Own a pair of AirPods but struggling to get them loud enough? You’re not alone.
I assume you’ve already “tried turning the volume dial up”, and still disappointed with the overall volume level.
This guide lays out a series of steps and actions you can take to get that volume dial cranked.
Be careful to not damage your hearing, though!
While you can adjust the volume during playback in your music apps when listening to music, there are ways of adjusting AirPods volume with a few simple taps.
For example, Spotify has a quick trick that can automatically increase the loudness of your music.
To do this, follow these steps:
Doing this will increase the loudness of the music you are listening to, but keep in mind that this may distort the overall sound.
Another way to increase the volume is to enter Spotify’s equalizer and select the ‘Loudness’ preset. To do this, follow the instructions below:
Doing this will add an equalizer setting that will make your track seem louder than it did previously. You can also tweak your EQ settings if something doesn’t feel quite right.
A similar process can be carried out using the Apple Music app. Just follow these steps:
If you’re wondering how to increase AirPod volume, this should help your music or podcast appear louder than before.
If your iPhone is in low power mode, you’ll be conserving vital battery power, which can affect the overall volume of your music playback.
So if you need to make your AirPods or AirPods Pro louder, make sure to disable low power mode by doing the following:
Keep in mind that if you are low on battery, this may significantly reduce the time before needing to charge again.
It is possible that one AirPod could be louder or quieter than the other, which will be off-putting when listening to music. Think of this like an AirPods volume control.
You can make a quick check on this by following these instructions:
If all else fails, then try resetting your AirPods. This involves a few quick and easy steps that will disconnect your AirPods from your device and restore them to a normal functioning volume.
Here is how to make AirPods louder by resetting your earbuds:
Knowing how to increase AirPod volume doesn’t necessarily mean anything particularly technical. In fact, it could just be a case of giving them a clean!
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AirPods, and all earbuds and headphones, will naturally build up dirt and grime throughout their lifespan, so giving them a clean can free up any nasty clogs that could be blocking volume.
Grab some cotton swabs and rubbing alcohol and gently clean around the AirPods, taking care not to damage any components or force any dirt into small crevices.
You can also pick up Isopropyl alcohol wipes to do the trick. Apple recommends 75% alcohol or higher.
Apple AirPods Pro is improving when it comes to noise canceling properties.
Most AirPods Pro will come with a variation of ear tips which you can test to ensure you are wearing the most suitable pair and therefore rejecting the most exterior noise.
Doing this is quick and easy and could solve your volume issues if you wear incorrect tips. Remember this will only work with a Pro set.
Just follow these instructions to carry out an ear tip test:
If all else fails, contact Apple customer care or visit an Apple Store. If you’re AirPods are covered under warranty and are suffering a mechanical fault, you may be eligible for a replacement.
If not, the Apple team will still be able to take a look at diagnosing the issue and solve the problem from there.