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How To Fix AirPods Max Not Charging Issue?

30 Jun 2022, 19:24 GMT+10

Apple has released the AirPods Max, and they are too good on paper. It is a high-end headphone with high bass and a wide soundstage for closed-back headphones.

Interestingly, it has many advantages, which cover 20 hours of battery life and noise cancellation, which suppresses the background noise and makes the voice clear.

There is also a special feature named Spatial Audio, and there are many more features that you will love in the AirPods Max; for instance, it has the fastest Bluetooth pairing with any iOS device.

AirPods connects to iOS devices as well as other non-iOS devices; Siri is quite accessible, and a smart way to turn it on and off, easy way to autoplay and auto-pause are some other great features that Apple has provided.

One of the most common issues is that AirPods max doesn't charge, which sometimes is caused by hardware or it can be a software issue. So, let's understand what has happened to your AirPods max; we have mentioned a step-by-step guide to resolve the charging issue.

Before we proceed, let's begin answering some frequently asked queries and then see the fixes.

  1. Why is my AirPods Max not charging past 70 Percent?

Many people have the same query that AirPods max doesn't charge past 70 percent. So, to solve this issue, Apple has recently launched a special feature that is an optimized battery charging feature to the AirPods, which supports extended battery life; So, this feature is a standalone feature that can be activated or deactivated from the AirPods settings.

The problems seem to come over even after the feature is activated, and you can't charge 100 percent, then there might be many reasons. Firstly, Make sure you have a genuine charger the reason behind it is the compatibility of the device; secondly, Check if you have a proper power supply to charge your AirPods max to 100 percent.

  1. Why is AirPods Max Charging, but there is no Light?

We use a USB cable and USB adapter to charge the max AirPods. First of all, check the connection between the adapter and AirPods, and then check the power supply.

If everything works fine, but still the light doesn't work, then check the adapter by connecting the charger to another device. If the adapter or connection wire has been damaged, then change it.

If the adapter is in good condition and the connection is perfect, check the charging case to see whether it is working. In case you are using a wireless charger, but your AirPods don't charge, then go with the wire provided with the AirPods.

So, how do we exactly fix the charging issue on an AirPods max?

How to fix AirPods max charging issues?

Method 1: Check the software updates

It may be the software issue that is preventing your AirPods from turning on. To fix this kind of bug Apple periodically releases the software updates on a regular basis. So, if you still haven't updated, then update the software; eventually, it may resolve the issue. If the bug still exists, even after updating the software and your problem seems to be unsolved, it may be the hardware issue.

Method 2: Battery status of the AirPods

The first thing is that check whether the battery of the AirPods is working or not. If there is an issue with the battery, replace it with a new one. If not, then resolve the problem by checking the connection between the charger USB adapter and the AirPods. If you are using a wireless charger, then use the wire which was provided with the AirPods.

Method 3: Inspect your AirPods for dust and debris

A small tip is that keep the AirPods intact in such a way that no external particle enters the AirPod's case. If at all something enters into your AirPods, then clean the AirPods and the charging case later, and insert the earbuds properly into the case. If you feel that airports are not inserting properly while placing AirPods in their case, it may be a physical issue with the AirPods or the charging case.

Method 4: Ensuring the battery health of the charging case

To check the charging case, connect the case to the charger without AirPods to know the issue. If the case charges in 15 mins and the battery remain upto 3 hours of audio playback, then the battery present in the case may be damaged. To fix this issue, try to replace your charging case with a new one.

Method 5: Check the connections

First, check the power supply. If there is any loose connection or issue with the power supply, then solve it by Checking the connection between the charging port and USB adapter. If the wire has been damaged, then you may not be able to charge the AirPods correctly. Make sure that the power adapter is correctly inserted into the power outlet.


We hope that we have guided you through all the possible working methods to fix your AirPods max charging issue. Please leave us your valuable feedback below in the comment section. If you have some better fixes and methods, do mention them.

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