How to connect airpods to windows 10

Last Updated: Jan 19, 2024 by

Airpods have become a popular choice for wireless headphones, thanks to their sleek design and seamless integration with Apple devices. But did you know that you can also use them with your Windows 10 computer? In this article, we will guide you through the steps on how to connect your airpods to windows 10 and make the most out of this versatile device.

Checking Compatibility

Before we dive into the steps, it’s important to note that not all airpods are compatible with Windows 10. Only the second generation airpods, also known as Airpods Pro, are compatible with Windows 10. So if you have the first generation airpods, unfortunately, you won’t be able to connect them to your Windows 10 computer.

Connecting Airpods to Windows 10

  1. First, make sure that your airpods are fully charged and in their case.
  2. On your Windows 10 computer, go to the “Settings” menu and click on “Devices.”
  3. In the “Bluetooth & other devices” section, click on the “Add Bluetooth or other device” button.
  4. A pop-up window will appear, select “Bluetooth” as the device type.
  5. Open the lid of your airpods case and press and hold the button on the back of the case until the light starts flashing.
  6. Your airpods should now appear on the list of available devices on your computer. Click on them to connect.
  7. If prompted, enter the passcode “0000” to complete the pairing process.

Congratulations, you have successfully connected your airpods to your Windows 10 computer! Now you can enjoy your favorite music, podcasts, and videos without the hassle of wires.

Using Airpods Microphone on windows 10

One of the great features of airpods is their built-in microphone, which allows you to make and receive calls hands-free. To use the airpods microphone on your Windows 10 computer, follow these steps:

  1. Make sure your airpods are connected to your computer.
  2. Right-click on the volume icon in the taskbar and select “Sounds.”
  3. In the “Recording” tab, select your airpods as the default microphone.
  4. Click on “Set Default” and then “Apply” to save the changes.

Now you can use your airpods as a microphone for video calls, voice recordings, and more.

Tips for Using Airpods on Windows 10

  • To pause or play music, simply remove one airpod from your ear.
  • To skip to the next track, double-tap on either airpod.
  • To activate Siri, double-tap on either airpod and hold until you hear the chime.
  • To check the battery life of your airpods, click on the volume icon in the taskbar and select “Open sound settings.” Your airpods battery level will be displayed under “Input.”

With these tips, you can make the most out of your airpods on your Windows 10 computer.

In conclusion, connecting your airpods to Windows 10 is a simple process that can enhance your listening and communication experience. Just make sure you have the compatible airpods and follow the steps outlined in this article. Happy listening!

Gulrukh Ch

About the Author: Gulrukh Ch

Gulrukh Chaudhary, an accomplished digital marketer and technology writer with a passion for exploring the frontiers of innovation. Armed with a Master's degree in Information Technology, Gulrukh seamlessly blends her technical prowess with her creative flair, resulting in captivating insights into the world of emerging technologies. Discover more about her on her LinkedIn profile.

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