How to Reset AirPods, AirPods Pro, AirPods Max

Airpods are one of the best wireless headphones especially for Apple devices. All models of AirPods, AirPods Pro, AirPods Max sound amazing. But these are still tech devices and so some users may face some technical issues at some point. And if the issue requires resetting the device, this guide is for you. Here you will learn how to reset AirPods and AirPods Max.

Not just technical issues but there can be many other reasons to reset your AirPods like when you are selling your AirPods to someone, sending it for repair, and more.

Let’s first start with the steps for AirPods and AirPods Pro.

How to Reset AirPods and AirPods Pro

Step 1: Put both AirPods in the case and close the lid.

Step 2: Wait for 30 seconds and then open the lid. Your AirPods will connect with your device. Put your AirPods in your ears.

Step 3: On your phone, go to Settings > Your AirPods. If you don’t see your AirPods, then you will find it in Bluetooth settings.

How to Reset AirPods

Step 4: When AirPods settings are open, scroll down and tap Forget This Device > Forget > Confirm.

How to Reset AirPods

Step 5: Now put your AirPods in the Case, don’t close the lid yet.

Step 6: Press and hold the Setup button in the back for 15 seconds. The status light on the front will flash Amber and the white multiple times.

How to reset AirPods

Now your AirPods have been reset. You can now pair it back, or pair with other device.

Note: If you accessing AirPods settings from Bluetooth settings, then you need to first tap on i (info) icon to get the Forget option.

How to Reset AirPods Max

Step 1: First make sure the AirPods Max is charged.

Step 2: When your AirPods Max is connected to phone, go to Settings > Your AirPods. If its not available here, then you will find it in Bluetooth Settings.

How to Reset AirPods

Step 3: Now unpair your headphone by tapping on the Forget This Device > Forget > Confirm.

How to Reset AirPods

Step 4: Once unpaired, press and hold the Digital crown and noise control buttons together on AirPods Max for 15 seconds. Same as AirPods, first amber light will flash and then White.

How to reset AirPods

So this is how to easily reset any AirPods model. The steps are quite simple, first you need to unpair AirPods from your phone and then use the available buttons to reset AirPods. In case if you have any queries feel free to ask in the comment section.

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Ashutosh singh

Computer Science graduate and tech enthusiast. Love testing new tech gadgets ever since my first windows phone from Samsung. Working as a technical writer for more than five years, and I believe I have also developed good SEO skills. In my spare time, I like watching movies, and playing games.

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