An error has been observed causing AirPods Pro 2 to lose connection on Google Pixel smartphones. It has now been corrected.
A bug was discovered last month in AirPods Pro 2 Caused a simultaneous outage of both Wireless headphones When paired with a smartphone Google Pixel. Today we learn fromAndroid Police That the problem is no longer: it has been corrected by a New firmware version (5B58) Posted by Apple on their headphones at Noise reduction.
There is a temporary solution so far to restore the connection between the AirPods Pro 2 and the Pixel device, but this small “cheat” (which consists in disabling the Bluetooth A2DP download from the parameters of the smartphone in use), had an effect on the sound quality. Thus, the arrival of the patch in good and deserved form is most welcome for the (few) users involved.
How do I install the latest firmware on AirPods Pro 2?
To update the AirPods Pro 2 firmware, there is no need to look in any settings: everything is done automatically … when connected to an Apple device. A new double-edged sword in the case of AirPods 2 Pro used on Google Pixel.
If you’re worried, chances are you’re also a user of an Apple product and the AirPods Pro 2 serve you just as much in the latter as the Google Pixel. In this case, the headphones will update themselves as soon as they are connected to your iPhone, iPad, or Mac.
If AirPods Pro 2 is your only Apple product, the process will be more complicated. Going to a friend’s Apple device may be a solution, but it is not possible to force the installation of the firmware update manually, you have to wait for it to install automatically… which can be done immediately, just after a few days.
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