How to Factory Reset AirPods
- Put your AirPods in their case—keep the lid open.
- Hold the button on the back, as shown above, for three to five seconds until the amber light blinks three times.
- Close the lid.
- On your iPhone, go to Settings > Bluetooth > AirPods and Forget This Device, as shown below.
How do I change ownership of my AirPods?
How to rename your AirPods
- Launch Settings from your iPhone’s Home screen.
- Tap on Bluetooth.
- Tap on the current name of your AirPods under My Devices.
- Tap on Name.
- Edit the Name to your liking.
- Tap on the Back button (looks like < ).
Can AirPods be tracked if reset?
If a thief steals your AirPods, it’s painfully easy to connect them to a different iPhone. After resetting them, your AirPods are no longer paired to any of your Apple devices. They might still show up in your settings, but you can’t stop anyone else from using them.
What does resetting your AirPods do?
Apple’s original AirPods, second-generation AirPods and AirPods Pro all have a reset function that returns them to their factory settings. This can come in handy if you’re handing down the wireless earphones to someone else or you’re having any sort of problem with them.
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.