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How To Add AirPods To Find My IPhone

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One of the most admired wireless headset options available on today’s market right now is Apple’s AirPods. Those tiny buds are quite pleasant to use for long periods and have excellent battery life and noise cancellation.

Having all these great advantages, the AirPods are also notorious for their small sizes. This makes them far too easy to misplace, and the cost of replacing lost AirPods can be steep. Find my iPhone is particularly useful in situations like these.

In most cases, utilizing the safe tracking software to find your Apple gadgets is excellent. However, unlike other gadgets, AirPods are not directly connected to your Apple ID.

Set Up Find My IPhone And Your Airpods

If you do not first pair your AirPods with a device that is connected to your iCloud account, the Find My iPhone functionality is unable to operate for your airpods you use. You will need to employ a different device to set up the AirPods because they are not connected to the iCloud. To do this, you may use your Mac, iPad, or iPhone.

Note: You can use your AirPods with the Windows and Android operating systems but Find My iPhone will not locate them unless they are also paired with an Apple device.

If you haven’t set up find your find my iPhone, quickly follow these steps to do so. If you have, kindly scroll down this article to find the steps to connect your airpods to your iPhone or mac.

How To Enable Find My IPhone On Your Device

To enable Find My on your iPhone,

  1. open the Settings app on your device
  2. Tap on Apple ID, Cloud, Media & Purchases next to your name at the top of your screen.
  3. Then go to Find My
  4. Tap on “Find My iPhone”
  5. Tap the slider next to Find My iPhone to turn this feature on.

If you have an older iPhone,

  1. Go to the Settings app on your device.
  2. Tap on Apple ID, Cloud, Media & Purchases
  3. tap on iCloud
  4. tap on Find My iPhone
  5. Tap on the slider next to Find My iPhone to turn it on

Now, let us go ahead and pair our Apple device to our Airpods

Pair Your Airpods With Your Apple Device

  1. Open the lid on the AirPod case.
  2. Leave both AirPods in the case during the setup process (they will not pair if one is missing).
  3. Open the Bluetooth Settings on your device.

For iOS users, you will need to

  • Go to Settings
  • Go to Bluetooth and turn it on

For macOS users, you will need to

  • click on the Apple icon
  • Click on System Preferences
  • Click on Bluetooth.
  1. Now, press and hold the Setup button on the back of your AirPod’s case until the light begins to blink inside the case.
  2. Tap on the name of your AirPods from within the device’s Bluetooth settings
  3. Your airpods and Apple device is now connected via Bluetooth.

Turn On Find My Iphone

  1. Open the Settings app.
  2. Tap your name
  3. Tap on Find My.
  4. If you want friends and family to know where you are, turn on Share My Location.
  5. Tap Find My [device]
  6. Turn on Find My [device]
  7. To see your device even when it’s offline, turn on Find My network.
  8. To have the location of your device sent to Apple when the battery is low, turn on Send Last Location.

If you want to be able to find your lost device on a map, make sure that Location Services is turned on. To do this

  1. go to Settings
  2. Tap on Privacy & Security
  3. Tap on Location Services and turn on Location Services.


How To Add Your Airpods, Apple Watch, Or Beats Product To Find My iPhone

If your AirPods, Apple Watch, or supported Beats product are paired with your iPhone, they’re automatically set up when you turn on Find My iPhone.

To make sure that you can find your devices even if they’re powered off or disconnected, check that Find My network is turned on.

Turn On Find My Network For Airpods Pro Or Airpods Max

  1. Go to Settings
  2. Tap on Bluetooth.
  3. Tap the More Info button next to your device in the list.
  4. Scroll down to Find My network.
  5. Make sure that Find My network is turned on.

Locating Your Airpods When They Are Offline

What to do if your AirPods run out of battery, are offline, or are out of range? In this situation, Find My iPhone isn’t able to find them, thus you may have an issue. However, it still can be helpful because you can see the last location and time when the AirPods were online.

Your best bet is to secure your items well and although “find my” can be an excellent backup, it has its own limitations



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