Apple released a new firmware update for the AirPods lineup with unknown bug fixes and performance improvements.
The two models that didn't get updated are the original AirPods, and the second-generation AirPods Pro.
Apple hasn't provided any detailed release notes for the firmware update. It is expected to contain the usual bug fixes and performance improvements.
How to check AirPods firmware version
Apple doesn't provide a way to install new firmware versions for devices such as AirPods directly. However, it is possible to check the current firmware version.
- Open the Settings App.
- Select General.
- Select About.
- Select the AirPods currently connected to the device.
- A menu that shows relevant device information, including the firmware version, will appear.