AirPods that sound great for music listening sometimes have issues on iPhone calls. Some users experience call quality issues. Why can't callers hear me on AirPods, I sound far away? How do I increase microphone call volume on AirPods?
By default, AirPods are set to automatically switch between left and right microphones when on a phone call. When AirPods are connected to the iPhone, but callers can't hear your voice try this fix.
For AirPods owners having problems with call quality follow these steps:
- Navigate to Settings -> Bluetooth
- Tap on your AirPods
- Choose Microphone
- Tap Always Left AirPod or Always Right AirPod