Apple is finally selling its new wireless Bluetooth headphones in the market following the launch event back in September 2016. With the new AirPods, you can easily activate Siri or play audio from any device that supports Bluetooth. Apple has recently released a new firmware update for its new AirPods ( version number 3.5.1) with performance improvements and bug fixes.
In this guide, we will walk you through the steps to update AirPods firmware to the latest version (version number 3.5.1). Note that the new firmware update may contain the fix for the issue that caused the new AirPods to disconnect during calls. So if you are among those who have been affected by the issue, we recommend you update your AirPods.
Steps to update AirPods firmware to the latest version (version number 3.5.1)
Before we begin, make sure that the case is fully charged and your AirPods have been connected to your iOS device. Once you are done, you are now supposed to keep the connected iOS iPhone or iPad nearby the charging case. After that, all you have to do is to put your new AirPods into the charging case and they will be updated
Steps to check AirPods firmware version on your iPhone and iPad
Once you have successfully updated your new AirPods, the next step to find out which firmware version is running on your headphones. Here is how you can do this:
Step one: First off, you need to connect the AirPods to your iOS device. Once you are done, head to the Settings app from your home screen and tap on General
Step two: Next up, you simply need to tap on About and then tap on AirPods to proceed
Step three: Once you are in, you will see the firmware version of your AirPods here. Besides, you can also find out the serial number, model number and your hardware version on the page.
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