Even though AirPods are one of the most popular earphones in the world, they have some issues that might make you reconsider the purchase. One of the widespread problems of AirPods is poor volume. In this guide, you will learn how to make your AirPods louder.
Apple earphones have significant performance issues compared to other earphones of the same price category. We will talk only about the effective ways to improve your favorite earphones’ volume significantly.
So, if you want to find out how to make your AirPods louder, read on below. And if you want to read other useful guides, please check our article on how to connect Apple AirPods to Xbox One. Also, we've got a guide on how to check AirPods battery on Android.
How to change the volume on AirPods
Before discussing the best ways to make your AirPods louder, ensuring your current volume level is high would be best. Connect your AirPods to another Apple device like iPhone, iPad, or MacBook and manage the voice settings.
If AirPods sound poorly at a high volume, you have some issues preventing them from sounding appropriate. Continue reading the guide to find out the best solutions for the problem.
Clean your AirPods
Like any other earbuds, Apple AirPods are closely connected to your ears. Earwax, dirt, and other stuff can quickly get inside earbuds, blocking a tiny opening that transfers sounds to your ears. As a result, you will get a noticeable volume decrease.
To solve the problem, just clean your AirPods using rubbing alcohol. Use a cotton pad or a toothbrush that will not damage any components of your AirPods. And just while clearing, try to be as careful as possible not to damage them. They are small, and you can lose your earbuds just in one rapid and inaccurate move.
If you are afraid of clearing AirPods, visit the local tech store. Be sure your earbuds will get cleared in a few hours. Still, it will cost you a couple of bucks.
Read more: Best AirPods cleaning kit
Do a hard reset
Hard Reset sounds scary for everyone experienced in technology. But in the case of the AirPods, it only sounds challenging, while in practice everything is different. Following the steps below, you can calibrate your earphones in a few minutes, even if you are not a computer genius:
- Open the charging case with AirPods and enter the Bluetooth menu on your device.
- Select AirPods in the Bluetooth menu and forget this device.
- By doing it, AirPods will be disconnected, and you will be able to reset them hard.
- To do it, open the charging case and then press and hold the power button for 15 seconds.
- The LED will start to flesh yellow, and you will be able to reconnect AirPods to your device. Feel free to listen on full power again.
If you are using the Music App, head over to its settings. There is a high chance that the problem is caused by Spotify, Apple Music, YouTube, or other platforms where you can produce audio content.
That’s it with making AirPods louder. On the internet, you can find various guides suggesting you use the secondary apps to stabilize AirPods volume and make the sound clear again. Avoid using them, and remember that they will only worsen the situation. And if you are looking for more content, then be sure to check out our guide on how to connect Apple AirPods to your iPhone, as well as how to connect AirPods to a laptop. Good luck!
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