When you get a new set of AirPods, they’ll need to be connected before you can use them. It’s a simple process, but there are some things you should know before you begin.
If you own an Apple Watch, it can be paired directly with your AirPods without having to pair with your iPhone first. This is great for when you’re on the go and want to listen to some music.
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How to Connect New AirPods Charge the Case:
The AirPods case serves several purposes: it stores and protects your earbuds, it charges up their batteries, and it allows. You to connect them to your Apple device for the first time.
If you lose your AirPods case, it’s important to replace it as soon as possible. You can find replacement cases on the Apple website or in your local Apple Store.
Each case has a status light that tells you when it’s time to charge. It shows a green light when your earbuds are fully charged and an amber light if you have less than one charge left in the wireless case battery.
The light also indicates if the AirPods are still connected to the charging case and ready for pairing. If the light flashes amber, it means that one or both of your earbuds are not pairing with your devices and that you should reset them.
Open the Lid How to Connect New AirPods:
If you’re experiencing issues pairing your new AirPods with your iPhone or iPad. Open the lid of the charging case and bring them near your device. You should see an LED light either flashing white or amber, depending on the charging case.
If the LED lights are white, they’re ready to be paired with your device. If they’re flashing amber, the Bluetooth isn’t working and you should factory reset your AirPods before attempting to pair them again.
Alternatively, you can try updating your AirPods’ software to make sure they’re compatible with the latest Apple releases. This usually includes security fixes and features that can mitigate some of the problems you might be having.
If that doesn’t help, open your iPhone’s Settings menu and tap Bluetooth. Next, find your AirPods in the list of devices and tap the I symbol next to them.
Press the Setup Button:
If you’ve received a new pair of AirPods, you can connect them right away by pressing the setup button on the case. This resets the headphones and ensures they work correctly.
With the case lid open and one AirPod in each ear, press. The setup button is on the back of the case until the status light flashes white. Repeat the process to pair the other AirPod if needed.
Alternatively, you can manually pair your AirPods on a Mac that’s signed in to the same iCloud account with the same Apple ID as your iPhone. They’ll automatically switch to that device whenever you unlock or turn it on, and during certain other events.
If your AirPods don’t automatically connect to your laptop, it’s likely because the software is outdated or there’s an issue with your Bluetooth hardware. You can fix this by running the Windows troubleshooter (accessed via the Start menu’s Settings).
Pair with Your Device:
Once you’ve got your new AirPods, the next step is to connect them to your device. Fortunately, the process is pretty straightforward and will usually take about five seconds.
To start, make sure your AirPods are in their case and that the lid is open. Then, press and hold the button on the back of the case until the status light flashes white.
Now that your AirPods are in pairing mode, you can pair them with most Bluetooth devices, including Android phones, Windows laptops, and Macs.
Just be sure you’re signed into your Apple ID on the device with which you want to pair them because you’ll be presented with a pop-up asking you to confirm the connection.
Once paired, your AirPods will automatically switch between your iPhone, iPad, and Mac depending on which device is playing audio. This feature is particularly useful for people who own multiple Apple devices. It can save you a lot of time.