Is your Apple Air Pod constantly disconnected and reconnected? The good news is that you are not the only one with this problem. Thousands of users have complained about this since Apple introduced its Bluetooth headphones in 2016. This problem is very widespread, and now in 2021 this problem will affect AirPods users. Though, you can check out other brands such as, which gives you a better quality. In this article, we look at some possible solutions to this problem. Note that many of the solutions mentioned in this article can also be used for the Apple AirPods Pro. What to do when Apple Air Pods are disconnected? To solve this problem, you can check the following:

  • Basic troubleshooting
  • Check the battery
  • Check Bluetooth settings.
  • Check Wi-Fi options.
  • Advanced troubleshooting
  • Firmware update
  • Disable automatic ear detection.
  • Disable automatic switching.


The reason for disconnecting Apple AirPods

Before we get started on ways to prevent AirPods from crashing, it’s a good idea to look into the causes of this annoying issue. There are several reasons why AirPods disconnect. However, we address three main aspects.

  • Software issue: Usually caused by software update or accidental change of some settings.
  • Signal Interference Problem: Wireless devices are very sensitive to interference.
  • Hardware issue: Hardware really has a problem.
  • Depending on the cause of the AirPods disconnection, the troubleshooting steps for disconnecting AirPods may vary from simple to complex. Now let’s take a look at some common steps in this issue.

Check the Air Pod battery

Check AirPod battery (disconnect and reconnect AirPod from iPhone)

In light of the problems you may have with AirPods, we want to start by addressing the most common reason for frequent AirPod disconnections. Many people simply forget how long they have been using AirPods. When the battery level in AirPods exceeds a permissible level, it is subject to accidental outages. The good news is that you can quickly check your battery life on AirPods using the steps below. If you use an iPhone, you can easily do this with the Battery Widget.

  • To open the battery widget, tap and hold the Home screen until the icons start shaking.
  • To access the widget screen, tap the “+” icon in the upper left corner.
  • Look for the batteries at the bottom and then select Add Widget.

You can now monitor the battery life of AirPods and be aware of it before the battery reaches a critical level and affects sound quality. If the above method is difficult for you, you can simply ask Siri what your AirPods battery percentage is .

Check the Bluetooth settings

Check Bluetooth settings (disconnect and reconnect AirPod from iPhone)

Now that you realize that AirPods have enough charge, you should consider another issue. Because AirPods connect to Bluetooth to connect to your mobile phone, it is always a good idea to look for potential Bluetooth problems. The first thing you can do is try turning off Bluetooth and then turning it on again. Before doing this, it is best to disconnect your AirPods from any other device you are connected to.

When Bluetooth is turned on again, check to see if the AirPods reconnect automatically and if the problem is resolved. Another way you can do this is to disconnect and reconnect the AirPods from your phone. Note that this process also separates the Air Pod from other devices connected to the same iCloud account. Follow the steps below to separate Apple AirPods from your iPhone:

  • Open Settings.
  • Tap Bluetooth.
  • Tap the “i” button next to AirPods in the device list.
  • Tap to disconnect this device.


Follow these steps to reconnect AirPods to iPhone:

  • Reconnect AirPods to iPhone (disconnect and reconnect AirPods from iPhone)
  • Make sure your iPhone is locked and in the home screen.
  • Put the AirPods in your case, keep the lid open, and hold it next to your iPhone.
  • You will see a startup animation appear.
  • Tap “Connect”.
  • A startup animation appears on your iPhone.
  • Tap the connection and complete the installation steps.
  • Turn off Wi-Fi briefly

If you have trouble disconnecting from a particular device, it is best to turn off Wi-Fi on that device. Note that you only perform this step as a troubleshooting step to check if turning off Wi-Fi solves the problem. Once the Wi-Fi problem is identified, you should definitely turn it on again.

Advanced troubleshooting steps

If you still have problems disconnecting your Air Pod after following the above steps, it is better to check the following.

  • Update the operating system on AirPods.
  • Disable automatic ear detection.
  • Disable automatic switching.

Disconnection of AirPods

If your Air Pod is muted once, first check to see if you are too far away from your iPhone. Other electronic devices may also affect the Air Pod, so stay away from them. If none of these methods work, return your Air Pods to the case and wait 10 seconds to see if they reconnect successfully to the phone. If the problem persists, reboot your phone and also use the button on the Air Pod case to reconnect. Of course, taking an AirPod to one of Apple’s dealerships can definitely solve the problem.

 The sound of the Air Pod is cut off

AirPod mute

Always go to sound settings first and make sure the sound is not muffled. Do not forget to turn Bluetooth on and off. If the problem persists, go to Setting> Bluetooth> Airpods> Automatic Ear Detection and turn it off, and your problem will most likely be fixed.

 Air Pod does not work with Android device

Air Pods must be connected to any Bluetooth-enabled device. Use the button on the back of your Air Pod case as you approach the device, and then you should see your Air Pod name in your device’s Bluetooth list. Note that many Air Pod features, such as Siri and Auto Ear Detection, do not work on Android devices.

Solve the problem of not connecting the Air Pod to the iPhone

If you can not connect your Air Pod to iPhone, put it back in the case and wait for about 15 seconds. Then take it out and try the connection again. You can establish the connection manually by opening the Control Center and tapping Now Playing in the upper right corner of the box (pictured below) and manually selecting the Air Pod. This problem may be present on your mobile phone. Disable Bluetooth by turning aircraft mode on and off. If this still does not work, restart your iPhone.

Solve the problem of AirPod not connecting to your Mac

This problem is often found in older Macs that have Bluetooth with flaky chips. You can help solve this problem by turning off Bluetooth. If this problem persists you should disable Bluetooth using the following command. To do this, open a new terminal window and type the following text in it:

  1. Enter your admin password and enter again.
  2. Wait a second or two and try to connect your phone again.
  3. If this still does not work, restart your computer and refer to the Mac Bluetooth Troubleshooting Guide.

Solve the problem of not charging the AirPod

Some Air Pod users complain that their device is not charging properly. In this case, it is recommended to check your charging cable first; For example, you can connect it to the iPhone charging adapter and test it. If there is no problem with the cable, check the Lightning port. Since many of us put our iPods in our pockets and bags; Lots of cracks and other materials are placed in the charging port. You can clean it with a thin and sharp object. In any case, if you are sure that your cable is working and nothing will stop you from charging your Air Pod; plug in the power supply for 15 minutes and recharge it.


In this content, we have tried to investigate the most common reasons for disconnecting the AirPod. In fact, it is very likely that you have solved one of the above methods