How to Connect Apple Airpods to an Android Device

Though Apple AirPods are mainly created for Apple OS they can pair with any device with Bluetooth enabled. Because they have standard Bluetooth transceivers as well as similar protocols.

So if you have an Android phone and your friend has gifted you an Apple AirPods, you can easily pair them with your phone without worrying. But you will not have all the features that you would have with an Apple device. Below are some features of AirPods that you can not have with your Android device.

  • Siri
  • AirPods battery indicator
  • Automatic ear detection

But by downloading and installing the Assistant Trigger app you can have alternatives for the missing features.

Setting up AirPods with Apple devices is pretty easy. The only thing you have to do is put AirPods aside your device. When you open the case lid of AirPods your Apple device will automatically prompt you to connect with AirPods without any buttons pressed. But in Android, you have to pair it manually. So let’s discuss the manual process step by step.

Manual Process to Pair AirPods Pro with Android

  1. Open the AirPods Box case

Note: Keep the earbuds as they are

  1. Press and hold the pairing button on box until the LED light turns into white and starts to flicker.
  2. Turn on Bluetooth on the Android device.

In Your Android Device, go to Settings->Bluetooth->Toggle on Bluetooth button

Then your device automatically starts to find Bluetooth devices around you. After the scan, your device will show the list of Bluetooth devices.

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Find the AirPods in the list and tap on its name. Then Airpods will automatically pair with your Android device.

Apart from that, now it is possible to use AirPods with both Android and Apple devices simultaneously.

That’s it for today!!! Await for more forthcoming articles!!!

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