If you’re looking for new ways to use Apple AirPods, you’ve found the right article. Most likely, you already know how to connect headphones to your iPhone, or, possibly, to your Android smartphone. However, what about the MacBook? Or a MacBook Air? MacBook Pro? What if you are tired of using the standard speakers of these laptops and want to slightly improve the sound quality with Apple AirPods? The good news is that this type of connection is also supported.
If you’re ready to make your Apple AirPods a little more versatile by connecting them to your MacBook, be sure to follow the instructions below. We will describe the steps for connecting the headphones to the device (s) in steps. Here’s how to do it!
It is worth noting that your Apple AirPods can perfectly connect to your MacBook; however, they have a special kind of connection to the iPhone. And this is because all new iPhones have a special sound processing chip. This is done so that the sound played from the iPhone to Air Pods has a cleaner and clearer quality. Apple AirPods still sound great no matter which device you connect to them. they just won’t have that familiar sound when connected, which provided an audio processing chip on the iPhone.
iCloud and Apple AirPods
If you’ve already connected Apple AirPods to your iPhone and logged in with your iCloud account on all devices, actually using Apple AirPods with your MacBook, MacBook Air or MacBook Pro is really easy. even with Mac Pro or iMac!
Go to your desired Apple computer and log in using your username and password. After logging in and preparing your Apple AirPods, you need to click the Bluetooth button in the upper right corner of the screen in the menu bar.
After you click on this Bluetooth button, you can simply scroll through the list of available Bluetooth devices and select Apple AirPods. If they are already in use with your iPhone, this will disconnect them from it and connect it to your selected Apple computer. After you finish using your computer and closing the lid, you can continue to use Apple AirPods with your iPhone.
If you haven’t connected your Apple AirPods to your iPhone yet, or you just don’t see the connection in the Bluetooth menu, then there’s something you need to do manually to connect your Apple AirPods to one of your MacBook devices.
The first step is to log in to your Mac device and then go to the "System Preferences" section. there, click on Bluetooth. Now click on the white button on the left side of the panel to move the Bluetooth slider to the “On” position. Once it is turned on, we can begin the process of pairing Apple AirPods with your Mac.
Now grab your AirPods and open the case. Then press and hold the white button on the back of the case. three seconds should be enough to start the pairing process. An indicator of the start of the pairing process is a white status indicator. As soon as you do this, you will see that Apple AirPods are displayed in the Bluetooth section in System Preferences. After that, click the blue Connect button to pair your Mac with Apple AirPods. This may take a few seconds, but as soon as you do this, your Apple AirPods should be connected not only to your Mac, but to your entire iCloud account.
This means that if you have not connected them to your iPhone or iPad before, they should automatically connect when you use this or that device after you have inserted them in your ears, although you may have to manually select them on the iPad from Bluetooth menu.
As you can see, pretty quickly and easily you can pair Apple AirPods with almost any Mac device. Apple has made switching between devices extremely fast, and once you connect them to the same device, you can use them on all Apple devices associated with your iCloud account!