How To Reset AirPods Without iPhone

So you either lost your iPhone or got gifted the Airpods and are wondering how to factory reset AirPods without your iPhone. This article will be going into as much depth as possible to share a few interesting ways to reset your Airpods without iPhone and have it working in no time.

I should mention that the tips we will be sharing will either need a few accessories or some will need that you have an Android device, so while we will try to reset this without another device as much as possible, this will show some other options you can explore.

How To Reset AirPods Without iPhone

To troubleshoot your AirPods, try following these simple steps.

  1. Firstly, place your AirPods in their charging case and close the lid. Wait patiently for 30 seconds before reopening the lid and inserting the AirPods in your ears.
Reset AirPods Without iPhone

2. Once that’s done, head over to the Settings app on your iPhone or iPad and select Bluetooth. You should see your AirPods listed there as connected.

3. If they do, tap the More Info button, and select “Forget This Device.” Confirm your selection by tapping again.

4. However, if your AirPods don’t appear in the Bluetooth list, don’t worry. Simply place them back in the charging case, keeping the lid open this time. Then press and hold the setup button on the back of the case for approximately 15 seconds, and wait for the status light on the front of the case to flash amber, then white.

5. Finally, you can reconnect your AirPods by placing them near your iPhone or iPad with the lid open and following the on-screen instructions. With these straightforward steps, you should be able to troubleshoot your AirPods and have them working smoothly again in no time.

How to reset AirPods on Android

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  1. To disconnect your AirPods from all devices and reset their connection, start by putting them back in their charging case and closing the lid. Wait for about a minute before opening the lid and taking out your AirPods.
  2. Next, unlock your Android device and open up the settings menu. Look for the Bluetooth menu and check the list of available devices. Your AirPods should still appear on this list. Click on the ‘i’ icon next to their name and select ‘Unpair’ in the dropdown menu.
  3. To reset the connection, hold down the setup button on the side of the AirPods charging case until its LED changes from white to orange. This will take about 15 seconds.
  4. Once the LED has turned orange, your AirPods should reappear under your Bluetooth menu’s list of available devices. Click on them to reset the connection.
  5. Finally, note that some devices may require a 4-digit password for safe pairing. For AirPods and AirPods Pro, the default password is usually either 0000 or 1234.
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Can I factory reset AirPods that I found?

Yes, you will be able to Factory Reset the AirPods that you’ve found. Follow the tips we suggested earlier, and you should be able to reset AirPods you found easily. You should note, though, that you will need to connect your device to an iPhone and Android device to ensure the reset was successful.

Can you reset AirPods without Apple ID?

Yes, you can reset AirPods without Apple ID pretty easily. AirPods now come with buttons on the charging case that makes for easy resetting, and you can see a more detailed explanation for this in this article.

Since AirPods can work with Android and iPhones and pretty much any Bluetooth-enabled devices, we believe that resetting it without the Apple ID is very easy.

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