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AirPods sound dropouts with MacBook

radiologyman

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Jul 23, 2011
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I bought AirPods and they are rock solid with Iphone X. When using them with 2015 rMB I have sound dropouts for several minutes at a time. I understand that range with Iphone X is better due to bluetooth 5.0 standard supported by both devices but I have sound drops when I use AirPods right in front of MacBook. I tried to reset BT module in MacBook but after clicking reset, the MacBook still remembers the AirPods. Resetting AirPods did not help. What can I try next? Thanks!
 

tomscott1988

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Apr 14, 2009
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I have exactly the same issue with my Beats X on my 2015 macbook. No problems on my phone.

Only way I find to get them back is to turn the headphones off and reconnect. Sent the old ones back because of this issue... It seems its between 8 and 18 minutes at a time. Apple had no idea... classic

I think its a bug in the software not the earphones themselves.
 
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vegetassj4

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Oct 16, 2014
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Same issue here with AirPods and Early 2013 MBP, except there are short dropouts several times a minute. So tired of Apple's ecosystem integration screwing up at regular intervals...AppleTV, Airpods, BTMM, iTunes, GPS, etc.
 
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