Airdopes 173

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The noise-canceling earbuds TWS Airdopes 173 come equipped with 6mm drivers for immersive sound and a 380mAh carry cum charging case that offers an additional playtime of up to 10 hours. With a battery capacity of 43mAh for each earbud, indulge in a blissful audio experience for up to 3 hours. It has the IPX4-rated shield to offer resistance against water and dust scares.

Specifications

Headphone Type

In-Ear

HD Sound

Yes

Bluetooth Version

V5.0+EDR

Driver Size

6mm x 2 Drivers

Bluetooth Profiles

HSP, HFP, A2DP, AVRCP

Frequency

20Hz – 20KHz

Waterproof

IPX4

Voice Assistant

Yes

Earphone Battery Capacity

3.7V, 43mAh x 2 buds

Talk time/ Music time

3 hours per bud

Charging Time

2 hours

Standby Time

70 hours

Bluetooth Range

10 Meters

Buttons and Indicators

Troubleshooting FAQs

Charging

Step1: To charge the case, plug one end of the cable into the case and connect the other end to a computer or a wall adapter or a power bank.

Step2: Red LED lights indicate that the charging case is being charged. Once the charging case gets fully charged, the LED turn into white.

Note: The LED lights located on the charging case indicate the battery status of the case.

1.To charge the earbuds, put the earbuds into the charging case in their correct orientation.

2. A solid Red LED will indicate that the earbuds are being charged. Once fully charged, the LED indicator turns in to Green for 1 minute.

3. Once the earbuds are fully charged, the charging case automatically switches off to save power.

Note: Before using the earbuds for the first time, it is recommended to fully charge the earbuds. Also, please keep the lid of the charging case closed. While charging and use a 5V/2A adaptor.

1. Check if the stickers on the charging points of the ear pods are removed or not. If not then it is to be removed and the ear pods will start charging once put inside the charging case.

2. Check if the charging cable connected to the case is not broken, use other charging cable and also ensure that the charger being used is not of 9V or 12V as that will damage the case. The LED lights located on the charging case indicate the battery status of the case.

1.Ensure that the earphone case is charged for charging the earbuds.

2.Check to see if the earbuds have been put inside the case in the right orientation, and a white light on the earbuds will indicate they are still being charged. This light will go off once the earbud’s have been completely charged.

3.Clean the magnetic connector pins on the case and connector place on the earbuds with a clean cloth with mild alcohol and check the charging of the earbuds again

4.After cleaning, put the left earbud into the case in desired orientation and close the lid.

5.After cleaning, put the right earbud into the case in desired orientation and close the lid.

6.Once both the earbuds are charged, the LED on the case will go off.

1.Check if the charging pins of the case are clear and there is no obstruction.

2.Check if the charging pin of the earbuds are clear and there is no obstruction.

3.Check if the orientation of the earbuds inside the case is correct and they have been properly inserted inside the case.

4.Check if the pogo pins are clean. You may do so by gently cleaning it cotton swabs with alcohol.

Device Controls

1.Power ON:

Step 1:To switch the earbuds on (Smart Power On) simply open the lid of the charging case. OR
Long touch the CTC on both earbuds for 3 seconds to manually power on the earbuds.

Step 2:Both the earbuds will automatically pair with each other. The earbuds will enter into the Connection Mode indicated by 3 flashes of Green LED.

2.Power OFF:

Smart Power Off:

Step1: After usage, remove both the earbuds from your ears.

Step2: Place the earbuds back into the charging case in correct orientation.

Step3: The earbuds will automatically switch off (and enter into charging mode).

Manual Power Off:

Step1: Long touch the CTC on both earbud for 8 seconds to manually power off the earbuds.

Step2: Once the earbuds get turned off, place them back inside the case and close the lid.

Step 1: Power off the earbuds, long press both the MFBs for up to 10 seconds or until LED blink red and green thrice. 

Step 2: Keep the earbuds back inside the case in correct orientation and close the lid.

Step 3: Congratulations! Your Airdopes 173 has been Reset and ready to establish connection again.

​Below are the cases where factory reset may be helpful

  • One earbud is not working

  • Earbuds are not getting connected or scanned

  • Earbuds gets disconnected during a phone call

  • If there are exceptions in usage

Long press the MFB for 2 seconds to activate the voice assistant

Single press the MFB on either earbud to answer an incoming call and once again to hang up an ongoing call.

Long press the MFB for 2 seconds to reject incoming calls. 

Single tap on either earbud’s MFB to play or pause music

1. When playing music, double press the right earbud’s MFB in order to skip to the next song on the playlist.

2.  When playing music, double press the left earbud’s MFB in order to return to the previous song on the playlist.

Note: Volume cannot be controlled via earbuds and can only be adjusted via phone/media device.

Step 1: Please note that both the earbuds can be used in mono mode. Use either of the two options; Smart Power On or Manual Power On for switching on the desired earbud.

Step 2: The selected earbud will automatically enter the connection mode indicated by alternating Green LED flashes. 

Step 3: Turn on Bluetooth on your phone/media device and search for ‘Airdopes 173' to connect.

Note: To switch to Stereo mode, simply take out the other earbud from the case. It will automatically power on and pair with the previously selected earbud, hence enabling Stereo usage.You cannot skip tracks or return to the previous tracks in Mono mode.

Poor Sound Quality

1.  Check if connected device does not have any equalizer settings applied.

2.  Check if the problem still occurs if the device is moved closer and all obstacles in the middle are removed.

3.  Check if the distortion or quality lowers at all volumes or only at high volumes.

4.  Check the sound on different media players and different devices and if the distortion happens on all devices or only on specific ones.

5.  Check if the problem occurs at all levels of charging or only at low charging levels.

6.  Check if the earbuds do not have water droplets, in case they do, use the blow dryer to dry out any water from a distance.

7.  Check if the earbuds are clogged with ear wax, simply clear the earbuds to restore the original sound.

1.  Check if connected device does not have any equalizer settings applied.

2.  Check if the problem still occurs if the device is moved closer and all obstacles in the middle are removed.

3.  Check if the distortion or quality lowers at all volumes or only at high volumes.

4.  Check the sound on different media players and different devices and if the distortion happens on all devices or only on specific ones.

5.  Check if the problem occurs at all levels of charging or only at low charging levels.

6.  Check if the earbuds do not have water droplets, in case they do, use the blow dryer to dry out any water from a distance.

7.   Check if the earbuds are clogged with ear wax, simply clear the earbuds to restore the original sound.

Bluetooth Connectivity

1.Check if the device is in pairing mode and indicating that by alternating green and red LED flashes on either earbud.

2.Check if the device is in the range of Bluetooth (usually 10m) and if there are any obstructions in between.

3.Check if the device being connected to supports Bluetooth connections or not.

4.Check if it is a passcode issue and if so enter 0000 / 1234.

5.Check if the device being connected to does have any software issues or not – Check to forget the device on Bluetooth, update the mobile software, if it still does not work try factory resetting the device.

1.Check when both the earbuds are taken out of the charging case, the earbuds will enter into the Connection Mode, indicated by light blue LED flashes.

2.If one of them fails to smart power on, to manually switch the earbuds on (Manual Power On), long touch the CTC for 3 seconds on both Left and Right earbuds for switching them on until the LED light begins to flash in red and white colours.

3.Place the earbuds in the charging case and then try using them again. Check if it connects automatically.

4.Check and see if hard resetting the device work as desired or not.

5.Check if the earbuds are charging or not. If not then clean the earbuds and the charging case specially the charging pins and connectors with mild alcohol swab and see if it goes in charging mode or not.

1.Check if restarting the device resolves the issue.

2.Check if the same problem happens for different devices and media players.

3.Check if there are any obstructions between the earbuds and the device and clear them, move the device at a closer range to the earbuds and see if it still affects it.

4.Try factory-resetting the device.

Simply the earbuds back in to the case and take them out or perform the factory reset.

Dysfunctional Voice Assistant

  1.  Check if the pairing device has the feature enabled. Google Assistant or Siri should be enabled to use this feature from your device.

  2. Please follow the steps carefully, long touch the CTC for 2 seconds and release, this should allow Google Assistant or Siri to pop up on the media screen of the device. Though under some circumstance, this feature may or may not work on some devices which may be restricted by default.

Product Functionality

1.Check to see if the device has been properly charged first or not. A blue light on the earbuds will indicate they are still being charged. This light will go off once the earbud’s have been completely charged.

2.Check if the voltage of the charger is correct for the charging case and if the lights on the bottom are glowing to indicate the charge level.

3.Check by switching the earbuds on manually, press and hold the capacitive touch control for 2 seconds until the LED begins to flash in blue.

4.Check if the device was not subject to any mishandling, broken wires or exposed to direct sunlight or hazards like fire.

5.Check if the charging pins of the case and earbuds have some dirt accumulation or corrosion and clean them with alcohol swab and then put them back in the case for charge and the earbuds should start charging.

1.Check if the controls do not work while connected to another device

2.Check if the media player being used supports such controls and if the controls do not function on call or other media players

3.Check if the controls have been physically damaged or exposed to any hazards.

4.Check if the control area has some sweat and oil as that might interfere with the capacitive touch control and clean the control area to remove any oil or sweat and the touch control should start working.

Microphone Functionality

1.Check if restarting the device resolves the issue.

2.Check if dust or ear wax as accumulated near or inside the microphone port, there is no blockage on the microphone.

3.Check if sweat or water has gone inside the microphone.

4.Check if there are any obstructions between the earbuds and the device and clear them, move the device at a closer range to the earbuds and see if it still affects it.

1.Check if restarting the device resolves the issue.

2.Place the earbud’s in the charging case and then try using them again.

3.Try factory-resetting the device.

General FAQs

Product Functionality

No. Airdopes 173 does not support aptX codec by Qualcomm.

No. The volume cannot be controlled via earbuds and can only be adjusted via phone/media device.

Airdopes 173 wireless earbuds offer battery backup of up to 3 hours on a single charge. They also give a total playback time of 13 hours along with the charging case.

The battery capacity of Airdopes 173 is 43mAh for each earbud and the charging case has a battery capacity of 380mAh. The earbuds take around 1.5H to fully charge.

No, Airdopes 173 supports only standard charging.

Yes, you can use any adapter to charge your Airdopes 173 Charging case.

Water/Dust Protection

Yes, Airdopes 173 are IPX4 Sweat and Water resistant.

No. It is not recommended to submerge the Airdopes 173 in water or to swim with it.