How to Connect Airpods to Laptop: So you just got a new pair of Airpods and you want to know how to connect them to your laptop? No problem! In this guide, we will show you how to do just that.
Before we get started, make sure that you have the latest version of iTunes installed on your computer. If not, download and install it now.
- Plug the small end of the USB charging cable into the Airpods charging case, then plug the other end into a USB port on your laptop.
- Press and hold “On” button in your Airpods Charging Case until its LED light comes on solid white. It may take up to 15 seconds if your battery is less than 25%.
- On your laptop, a pop-up message should appear in the lower-right corner of your computer screen saying ‘New Apple hardware found’. Click on it to open the setup assistant. If you don’t see the popup window, double check that you have selected an audio output device with no input in the system sound settings control panel or sound preferences in Mac OSX.
- Choose ‘Airpods’ for your audio output and click on ‘Start Setup’. Wait until your laptop connects to Airpods through Bluetooth.
- You’ll be asked to enter a four digit code using keyboard or number pad which is displayed on the LED display of your Airpods charging case when prompted after putting one or both of the Airpods back on.
- Since your laptop is paired with your Airpods, you can start listening to audio through them on your device by clicking ‘Done’ on the pop-up window in your computer screen.
- That’s it! Enjoy using your new wireless headset for listening music or making phone calls with Skype, FaceTime, WhatsApp and other apps which support microphone input through the Airpods headphone jack without connecting it with any cable or jack adapter anymore!
- Tips: To see the battery life of your Airpods, swipe left on your Mac trackpad or tap twice to bring up Notification Center. Click on ‘Batteries’ at the top to view your charge level.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q 1. How much time does it take for Airpods Battery to charge from 0% to 100%?
A 1. It takes about 2 hours for Airpods Battery to fully charge from 0% to 100%.
Q 2. How often should I let my portable electronic devices run until they are completely discharged before charging them?
A 2. People recommend you running down the battery once per month if possible, especially for Li-ion batteries.
Q 3. What are tips to make my Li-ion battery last longer?
A 3. Tips include keeping the Li-ion battery cool, keep it protected from heat, do not completely discharge or overcharge the battery, remove it promptly when full charged etc.
Q 4. How can I clean Airpods charging case?
A 4. You may use ultrasonic cleaning solution applied with a brush in any commercial electronic or photo lab which makes camera lenses and other glass surfaces spotless! Another way is to wipe off dirt with cloth dipped in soapy water or alcohol if necessary. Never soak the case because you should never immerse your AirPods charging case in liquid at any time.
Q 5. Why would I want to connect Airpods to laptop?
A 5. It allows you to listen to music or make phone calls wirelessly through headphone jack on your computer! Moreover, by doing this you don’t have to carry any dongles or adapters around with you anymore!
Q 6. How do I know that my computer is connected with Airpods?
A 6. You can see a pop-up message in lower-right corner of your screen saying ‘New Apple hardware found’ when it takes place successfully after inserting one or both of the AirPods back into its case! The other way is knowing that your computer is paired with your Airpods because audio is playing through them.
Q 7. What should I do if the battery level on my Airpods Charging Case falls below 25%?
A 7. You need to recharge your AirPods Charging Case using the provided Lightning cable and plug it into a power source like an AC adapter or USB port on your computer. The LED light on the case will turn orange when its charging and will turn green again when it’s fully charged.
Q 8. Can I use other headphones with Airpods Charging Case?
A 8. No, you can’t because the case is designed for Apple’s Ear Pods only which come bundled in the box with your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch purchase.
Q 9. Can I use Airpods with my non-Apple device?
A 9. No, you can’t because AirPods are only compatible with Apple devices which support Bluetooth Low Energy. Devices that don’t include this technology such as older model iPhones and iPads, Macs, and Windows laptops will not be able to connect with AirPods.
Q 10. What should I do if one of the Airpods falls out of my ear while I am listening to music?
A 10. If you’re having trouble keeping an Airpod in your ear, try adjusting the fit by gently bending the flexible antenna wire that runs behind the earbud. You can also try using the included silicone tips to get a more secure fit.
Q 11. How do I pair Airpods with my iPhone X/8/8 Plus?
A 11. Just set up your AirPods as you would any other Bluetooth device on your iPhone! The pairing process is the same as it was for older Apple devices by opening the charging case near your iOS device and following the on-screen prompts until they’ve been paired successfully!
Q 12. What should I do if one of my Airpods falls out while listening to music?
A 12. If you’re having trouble keeping one of the Airpods in your ear, try adjusting the fit by gently bending the flexible antenna wire that runs behind the earbud. You can also try using the included silicone tips to get a more secure fit.
Q 13. Can I connect Apple Watch with Airpods? Why Apple Watch Series 3 won’t be able to connect with Airpods? Why Apple Watch Series 4 will not affect this behavior?
A 13. No, you can’t because your phone must be close by for AirPods to work meaning that you’ll also need to have your iPhone nearby if you want to use an Apple watch! Furthermore, The main reason is because Bluetooth technology doesn’t support simultaneous connection of iPhone and other device at same time except Android phones which supports it.
Q 14. How do I pair Airpods with my Mac computer?
A 14. To pair AirPods to your Mac, ensure that your devices running macOS Sierra or later! And then you need to complete both of the following steps: Connect your Airpods to their charging case for the first time and open the lid on the case. Press and hold (or right click) on the Bluetooth icon in the menu bar at the top right corner of your screen and select ‘Open Bluetooth Preferences’. Within a few seconds you should see a pop up window appearing showing a picture of Apple logo with “AirPods” underneath it which indicates that they have been successfully paired with your Mac computer!
Q 15. How do I know when my Airpods is out battery?
A 15. You can easily check the battery status of Airpods by opening the lid of the charging case. All you need to do is look at the LED light indicator on your case which will show you how much charge they currently have.
Q 16. My iPhone connects with my AirPods but I cannot hear anything?
A 16. Make sure that your volume is turned up all the way up and make sure that it’s not set to mute or vibrate! Check also if your paired device (iPhone) is in range, there may be a problem with Bluetooth connection, try resetting them by holding down for 8 seconds.
Q 17. Can I connect multiple devices to my Airods?
A 17. No, you can’t because once you connect them to one device, they are tied that specific Apple ID. You have to unpair it first then pair again before connecting the next device. This is not possible – neither through iCloud nor directly with the Airpods themselves!
Q 18. How do I activate Siri on my Apple earphones?
A 18. Here are some methods of activating Siri: Press and hold either button on your iPhone or iPad for about two seconds until you hear a chime or see the VoiceOver vibration alert, which indicates Siri has been activated. For hands-free access to Siri using only your voice—without having to touch any buttons—move the microphone towards your mouth and start speaking after you hear the tone.
Q 19. I’m having trouble connecting my Airpods to my device, what should I do?
A 19. In some cases, you may need to reset your AirPods by pressing and holding the setup button on the back of the charging case for about 10 seconds until the LED light flashes orange and then white. Once they’ve been reset, try pairing them again following the on-screen prompts. If that doesn’t work, you might need to contact Apple support for further assistance.
Q 20. How can I improve the sound quality of my Airpods?
A 20. If you’re not happy with the sound quality of your Pods, there are a few things you can do to fix it: Check if the AirPods are in your ears correctly. If you’re using either of the smaller interchangeable eartips, try removing them and replacing them with the larger ones. You may also need to replace your ear tips after a while or when they no longer provide a good seal! Try adjusting how deep your AirPods sit in your ear canal by rotating and angling them slightly to find a setting that works best for you. Ensure that there isn’t anything blocking the microphone hole on bottom of the case which could affect sound quality – be sure not to cover it up when charging or storing your AirPods away. You can also go into Settings > Bluetooth and tapi’ next to your Apple