Apple extends repair program for AirPods Pro with crackling sound issues

Apple extends repair program for AirPods Pro with crackling sound issues

Apple last year launched a repair program for its AirPods Pro wireless earbuds, as some units had been affected by a problem causing “crackling or static sounds.” The company has now extended the AirPods Pro repair program with an additional year of coverage. When the program was originally announced in October 2020, Apple said it would cover affected AirPods Pro for two years after the first retail sale of the unit. In other words, initial customers would be able to have their earbuds replaced for free until October 2021, since AirPods Pro were introduced in 2019. Earlier this week, the AirPods Pro repair program webpage was updated with a new disclaimer saying that the program “covers affected AirPods Pro for 3 years after the first retail sale of the unit.” …
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