Apple has rolled out a new AirPods firmware version 3.7.2. The firmware update contains performance improvements and bug fixes.
So, if AirPods are not performing up to the mark, randomly disconnecting from your iPhone or draining battery fast, upgrade it to the latest version. Luckily, it's very easy to update the headphones to the latest software.
How to Update AirPods to the Latest Firmware Version
You don't have to do much to update AirPods to the latest firmware. Make sure to keep the connected iOS device nearby the charging case. Then, simply put the earbuds into the charging case. The headphones will be updated instantly.
Note: Just in case, you are unable to update your AirPods, make sure the case is fully charged. Also, ensure that they have been connected to your iOS device (Settings → Bluetooth). Resetting the charging case may help you in fixing the issue. (You may want to read how to fix the AirPods charging case battery drain issue.)
How to Check AirPods Firmware Version on iPhone and iPad
Once you have updated your AirPods, you can quickly check out the firmware version that's running on the earphones.
Step #1. Make sure that the AirPods are connected to your iOS device.
Step #2. Launch Settings app on your iPhone → Next, tap on General.
Step #3. Now, you need to tap on About.
Step #4. Next up, tap on AirPods.
Step #5. On the next screen, check out the Firmware Version of your AirPods. Also find out the serial number, model number and the hardware version of your AirPods.
According to a recent survey conducted by Experian and Creative Strategies, AirPods achieved a massive 98% satisfaction rate. Comparatively, iPhone achieved 92% satisfaction rate in 2007, iPad 92% in 2010 and Apple Watch 97% in 2015.
“This ranking is on a scale of 0 to 10 with 10 being extremely likely to recommend and 0 being not likely at all to Apple's Net Promoter Score for AirPods came back as 75. To put that into context, the iPhone's NPS number is 72. Product and NPS specialists will tell you anything above 50 is excellent and anything above 70 is world class.” Tech.pinions.
How much satisfied are you with AirPods? Do share your valuable feedback with us. Personally, I’m pretty satisfied with the wireless headphones. Though they may not have a stunning design, they do have very good sound quality. Besides, they are not too expensive either.
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