A comprehensive guide on how to get the most out of your new Apple AirPods, including tips on how to use Siri, how to change the Double-Tap function, and more.
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Assuming you’ve already taken them out of the case and set them up, here’s how to use your new AirPods.
To put them in your ears, just hold each Pod near the ear with the longer stem pointing towards the bottom of your ear. When the Pod pops into place, you’ll hear a chime and feel a slight vibration.
To take an AirPod out of your ear, just pinch the stem between your thumb and index finger and pull it out.
How to connect your AirPods
Your AirPods connect automatically with all your Apple devices that are signed in to iCloud and using iOS 10, iPadOS 13, macOS Catalina, or watchOS 6 or later.
If you want to use your AirPods with a non-Apple device, you can connect them using a Bluetooth connection. Follow these steps:
1. Open the case—with your AirPods inside—and hold it next to your device.
2. Wait for the start screen to appear on your device. If you don’t see the screen, open the cover and check that both AirPods are charged.
3. Tap Connect, then tap Done when the status light shows green and you hear a chime.
How to use Siri with your AirPods
Apple’s virtual assistant, Siri, is very useful for a lot of different things. With AirPods, you can use Siri to perform a variety of tasks such as playing music, making phone calls, sending messages, and more. Here’s how to set up and use Siri with your AirPods.
First, make sure that your AirPods are turned on and connected to your iPhone. Then, open settings app on your iPhone and tap “Siri & Search.” Next, turn on the switches next to “Listen for Hey Siri” and “Press Side Button for Siri.”
Once you have done that, you can activate Siri by saying “Hey Siri” or by pressing and holding the side button on your AirPods. Once Siri is activated, you can start giving it commands. For example, you can say “Play some music” or “Send a message to John.”
If you want to adjust the volume with your AirPods, you can say “Turn up the volume” or “Turn down the volume.” You can also say “Mute” or “Unmute” if you need to mute or unmute the sound.
Siri is a helpful tool that can make using your AirPods much easier. With Siri, you can control many different aspects of your AirPods without ever having to take them out of your ears.
How to check the battery life of your AirPods
To check the battery life of your AirPods:
1. Open the case—with your AirPods inside—and hold it next to your iPhone.
2. The Battery widget in the Today View will show you the charge level for each AirPod.
3. Or, from Control Center, tap on the Batteries widget to see an overview of all your devices that need to be charged—including your AirPods!
How to charge your AirPods
You can charge your AirPods by placing them in the charging case. The LED on the front of the case will turn white to indicate that your AirPods are charging. For best results, charge your AirPods when you’re not using them.
It only takes a few minutes to get hours of listening time, so you can charge your AirPods quickly if you’re in a hurry. To check the charging status of your AirPods, open the case next to your iPhone or iPad. The LED will be green when your AirPods are fully charged.
How to customize your AirPods
There are a few different ways that you can customize your AirPods to better suit your needs. Here are some of the things that you can do:
-Change the name of your AirPods: This can be helpful if you have multiple devices and want to be able to quickly identify whichAirPods are yours.
-Adjust the microphone sensitivity: This is useful if find that your AirPods are picking up too much background noise or if people have difficulty hearing you when you’re using them.
-Check the battery level: You can check the battery level of your AirPods at any time by opening the case next to your iPhone. A widget will appear on your iPhone’home screen showing you how much charge is left in both the case and the earbuds.
-Turn off automatic ear detection: This feature causes your AirPods to pause playback when they’re not in your ears. If you’d prefer that they stay playing all the time, even when you’re not wearing them, you can turn this feature off.
How to use AirPods with Apple TV
You can use your AirPods to listen to audio from apple tv using them as you would with any other Bluetooth headphones.
To do this, open settings app on apple tv and go to Remotes and Devices > Bluetooth. Make sure that your AirPods are in their case and open the lid — with your AirPods and case close to your Apple TV, you should see your AirPods appear in the list of devices. Select them to pair them with your Apple TV.
How to use AirPods with Android
While you can use Apple’s W1 chip to make pairing with your iPhone dead simple, the company has made it just as easy to use AirPods with Android devices. If you’ve recently picked up a pair of AirPods and you’ve decided to switch from Android to iOS or you’ve just been given a pair as a gift and want to use them with the phone you already have, don’t worry, it’s a very simple process.
Here’s how to connect your AirPods with an Android phone:
1. Open the lid of the AirPod charging case and hold it close to your Android device.
2. On your Android device, open the Bluetooth settings.
3. Tap the button next to “AirPods” in the list of devices.
4. When prompted, enter the four-digit code on the back of the case. This will connect your AirPods to your Android device.