In this article, we will explain How to fix sound quality or noise cancellation problems on your AirPods Pro. Why does my AirPods Pro sound muffle? Why is my AirPod Pro sound quality so bad?
Many Apple users reported their headphones are starting to have failures, most of them consisting of annoying crackling or static noises, such as clicks, taps, etc. and even noise cancellation doesn’t work as it should be. Today we will answer all these questions and help you improve AirPods Pro sound quality.
Apple AirPods Pro is one of the best in-ear headphones on the market. High sound quality and advanced noise cancellation are the two best features of these wireless headphones.
- 1 Steps to Fix: Active Noise Cancellation isn’t working as expected on your iPod Pro
- 2 Contact Apple Support if you still experience AirPods Pro sound quality issues
Steps to Fix: Active Noise Cancellation isn’t working as expected on your iPod Pro
Update your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch
To fix the AirPods Pro sound problem, first, you need to update or install the latest iOS 13.5 version on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch. This is because the latest update contains bug fixes. There might be some issues related to connectivity or noise cancellation, as these are recently launched.
To update go to Settings > General > Software update > Follow the on-screen instruction to update your device to the latest iOS version. If you are having trouble updating your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch, check out steps here.
Check if Noise Cancellation is Turned On
Put both AirPods Pro in your ears and check if Noise Cancellation is Turned On. To turn on noise cancellation, hold down volume control in the control center> Tap on the Noise cancellation option. And now check if the problem still persists.
Try to Re-Connect your device
If nothing works, try to reconnect your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch with your AirPods Pro. First disconnect your headphone by going to Settings > Bluetooth > toggle off Bluetooth. Wait for 10-30 seconds and try to connect them again.
Reset your AirPods Pro
Try to reset your AirPods Pro by following these steps:
- Put your AirPods in their case
Place your AirPods Pro in the lid and Wait for 30 seconds, then open the lid.
- Go to Settings
Forget AirPods Pro from your bluetooth menu by going to Settings > Bluetooth and tap the “i” icon.
- Reset your AirPods
While lid is open, Reset your AirPods Pro by pressing and holding the setup button on the back of the case for about 10-15 seconds. Wait until you see the status light flashing amber.
- Reconnect your AirPods
With lid open, reconnect your AirPods Pro by placing your AirPods close to your device and follow the on screen steps on your device.
Clean the Mesh of AirPods Pro
Sometimes Active Noise Cancellation doesn’t work if debris or earwax builds up near the opening of the AirPods Pro. Try to clean your AirPods Pro, here is the dedicated article on “How to clean your AirPods and EarPods“.
Contact Apple Support if you still experience AirPods Pro sound quality issues
If you still experience sound quality issues, try to contact Apple Support. You can also reserve your Genius Bar reservation. I hope this article solved your AirPods pro sound quality or noise cancellation problems.