Soundcore Life A3i Manual | Instructions & Troubleshooting 2022

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The Soundcore Life A3i have 10mm oversized drivers, hybrid active noise canceling to reduce external noise up to 35db, around 9 hours of battery life + 27 hours using the charging case, the IPX5 certification, a specialized app, and more. Learn how to use them with this new Soundcore Life A3i Manual.

Soundcore Life A3i Manual | Pairing And Charging Instructions!

Soundcore Life A3i Manual | How to Pair / Connect?

To iOS and Android phones

Step 1: Open the lid of the charging case. After that, the earbuds will turn on automatically. Also, you can press and hold the multifunction button on both earbuds for about 3 seconds

When a white light starts flashing in the charging case, the earbuds will be ready to pair with any device.

Step 2: Turn on the Bluetooth on the desired device.

Step 3: Go to the device’s Bluetooth settings.

Step 4: Select “Soundcore Life A3i”. If a password is needed, type “0000”.

Step 5: After that, the white flashing light will turn off, and the pairing will be done.

To PC (Windows)

Step 1: Turn on Window’s Bluetooth.

Step 2: Go to the settings.

Step 3: Go to “Bluetooth and other devices”.

Step 4: Click on “Add device”.

Step 5: Click on Bluetooth.

Step 6: Open the lid of the charging case. After that, the earbuds will turn on automatically. Also, you can press and hold the multifunction button on both earbuds for about 3 seconds

When a white light starts flashing in the charging case, the earbuds will be ready to pair with any device.

Step 7: Select “Soundcore Life A3i”.

Step 8: After that, the white flashing light will turn off, and the pairing will be done.

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Soundcore Life A3i Manual | How to Wear?

Step 1: Take both earbuds out of the charging case.

Step 2: Identify the left and right earbuds.

Step 3: Choose the ear tips that best suit your ears.

Step 4: Insert the headphones into the inner canal of the ears.

Step 5: Rotate for the best possible comfort and best fit, and make sure that the microphone is pointing to the mouth.

Soundcore Life A3i Manual | How to Turn On and Off?

Turn on: Open the lid of the charging case. After that, the earbuds will turn on automatically. Also, you can press and hold the multifunction button on both earbuds for about 3 seconds.

Turn off: Place the earbuds into the charging case. After that, the earbuds will turn off automatically.

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How to Control? / How to Operate? – Instructions

  • Play or pause music: Press the multifunction touch button on any of the earbuds two times.
  • Play the next song: Press the multifunction touch button on the right earbud two times.
  • Turn the volume up: Press the multifunction touch button on the right earbud one time.
  • Turn the volume down: Press the multifunction touch button on the left earbud one time.
  • Answer an incoming call: Press the multifunction touch button on any of the earbuds one time.
  • End a current call: Press the multifunction touch button on any of the earbuds two times.
  • Reject an incoming call: Press and hold the multifunction touch button on any of the earbuds for about 2 seconds.

Soundcore Life A3i Manual | How to Activate ANC Mode?

To activate or deactivate the ANC mode in the Soundcore Life A3i, all you have to do is to press the multifunction touch button on the right earbud three times.

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Soundcore Life A3i Manual | How to Charge?

Earbuds

To charge the earbuds, all you have to do is to place them into the charging case and close the lid. The earbuds will start charging automatically.

Charging case

To charge the charging case, all you have to do is to connect the case to a USB charger or charging port with the included USB-A to C cable. It will start charging automatically.

Soundcore Life A3i Manual | LED Light Status

Charging case

  • A white light flashing while the earbuds are connecting: The earbuds are connecting with the device.
  • Said light turns off: Successful connection.
  • A white light flashing with the earbuds inside: The earbuds are charging.
  • A white light on with the earbuds inside: The earbuds are fully charged.
  • A white light lashing: The case is charging.
  • A white light on: The case is fully charged.
  • A red light flashes 3 times: The earbuds are resetting.
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Soundcore Life A3i Manual | How to Activate Mono Mode?

To activate or deactivate the mono mode in the Soundcore Life A3i, all you have to do is to pair the earbuds to the device and take out one of the earbuds from the charging case. It will start working by itself.

Soundcore Life A3i Manual | How to Reset?

Step 1: Delete all “Soundcore Life A3i” records on the connected device.

Step 2: Place the earbuds into the charging case.

Step 3: Press and hold the multifunction touch button on the charging case for about 10 seconds, until a red light flashes 3 times. After that, the resetting will be done.

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A Guide To Soundcore Life A3i APP

The Soundcore Life A3i can be used with an application, called Soundcore. This application is available for iOS and Android devices. 

  • First page: The first page of this application is the home page, where you can see the battery percentage of both earbuds, as well as the Ambient Sound, Tip Fit Test, and equalizer settings and controls.
  • Second page: Not only will you be able to see the controls available on the earbuds, but they can also be activated, deactivated, or changed if desired.
  • Third page: Here, not only can you see the types of sounds that can be used with the earbuds, but you can choose one depending on the tastes of each user.
  • Fourth page: In addition to having information, this application also has the possibility of helping to make sound tests, to make sure that the earbuds work correctly.
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Soundcore Life A3i Manual | How to Update the Firmware?

Step 1: Open the Soundcore app.

Step 2: Connect the Soundcore Life A3i to the app.

Step 3: Go to “More Settings”.

Step 4: Go to “Update Firmware”.

Step 5: Place the earbuds into the charging case and keep its lid open.

Step 6: If an update is available, press “Update”. After the updating ends, take the earbuds out of the charging case and it will be done.

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Some Common Earbuds Problems & Troubleshooting

Left / Right / One side of the earbuds have stopped working

If this happens, it may be because it is low on battery or it did not connect correctly with the device. To fix this, you can do the following:

1. Try charging the earbud that is not working or both, placing them in the charging case.

2. Try factory resetting the earbuds.

3. Check if the earbuds are operating within a normal working range

If that doesn’t work, the earbud is probably faulty, and I can go for a refund or replacement of it.

Left / Right / One side of the earbuds has a low volume

If this happens, it may be because the earbuds are dirty or the volume is set low. To fix this, you can do the following:

1. Try cleaning the earbud using a cotton swab or carefully clean the mesh with a pin.

2. Try factory resetting the earbuds.

Microphone not working

If this happens, it can be because the microphone is muted, or the earbuds are badly positioned. To fix this, you can do the following:

If the microphone is muted, check the device microphone volume. If that doesn’t work, that means that there might be a defect in the earbud, so try replacing them or get a refund.

Soundcore Life A3i earbuds not connecting to Windows/laptop/PC

If the earbuds are earbuds not connecting, it can be because the Bluetooth on the computer has a pairing problem. To fix this, you can do the following:

1. Try disabling Bluetooth from nearby devices >>> then activate pairing mode of the earbuds, pair and connect earbuds from Settings >>> Bluetooth & other devices >>> Add a new device >>>> elect Bluetooth,

2. Try uninstalling and reinstalling the Bluetooth driver, or update the Bluetooth driver. All can be done in Manage >>> Device Manager, reset earbuds (if available), and then repeat the step.

3. Try resetting the earbuds as said in the pairing section above.

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FAQs

Are the Soundcore Life A3i waterproof?

No, the Soundcore Life A3i are not waterproof (IPX6 and up). They have a rating of IPX5, which means they’re protected against some water projected from a nozzle.

Does Soundcore Life A3i have a microphone?

Yes, the Soundcore Life A3i have integrated microphones.

Do Soundcore Life A3i have low latency/gaming mode?

No, the Soundcore Life A3i don’t have low latency/gaming mode.

How to know when Soundcore Life A3i are fully charged?

When the earbuds are charging, a white light flashes on the case. When fully charged, that light turns white.

Can Soundcore Life A3i connect to PC and Laptop?

Yes, the Soundcore Life A3i can connect to PCs, laptops, and tablets.

Are Soundcore Life A3i noise cancelling?

Yes! These earbuds come with noise cancellation technology.

We hope you now know how to operate the earphone from the above Soundcore Life A3i Manual. Want to know anything about the earphones? Do not hesitate to ask in the comments section.

In case you want or need to contact the Soundcore company, all your information can be found on its Support Page, where you can find numbers and emails available for several countries!