Apple has released a new firmware update for the AirPods range with unknown bug fixes and performance improvements. The new firmware update is available to users of the AirPods range, including the AirPods 3, the first-generation AirPods Pro and AirPods Max. The new version number is 5B59, higher than 5B58. However, the two models that haven’t been updated are the original AirPods and the second-generation AirPods Pro.
AirPods, AirPods Pro and AirPods Max get new firmware update
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In addition, Apple has not provided detailed release notes for the firmware update. However, the update contains the usual bug fixes and performance improvements.
To check the firmware version of AirPods:
Apple doesn’t provide a way to directly install new firmware versions for devices like AirPods. But firmware is installed over the air while the AirPods are connected to an iOS device. Place the AirPods in the case, connect the AirPods to a power source, and then pair the AirPods after a short time.
- First of all, connect your AirPods or AirPods Pro to your iOS device.
- Open the Settings app.
- Now select General.
- Select About.
- Now select the AirPods currently connected to the device.
- A menu appears with relevant device information, including the firmware version.
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