You can use your AirPods Max to listen to music on a non-Apple device. The headphones have built-in Bluetooth connectivity, and they also feature Apple’s H1 audio processors for noise cancellation and transparency mode.
You need to ensure that your computer has Bluetooth and that it’s turned on. Then, you need to put your AirPods Max in pairing mode.
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Turn on Bluetooth How to Connect AirPods Max to Computer:
Apple’s premium headphones boast elite features like Active Noise Cancellation, a mode called Transparency, and spatial audio processing.
The headphones are also iCloud-linked, so they automatically connect to any Apple device you use with them. You can manually link them to other products, too — all you need is a Bluetooth connection.
Whether you’re listening to music or a podcast, you can switch between devices using the Digital Crown. You can also ask questions or requests by saying Hey Siri and adjusting the volume with the noise control button.
To pair your AirPods Max to your PC, you first need to make sure the headphone case is open and the Bluetooth feature is turned on.
Next, press the setup button on the back of the case until the status light flashes white. If your computer isn’t already listed on the Bluetooth menu, select it and follow the prompts to connect. Once the connection is successful, you can listen to music or any other sound from your computer over the headphones.
Put your AirPods Max in pairing mode:
The AirPods Max are premium wireless headphones with active noise cancellation, spatial audio, and a Digital Crown that controls music playback. They deliver high-fidelity sound with deep bass, rich mids, and accurate highs.
To connect your AirPods Max to your Mac, make sure they are charged and that Bluetooth is enabled on both devices. Then, navigate to the Apple menu and select System Preferences. Click on the Bluetooth option and choose ‘When last connected to this Mac.’
You can also manually put your AirPods Max in pairing mode by pressing the Noise Control button and the Digital Crown simultaneously for seven seconds.
This will prompt a connection with your device and display ‘Connecting to your computer.’ When you hear a voice, follow the instructions on the screen.
If your computer doesn’t recognize the headphones, you may need to download and install the latest Bluetooth drivers. This is especially common on older PCs. Check the manufacturer’s website for updated drivers.
Connect your AirPods Max to your computer
While AirPods are designed to connect to Apple products, they also work with Bluetooth-compatible non-Apple devices.
However, some features—including active noise cancellation and a listening mode called “transparency”—may not be available when using them with non-Apple computers.
To connect your AirPods Max to a computer, first, make sure that the headphones are charged and turned on.
Then, press and hold the control button on their case until the status light flashes white. Then, select your AirPods from the list of available Bluetooth devices on your computer.
If you’re using a Windows computer, you might need to install updated Bluetooth drivers before your AirPods will connect properly. To do this, visit your laptop manufacturer’s website and search for Bluetooth drivers.
Once you find the correct drivers, download and install them. You can find the driver files in a ZIP folder located on your laptop’s hard drive. Once the drivers are installed, your AirPods should work as well as they do on an Apple device.
Check the battery level How to Connect AirPods Max to Computer:
Apple’s tiny true wireless earbuds offer instant pairing, top-notch audio, and hands-free control. Whether you’re listening to Billie Eilish or using them for a Zoom call, they can be quite a useful tool in the office or on the go. But you may have wondered how much battery life they have — especially with noise-canceling and spatial audio turned on.
If you have an iPhone or iPad, it’s quite easy to check your AirPods Max’s battery level. Just make sure that Bluetooth is on and open the charging case while holding it close to your iOS device. Then, a popup will automatically appear showing you the battery level of both your AirPods and the case itself.
Alternatively, you can also use the Bluetooth icon in your menu bar on a Mac to check the battery level of your AirPods.
Click on the icon and hover your mouse over them to see the battery percentage. Or, you can add the Batteries app to your home screen and get an instantly updated widget that shows you the AirPods’ battery level.