Green light (with power source): This means that your AirPods case is fully charged and you can remove the charger. Flashing amber light: A flashing light generally means something has gone wrong. In this case, a flashing amber light denotes a pairing error. If you see this, it means you'll have to reset your AirPods.
Green light (without AirPods in): The AirPods charging case is charged sufficiently. Green light (while connected to power source): AirPods and case are fully charged. Flashing amber/orange light: Your AirPods are experiencing a pairing error. No light: Either they are not in use or have run out of battery.
Recharge the AirPods and case For any of the existing AirPods variants, the orange light signifies that you need to charge them already. So, if your AirPods still flash orange, maybe a quick plug to a power source can solve it.
The AirPods case status light shows the charging or connection status. An amber or orange light indicates that it's charging. When the light turns green, the AirPods are fully charged. The light stays on for 8 seconds.
When you plug your AirPods case in or place it on a wireless charger, the light at the front will turn amber. After a while, it will turn off, but you can open your case to see if it is still amber, which indicates that it is charging. A green light indicates a full charge.
Is your AirPod case flashing orange instead? This indicates a pairing or connection error to your device. You might need to reset the AirPods for this. A quick factory reset will resolve many common AirPod issues.
Amber Light When the Case is Empty An amber or orange light with the case empty means that the case needs to be charged. It doesn't have enough juice to provide a full charge for the AirPods. Once the case is fully charged, it can then charge the AirPods without a power source.
Does the Status Light Stay on When Charging and What Do the Colors Mean? The status light on the AirPod case stays on for 8 seconds after it's placed on charge. A steady amber or orange light means it's charging. That light is a sure indicator that everything is working right.
How to Fix AirPods Flashing Orange Light
To charge your AirPods, place them into their case and close it, and then connect the case to a charger. You can't charge AirPods directly — instead, you charge the carrying case, which will charge the AirPods when they're placed inside.
During normal circumstances, the orange or amber light on your AirPods case means charging is underway. The light will remain steady, and it will switch to green when charging is complete. If your AirPods LED indicator is flashing orange, it means the AirPods have encountered an unrecoverable error.
The Issue. If you see that your AirPod case is showing a red light, this has to do with low battery. An amber or red light on the AirPods case while the AirPods are not inside the case, means that your actual case needs to be charged.
The orange light you see is officially classified by Apple as amber. If you're confused with it, just remember that orange and amber pertain to the same light color. Flashing white light: AirPods are in pairing mode. Amber/Orange light (with AirPods in): Your AirPods are charging inside the case.
The presence of this light indicates that the case is charging. Blinking or flashing white: If the LED light is blinking or flashing white, the AirPods are ready to pair via Bluetooth. Blinking orange or amber: When the LED blinks amber/orange, it means the AirPods have encountered a pairing error.