How to Charge AirPods Without Case ?

AirPods being our journey companion are hard to live without since these offer a tangle-free hearing experience. With this technological invention, you don’t have to worry about getting the wires broken or tangled, just grab your AirPods, wear them and there you go.

But, these wireless AirPods are chargeable means, you have to charge them when the battery percentage is low. The case in which AirPods are kept provides them the power whereas, the power to this charging case is provided by a charging cable.

After the launch of Apple AirPods, many companies have rolled out their wireless AirPods or earbuds that serve the purpose of wireless connectivity. Also, regardless of the brand and model of AirPods, all are charged via their respective cases.

Therefore, in case of losing the case, you can end up in deep misery. The case is not only responsible for charging the AirPods but also features a power button that allows connectivity.

Have you lost your AirPods’ case or forgot it at home? Read the article below and discover all the possible ways through which you can charge the AirPods without its case

How to Charge AirPods Without A Case – handy methods

Now that you have lost your AirPods charging case, try out the following methods to charge your AirPods.

Install the app

Fortunately, there is one app that allows you to charge your AirPods without a case in desperate times. And since you are in a desperate situation, this measure can help you fix the issue. Just follow these simple steps:

  • Open your phone’s browser and in the search bar, typecc.
  • Glance through the options and look for the “AirPods charger”
  • Click on the app as you find it and let it load.
  • Now select the “Inject” button and the downloading process will begin.
  • Fulfill the requirements that will be asked for downloading.
  • You will see a list of apps, download and install any of the two applications from the entire list.
  • Once both are downloaded, open each app and stay in there for 30 seconds – it will be the requirement to run the app.
  • After you are done, the app will allow you to navigate through it and get your AirPods charged anytime and anywhere.

Use a charger with a narrow pin

This solution might be to your surprise but yes, you can try charging your AirPods using a narrow pin charger. You must be wondering where can you find such a narrow charger that can charge your AirPods without a case, right?

Well, you must have heard about very old phones that Nokia used to roll out such as Nokia 1110. Those models were charged using a narrow pin charger. So, you can get a charger for these models easily and charge your AirPods.

You can also look for a narrow pin converter that attaches to your Android charger pin and converts into a narrow pin charger.

Wireless charging cases (for Apple AirPods only)

If you own Apple AirPods (first generation or second generation), you would be delighted to know that the company has come up with a solution for people who have lost their cases. The tech giant has now rolled out wireless charging cases for Apple AirPods users.

These cases are sold separately and can easily charge your Apple AirPods. Here is how to do it:

  • Insert your AirPods into the wireless charging case.

  • Use a Qi-compatible charging mat or stand and place the case on it.

  • Now, wait for the status light to turn on.

  • Make sure that the light goes off in a few seconds.

Note: If the light is turned off, it indicates proper charging. However, if the light is off but the AirPods aren’t charging, try repositioning the case.

Last resort – Buy a new one

If nothing mentioned above works, the only option will be to buy a new one. The case or the AirPods? Well, we have not yet certainly come across such luck where people can easily find a charging case only for their AirPods. But, you can try your luck around.Check our article about apple watch exercise ring not working.

If you have a budget and can let go of your old AirPods, invest in a whole new AirPods set.

Find your Apple AirPods via the Find My app or iCloud

In case of losing your Apple AirPods, you can locate them via the Find My application or iCloud. Apple allows you to connect your apple gadget such as Apple Watch, AirPods, etc. to your iPhone so that you can easily find them if lost.Learn how to unclog a paper shredder

Via Find My app

  • On your iPhone or iPad where you have linked your AirPods, open the Find My

  • Click on the Devices

  • From here, select AirPods.

Via iCloud


  • From your PC browser, open “”.

  • Use your Apple ID and sign in.
  • Click on “Find iPhone” and select all devices.

  • Now choose your AirPods.

After selecting the AirPods in both methods, you will be directed to your AirPod’s location on the map. If your AirPods won’t be connected to the Apple ID, you will see the last location where those were in connection.

In this way, you can find the case or your lost AirPods both.

Is it possible to connect my AirPods without its case?

If you have forgotten your case at home and have AirPods with you, do you wonder whether you can connect these to any device or not?

Unfortunately, you won’t be able to connect your AirPods with any device without having its case around. The only possibility could be when the device and AirPods are already paired as these would connect themselves when Bluetooth is turned on.

However, if the connection is unpaired, you will have to put the AirPods back into its case and connect again.

Final words

Although finding an alternative to charge your AirPods is pretty challenging, you can still try out the methods discussed above. We wish you luck since these alternative techniques are not 100% guaranteed to work for every kind of AirPods and earbuds.