How to Check AirPods Battery? (AirPods Battery Life)

Whether you are working or going for a walk, you need to know how long the AirPods battery will last before they need to be recharged. However, you can check the battery level of your AirPods using your iPhone, iPad, or Mac computer. Even the AirPods’ battery level is always shown on your iPhone’s home screen widget if connected via Bluetooth.

This article aims to guide you on how to check the Airpods battery with and without an iPhone, iPad, Mac, and charging case.

Let’s get started!

How to Check AirPods Battery Level Without an iPhone, iPad, Or Mac? – Using Charging Case

The AirPods and case’s battery levels can be checked even if there is no other external device connected to Airpods.

There will be a status indicator on the outside of the charging case or inside the earbuds that will let you know how much charge is in the battery.

If you see a green indicator, the battery is fully charged.

Once the buds are removed from the case, the light will indicate the status of the case’s charging.

  • Green means a full charge
  • Amber means one full charging left

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How to Check AirPods Battery Level On a Mac Computer?

  • The first thing you need to do is put your AirPods in the case and shut the lid.
  • You’ll find the Apple icon on your Mac in the upper left corner of your screen. Click it and navigate to the System Preferences menu.
  • Afterward, you will need to select Bluetooth from the menu at the bottom of the window and check the box next to Show Bluetooth.
  • From the list, choose your AirPods. In case the Airpods don’t appear on the list, don’t worry. Close the charging case if it isn’t, and press and hold the setup button until you see the blinking light on the front (depending on the model) or inside.
  • Now you can open the lid and check the battery level under the name of your AirPods.

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How to Check Airpod Battery Life on Your iPhone or iPad?

It is likely that you have an iPhone or iPad, as well as AirPods. You should be able to check the AirPods battery if this is the case due to the fact that Apple optimizes all its accessories to work with all its products.

You will need to hold your iPhone or iPad close to the charging case and open the case lid. There will be a status card displayed on your screen after a few seconds, which displays the battery level of each earbud as well as the case.

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Whether you are wearing AirPods or not, you can easily check the battery level on your iPhone or iPad whenever you want.

It is easy to monitor the battery status of both the case and the earbuds anytime you open the “Widgets” screen, thanks to the “Batteries” widget. Obviously, everything needs to be synced in order for this to work.


Why can’t I see my AirPods battery?

If you are having trouble seeing the battery level on your AirPods, you can try closing and opening the case again. If the battery level does not appear in certain apps, then you can also check it on your device’s home screen simply by navigating to the Batteries widget.

Is there an app for AirPods?

The AirPods settings cannot be altered or customized with a dedicated app. You can only do this through the Bluetooth settings on each AirPod. Once you have connected your AirPods to your iPhone or iPad, you need to go to Settings > Bluetooth. After selecting your AirPods, you will see an “i” icon next to their name. Tap on that icon.

How can I improve the battery life of my Airpods?

Don’t use your AirPods in extreme temperatures and follow charging best practices. Additionally, if you do not need to use your AirPods and are above 40% battery and not in use, you should keep them outside the charging case. You can also store your AirPods in a small zipper pocket or some empty mint cases if you’re worried about losing a bud.

How long should the battery on the Airpods last on a single charge?

A single charge of the AirPods will allow you to listen to music or make phone calls for up to five hours. On the other hand, with a 15-minute charge in their case, they can last up to three hours.

Why can’t I see my AirPods case charge?

It might be worthwhile to reset your case in case that doesn’t fix the issue with the cable or charger and see if that fixes it. In order to reset AirPods, you will need to find the setting button on the back of the case. For 15 seconds, you need to hold the button until you see the light blink amber and then white.

Parag Banerjee
Parag Banerjee

Parag Banerjee is an experienced Search Engine Optimizer. He has a wide knowledge of Google Updates, Analytics, and many others. He studied Computer Application from Techno India.

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