Apple shocked the world in 2016 when it launched its AirPods. These wireless earbuds look amazing and their offer a truly wireless experience that Apple fans have been asking for a long time, especially since Appl removed the 3.5mm auxiliary headphone jack. Now that three years have passed since Apple launched the original AirPods, the Cupertino based tech giant has decided to reveal the next-generation of AirPods.
Introducing: AirPods Second Generation
The new AirPods ship with lots of improvements when compared to the original model, but the feature that stands out the most is the all-new Apple H1 chip. This chip offers fast performances and it improves the stability of the connection between the AirPods and iPhones or iPads.
What’s truly impressive about the H1 chip is the fact it offers 30% lower gaming latency which means that the AirPods will enhance all listening experiences, be it podcasts or music.
How to Get The Latest Firmware Update on AirPods
Now that we presented a short introduction for the new generation of AirPods, let’s get straight to the matter at hand. The problem that AirPods users will be faced with after purchasing the wireless earbuds is to make sure that they are running on the latest firmware.
Therefore, the following guide will help Apple fans figure out if their brand-new AirPods are running on the latest firmware version on iPhone and iPad:
- Double check to see if AirPods is connected to the iOS device;
- Open the “Settings” men on the iPhone, then tap on “General”;
- Next, tap on the “About” option;
- Now, tap on the “AirPods” option;
- All that is left to do now is to check the number next to “Firmware Version” and make sure that it’s the latest one available.
In case the AirPods are not running on the latest firmware version, then Apple fans need to connect the charging case to a power source using the Lighting to USB cable. After doing this, make sure that the AirPods are paired to the iOS device and that an internet connection is in close proximity to the charging case. This is all that Apple fans need to do because the AirPods will automatically download the latest firmware version and install it.