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Does the light stay on when AirPods are charging?

This post will show you if the light, on the AirPods and AirPods Pro charging cases, is meant to stay on when you start charging them.

The light on the AirPods charging case is not meant to stay turned on. It only stays turned on for 8 seconds when you start charging it. When you put the AirPods in the case, the light show stay turned on for about 3 seconds to signal that the AirPods themselves are being charged.

If light turns off, there are ways you can tell that the case is charging still. If your light stays turned on, it might be a sign that your case is not working properly or that it is actually a fake case.

Does the light stay on when AirPods are charging?

The light on the AirPods Pro and AirPods charging case, does not stay turned on when it is charging. It lights up for a few seconds then it turns off and the AirPods continue being charged.

An orange light means that the case is charging. A green light means that the case is fully charged.

To tell if the case is fully charged, take the cable out then put it back in again. If the light appears green, it means that the case is fully charged.

When you put the AirPods themselves in the case, the light should appear for about 3 seconds. An orange light means that the AirPods are being charged and a green light means that they are fully charged.

To see if the AirPods are fully charged, open and close the lid. If the light is green, it means that the AirPods are fully charged.

You can also see how much charge the AirPods case has by opening it near an iPad or iPhone.

Read more: Why do my AirPods connect while in the case?

Does the light stay on when AirPods pro are charging?

The light does not stay on while the AirPods Pro case is charging. The light will appear for a few seconds then it will turn off and the AirPods Pro will continue charging.

The light also does not stay on when the AirPods Pro’s themselves are charging. The light will appear for a few seconds then turn off.

Read more: Can you find lost AirPods using Android?

Why does my light stay on while AirPods are charging?

Light stays on when charging the case

If your light stays turned on when the AirPods case is charging, it could mean that the case is broken, the charging cable is broken or there is a problem with the wireless charging mat you are using.

It would help to see if the cable is broken by seeing if it can charge other devices normally.

If it does not, it means that the issue is with the cable. It would also help to do the same with the wireless charging mat if you are using one.

If the case is still charging fully, it would probably be the best option to just let it be. However, if the case is not charging fully, it would help to take it to an Apple store to see if they can find the issue.

Light stays on when charging the AirPods

If the light stays turned on when charging the AirPods themselves, it might be because the lid is broken, there is debris inside the case, the case is broken, or possibly because the AirPods are broken.

It would help to check the inside of the case to see if there are debris and to clean it with a cloth.

If the AirPods are still getting charged, it would likely be ok to just leave it how it is. Otherwise, you will likely need to take it into an Apple store to see if they can fix it or replace it.

How do I know if my AirPod is charging?

You can tell if your AirPods are charging because the light will appear on the case when you put them in the case and close the lid.

An orange light means that the AirPods are being charged and a green light means that they are fully charged.

Are my AirPods charging if the light isn’t on?

When you put the AirPods in the case and close the lid, the light should appear for a few seconds and will continue charging after the light turns off.

If the light does not appear, it would be likely to be because the case is out of battery.