With the AirPods in the case and the lid open, hold the button on the back until the light between the AirPods flashes white.
This resets the AirPods to factory settings.
Remove the AirPods from your Bluetooth settings as other commenters have said and re-pair them with your phone.
How do I get my AirPods off someone elses phone?
Remove an Apple Watch or AirPods: Turn off Apple Watch or put AirPods in their case. Then, in Find My iPhone on iCloud.com, tap All Devices, select offline device, then click Remove from Account. To prevent an Apple Watch or AirPods from reappearing, unpair it in Bluetooth Settings on all of your devices.
Can someone use my stolen AirPods?
Yes.! If the complete set is stolen, it can be used easily. There’s a pair button in the Airpods Case that allow others to connect with the Airpods. Once stolen and out of your phone’s range it can be easily used by other.
Why are my AirPods connecting to other phones?
Open Control Center and make sure that Bluetooth is on. Put both AirPods in the charging case and make sure that both AirPods are charging. The status light should flash white, which means that your AirPods are ready to connect. If your AirPods don’t connect, press and hold the setup button on the back of the case.
Can you reset stolen AirPods?
But what if your Airpods get lost, or worse, stolen? Well, if the thief has an iPhone, iPad or Mac they can easily reset the product and make it their own. Unfortunately, there’s no way you can block your lost or stolen Airpods as they’re not connected to Wi-Fi. If you’re lucky enough you might be able locate them.