How To Listen To Other People’s Conversations With Airpods

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AirPods are a revolutionary way to listen to music, podcasts, and more. With their wireless connection and easy setup, they provide a seamless way to stay connected while on the go. But did you know that AirPods can also be used to listen in on conversations? That’s right – with Apple’s Live Listen feature, you can use your AirPods to tune into conversations from across the room.

Live Listen is a powerful tool that allows you to hear conversations clearly even when there’s lots of background noise. To use it, all you need is an iOS or iPadOS device running 14.3 or later and your AirPods, AirPods Pro, AirPods Max, Powerbeats Pro, or Beats Fit Pro headphones.

To get started with Live Listen:

1. Tap the AirPlay button in Control Center on your iPhone or iPad, on the Lock Screen, or in the app that you’re listening to.
2. Tap Share Audio.
3. If your friend has AirPods or AirPods Pro, hold them close to your device with the AirPods inside the case and open the lid.
4. Adjust the audio settings until you hear what’s going on around you clearly enough for your needs (you may need to adjust this over time).
5. Enjoy hearing other people’s conversations from across the room!

Live Listen is a great way of staying informed without having to be physically present at an event or conversation – perfect for those times when you can’t be there but still want to stay up-to-date with what’s going on around you! So if you have an iOS device and some compatible headphones lying around – why not give it a try? You never know what interesting conversations you might overhear!

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Can AirPods Be Used to Listen to Conversations?

No, you cannot use your AirPods to listen to other people’s conversations. However, with Live Listen, available on certain models of AirPods, you can hear a conversation in a noisy area or even hear someone speaking across the room. Live Listen uses the microphone on your AirPods to pick up sound and send it to your iOS or iPadOS device, which then amplifies it so you can better hear someone speaking.

Listening to Someone Else’s Phone Through AirPods

To listen to someone else’s phone on AirPods, both of you will need to have AirPods or AirPods Pro. Start by having the person whose phone you want to listen to open Control Center on their iPhone or iPad. Tap the AirPlay button and then tap Share Audio. Hold their AirPods or AirPods Pro close to their device with the AirPods inside the case and open the lid. Once the connection is made, you should be able to hear what is playing on their device. You can also use this same method if you’re using Apple Music, Podcasts, YouTube, or other audio apps.

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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.