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Why does my AirPods case not have a light on the front?

If your AirPods case does not have a light on the front, you might be wondering why and if this means that you have a fake AirPods case. This post will show you why you do not have a light on the front and how to tell if it is a fake case.

The wireless AirPods cases are all meant to have lights on the front including the AirPods pro wireless case. However, the non-wireless cases have a light on the inside. If your case does not have any light at all, it would mean that you have a fake case.

If your case does not have a light on the front, but it does on the inside, it would mean that you have gotten an old AirPods case or that it is actually a third-party case.

The old non-wireless cases used to come with a light on the inside. You can get the AirPods 2 with a wireless or a non-wireless case.

Whereas, the AirPods pro and the 3rd gen AirPods now only come with the wireless case.

Why does my AirPods case not have a light on the front?

If your AirPods case does not have a light on the front, the most likely cause would be that you have an old AirPods charging case that is not wireless.

The old cases had a light on the inside of them instead of the outside.

However, if you have a wireless case that has a light on the inside or there is no light at all, it would mean that you have a third-party airpods case or a fake airpods case.

If the hole for the light is on the front of the case, but it does not light up, it could be the case that the case is out of battery, it is broken or that it is a fake case.

It would help to try charging the case and to see if that fixes it. Otherwise, it would help to take it to an Apple Store with you if possible.

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Do all AirPod cases have a light in the front?

The only AirPods cases that have a light on the front are the ones that feature wireless charging. The old AirPods cases, that were not wireless, had lights on the inside.

Also, third-party cases may or may not have lights on the front depending on the particular case.

Read more: How do I turn off my AirPods?

Why is my AirPod charging case not lighting up?

If your AirPods case is not lighting up, it might be because the light on the case is broken, there is not any power in the case or it might be a fake case.

It would help to try charging the case and to see if that fixes it. If it does not, the best option would be to take it to an Apple Store and to see if they can help you with it.

Also, it is important to be aware that the case only lights up for a few seconds when you start charging it or when you open it.