By design, changing the volume on Apple’s AirPods requires either using the volume buttons on your phone, or using Siri to increase or decrease the volume.
While your iPhone adjusts the volume in 6 percent increments, Siri adjusts the volume in 12–13 percent increments.
“Lower the sound by 25 percent”
How do I fix the volume on my AirPods?
You can adjust the volume level for each pod. Restart your iOS device or other connected device. Turn off Bluetooth and wait a few seconds and turn back on. On your iPhone or iPad, you can do this by going to Settings > Bluetooth.
Can you control volume on AirPods 2?
Volume Control for Second-Generation AirPods & Airpods Pro
If you have a pair of second-generation AirPods or Airpods Pro and would like to raise or lower the volume, you can now do so without tapping your earbuds. Just say, “Hey Siri, raise the volume” or “Hey Siri, turn down the volume.”
Can you change volume on AirPods without Siri?
The options include: Siri, Play/Pause, Next Track, Previous Track and Off. Now, if only Apple can figure out an easier way to control volume using an AirPod without having to use Siri.
Why are my AirPods different volumes?
If you find that one AirPod is loud, while the other is quiet, it’s usually an accessibility setting making that change. Go to Settings > General > Accessibility and scroll all the way to the Hearing section. If your problem is that sound is only playing in one AirPod, check out these tips.