPods can only work if they are sufficiently charged, even if they are connected to your iPhone. Many people find their AirPods not charging after experiencing the AirPods not pairing with iPhone issue. So make sure your AirPods and the charging case are fully charged before using it.

AirPods Not Connecting to iPhone: How to Fix?

  1. Make sure you have an iPad with the most recent version of the iPhone.
  2. Make sure both AirPods are charged by placing them in the charging case.
  3. Select Settings > Bluetooth to confirm that Bluetooth is turned on.
  4. Make sure your AirPods are chosen as your audio device if they are connected.
  5. Close the lid of your suitcase and wait 15 seconds before opening the lid. Press and hold the setup button on the charging case for up to 10 seconds. When the status indicator blinks white, your AirPods are in good condition.
  6. Place your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch next to the charging case while keeping the lid open and your AirPods inside.
  7. Follow the instructions displayed on your iPhone. Check the AirPods. Reset your AirPods if the connection problem persists.

That’s it folks! I hope following these steps resolved your connection issue. If there is still a problem, you should consider turning on Apple Care Support. You can either contact them online or you can go to the Apple Store nearby to solve your problem.

Until next time, with another topic. Until then, Toodles.

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