What do Different Lights Mean on Airpods (All Colors Explained)

Airpod lights are one of its most unique and interesting features as each of them indicates something different. Many people have wondered what each light means and what they signify.

This blog post will provide a comprehensive guide to Airpod lights. We will explain what each light means and how you can use them to your advantage. Stay tuned for more information!

1. What do lights mean on Airpods when they are in the case:

If you own a pair of AirPods, you may have noticed that there are different colored lights that indicate various things. The lights on AirPods when they are in the case signify the following:

Green light when AirPods are in case:

The green light on your Airpods case means that your AirPods are fully charged and ready to be used.

Amber or Orange light when AirPods are in case:

This means that your AirPods are charging, but they are not yet full. When they are fully charged, the light color will be changed to green which indicates fully charged.

What does flashing white light on AirPods mean:

The flashing white light on AirPods means that the AirPods are in pairing mode and are finding a nearby apple device to connect. Once paired with any Apple device, the light will stop flashing and show a constant white light.

2. What do lights mean on Airpods when they are not in the case:

The lights on AirPods, when they are not in the case, signify the following:

Green light when AirPods are not in case

Green light means that your AirPods case has sufficient battery to charge your AirPods to full battery at least once. When your AirPods case is fully charged, it will then also show a green light.

Amber or Orange light when AirPods are not in case: 

This means that your AirPods case has a low battery, and you need to charge it. After charging, your Airpod case will show a green light, which indicates they have been charged.

3. What does Airpods light mean when the case is plugged in

Amber or Orange light: This means that your AirPods case is still low on battery and does not have enough battery to charge your AirPods even once.

Green light: Green light when plugged in means that your AirPods case has been fully charged.

No light: When your AirPods show no light when plugged in, this means that your AirPods case is faulty.

4. Why is your AirPod flashing red and blue light?

If you are sure that your AirPods are flashing red or blue light, then your Airpods might not be genuine. This is because Apple’s original Airpods never flash red or blue light.

People just think of amber or orange light as red light. Anyways, light on these AirPods means:

Airpods blinking Red and blue light at the same time: If your Airpods blink red and blue, it means that they are in the pairing mode.

Airpods Blinking only Blue light: After your Airpods are connected to your iPhone, they will blink blue light after 3 sec, indicating they are being used.

Airpods blinking only red light: When your AirPods are low on battery, they will blink red two to three times and then turn off.

No LED light whether your AirPods are in the case or not

If your AirPods case is not showing any light, it means that your AirPods case is completely dead and needs to be charged. After you plug in the charger, your AirPods will show an orange light indicating that they are charging.

Flashing Orange or Amber light on Airpods Case:

All of the light colors we explained in this article indicate some basic functionalities of the AirPods.But, if your AirPods are flashing orange light, then that means there is an issue with the connection between your AirPods and your iPhone.

To fix this, read our article “How to fix Airpods blinking orange light.”

Conclusion

Knowing what the light patterns mean on your AirPods is important. You should now be able to know if they’re in pairing mode or not, whether they need charging or are “dead,” and how much battery life you have left before needing to recharge them again. 

We hope this article helped you understand Airpord lights and their meanings. If you have any questions feel free to ask in the comments below. Also, please share this article with your friends who also have AirPods.

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