AirPods Pro Not Charging: How To Fix?

AirPods and iPhones are the daily drivers of people. Can you imagine your single day without your Airpods and iPhone?

It’s tough!

But, how it feels when your place you placed your Airpods in the case last night and in the morning you notice that Airpods battery level is still low.

It’s really a bad morning…

If your AirPods pro not charging then read this guide completely. Here we’ll learn the various solutions to fix the not charging issue of Apple Airpods Pro.

Why Is My AirPods Pro Not Charging In Case?

Airpods Pro not charging

Despite of magnificent design and build quality, sometimes one or both Airpods Pro won’t charge in the case. It’s frustrating anyways but a good news is AirPods not charging in case issue can be troubleshoot easily and at home.

I know it’s annoying because you’re going to watch your favourite movie or listen to your favourite playlist on Spotify.

You can fix the Airpods not charging in the case by following these methods:

1. One AirPod Pro Not Charging

If your one Airpod Pro not charging (right or left) in the case means there is some issue with your Airpod placement. Mostly, it happens due to improper placement of Airpods in the case.

Airpods Pro has a silver ring at the bottom part which goes inside the Airpods case. The silver ring works as the charging connector that touches with the charging pin (gold color) inside the case.

Airpods Charging Pin

Also, if you notice any dirt or debris inside the charging case, use ear cleaning buds or soft fabric to clean the dirt.

Also Check: AirPods 3 Not Charging: How To Fix?

2. Both Airpods Pro Not Charging

If your both Airpods Pro not charging in the case then first of all connect it with your iPhone and check the battery percentage of the Airpods case.

If your AirPods case is not charge, connect with a lightning cable to charge it fully. Once the case is fully charged, put your Airpods properly and wait for few minutes.

Also the dirty case will prevent the charging. When we travel or keep Airpods in our jeans, it attracts dirt and debris. You can use soft debric and isopropyl alcohol to clean the Airpods and case.

How To Fix AirPods Pro Case Not Charging?

Airpods Pro Case not charing

Airpods case not charging? Don’t worry! We’ll try to fix it here. It’s a common issue that many Airpods customers facing.

Follow these steps to fix AirPods Pro Case not charging no light when plugged in:

1. Inspect Your Lightning Cable

If your AirPods case won’t charge then first thing you have to do is- inspect your lightning cable. Your charging cable is the most vulnerable part. Due to frequent uses, it gets damage.

Inspect visually and notice if there is any sign of damage. When you find any damage, ensure it by inserting your iPhone. If your iPhone is charging then your lightning cable is working.

Use a different USB cable if your iPhone won’t charge too. You can order a new lightning cable on the Amazon.

2. Change Your Power Outlet

Sometimes power outlet is faulty and we ignore that. If your Airpods case not charging then insert the power adapter to another power outlet and verify if it’s charging or not.

3. Clean Lightning Connector

Airpods Pro case uses lightning connector to charge. Check if your lightning connector is dirty. If you notice any dirt, clean it with the help of toothbrush and isopropyl alcohol.

4. Use Wireles Charger

If your Airpods case not charging no light appears when you connect the lightning cable then it’s possible that lightning connector is damaged. You can try a wireless charger to charge your Airpods pro case.

5. Update The Firmware

Outdated firmware can also prevents or slow the charging process. Due to which Airpods case not charging to 100 percent. If your Airpods Pro not charging then update the firmware.

You can follow these steps to check and update Airpods firmware:

  1. Remove your Airpods from the case and close the lid.
  2. Now place the Airpods inside the case and keep the lid open.
  3. Bring it close to your iPhone.
  4. Once Airpods Pro connected to iPhone, go to Settings.
  5. Go to General and scroll down.
  6. Tap on the Airpods Pro option to check firmware version.
  7. Install if any firmware update is available.

6. Reset Your Airpods

Sometimes resetting the Airpods can fix the charging issue. If you tried all the above methods but problem is not solved yet then reset your Airpods.

Follow these steps to reset Airpods Pro:

  1. Go to iPhone’s Bluetooth settings.
  2. Tap on “More Info” (i) icon besides the Airpods Pro.
  3. Now click on “Forget Device“.
  4. Tap again to confirm the forget device.
  5. Now open the Airpods case lid.
  6. Press and hold the setup button (backside of the case).
  7. Take the Airpods close to iPhone until it detects.
  8. Connect the Airpods Pro and follow on-screen instructions.

That’s it! You have successfully reset your Airpods Pro.

Why is my left Airpod not charging?

Let Airpod won’t charge because of dirt and debris. Clean your left Airpod and place it properly in the case.

Why is my right Airpod not charging?

If your right Airpod not charging then make sure to place it properly in the case. Also, reset the Airpods to fix the issue.

Why is Airpods not charging on MagSafe?

Airpods has wireless charging feature. A lot of people uses Airpods case covers to prevent from scratch. The plastic cover prevents the MagSafe charging. Remove if you’re using any case cover.

Why Airpods not charging to 100 percent?

Usually the outdated firmware prevents the Airpods to charge fully. If your Airpods not charging to 100 percent then update the firmaware.


Airpods Pro is the best noise cancelling earbuds and it works great with Apple ecosystem. If your Airpods Pro or case won’t charge then follow the above-mentioned solutions.

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