Identifying generations

AirPods model identification

If your device has iOS 14 or later, try this method:

  • Select Settings > Bluetooth
  • Find your AirPods in the list
  • Tap the info button next to the AirPods
  • Read the model number

Don't have iOS 14 or can't find the number according to the instructions above? Try this.

  • Connect AirPods to your device
  • Select Settings > General > About
  • Find your AirPods in the list (make sure the case lid is open)
  • Tap and find the model number

Recognize the AirPods generation.

  • The 1st generation AirPods are models A1523 and A1722 (the 1st generation charging case is model A1602);
  • The 2nd generation AirPods are the A2032 and A2031 models.