Nothing Ear (1) Case Not Charging- How To Fix?

Nothing Ear (1) is the most popular earbuds after Apple AirPods. Its unique transparent design grabbed lots of media attention.

Carl Pei is the founder of Nothing Ear (1). He’s the same person who founded the OnePlus smartphone.

A few weeks ago, I plugged my Nothing Ear (1) case with my charger and noticed that the light was not glowing. I worried and searched for solutions on the internet.

I didn’t find any satisfactory solution. Later, I followed a few steps, and the charging light started glowing.

If your Nothing Ear (1) Case is not charging then, read this guide. I’ll share a few tips to fix the issue.

Why Nothing Ear (1) Case Not Charging?

Nothing Ear 1 Not Charging

There is no specific answer to this query. There could be many reasons causing the issue. It could be your faulty charging cable, faulty power adaptor, faulty case port, etc.

We shall discuss all the possibilities in this guide. Later, I’ll share the issue that happened with my Nothing Ear (1) TWS and how I resolved that.

Nothing Ear (1) Case Not Charging- How To Fix?

My Nothing Ear (1) case was not charging a few months ago. I pressed near the LED light and my Nothing Ear 1 charging light started glowing. In my case, there was some issue with charging indicator only.

However, if your Nothing Ear 1 case is not charging then follow these steps-

1. Check USB Cable

First of all, you’ve to check your USB cable if your TWS case is not charging. You have to make sure that- USB cable is not damaged or defective.

You can inspect it carefully and replace if you notice any damage. You can check with your Phone USB cable and check if it works.

Nothing Ear (1) supports wireless charging too. So, if you’ve a wireless charger at home, you can try that.

2. Check Case Charging Port

Secondly, inspect your USB type C port and make sure that it’s clean. If you notice any dust particle inside, clean it with a soft cloth and toothpick.

The dust particle or debris accumulation insulate the electricity flow. Due to which, earbuds case doesn’t charge. You should clean your charging port after every 4-6 weeks.

3. Faulty Power Adaptor

If your Nothing Ear 1 case not charging with original charging cable then check your power adaptor too. Nothing Ear (1) charge with any normal 5W to 15W power adaptor.

Make sure your adaptor is good by connecting any other device with it. If the issue persist with adaptor then replace and get a new one.

4. Reset Nothing Ear (1)

If none of the above methods works, you can reset your Nothing Ear (1).

How To Reset Nothing Ear (1)?

Follow these steps to reset Nothing Ear (1)-

  • Remove the charging cable from case.
  • Place both the earbuds in the case.
  • Close the lid.
  • Press and hold the case button for 30 seconds.
  • Now go to your smartphone Bluetooth settings.
  • Click on More Info icon.
  • Tap on Forget This Device and tap again to confirm.
  • Now pair the earbuds again with your smartphone.

Note– Case button is located near USB port.


I’ve mentioned various DIY tips to fix Nothing Ear 1 not charging. If nothing works, please contact the customer support team and get it replaced/repaired on the service center.

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