If you've already set up your AirPods with your iPhone and your Mac is signed in to iCloud with the same Apple ID, you're ready to go. To verify this, place your AirPods in your ears and check either the Bluetooth or volume drop-down menu in the menu bar of your Mac. Then select AirPods from the list.
If you would like to join an AirPod pair step by step or want to see how we connect it, watch the video below: To connect AirPods to your Mac.
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If your AirPods are not listed, you'll need to do some things.
. 1 Charge your AirPods. Make sure these little guys have the strength they need.
. 2 Open the Bluetooth settings on your Mac. You can either go to the Bluetooth drop-down menu in your menu bar and select Open Bluetooth Settings … or select the System Preferences from the Apple menu and click Bluetooth .
. 3 Make sure Bluetooth is turned on. Because you never know – things happen!
. 4 Place both AirPods in their cargo pocket and open the lid.
. 5 Press and hold the setup button on the back of the housing until the status indicator flashes white.
. 6 Return to the Bluetooth settings window on your Mac and select AirPods from the device list.
. 7 Finally click on Connect .
If sound continues to play from your Mac speakers, either check the Bluetooth or volume drop-down menu in the menu bar and make sure your AirPods are selected as the output from your Mac without the headphones switch. And this is how the world should work.
If you still want more nuance and control when using your AirPods on your Mac, there are some third-party apps that can help you. Read.
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