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Yourbigpalal83

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Original poster
May 22, 2015
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Is it just me or is anyone having an issue lately with their Airpod pro only coming out of one ear? Both are charged, and i can manage to get either the left or right working, (so i know its not a defective pod) but cant for the life of me manage to get them both working at the same time on any device.

I deleted it and then re added it, still the same thing. Any advice? Is this a software glitch (It does the same with both the mac, iphone, ipad pro) or should i contact apple?
 

Markgnyc2

macrumors 6502
Nov 17, 2013
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I had this happening just on my Mac and I think I solved it. When the AirPods were connected I went into sound preferences and the balance was all on my right AirPod. I moved it to the middle and I had sound coming from both ears. Lets see if it continues to work.
 

H-B0mb

macrumors 6502
Mar 15, 2012
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I have this issue too. Sometimes I just see the right pod and is connected and not the left
 

Yourbigpalal83

macrumors regular
Original poster
May 22, 2015
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yeah i contacted apple and they want me to pay to have them replaced despite a recall. i might just wait for either a software update see if that fixes them cause i doubt its a hardware issue, or just go down to apple after the holidays and exchange them for a new pair!
 

MPclk2006

macrumors 6502
Sep 20, 2013
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Kentucky
I had that issue before but it turned out it was because one of the airpods did not charge event though they were both in the case.
 

Deadeyeshark

macrumors regular
Aug 1, 2011
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England
I’m having this issue, Apple support suggested the following (seems v long winded), will try tomorrow, I think its a bug around sharing or switching. Doubt it’s hardware related.

"▪ 1. Make sure that all instances of AirPods are unpaired by going to Settings > Bluetooth > AirPods > Tap the

'i' > Forget this Device on the companion iOS device (this step is important)
▪ 2. Connect a lightning cable to the Charging Case and connect to a power source.
▪ 3. Place one airpod AirPod in the case and put them within 4 inches of the iOS device (be sure you're not on/using the phone during this part).
▪ 4. Reset the AirPods by holding the button on the back of the charging case for at least 20 seconds.
▪ 5. Once reset, pair the single AirPod to the iOS device.
▪ 6. Play music (or another audio source from the iOS device) through the AirPod for at least 30 seconds.
▪ 7. Place the AirPod back in the charging case.
▪ 8. Close the lid and wait 30 minutes. It is very important to wait the full 30 minutes with the lid closed. If this process is interrupted at all, it has to start over completely.
▪ 9. After the full uninterrupted 30 minutes, open the Charging Case lid.
▪ 10. Take the AirPod out of the case and leave it out for 10 seconds (not in use).
◦ Repeat steps 1-10, but this time place the replacement AirPod in the case in step 3.
◦ Once completed, please take the next steps.
▪ 1. Put both AirPods back in the case.
▪ 2. Reset the AirPods by holding the button on the back of the charging case for at least 30 seconds.
▪ 3. Setup the AirPods through the standard setup process "
 

iliyan61

macrumors newbie
Mar 20, 2020
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Is it just me or is anyone having an issue lately with their Airpod pro only coming out of one ear? Both are charged, and i can manage to get either the left or right working, (so i know its not a defective pod) but cant for the life of me manage to get them both working at the same time on any device.

I deleted it and then re added it, still the same thing. Any advice? Is this a software glitch (It does the same with both the mac, iphone, ipad pro) or should i contact apple?
I had a similar on mine were the right just wouldn't connect and I did a full reset of the AirPods and they've been fine since then.
 
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