Can You Pair AirPods with Android Phones?

Apple AirPods are quickly becoming the hottest tech trend this season. But can you connect AirPods to an Android phone? Long story short, yes, AirPods are compatible with your Android, but take a few extra steps to get set up. Find out how to pair AirPods with Android phones with this easy to follow guide.

Android users will need to manually configure their Bluetooth settings to enable the pairing of AirPods. To do so, follow these steps:

  1. Open the quick settings panel on your phone by swiping downwards from the top of your screen.
  2. Select the Bluetooth icon.
  3. Tap “Pair new device” or “Add new device.” Before you select your AirPods, you will have to turn them on. To do this, open the lid of your AirPods charging case. You should see a small button on the back on the case. Press and hold this button until the indicator light blinks white.
  4. Your AirPods should now show up in your phone’s device-pairing options. Select the AirPods from the menu and follow your phone screen’s prompts.

After you’ve successfully paired your AirPods to your Android via Bluetooth, you can use them like you would any other Bluetooth device. They should auto-connect to your phone when you take them out of the charging case and auto-disconnect when you put them back in their case. Now what are you waiting for, crank up your music and try out your new wireless earbuds!

Why Won’t My AirPods Connect?

If you’re still having issues pairing your AirPods with your Android phone after following the above directions, we have a few troubleshooting tips. First, check that your AirPods are charged. You can tell this by looking at the indicator light inside the charging case. When the charging case is not plugged in and the indicator light is green, this means your AirPods are charged. Next, make sure that Bluetooth is enabled on your phone. You can check this via your settings panel. If you’ve doubled check both of these factors, try restarting your phone to reset your device.

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