Apple Releases New Firmware for AirPods Pro 2

Apple today debuted a new firmware update for the second-generation AirPods Pro, marking the second update that the earbuds have received since their fall launch.

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The existing 5A377 firmware has been updated to version 5B58.

There is no word on what features might be included in the refreshed firmware, so we don't know what's new. Apple also does not provide instructions on how to upgrade AirPods software, but firmware is generally installed over-the-air while the ‌‌AirPods‌‌ are connected to an iOS device. Putting the ‌‌‌‌‌AirPods‌‌‌‌‌ in the case, connecting the ‌‌‌‌‌AirPods‌‌‌‌‌ to a power source, and then pairing the ‌‌‌‌‌AirPods‌‌‌‌‌ to an iOS device or Mac should force the update.

You can check your ‌‌‌AirPods‌‌ or ‌‌‌‌‌‌‌AirPods Pro‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌ firmware by following these steps:

  • Connect your ‌‌‌‌‌‌‌AirPods Pro‌‌‌‌‌‌‌ to your iOS device.
  • Open the Settings app.
  • Tap General.
  • Tap About.
  • Tap ‌‌‌‌‌AirPods‌‌‌‌‌.
  • Look at the number next to "Firmware Version."

If we learn about any features in the firmware update, we'll update this article with details, but the software likely offers only minor bug fixes.

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christarp Avatar
21 months ago
Wow, an early start on making ANC worse!
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21 months ago
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21 months ago
Per Apple's firmware site:

* Bug fixes and other improvements

This is vague and unsatisfactory in my opinion.
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21 months ago
I still remember the first update of my AirPods Pro 1..


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21 months ago
RIP excellent ANC. Gone too soon again
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21 months ago

in places like the subway, I also got a vaguely queasy feeling
Isn't that normal for the NYC subway? ?
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