Airpods Not Connecting to iPhone, iPad, iPod or iMac/ Macbook/Mac Mini

Last Updated on Nov 10, 2020

Airpods is smashing the music world because of they compatible with all Apple Devices (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, iMac/ Macbook and Apple TV). Apple Headphone redesigned and it will become wireless, More functional and responsive to use it on different Bluetooth enabled device. We can easily listen to music, Receive call, and Make a call in clear/ purity sound. People are affected with Airpods not connecting, or Audio cut anytime and stuttering.

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iOS 12 or Later: Use Live Listen with AirPods.

Troubleshooting Steps on Airpods not connecting with iPhone/ iPad/ iPod/ Watch/ Mac

Unpair and Forgot

On iOS: Go to the Settings App > Bluetooth > Tap on (i) near to your last AirPods connection > Forget This Device.

1 Bluetooth Forgot on iPhone for Airport: Airpods not connecting

On Mac: Click on Top Apple Menu > System Preferences > Bluetooth

Now at the Same time, Reset your Airpods (Open Airpods cap only, Press and Hold Back White button until White light will blink), Now your Airpods will appear on your Mac’s Bluetooth Preference. Now Click on connect button on mac and Set Audio device as an Airpods from Top Apple menu (Speaker icon).

Unpair Airpods from all apple device connected with the same network

Turn off all Apple Devices and turn on again,

Then, first, turn on a primary device (Mac) and try to plug it,

Follow this video,


Keep distance near between Airpods and Device

In my personal experience, Bluetooth devices should be near less than 4 meters.

Check Charging in Percentage

Wireless Airpods is rechargeable, so we need to recharge on usage. After long time note in used then first check Airpods battery on your iOS device (Will be shown in notification center).

Are you not happy with Airpods sound quality? And doesn’t fit in your usage then try Airpods alternatives.

Reset Network Settings

Reset network settings will erase and refresh all connection, Auto-fix all the problems related to Wi-Fi, Bluetooth as well, Reset Network Settings.

2 reset network settings for Bluetooth Airdrop fix

Keep updated Device

Check any new update available on iOS or Mac.

iOS: Settings App > General > Software Update

Mac: Apple Menu > System Preference > Software Update.

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