Everyone knows that the size of the AirPods is tiny, and it’s effortless to lose them. By chance, if you lose your AirPods, there are many methods to locate your lost AirPods by using your iPhone or any other web browser.
Apple has updated the version of AirPods Pro, AirPods max, and their headphones, making it easier to find the missing AirPods by using Find My app.
Here’s how to locate your lost AirPods:
”Find My” App
The only way to locate your missing device is to use Find My. First, you need to set up Find My on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch. Find My is the only option available for iPhone users. This app helps to find missing devices.
You can turn on the option “Notify When Left Behind” to get notified whenever you forget to take your AirPods with you. This option is unavailable on a few iPad models. If you hadn’t turned on Find my app before your lost iPods, you can’t find your missing AirPods. Find my app will not be able to locate your AirPods.
You can tap stop on the dashboard to stop notifications anytime. The “Find My” network also has features of restricting your AirPods so that other users can’t use them without your permission. The latest version of the “Find My” network has many more smart features, which you can later explore while using it.
How To Find The Last Known Location?
Access Find My app on your Apple device to locate your missing device. Find my app is available on your apple devices and can’t be deleted. After opening Find my app on your iPhone, tap find iPhone.
Then swipe up and see the last known location of your AirPods. You can click on the play sound option, tap directions, or can use another feature from your device. This app will give you a map of the nearby street of your missing AirPods location.
If you are near your lost AirPods, tap the play sound option, and you will hear sound. This sound will not be very high, but you will be able to find them with their beeping voice.
Play A Sound Using The Location
Play sounds are an effective way to assist you in finding your AirPods if they are nearby. Using Find My app, you can play sound on your 3rd generation AirPods, AirPods (pro), or AirPods (max), even if they are offline AirPods.
Turn On The Lost Mode Of Your Missing AirPods
Go to Find My app on the apple device and enable the lost mode of your lost device. After that, click on tap devices. Choose your AirPods and tap activate to mark them as lost AirPods. Continue after entering your phone number, and in the final step, tap notify when found.
How To Locate Your Lost AirPods On A Web Browser?
You can find your AirPods using an iCloud account too. After signing into the iCloud account with your apple id and password, select the all devices tab. The pop-up list will appear on the screen; Choose your AirPods in the previously paired list. You can track them by using the location of the missing AirPods or tap the play sound and find them using your ear.
Using Location Found
Open any web browser and go to iCloud settings. Sign in to the account by using your apple id and password. Swipe up to see the linked apple devices. You can tap find location. The last known location of AirPods on a map will be found.
Using Play A Sound
You can find one AirPod at a time. Play sound on your linked AirPods. Click on the play sound and try to find one earbud. After that, you can find the other.
How To locate Your Offline AirPods With An iPhone/iPad?
Use Find My app and choose the AirPods name under all devices. You will see a car icon. Click on it to find the last known location of your offline AirPods.
How To Find Offline AirPods With Mac?
Go to Find My app, already available on your mac. Choose your AirPods, and a map will appear on your screen showing the last location of the AirPods.
Suppose Your AirPods Are Offline
Sometimes, your AirPods are out of range or uncharged. In this case, you can only see the last location of your AirPods. You will not be able to play a sound on it. You can not locate your AirPods.
Finding offline AirPods becomes difficult. Tap notify when automatically enabled; the notification will appear on your iPhone,iPad, iPod touch, or Mac linked to your AirPods.
Finding Your AirPods / AirPods Pro
Suppose you have AirPods pro and you have lost them. You can easily find them each at a time. On your ios , open your Find My app, then tap Devices. After that, click on the name of your AirPods. Mute one airpod by clicking the mute options.
Tap play sound after muting one airpod, and find it. After finding your one airpod, put it back in case. Restore your AirPods and again search for the other airpod on the map.
Find Your 2nd AirPods Pro.
You can find your AirPods pro by using Find My app. Suppose you have lost your AirPods pro, you can check the location of every airpod and case on your map. If you are near your AirPods, tap play sound on your ios device. You can check your lost AirPods and charging. It’s an easy way to find lost AirPods.
Using Lost Mode To Find Offline AirPods
Enable lost mode to suppose you have lost your AirPods pro or AirPods(max). Go to Find My app on your iPhone. Tap the devices tab and select your missing AirPods. Tap on the mark as lost and select activate.
In the end, tap on Continue. With lost mode, you can find AirPods. Whoever finds your missing AirPods, your contact information will be shared with that person due to lost mode. But, the person must have an ios device to use that feature.
How To Locate Your Dead AirPods
On average, the battery life of AirPods is at least 24 hours. The battery life of second-generation AirPods is 24 hours, and the third-generation is up to 30 hours. Suppose you have lost your AirPods while they were on.
They will be turned on for that 30 hours and die after some time. Using Find My app will help you to locate your AirPods. Even if they are dead, the app will give you its last location or where it got linked for the last time.
How To Find The Missing AirPods Case?
You can locate the charging case suppose you have AirPods inside your missing charging case. Otherwise, there isn’t any option available. You have to buy a replacement for the missing charging case from Apple.
Buy New Pair of AirPods
If you can’t find your AirPods after using all methods given above, buy new third-generation AirPods. It has more features like spatial audio, HD facetime call, newer design, etc.
How To Never Lose Your AirPods Again?
It’s a good thing for ios device users that they can use apple’s Find for their missing AirPods. But, it will be best if they avoid losing them instead of using different methods to find them.
Find My app also has when left behind option. Just open settings and turn the option on. Whenever you leave your AirPods again, the app will give a notification on your mobile screen to remind you. Find My app works best by giving good options like sound and direction. It makes you able to locate your AirPods using an iPhone.