Fake AirPods Pro models are currently becoming more rampant than ever. Because of these, many people are losing their money because of the counterfeited products.

Fake AirPods Pro Now Becoming More Rampant: How To Check If Apple Earphones Is Genuine; Don't Be A Victim Of Counterfeiters
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Fake AirPods Pro Now Becoming More Rampant: How To Check If Apple Earphones Is Genuine; Don't Be A Victim Of Counterfeiters

AirPods Pro is just one of the Apple gadgets that counterfeiters are targeting. Because Apple's popular wearable device is quite expensive, many consumers are trying their best to acquire one unit at a cheap price.

Are There Cheap Airpods?

However, you need to remember that if the seller's offered price is way lower than the original cost of the official AirPods Pro, then there's a high chance that it is a fake one. As of the moment, various retailers and online stores are offering popular Apple earphones.

These include Amazon, Best Buy, and other big names. But, since counterfeited products are rising, authorities are now suggesting the public buy their favorite wearable device from the official Apple store or an authorized Apple dealer.

Aside from these, there are still some ways you can buy a cheap AirPods Pro without getting fooled by a fake model. To help you further, here are some key factors you need to consider before buying a cheap Apple earphone.

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Fake AirPods Pro: How to Identify One

According to Apple Insider, if you want to avoid getting fooled by a fake Apple AirPods Pro, the first thing you can do is check the difference between the offered and original prices.

Fake AirPods Pro Now Becoming More Rampant: How To Check If Apple Earphones Is Genuine; Don't Be A Victim Of Counterfeiters
(Photo : Screenshot from Twitter post of @jslreview)
Fake AirPods Pro Now Becoming More Rampant: How To Check If Apple Earphones Is Genuine; Don't Be A Victim Of Counterfeiters

If it is too cheap, then it is definitely a fake model. On the other hand, you can also try buying second-hand AirPods Pro if you really want to have one of your own. There are some sellers in Amazon and other authorized online stores and retailers that are offering used AirPods Pro at a very low price.

On the other hand, some people claimed that one of the most important things you can do is check if the seller is offering the product for viewing. This way, you can meet each other, allowing you to check the actual product.

After that, just make sure to check if there the logo of Apple is original, as well as its stickers. Aside from this, you can also check if it is working with your iPhone. You can do this by connecting it via Bluetooth.

How To Access AirPods Pro Settings

  1. Charge the AirPods Pro
  2. Pair the AirPods Pro to your iPhone
  3. Open the case
  4. On your iPhone, go to Settings, Bluetooth
  5. Tap the "i" option for information icon at the right of the AirPods Pro name
  6. Tap and hold on the serial number that appears
  7. That copies the serial number and you can paste it into the "Check Your Service" site

MacRumors reported that since fake AirPods Pro are increasing in numbers, the U.S. Customs is now getting involved to prevent the counterfeiters from victimizing Apple consumers. 

For more news updates about AirPods Pro and other Apple wearable devices, always keep your tabs open here at TechTimes.

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