How To Set Up Airpods On Find My iPhone

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Are you trying to locate your AirPods using Find My iPhone? AirPods are a convenient and popular accessory for Apple devices, and many people rely on them for their listening needs. Unfortunately, it can be difficult to keep track of your AirPods, since they're small and easily misplaced. Fortunately, there is a way to locate them using Find My iPhone, the Apple app that allows you to track all of your Apple devices. Here's how to set up your AirPods on Find My iPhone and make sure they're always safe.

The first step is to make sure that Bluetooth is enabled on your device. You will also need the charging case for your AirPods so that they can be tracked. To begin the setup process, open the lid of your charging case and press and hold the setup button on the back until the status light flashes white. Then open the Find My app on your device, select “Devices” from the bottom menu bar, and select “AirPods” from the list of available devices.

You will then be asked if you would like to connect your AirPods to Find My iPhone. Tap “Connect” and wait for it to finish setting up. Once setup is complete, you'll see a map with an approximate location of where your AirPods are located (this will only work if Bluetooth is enabled). You can also choose to play a sound from each earbud so that you can easily find them if they're nearby.

If you lose your AirPods or suspect they have been stolen, you can use Find My iPhone to lock them remotely or delete all data associated with them so that no one else can use them. You will also receive an notification when someone else connects their own device to your AirPods or attempts to reset them.

Finding lost items like AirPods has never been easier thanks to Find My iPhone! With this handy tool, you can ensure that your valuable accessories are always kept safe and secure no matter where they may end up!

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Troubleshooting AirPods Not Showing Up on Find My iPhone

There can be several reasons why your AirPods aren't showing up as a device on Find My iPhone. The most common reason is that your AirPods are not connected to the same iCloud account as your iPhone or iPad. Additionally, your AirPods may not be visible if they are out of range, or if the Bluetooth connection has been interrupted due to a hard reset of your device or low battery power. Finally, it could be because of a temporary glitch in the Find My app that can be easily fixed by putting your AirPods in their charging case and restarting your device.

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Troubleshooting Issues Connecting to AirPods on Find My

If you haven't enabled Find My on your AirPods before they went missing, you won't be able to locate them. Additionally, if your AirPods are out of range from your iOS device or not charged, they won't show up on Find My. Make sure that your AirPods are within range and are charged so that you can connect to them on Find My.

Adding AirPods to Find My

Yes, you can manually add AirPods to Find My. To do so, open the Find My app. Select the Devices tab and tap on the “+” icon in the upper right corner of the screen. Select “AirPods” from the list of devices and follow the on-screen instructions to pair them with your device. Once they have been paired, they will appear in your Devices list in Find My, allowing you to locate or play a sound on them.

Adding a Device to Find My iPhone

Adding a device to Find My iPhone is easy and only takes a few simple steps. First, on the device you want to add, go to Settings > [your name] > Find My. Here you'll need to turn on Find My iPhone. Then, on any other Apple device with the Find My app installed, open the app and select the “Devices” tab at the bottom of the screen. Then tap “Add” in the upper right-hand corner and follow the instructions to add your device to your account. After that, you'll be able to use the Find My app to locate your lost device.


In conclusion, AirPods are a great choice for those looking for a convenient way to listen to , watch , and make phone calls. They offer superior sound quality, and long-lasting battery life, and are compatible with most Apple devices. Plus, the Find My app makes it easy to locate your AirPods in case of loss or theft. With all these features combined, AirPods are an excellent choice for anyone who wants a high-quality wireless experience.

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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.