Your AirPods are automatically connected to your Mac
If you have already set up your AirPods with your iPhone ($ 699 on Amazon) and your Mac on iCloud is logged in with the same Apple ID, then it should be ready. 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.
To quote Guns N & #; Roses, "It's so easy."
What happens if my AirPods are not individually paired?
But if you do not see your AirPods listed, there are a few things you need to do.
. 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 open Bluetooth Settings … or go to Apple Menu and select System Preferences and click on 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 you want to connect a few AirPods step by step, watch the video below: To connect AirPods to your Mac.  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 output.
Now you can listen to music from your phone or from your Mac without switching the headphones. 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 a few third-party apps that can help you. Read.
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