Apple says a pair of AirPods should last around five hours if you’re playing music, or around two hours of talk time, before needing to be recharged.
The charging case should be good for around 24 hours, or 11 hours of talk time.
If you’re seeing times significantly lower than this, your AirPods may be faulty.
How long do AirPods last before they break?
The tiny batteries buried in AirPods start to wear out in a few years. This despite the original AirPods being, at most, 2.25 years old. Those who bought AirPods soon after the late-2016 launch are reporting decreasing battery lives. In some cases, the original five hours on a single charge dropped to half that.
Can AirPods go bad?
Out of the box, the AirPods should last for around five hours on a full charge, delivering up to three hours of talk time on the AirPods 2 and AirPods Pro — up from two hours on the original AirPods. Over time though, this will start to wear down.
Do AirPods break after years?
You’ll Have to Replace Your $160 AirPods Every Few Years. AirPods are one of Apple’s most beloved new products. But, if you love them so much that you use them every day, expect the irreplaceable batteries to only last a few years at most. AirPods have been on the market for a little over two years now.
How long do AirPods last on full charge?
With a fully charged AirPods case, you can charge the buds multiple times, extending the battery life for a full 24 hours. Thanks to the W1 chip, the AirPods can get 3 hours of charge in 15 minutes, which should help get you through that long commute.