How to connect AirPods to PC, Macbook

How to connect AirPods to PC, Macbook

If you are faithful to Windows computers and don't want to switch to macOS, though use Apple AirPods, you might be wondering: Can I connect Airpods to PC? Well, we have good news for you, yes, you can connect AirPods to PC even though AirPods are designed for iOS devices primarily. In this article, we will guide you through the process of how to connect AirPods to Windows PC and Macbook with ease.

How to connect AirPods to your Macbook?

  • Turn on the Bluetooth on your Macbook.
  • Put both AirPods in the charging case and open the lid.
  • Press and hold the setup button on the back of the case until the the light flashes white.
  • Select your AirPods in the Devices list on your laptop, and then click Connect.

Can I connect AirPods to PC?

Can AirPods connect to PC? The answer is: Yes. To connect your AirPods to a PC, you will need to pair them with your Windows 10 (or earlier Windows PC version) via Bluetooth. To do so, just follow the simple instructions below.

How to pair AirPods to Windows PC?

1.Launch your Windows PC and click on Start button, then go to Settings > Devices > Bluetooth & Other Devices. Make sure the toggle next to Bluetooth is switched on.

2.Click Add Bluetooth or other device.

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3.On the next page select the first Bluetooth option.

4.Put your new AirPods in the charging case and make sure they are sufficiently charged.

5.Open the lid of the charging case and press and hold the small button until it starts blinking white.

6.On the screen of your computer choose the AirPods option.

7. Wait for several seconds and you are done! You will see a confirmation message on your computer screen that AirPods and PC are finally paired and you can remove your earbuds from the case and start using them.

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Note: The steps are exactly the same if you’d like to connect AirPods Pro to PC.

What to do if your AirPods won’t connect to PC?

Normally, AirPods should connect to your PC automatically each time you take them out from the charging case. If it doesn’t happen but you already paired your AirPods with a PC, don’t worry, you can easily reconnect them.

1.Click on Start button and go to Settings > Devices > Bluetooth & Other Devices.

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2.Scroll down to the Audio section and find your AirPods there. Click Connect to re-establish the connection. The connection should be redone now and you should hear a sound confirmation in your AirPods.

Note: If AirPods still don’t connect, try to close your AirPods case and Bluetooth settings and repeat the steps above.