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ActiveBuds User Manual

  • Using Spotify

  • Accessing ChatPal

  • Real-Time Translation

  • Pairing with Smart Devices

  • Quick Settings

  • Operating ActiveBuds Earphones

ActiveBuds seamlessly integrates with Spotify via its touchscreen. Access millions of tracks, enjoy personalized sound, and experience truly wireless music without a phone.

ActiveBuds – the 'ChatPal' function, powered by ChatGPT. Ever imagined having an on-the-go assistant you could converse with, ask any question, or just casually chat with? With ChatPal, all of this is just a tap away.

Experience borderless communication with iKKO ActiveBuds. Pioneering the future of earphone technology, the ActiveBuds come equipped with real-time translation capabilities across 40 languages.

Let ActiveBuds take the lead as a mini control hub. Whether streaming from Spotify, other apps, or conversing with ChatGPT via any Bluetooth speakers, the ActiveBuds' case has you covered.

In this guide, we'll walk you through the seamless operation of the quick settings.

In this guide, we'll walk you through the seamless operation of these revolutionary earbuds.

  • A Note to Our ActiveBuds Community

    ActiveBuds epitomizes our dedication to innovation. Every day, we delve into refining our software, aiming for unparalleled advancements. The feedback and unwavering support from each one of you have been pivotal in this journey, for which we extend our heartfelt gratitude.

    Our commitment remains firm: to fuse top-tier sound quality with an intuitive user experience. As our focus shifts, we're channeling our energies toward software refinement. We'll be rolling out regular software and system updates, so please check frequently to ensure your ActiveBuds stay updated.

  • In our ongoing efforts to foster a closer community, we're paving the way for an ActiveBuds hub on our website. This space, dedicated to all things ActiveBuds, will be your go-to for insights, learning, and rich discussions. We're buzzing with anticipation for its unveiling!

    Lastly, we're happy to share that the official iKKO mobile app is in the pipeline, targeting a launch in the next 2 months. The future looks bright, and we're glad you're with us.

1. Start:

  • Power On:

    Long press the home button to switch on your device.

  • How to Enter the App:

    On the Home Screen, swipe from the center-right area to the left to open the App menu. Then, Long press on the app until it vibrates to enter.

  • WiFi Setup:

    Long press the Quick Menu in the App List, and then Long press the WiFi icon to access the WiFi settings. Tap the WiFi list to connect to your preferred network.

2. Update both the Apps and the System:

  • System Update Instructions:

    1. Go to the quick menu.
    2. Scroll down to find the Cloud icon.
    3. Select the Cloud icon and then Update the System.

    The ActiveBuds will reboot automatically after the upgrade. There's no need to manually restart it.

  • App Update:

    In the App List, long press on the iKKO Store. Next, tap the app to initiate the update.

3. Bluetooth Pairing

  • Pairing Your Earbuds with the Case and Releasing Bluetooth Signal:

    1. Open the Earbud Case: Slide open the earbud case. Ensure both earbuds are inside the case.

    2. Begin Pairing: Long press on the background and wait for the cursor to complete its cycle.

    During this time:
    - The left and right earbuds are pairing with each other.
    - The earbuds are pairing with the case.
    - The earbuds are sending out a Bluetooth signal to other electronic devices.

    3. Connection Indicators:
    - A gray circle indicates a pairing failure. If unsuccessful, long press again to retry.
    - A blue circle indicates a successful connection.

  • Pairing Earbuds with Your Phone:

    1. Slide to open the ActiveBuds case and Long Press the Background.

    2. Simultaneously, locate 'iKKO ActiveBuds' in your phone's Bluetooth settings and connect before the on-screen circle completes its cycle. If you couldn't connect in time, simply repeat step 1.

4. Operating Your Earphones

Initial Setup: On first use, remove the earbuds from the case. Peel off the insulation film. Return them to the case.

Basic Controls:

  • Double-tap either earphone: Play/Pause or Answer/Hang up.

Advanced Controls:

  • Triple-tap left earphone: Enter Pairing Mode.
  • Tap either earphone four times: Activate Latency Mode.

Mode Adjustments:

  • Hold right earphone for 2 seconds: Toggle between ANC/Standard/Transparency.
  • Hold left earphone for 2 seconds: Activate ChatPal.

Power Controls:

  • Hold button on either earphone for 3 seconds: Power on with beep confirmation.

  • Take out / Put Back Earphones

    The earbuds will automatically sleep when placed in the charging case and will turn on when taken out.

    • If disconnected for 3 minutes, they will automatically shut down and emit two short beeps.
    • A voice alert will activate when the battery level falls below 15%.
  • Choose Your ActiveBuds Ear Tips

    ActiveBuds come with small, medium, and large ear tips. Choose the size that ensures the best sound quality and noise cancellation.

    • Start by inserting ActiveBuds equipped with medium-sized ear tips into your ears. Ensure a snug and secure fit.
    • If the fit feels off, adjust the ActiveBuds or try a larger ear tip.
    • If the ear tip feels too large or causes discomfort, switch to a smaller one.
    • To remove an ear tip, firmly grasp the base where it connects to ActiveBuds and pull. When attaching an ear tip, push it onto the connector until it clicks into place.
  • Switch Earphone Modes on the Home Screen

    Options include Standard Mode, Transparency Mode, and ANC Mode. You can also switch modes using the buttons on the earphones.

5. Touch Control Your ActiveBuds

  • SIM Card Installation (SIM Card Version Only):
    - Use a pin to eject the SlM Card slot located on the left side by inserting it into the small hole.
    - Place the SIM card into the tray.
    - Push the tray back into the device box.
    - After inserting the SIM card, ActiveBuds needs to be restarted in order to connect to the network.

  • Charging/File Transfer: Use the Type-C port located at the top for charging the device or transferring files.

  • 1.8-Inch AMOLED Touchscreen: Tap the screen with your fingertip to select the desired function or apps.
  • Side Touch Bar Control: Swipe up or down on the side touch bar to scroll the content on the screen.

  • Go to App Interface on the Home Screen

  • Go to Home Screen from the App Interface

  • Back to the Previous Level (within the app)

  • Return to Home

  • Power Off / Reboot / Adjust the Volume

  • Turn Off / Wake up the Screen

Swipe from the center-right area to the left to open the App menu (Use the screen or side touch bar to scroll up and down).

Swipe from center-left area to right to return to the Home Screen.

Swipe from the left edge of the screen to
the right to return to the previous level.

On any screen other than the application list screen and the standby screen, click the button to return to the home screen.

Press and hold the button for 2 seconds to power off, reboot, or adjust the volume.

Press and hold the button for 7 seconds to force a reboot.

On the application list and standby screen,
click the button to turn off the screen.

Quick Settings

  • Screen Brightness Control

  • Power Saving Mode

  • Wi-Fi Settings

  • 4G Network Settings

  • Hotspot Settings

  • Airplane Mode

  • Do Not Disturb Mode

  • Screen Lock Settings

  • Language Settings

  • Low Latency Mode

  • Update Notifications

  • Quick Settings

Pairing with Smart Devices:

  • The charging case can be paired with speakers or other Bluetooth-enabled devices that have playback functions.

  • ActiveBuds earphones can be paired with phones, tablets, and other smart devices that have Bluetooth capabilities.

How to Charge Your ActiveBuds

  • Type-C Charging

    Insert the Type-C charging cable into the Type-C port on the charging case. Plug the other end of the cable into a power source. Ensure that the ActiveBuds are properly placed inside the charging case during charging.

  • Wireless Charging

    Place the charging case on a compatible wireless charging pad or dock. Ensure that the ActiveBuds are inside the charging case during wireless charging.

  • To maintain optimal battery life

    Keep the ActiveBuds in the charging case when not in use. The charging case is designed to hold enough power to fully charge the ActiveBuds multiple times, allowing you to conveniently charge them whenever needed.