AirPods only work for Apple products

Connect AirPods to PC - This is how it works on the laptop too

As soon as the LED pulsates white, you can pair the AirPods with a new device. If the lamp does not flash continuously, check any existing connections and disconnect them beforehand. Now you go through the following steps on your laptop or PC with Windows 10:

  1. Press the Windows key and click the on the left in the Start menu Gear icon, to the Windows settings to call.
  2. Select in the overview equipment(Bluetooth, printer, mouse).
  3. Activate Bluetooth with the controller if this is still on Out stands.
  4. Press at the very top Add a bluetooth or other device.
  5. Choose Bluetooth.
  6. Wait for the AirPods to appear as an audio device and select it.

You have now successfully connected your AirPods to the PC. Unless they are paired with another device, they automatically connect to your computer as soon as Bluetooth is activated and the case is open.

Connecting Apple AirPods to Laptop: Microphone and Other Functional Issues

Even though AirPods can be paired as ordinary Bluetooth headphones, they are specially designed to be paired with an iPhone or other Apple products. Therefore, the functions of the earplugs cannot be used to the full extent with a PC and there are occasional problems with the connection or the microphone.

Unfortunately, you have to do without the Siri function via double tap and automatic pause. For some users, the built-in microphone is also not correctly recognized in Windows. However, our AirPods Pro could be used with a Dell laptop (Windows 10 Pro) without any problems.

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