Apple is introducing the 4C165 firmware this evening, which is related to AirPods 2, AirPods 3, AirPods Pro and AirPods Max. All headphones are now on the same level when it comes to updating.
4C165 Firmware Available for Various AirPods
The story is similar to previous updates: Apple doesn’t move the list of changes and other bug fixes. So it’s hard to tell which firmware 4C165 brings to different pairs of AirPods.
You can check the installed version. Go to Settings > General > Info, go down and select your AirPods. The installed firmware version is located in the “Internal software version” line.
How to force the update to install
How do I update my AirPods? Officially, Apple does not offer a solution. The download and installation are done automatically in the background. but it exists Technology that Genius uses in the Apple Store To force a download, here it is for AirPods (Pro):
- Make sure AirPods are within Bluetooth range of your iOS, iPadOS, or macOS device
- Listen to music or other audio content with AirPods for at least 30 seconds
- Put the AirPods back into the charging case and close the cover
- Connect the charging case to a power source via Lightning
- Wait 30 minutes and first of all don’t open the case during this period or else you will have to start again
And the headset for AirPods Max:
- Make sure AirPods Max is within Bluetooth range of your iOS, iPadOS, or macOS device
- Make sure your AirPods Max battery life is greater than 20%.
- Listen to music or other audio content with AirPods Max for at least 30 seconds
- Insert AirPods Max into the smart case and wait 30 minutes
- Or, if you don’t have a Smart Case with you, don’t touch your AirPods Max for 30 minutes
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