How to fix unable to rename AirPods as ‘AirPods’ issue

How to fix unable to rename AirPods as ‘AirPods’ issue

Last year, Apple introduced the new wireless headphones called AirPods. The new AirPods were the hottest item during the last year’s shopping holiday season with millions of units sold. If you now have got a pair of AirPods, and you cannot rename your wireless earbuds as “AirPods”, well you are not the only one out there.

To help you fix the issue with the AirPods, we have compiled a list of all possible solutions. Make sure that you check out the list below.

  1. Reset AirPods

Resetting your AirPods is one of the first things you need to do to fix the issue. Here is how you can do this.

Step one: First off, you need to put your AirPods into the charging case (make sure that you keep the lid opened)

Step two: Next up, press and hold the setup button located on the back of the charging case for 3 seconds until the status light flashes white

Step three: Once you are done, you now need to connect the AirPods to your iPhone and rename it.

  1. Forget AirPods on your iPhone

If the problem still persists, try forgetting the earbuds on your iPhone and pairing them again. Here is how you can do that.

Step one: First off, launch the Settings app from your home screen. After that, scroll down a little bit and tap on Bluetooth and then hit the i button to the right side of the current AirPods name

Step two: Once you are in, tap on Forget This Device and then tap Confirm from the pop-up menu at the bottom

Step three: Next up, pair your AirPods to your iPhone. Once you are done, open Settings app, then tap on Bluetooth and tap on the “i” button

Step four: Tap on the name field and then enter the new name for your earbuds. Make sure that you tap on Done to complete the task.

  1. Reset your iPhone

Step one: Launch the Settings app from your home screen. After that, scroll down and tap on General

Step two: You now need to tap on Reset, then tap on Reset All Settings and confirm your action

Step three: Next up, pair your AirPods with your iPhone and then rename your AirPods.

Also read: Steps to resend an email message in the Mail app on your Mac

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