Yes, your AirPods will lose battery power when not in the case. Your battery drainage will occur naturally as if the AirPods are still in usage but in low power mode. This is largely based on the fact that the AirPods enter a low power while the proximity sensor remains active.
Leaving AirPods in their case can drain their battery if they are still connected to your device via Bluetooth. They do not drain as quickly as they would if they were being actively used, but their battery does drain if they are still connected to your phone.
Always place your AirPods in the case When they are kept out of the case, the sensors are always alert if you suddenly decide to put them back in your ear. This causes a lot of battery draining.5 days ago
But since your AirPods are designed to always be ready for use, you will lose battery when your AirPods are not placed back in the AirPods case. The AirPods enter a low power mode when not in use. This is what drains battery energy.
Always place your AirPods in the case This causes a lot of battery draining. So if you are in the habit of leaving your AirPods out and about, we suggest you change that and put the AirPods back in the case after you are done using them.6 days ago
If you are using outdated firmware on your AirPods, battery issues tend to manifest. In such cases, we advise you to update the firmware of your AirPods to the latest version to resolve your battery draining issue.6 days ago
The case was designed by Apple to put the AirPods in ultra-low power mode while they are in the case. This means that the AirPods lose battery at an extremely slow pace compared to the rate of battery loss while outside the case due to the sensors that are placed within the case.
I've noticed that my AirPod battery drains when not in use and inside the case. Around 30% was lost overnight, without being used of course.
If your AirPods die fast, there might be some ways to extend the battery life. Your AirPods should run for anywhere from three to five hours on a single charge.
The AirPods enter a low power mode when not in use. This is what drains battery energy. As long as the AirPods are connected to your smartphone via BlueTooth, there will be some battery drainage taking place. The Proximity sensor feature in your AirPods also draws power when it is left on.
To get an estimate of the battery level of your AirPods case, remove your AirPods from the case and open it. Then check the status light, which is either on the front of the case or inside it. If the status light is green, your case is charged. If it is amber, your case has less than one charge left.
If you turn on iCloud Backups it only backs up once a day, and only when the phone is plugged in, connected to Wi-Fi and the screen is locked. So it does not put any load on the battery; it actually backs up while the phone is charging and otherwise idle, and will have no effect on battery life.
Lithium-Ion batteries suffer in extremely cold temperatures: According to Battery University, cold temperature “increases the internal resistance and diminishes the capacity” of a Li-ion battery. Specifically, they estimate that at -18 degrees Celcius a Li-ion may only deliver 50% of its capacity.
If your AirPods are connecting to your phone while in the case, this probably means the case is not closing and connecting with the AirPods properly. Firs we recommend you clean out the case and make sure there is nothing that may be interfering with the magnetic connection at the bottom or the lid.