AirPods 6A300 Issues, Features, Improvements, Bugs & More

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AirPods 6 update

AirPods 6A300 update is available for AirPods 2, 3, AirPods Pro and AirPods Max, while AirPods Pro 2 get the 6A301 build! This important update comes with new features and improvements! We also track bugs fixes as well as new issues, problems & more!

AirPods 6A300 Update

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This firmware refreshes the previous 5E135. It’s available to all AirPod models excepting the original ones which stick to 6.8.8.

AirPods firmware updates are installed automatically. However, you can force the update right now by preforming the following steps:

  • 1. Connect AirPods to charger and allow them to fully charge to 100%.
    Important: Both AirPods and case have to be fully charged!
  • 2. Connect AirPods to iPhone, by opening the lid of the case.
  • 3. Keep the lid open and check Version number. Seeing 6A300?

How To Check AirPods Firmware Version

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  • 1. Connect AirPods to iPhone.
  • 2. Open Settings. They should show up at the top of the menu.
  • 3. Tap the [airpods name].
  • 4. Scroll to About and check Version number.

AirPods 6A300 Features

Apple highlights the changes available in this release, in this support document:
airpods 6a300 features

  • 1. Automatic switching improves across devices as AirPods 6 update works together with the other major releases like iOS 17, iPadOS 17 and macOS Sonoma!
  • 2. AirPods Pro 2 get spectacular new features like Adaptive Audio, Conversation Awareness, and Personalized Volume to the AirPods Pro 2!
  • 3. Press to mute and unmute adds convenience and control on calls for AirPods 3, AirPods Pro 1 and 2 and AirPods Max.

Any other changes reported by users are tracked here:

  • 1. To be updated! (Contribute in the comments!)

AirPods 6 Issues

Problems reported for this release are updated here along with available workarounds:

  • 1. To be updated. (Contribute in the comments!)

AirPods 6A300 Bugs Fixed

Issues addressed from the previous version are updated here:

  • 1. To be updated! (Contribute in the comments!)

Have your AirPods updated to firmware 6A300? What’s your favorite new feature? Do you experience any bugs or have any questions? Share your feedback in the comments!

Related: Apple has also rolled out iOS 17 & iPadOS 17 (21A329), watchOS 10 (21R356) macOS Sonoma 14 RC (23A339) and tvOS 17 (21J354) and HomePod 17 (21J354).