Like other Apple products, AirPods have also seen increased demand and sales. This tiny gadget can transform your audio experience. However, you may have lost one AirPod or may have damaged it. You can buy a replacement AirPod, but it won’t work with your old one right away.
You could sync two different airpods even if they match their original pair. but there are a few things you need to understand before you try to do it.
We’ll cover all of this below, so you know what you’re getting into before ordering a replacement airpod.
synchronizing the replacement airpod
You may find it a bit tricky to pair your replacement airpod with your device. You’ll find that our step-by-step instructions will make the whole process quite handy and easy.
We will also discuss what to do if your airpods won’t connect to your device after syncing. so without wasting any more of your precious time, this is how you can sync your replacement airpod.
step #1: forget connected airpods
in the first step, you will forget the already connected airpods on your device.
Go to bluetooth settings on your iphone, ipad or ipod touch. tap the information ‘i’ icon to the right of your airpods and tap forget this device.
if you’re a mac user, go to the bluetooth menu and tap the ‘x’ button on your airpods to remove them.
step #2: reset the airpods
In this step, you’ll reset your original airpod and sync it with the replaced one so they work as a pair.
To do this, place both airpods into the charging case and close the lid. now open the lid again and make sure the status light is blinking amber.
Next, press and hold the setup button on the case until the light blinks white. now, enable bluetooth on your device. With the AirPods seated, open the case and hold it close to your device. You should now see an animation asking you to connect your airpods.
Finally, tap or click the connect option and follow the on-screen instructions for a successful connection.
replacement airpod won’t connect?
If your replacement airpod doesn’t connect to your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, make sure you’re running the latest software on all three of these devices.
After updating the software, please redo the steps above to properly connect your replacement airpod to your device. If things go wrong again, confirm that you have selected your AirPods as the default audio device.
If you are a mac user and you can’t connect the replacement airpod, please update your macOS. still the problem persists? make sure the bluetooth option is enabled in the apple menu > system preferences > bluetooth. then follow the airpods sync steps mentioned above and make sure airpods is selected as your default audio device on mac.
another possibility is that if you bought a used replacement airpod, it may be associated with another apple id. in this case, especially with airpods 3rd generation or airpods pro, you need to remove the airpod from its default apple id.
In this guide on how to sync the replacement airpod, we have discussed how to do it by resetting it so that it can work with the other one. We also discuss why the replacement airpod won’t connect to your apple devices and what you can do about it.
Hope now you won’t have to face any difficulties to sync your airpod and connect it with your iphone, mac or any other device. You can listen to your favorite music and take phone calls with your replacement airpod just like you did with the originals.