How to Update AirPods or AirPods Pro Firmware

Go to Settings >, Bluetooth, then tap the Info button next to the name of your AirPods. Scroll down to the About section to find the firmware version . To use your Mac to check that your AirPods are up to date, make sure that you have the latest version of macOS.

Apple occasionally releases firmware updates for its AirPods and AirPods Pro wireless earphones that can include performance improvements, feature tweaks, and bug fixes. If you want to ensure that your AirPods are running on the latest firmware, here is a guide on how to update them.

The first thing you need to know is the latest firmware number for your specific AirPods model. For AirPods Pro, you can check the firmware version by opening the Settings app on your iOS device and going to AirPods. This is only available after upgrading to iOS 16. Here you’ll see the current firmware version.

There are two methods to update your AirPods firmware. The first and easiest method is to insert your AirPods into their charging case and connect the case to a power source using the included lightning to USB cable or wireless charging. Move the iPhone that AirPods Pro have been paired with near to the charging case and make sure the iOS device has an internet connection. After a while, any available software updates should be automatically downloaded and installed. Just make sure your charging case is fully charged.

The second method is faster and requires you to connect your AirPods Pro to a Mac or iPad using a lightning to USB-C cable. Once you have hooked it up, provided the Mac or iPad is connected to Wi-Fi, the firmware update should be completed in around 5 minutes.

After the update is complete, you can check the firmware version again through the Settings app on your iOS device. That’s it! You have successfully updated your AirPods firmware.

Now you know how to update AirPods or AirPods Pro firmware. It’s a simple process, and you can choose the method that works best for you. Don’t forget to give us a thumbs up if you succeed in one of the methods.


How do I update my Airpod settings on my iPhone?
On iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch: Go to Settings , tap the name of your AirPods near the top of the screen, then turn Automatic Ear Detection on or off. On Mac: Choose Apple menu >, System Settings, click the name of your AirPods in the sidebar (you may need to scroll down), then turn “Automatic ear detection” on or off.
Does AirPods update software?
Firmware updates are delivered automatically while your AirPods are charging and in Bluetooth range of your iPhone, iPad or Mac that's connected to Wi-Fi. You can also use your iPhone, iPad or Mac to check that your AirPods have the latest version.
Why can't i update my AirPods?
If you're paired to your iPhone and no update seems to be happening, put your AirPods earbuds back in their charging case, connect it to a power source, and re-pair the device to force an update. As long as your iOS device firmware is up to date, it shouldn't have any issue pulling down your AirPods firmware update.
What is the latest version of AirPods?
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