AirPods Charging Case Battery Drain Issue: How to Fix It

AirPods charging case is reportedly draining unexpected battery for some users. As per reports, 30-50% battery of the charging case is dropped in no time even when it’s not being used.

AirPods charging case is said to last up to 24 hours. Most interestingly, it’s capable of providing a good three hours of listening time with just 15 minutes of charging and five hours of battery life on a single charge. But the unfortunate rapid battery draining of the charging case seems to have become a cause for concern for some users.

How to Fix AirPods Case Battery Drain

According to a Reddit user, resetting AirPods case fixed the battery draining problem. Though it didn’t click for many users, some got lucky with it. Hence, I would recommend you to give this trick a try.

Solution #1: Reset Your AirPods

Step #1. Simply press and hold the setup button for about 15 seconds until the status light begins to flash amber a few times and then flashes white.

Step #2. Next, you have to reconnect the AirPods to your devices. (Go through this complete guide to set up AirPods with your iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, Mac and Apple TV. To connect the earphones with your Windows and Android device, check out this post.)

Note: In case you have set up the double tap to pause function, you need to set it up again.

Solution #2: Fully Drain AirPods and Charging Case and Then Recharge Them

If resetting hasn’t solved the issue, completely drain the battery of your AirPods and case. Then recharge them. It has done the trick for a few users. Hopefully, it may work for you as well.

Contact Apple

If the above-mentioned solutions have failed to solve the battery draining issue of the case, you should contact Apple for help.

That’s it!

You can check the battery life of AirPods using your iPhone and Mac. It would help you keep things under control.

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