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I can not pause music by taking one AirPod out .why?

iPhone 6s, iOS 11.2.6

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Mar 17, 2018 5:47 PM in response to eyal68 In response to eyal68

Hello eyal68,

Thank you for using Apple Support Communities!

I understand from your post that when you take one of your AirPods out the music does not pause. What you are describing sounds like you do not have Automatic Ear Detection enabled. When this is not enabled the audio continues to play whether you have your AirPods in your ears or not. The following article has some additional information which you may find helpful:

Learn more about your AirPods with charging case - Apple Support

Turn Automatic Ear Detection on or off

By default, AirPods sense when they're in your ear and receive the audio from your device. AirPods also pause and resume playback when you remove one of your AirPods, or stop playback—and won't resume—when you remove both. When you have Automatic Ear Detection on and you're not wearing your AirPods, audio plays through your device's speakers.

When you turn off Automatic Ear Detection, these features are off and all audio plays to your AirPods whether or not you're wearing them.

Best Regards.

Mar 17, 2018 5:47 PM

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