It can be easy to feel frustrated when one or both of your Airpods blinking orange, but there’s usually no need to worry about this issue. Here’s what you should know about why your Airpods are blinking orange and how you can get them back up and running quickly.
What does it mean when your Airpods blinking orange?
When your AirPods are blinking orange, it means that they need to be charged. The charging case will also blink orange. To charge your AirPods, place them into the case and close it shut. Plug the Lightning cable into the bottom of the charging case. plug the other end into an outlet or your computer. Your AirPods will automatically start charging once you connect them to power and turn on Bluetooth in Settings on your iPhone or iPad.
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What if it doesn’t work?
If your AirPods are blinking orange, this means that they’re out of battery. You can use a Lightning cable to power up your AirPods or charge them in the carrying case. You can also connect your AirPods to a USB power adapter and plug it into an outlet or connect it to a computer with a USB port. If you don’t have access to any of these options, you’ll need to wait until they’re charged before you can use them again.
How long will charging take?
If your AirPods blinking orange, it means that the battery needs to be charged. The blinking light indicates how much charge remains. If the light on one of your earbuds is blinking, it means that it has less than 10% battery life remaining and should be charged as soon as possible. Once you place your AirPods into their charging case, the case will display a white lightning bolt in its window to indicate that charging has begun. It typically takes about two hours to fully charge your AirPods while they’re in their charging case.
Can I use them while they charge?
If you have a pair of AirPods that is blinking orange, don’t worry! When the battery is low, it will blink orange. You can still use them while they charge by putting them back in the charging case and plugging it into your computer or other USB power source. This will allow you to use the AirPods for up to 24 hours before needing to recharge them again. If you are unable to charge them at all, then it may be time for a replacement set of AirPods. It might also be time for a replacement. if your AirPod case has been sitting around unused for too long (which can cause some battery issues).
When should I replace them?
If your AirPods blinking orange, you’ll have about another 5 hours of listening time. When the battery is completely drained, it will blink orange continuously until you charge them. In order to get the most out of your AirPods, it’s best to keep them charged between charges. If they’re not in use and not charging, they will power off after 15 minutes.