Apple has released a new firmware version, 5B59, for the AirPods 2, AirPods 3, original AirPods Pro, and AirPods Max. This update is from the 5B58 firmware that was released in November. The company does not provide detailed information about what is included in the firmware update, but it can be installed over-the-air when the AirPods are connected to an iOS device. To upgrade the AirPods software, place them in the case, connect to a power source, and then pair them with an iPhone or iPad. The firmware will update automatically after a short period of time. To check the firmware version, connect the AirPods to an iOS device, go to the Settings app, tap General, tap About, and then tap AirPods. The firmware version will be listed under “Firmware Version.”
This update includes new features and improvements that enhance the performance of the devices. The new firmware can be installed over-the-air when the AirPods are connected to an iOS device. Apple does not provide detailed information about what is included in the firmware update, but users should expect improved performance and new features.