AirPods Pro 2 Charging Issue? Very Slow Wireless Charging?
Are you experiencing AirPods 2 Pro charging issues? Are they charging very slow or not charging at all when opting for wireless charging with the Apple Watch MagSafe charger or any other third-party wireless charger?
AirPods Pro 2 Charging Problem?
The issue has been reported by Andrea:
“AirPods Pro 2 charge very slow with apple watch charger! anyone else having the same problem?”
We’ve found similar complaints on Reddit:
“AirPods Pro Gen 2 charging with Apple Watch charger incredibly slow!”
Are you experiencing the same wireless charing problem? Please detail it in the comments. We’re looking to determine how widespread this issue. We also need more details to report the unexpected behavior to Apple.
How To Fix AirPods Pro 2 Slow Charging?
You can apply the following troubleshooting steps:
1. 5A377 Firmware Update
Apple has released a day-one firmware update that’s exclusive to the AirPods Pro 2. You can force your wireless earbuds to update by applying these tricks.
Fact: AirPods 5A377 firmware might fix the slow charging problem. Does it?
2. Use 20W Charger
If the AirPods Pro 2 aren’t charging as fast as expected, make sure that you’re using the proper accessories.
Tip: Use your Apple Watch MagSafe charger together with the 20W power adapter to ensure fast charging.
Don’t have one? Grab it easily from Amazon. It’s currently discounted (-5% off): Apple 20W USB-C Power Adapter.
3. Avoid Third-Party Chargers
This AirPods Pro 2 charging issue seems to affect third-party wireless chargers. Until, it gets fixed we recommend you to charge the regular way using the Lightning to USB-C cable that’s shipped in the box.
Fact: If you also experience problems with third-party chargers please name them in the comments. The same goes for wireless chargers that work as expected!
Have you managed to fix AirPods Pro 2 charging very slow? Do you have a better solution? Share your feedback in the comments please.
Related: To find out everything that you can do with your new AirPods Pro 2, read our extended review available over here.
I’m seeing a CRITICAL notification that tells me to replace battery of my brand new airpods pro 2! Is this a bug?
Yes, it is. Are you getting it on Mac or iPhone? Your device is confusing AirPods Pro 2 with AirTags and when the battery is low it will ask you to replace it because the AirTags don’t have re-chargeable batteries. We’ve covered this here:
Thanks for reporting!