How to Connect Airpods to Laptop And Mac

Connecting the Airpod to a computer or a Mac device might not be challenging for most users. But there might be an issue for some due to the connectivity issues.

However, if the Airpod is a new device for you, you might wonder how I can connect the Airpod to my Laptop or Mac.

How to connect AirPods to Laptop Mac or Desktop

In this article, we will see how to connect an Airpod to a Laptop or Mac. For both devices, it is pretty simple, but we will check them one by one. So let’s see how to add AirPods to laptop.

How to connect Airpods to Mac

In the first device setup, we will see how to connect Mac to AirPods. Whatever your device is, whether it is a Mac mini, Macbook, or an iMac, the steps and the procedures are the same. So, to connect the Airpod to your Mac, follow the given steps below.

Step 1: Click on the apple logo on the top left corner.

Step 2: Select the System Preferences option.

Step 3: Now, the system preferences window will appear. First, select the “Bluetooth” option.

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Step 4: Now, make sure that the Bluetooth option on your Mac is turned on. You can see the “Turn Bluetooth off” option if it is turned on.

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Step 5: Now, place the Airpods in the case, keeping the lid open.

Step 6: Now, hold the AirPods case button, and you will see a white light start blinking. Now the Airpod is in pairing mode, and it will start connecting to the Mac.

Step 7: On the Mac, now you will see the Airpod listed in the Bluetooth device list. Click on the “Connect” option.

Done, the Airpods are now connected to your Mac machine, and you can start using your Airpods with Mac. If the Airpods were not connecting to MacBook, you could perform all the above steps after restarting the Mac device.

How to connect AirPods to Laptop

As mentioned before, we will now see the steps involved in connecting AirPods to Laptop or a Bluetooth-enabled PC.

To connect the Airpod to the Laptop, follow the given steps below. The following direction is based on the latest Windows 11 laptop and is identical in Windows 10 also. So to connect the Airpod with a Windows 10 or Windows 11 laptop, you can use the below steps.

Step 1: Click on the start menu on your Laptop or PC.

Step 2: Select the settings option from the list.

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Step 3: From the settings, select Devices.

Step 4: On the next option, select Bluetooth & devices option.

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Step 5: Now, you need to add the Airpod by clicking on the “Add device” option. You will see a “+” sign near to that. Click on it.

Step 6: On the next screen which is Add a device, click on the Bluetooth option.

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Step 7: You will see all the available and connected Bluetooth devices on the next screen.

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Step 8: Now, as we did for Mac, open the Airpod lid and hold the buttons on the Airpod case to activate the Airpod pairing mode.

Step 9: Now, the Airpod will show on the Laptop screen. Select that.

Done, Now the Airpod is connected to your Laptop or Bluetooth-enabled PC, or desktop. Connecting AirPods to iPhone is also easy and you can check that also if you find any difficulty.

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