Apple has released a new firmware update, version 6.1.32, for the second-generation AirPods Pro. The update includes bug fixes and other improvements, though no specific details have been provided. Users cannot manually update the AirPods’ firmware; it is an automatic process that occurs when the device is charged and connected via Bluetooth. Users can check their AirPods’ firmware version through the Settings app on their iPhone.
In the last couple of months, Apple has dropped several new firmware updates to AirPods, especially for the Pro models. Today, the company has started rolling out another update for the AirPods Pro 2nd-generation. 9to5Mac has reported that the latest update carries the firmware version 6.1.32 and has the build number 6B32. It is now rolling out to AirPods Pro 2nd-generation.
The update applies to both AirPods Pro 2nd-genration Lightning as well as the recently launched AirPods Pro USB-C.
AirPods Pro 2nd-generation firmware update: What’s new
As far as changes are concerned, Apple has always been conservative in sharing the details of the AirPods update. This time, it’s no different than all the previous updates. There’s no detailed release notes available for the latest firmware update, except “bug fixes and other improvements”.
AirPods Pro 2nd-generation firmware update: How to update AirPods
As we all know, Apple does not allow users to update AirPods firmware manually. It is an automatic process and happens when AirPods are charged enough and connected to the devices via Bluetooth.
However, there’s an option to check if the AirPods is running the latest firmware update or not.
To check your AirPods firmware version:
Head to Settings app on iPhone
Navigate to Bluetooth option and find your AirPods from the list of devices
Tap the “i” next to them
Here, check the firmware version
Here’s the list of latest firmware versions of all the AirPods
AirPods Pro (2nd generation) with MagSafe Charging Case (USB-C): 6B32
AirPods Pro (2nd generation) with MagSafe Charging Case (Lightning): 6B32
AirPods Pro (1st generation): 6A300
AirPods (2nd and 3rd generation): 6A300
AirPods Max: 6A300
AirPods (1st generation): 6.8.8