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Why aren’t my AirPods showing battery?

If your AirPods battery is not showing up, this post will show you likely reasons why and what you can do about it.

If the AirPods battery widget does not show up when you open the case with the AirPods inside, it could be because the AirPods or the case is out of power or because you need to reset and reconnect your AirPods.

Why are my AirPods not showing the battery widget on iPad or iPhone?

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To get the AirPods battery widget to show up on iPhone, you are meant to put your AirPods in the case then open the lid near to your iPhone or iPad.

After a few seconds, a widget should appear that shows the charge in your AirPods and the case.

If that does not work, it could be because the case does not have any charge in it. When you open the case, an orange or green light should appear. If no light appears, it means that the case does not have any charge in it.

Otherwise, it would help to reset and reconnect your AirPods by doing the following:

  1. Forget your AirPods from your device
  2. Put them in the case
  3. Open the lid and hold the button for 15 seconds until the light flashes orange then white.
  4. Reconnect your AirPods to your devices

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How to see the AirPods battery percentage on Mac?

To see the battery percentage of the AirPods and the case on Mac, open the lid of the case and click on the Bluetooth section in the control panel on the top right of the menu bar.

How to see how much charge is in the AirPods case?

To see how much charge is in the AirPods case, you can:

  • Open the case near to an iPhone or iPad with the AirPods inside the case
  • Look at the Bluetooth section on the Mac’s Bluetooth while the lid of the case is open.
  • Open the case while the AirPods are not inside the case. If the light flashes orange, it means that less than one full charge is in the case. If the light is green, it means that at least one full charge remains in the case.

Why do my AirPods not show up when I open the case?

If your AirPods do not show up when you open the case, it might be because they are out of power. Otherwise, you should try resetting and reconnecting your AirPods to your device as explained above.