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12 AirPods Features You Should be Using

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Are you making the most of it? AirPodsApple’s handy wireless headphones include some extra features that you might not realize until you go looking for them.?

Switch devices automatically (or not)

Pairing your AirPods with any device links them to your Apple ID. Other devices using the same Apple ID (such as iPads, other iPhones, or Macs) should “just work” without needing to be paired again. In addition, AirPods will try to: Follow you and switch devices automatically.

this is not everytime It’s a useful feature, so you can change its behavior. While using your AirPods with your iPhone or iPad,[設定]>[Bluetooth]next to your headphones.[i]Tap the button.[この iPhone/iPad に接続]under[この iPhone/iPad に最後に接続したとき]to prevent your iPhone or iPad from automatically switching to AirPods when you’re using it with something else.

Effectiveness "connect automatically" For AirPods on iPhone

Click the “i” next to your AirPods and change the same setting to get it on your Mac as well.[設定]>[Bluetooth]You can do the same with This setting applies per device. This allows you to use it on useful devices (such as iPads) and disable it on annoying devices (such as Macs).

Use customizable shortcuts

The original AirPods and 2nd generation AirPods have double-tap gestures, allowing the left and right AirPods to perform various functions such as stopping and starting playback, summoning Siri, and skipping tracks, respectively.

The 3rd generation AirPods use a squeeze-triggered force sensor. Single squeeze to play and pause, double squeeze to skip forward, triple squeeze to skip backward, squeeze and hold to activate Siri. Also, when receiving, he can squeeze once to answer the call.

The AirPods Pro and 2nd generation AirPods Pro also use force sensors and have the same controls as the 3rd generation AirPods. The exception here is that squeeze and hold is used. Switch between transparency and active noise cancellationYou can change this behavior in the AirPods settings panel.

Customize AirPods Pro controls in settings

The AirPods Max headphones feature a digital crown (single-tap to play and pause, double-tap to skip forward, triple-tap to skip backwards, or a twist to adjust volume) and a noise control button for switching between transparency mode and active. Use the. noise canceling. You can change these settings as needed.

[設定]>[Bluetooth]see if your AirPods have (and can change) customizable controls, and when you’re wearing them, tap the[i]Tap.

Block out background sounds with active noise cancellation

If you have a pair of AirPods Pro, Beats Fit Pro, Beats Studio Buds, or AirPods Max, active noise canceling (ANC) Removes background noise. Apple’s ANC is pretty good, and can be toggled by holding down the stem of the AirPods or using the dedicated noise control button on the AirPods Max.

Whenever your AirPods are in use, launch Control Center on your iPhone or iPad and tap and hold the volume slider to toggle these settings. Tap the “Noise Control” button to toggle between noise canceling, off, and transparency. On Mac, in Control Center[サウンド]to see the same options as when AirPods are connected.

ANC uses more battery than just turning the setting off, so if you’re concerned with maximizing available battery life (or listening in a quiet enough environment) turn this off. It may be worth doing.

Hear ambient sounds in transparent mode

Like ANC, transparency mode works with AirPods Pro, Beats Fit Pro, Beats Studio Buds, and AirPods Max. You can toggle this by squeezing and holding the stem of your AirPods or tapping the noise control button on your AirPods Max.

This feature is especially useful because you don’t have to take your earbuds out of your ear to hear what someone is saying, like when paying for something in a store. could be a feature. This is the AirPods (bone conduction headphones But it’s probably still the safest method).

Invisibility mode on AirPods Pro

Unfortunately, transparency has some limitations. Spoken language like a podcast isn’t too bad, but if the music is too loud, it can be hard to hear what other people are saying. You can turn the volume down or squeeze once (or tap the Digital Crown on AirPods Max) for a quick pause and enable transparency mode for best results.

Share audio with other AirPods (or Beats)

You can do it share what you hear With another pair of headphones, such as 1st generation AirPods, older Beats models such as BeatsX, W1, H1 and H2 chips have been made since then. Also, at least iPhone 8, iPad (5th generation), iPad Air (3rd generation), or similar for this to work.

To share audio wirelessly, start listening as usual with your AirPods or Beats headphones. Swipe down from the top-right corner of the screen to reveal the control center on your iPhone or iPad, then tap his AirPlay (wireless audio) button in the top-right corner of the Now Playing box.

Share audio with another pair of AirPods

Then in the device list[オーディオの共有…]Click Prompt. Close the charging case with the earbuds in, open the lid and pair your friend’s AirPods. For AirPods Max, just bring it closer to your device. For Beats headphones, put them in pairing mode and bring them closer.

A second pair of headphones appears in the list and can be selected. Once connected, you will be able to control the volume of each individually using the sliders in the device list. To end the session, tap the pair of headphones you want to stop sharing from the device list in Control Center.

Hear Spatial Audio with Dolby Atmos

fun Spatial audio in impressive surround sound Compatible with AirPods Pro, 3rd Gen AirPods, AirPods Max, Beats Fit Pro. A spatial audio source such as Apple Music, Tidal, Netflix or Apple TV+ is required for this to work. Spatial audio is available with compatible AirPods or Beats anywhere you see the Dolby Atmos logo.

To use spatial audio on your iPhone or iPad, start playing a source that supports it, then swipe down from the top-right corner of your screen to trigger Control Center. Then tap-and-hold the volume slider, tap Spatial Audio, and choose between Fixed and Head Tracking or Off to disable the setting entirely.

Enable Spatial Audio on AirPods

With head tracking enabled, A more immersive and unique Dolby Atmos experienceHowever, it is not suitable for all situations. You can also use Spatialize Stereo with standard stereo content, but this doesn’t always sound great.

At the same time, you can also: Scan your head to set personalized spatial audioa feature introduced by Apple iOS16.

Get Cinema Sound on Apple TV

If you have an Apple TV, you should be able to use your AirPods without pairing them again. Press and hold the home button on your remote, then tap AirPlay (the wireless audio button, it looks like a circle with some triangles behind it) to bring up a list of available outputs. You can select them as an output on your Apple TV while wearing your AirPods.

If you have AirPods Pro, 3rd generation AirPods, AirPods Max, or compatible Beats models, you can use your headphones to experience spatial audio with Dolby Atmos sources like Apple TV+, Netflix, and more. This feature requires 1st generation Apple TV 4K (2017) or later.

Apple TV 4K (3rd generation) 2022 model

Other models will continue to pair with Apple TV, but will be limited to standard stereo output.

Use Siri with AirPods

iPhone or iPad[設定]>[Siri と検索]and[‘Hey Siri’ を聞く]If you have enabled, your AirPods will act as your default microphone. You can trigger Siri while wearing it to do things hands-free by issuing commands like “Hey Siri, set a timer for 5 minutes”.

If you don’t use the “Hey Siri” feature, you can still use Siri on your AirPods, but you’ll have to manually trigger it. This works differently depending on your model. For example, 3rd generation AirPods summon Siri by squeezing and holding. With AirPods Pro,[設定]>[Bluetooth]next to your AirPods model.[i]to change the default behavior of this gesture for each earbud.

Connect your AirPods to anything via Bluetooth

AirPods can easily connect to your Apple device, even if they’re not yet paired.You can also connect them to Other Bluetooth devices such as Nintendo Switch Or a Windows PC just as easily. Once paired, you can switch to these devices at any time by entering pairing mode.

To do this with AirPods other than AirPods Max, put the AirPods in the charging case and open it. Press and hold the button on the back of the case until the LED indicator starts blinking. Then pair the AirPods like you would any other Bluetooth headphone (usually by going to his Bluetooth settings on the device in question and selecting AirPods).

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AirPods Max work similarly, but you need to hold down the noise control button until the status light blinks white.

To return your AirPods to “Normal” mode and use them with your iPhone or other Apple gadgets, simply select them as your audio source in iOS or macOS. Next time you want to use it with a Bluetooth device, repeat the “pairing” process (it’s faster if you’ve paired it before).

Find your missing AirPods

Use the Find My app on your iPhone, iPad, or Mac to Check the last known location of your AirPods. Open the app and tap[デバイス](or look in the sidebar on your Mac) and select AirPods.

If the earbuds are out of the case but within range of another device,[サウンドを再生]You can also select to sound an alert. Make sure you’re not wearing your AirPods in your ears when you try this, as they can be very loud. You’ll also want to make sure the room is as quiet as possible to maximize your chances of finding them, which is great for locating her AirPods that slipped through the cracks in the sofa.

AirPods Pro in Find

If you lose your AirPods, you can mark them as lost, which works as well. Lost Mode for iPhone, Mac, or air tag. A message appears when other of her iPhone users try to pair her AirPods, which may help her reunite with her lost earbuds.

Get the best fit with a fit test

If you have AirPods Pro or 3rd generation AirPods, you can choose which earbuds to use when you first receive your headphones. These earbuds should form a seal with your ear canal for best results, but they should not be too tight or risk the earbuds falling out or being uncomfortable.

AirPods Pro Fit Test Results

If you are unsure if your current eartips are the correct size, Run a conformance test. Place the AirPods in your ears,[設定]>[Bluetooth]then next to AirPods[i]to tap[イヤー チップの装着をテスト]Select and follow the instructions.

wireless charging

Wirelessly charge your AirPods Pro, 2nd generation or newer AirPods, and AirPods with the wireless charging case. Qi certified wireless chargerPlace your AirPods on the charger and look for a yellow charging light. If the light is red, you may need to reposition your charging case.

You can charge your case separately from your AirPods, or charge them all at once with your AirPods in the case. If you have 2nd generation AirPods Pro, you can also use your Apple Watch charger as this model comes with a MagSafe charging case instead.

AirPods troubleshooting

AirPods don’t always work as expected.check out What to do if it keeps disconnecting unexpectedly. you might also want Clean your AirPods From time to time to keep them sanitary.

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