How To Change Songs with Your Airpods

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Are you looking for an easy way to change songs with your AirPods? Look no further! In this blog post, we’ll discuss how to quickly and easily switch tracks using your AirPods.

The first step is to make sure that your AirPods are paired correctly. To do so, open the Bluetooth settings on your device and select “AirPods” from the list of available devices. Once your AirPods are connected, you should be able to hear music playing in both ears.

Now that you’ve paired your AirPods correctly, it’s time to learn how to change tracks. With most Apple devices including iPhones, iPads, and Macs running macOS Catalina or later, you can simply use the built-in controls on your device like the volume buttons or the trackpad/mouse on a Mac. You can also double-tap either AirPod when connected to an iPhone or iPad to skip forward to the next song.

For those using non-Apple devices like Android phones or Windows laptops, you can still change tracks with your AirPods but it requires a bit more work. First, download the official app for controlling AirPods from Google Play or the App Store depending on which type of device you have. Once installed, open up the app and connect your AirPods by tapping on them in the list of available devices. After they are connected, you should be able to control playback from within the app itself; simply tap on “Skip Forward” or “Skip Backward” depending on which direction you want to go in order to switch tracks with ease.

We hope this blog post has helped you learn how to quickly and easily change songs with your AirPods! Now that you know how it works, go ahead and start jamming out!

How to Tap on AirPods

In order to control your AirPods, you need to double-tap the top of the stem. The stem is the thin metal part of your AirPods that sticks out from the earpiece. When you double-tap, it will activate whatever function you have set up, such as playing or pausing audio.

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Troubleshooting Double Tap Functionality on AirPods

The AirPods double-tap feature may not work if the settings have been changed, or if the AirPods have experienced an issue. To reset your AirPods, press and hold the button on the back of the charging case for at least 15 seconds. If that doesn’t help, contact Apple Support for further assistance.

Inability to Skip Songs on AirPods Pro

There are several possible reasons why you may be unable to skip songs on your AirPods Pro. The most common cause is that the double tap feature has been disabled in the Bluetooth settings of your device, or the AirPods themselves have been set not to accept double taps. Another possibility is that the stem of your AirPods is clogged with debris, which can prevent you from being able to perform a double tap correctly. Lastly, if you are using an app like Spotify or Apple Music, then your phone may be set to shuffle mode, which would prevent you from skipping songs manually.

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Troubleshooting AirPods Connection Issues

If you are unable to tap your AirPods, it could be due to a few different issues. One common issue is caused by a build-up of dirt or debris in the microphone grille or on the sensor, which can prevent the AirPods from responding to your taps. Another possibility is that you may need to update your AirPods firmware, as this will ensure that the tapping feature is working properly. Finally, if none of these solutions work, it’s possible that there is an issue with the internal hardware of your AirPods and they may need to be serviced or replaced.

Does AirPods Feature Touch Control?

Yes, AirPods Pro (2nd generation) has touch control capabilities on the stem of the earbuds. You can use the touch control to play and pause audio by pressing the stem, and you can play the next track by double-pressing it.


In conclusion, AirPods are an incredibly convenient way to listen to music and make phone calls on the go. With their easy-to-use double-tap feature, you can quickly answer calls, play/pause audio content, and skip forward with AirPods Pro. Whether you’re at home or on the go, AirPods provide a great way to stay connected.

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James Walker

James Walker has a deep passion for technology and is our in-house enthusiastic editor. He graduated from the School of Journalism and Mass Communication, and loves to test the latest gadgets and play with older software (something we’re still trying to figure out about himself). Hailing from Iowa, United States, James loves cats and is an avid hiker in his free time.