Fixed: Powerbeats 3 Won’t Turn Off.

Powerbeats Pro Won't turn OFF

Many people have a complaint that their Powerbeats 3 not turning off. Here I am going to tell you the solutions to fix this issue. If you have the same problem, this article will help you to fix it.
Before trying these solutions, unpair the Powerbeats from the paired device.

Solution 1: Turn off your Powerbeats

  1. Plug your Powerbeats into a power source.
  2. While charging, press and hold the Power Button until the light turns off. Now the Powerbeats will be turned off.

Solution 2: Reset (Force restart) powerbeats3

  1. Press and hold the Power Button and Volume Down Button until the indicator light flashes.
  2. wait for few minutes and then turn off your Powerbeats.

Solution 3: Remove the battery

One of the users said that this solution worked for him perfectly.

  1. Remove the battery from the Powerbeats. Now it will automatically turn off.
  2. Then put the battery back in and then turn on it.
  3. Now turn it off.

Solution 4: Don’t charge your Powerbeats

  1. Don’t charge your Powerbeats until it dies.
  2. Then plug it into a power source.
  3. Check whether it is charging or not. If it is charging, wait for a while and then turn it on.
  4. Now try to turn it off.

Solution 5: Update Powerbeats earphones

  1. Download the beats updater on Mac/Windows.
  2. Launch the updater on PC/Computer.
  3. Turn on Powerbeats.
  4. Connect your Powerbeats earphones to a PC/Computer using the micro USB cable.
  5. Tap the Powerbeats status icon in the menu bar.
  6. Tap the name of your Powerbeats and it will lead you to the beats updater website.
  7. Click “Update” and then follow the onscreen instructions.

Note: To update Powerbeats’ firmware, you should have at least 20% battery.

Solution 6: Forget Powerbeats

If you have paired your Powerbeats with iPhone,

  1. Go to Settings->Bluetooth.
  2. Make sure that Bluetooth is turned on and Powerbeats are connected.
  3. Tap (i) info symbol next to the name of your Powerbeats earphones.
  4. Next, tap “Forget This Device”.
  5. Tap “Forget Device” to confirm.
  6. Turn off Bluetooth.
  7. Now turn off your Powerbeats.


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Other solutions:

  1. Turn off Bluetooth on the Paired device and then turn off your Powerbeats.
  2. don’t charge your Powerbeats for one or two weeks even it dies. Then connect it to a Powersource and then turn it on. Now turn it off.

I hope above the solution may help to fix your Powerbeats 3 won’t turn OFF issue. If you have any doubts regarding this, let us know through your comments.

1 comment
    Ok, first I thought it was me who could not turn them off. Then I went online, and was so relieved to find that the problem I had in turning off Powerbeats was a common concern. Phew.
    I first turned bluetooth off on my mini ipad.
    Pushing the power button and holding it down did not help.
    BUT–and thank you so much–I tried holding down the power button on the powerbeats and the the volume down AND IT WORKED!!!! Thank you!

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