Ever since wireless earbuds and headphones came into the picture, their popularity and demand have increased exponentially. Almost every major tech company has launched its wireless earphones and headphones, including Sony, HP, JBL, and numerous others. However, the trend for wireless earphones was popularized by Apple’s AirPods. In this post, we will describe the unknown benefits of owning Apple AirPods.
When Apple’s first generation of AirPods came out on 13 December 2016, the product was ridiculed by millions of people across the world for its unconventional design and allegedly illogical concept. However, as time passed, AirPods became one of the most-used sets of wireless earbuds across the globe. According to The Guardian, AirPods steadily went from mockery to millennial status symbols.
Currently, AirPods are used by millions of people worldwide. Even though AirPods are used by tons of people for listening to songs, podcasts, movie audio, etc., there are numerous benefits that most users are unaware of. This article will shed light on some of the most prominent benefits of owning Apple’s AirPods. Let us dive right into it:
Users can charge AirPods on the go
One of the benefits of owning Apple AirPods is that it can be charged on the go.
Most AirPods users plug in the charger to the charging case after putting the earbuds in them. However, most of the masses do not know that once they have fully charged the case, they can use it to charge their AirPods on the go without hassle separately.
For instance, if you are leaving for a trip and wish to charge your AirPods, you can separately charge the charging case before leaving and use it to power up your AirPods on the go. It is a great feature that facilitates users to use wireless earbuds without interruptions.
Users can use AirPods with all of their Apple devices after pairing it with one.
One of the best parts about AirPods is that it connects seamlessly to Apple devices once it is paired. All you need to do is turn on your Apple device’s Bluetooth and bring the AirPods near it after opening the charging case’s lid to make the device detect it.
Besides this, AirPods automatically detects the device playing the content and switches to it. This feature facilitates users to use AirPods across different Apple devices seamlessly.
If the automatic switching feature disrupts your user experience, you can disable it by navigating to your Apple devices’ Bluetooth settings. Besides this, you can also solve other AirPods connectivity issues easily.
For instance, if your AirPods get randomly disconnected due to internal issues, you can conveniently reconnect them by disconnecting them and connecting them again. To know more about other fixes, open you can check the guide specific to solving the AirPods keeps disconnecting issue.
AirPods work with non-Apple devices as well
What the majority of the masses do not know is that Apple’s AirPods are not exclusive to Apple devices, i.e., you can use AirPods on your Windows PC, Android smartphones, and other devices. You can conveniently pair any AirPods with your Windows PC, tablet, smartphone, or any device featuring Bluetooth and have an immersive listening experience. To pair your AirPods with non-Apple devices, follow the given steps:
- Step 1 – Open the Bluetooth settings menu on your non-Apple Device and ensure that the device’s Bluetooth is on and visible for detection by other devices.
- Step 2 – Open your AirPods’ charging case lid and place it near the device.
- Step 3 – There is a button on the back of the AirPods’ charging case. Press and hold it until the charging light turns white. Once the light becomes white, AirPods will become ready for pairing.
- Step 4 – Find and click on the name of AirPods visible in your device’s available Bluetooth devices dialog box and click on the “Connect” option to pair the devices with each other.
Once you have paired your AirPods with the non-Apple device, you can conveniently use it for listening to any audio, including podcasts, music, movie audio, etc.
Users Can Access Siri Using AirPods
Siri, the built-in voice-controlled personal assistant in Apple devices, facilitates users to perform numerous tasks with ease. For instance, if you want to open a specific application, all you need to do is give the spoken command after accessing Siri by calling it out. With just a single tab, you can activate Siri on your AirPods. After activating it, you can use Siri to perform different activities on your phone without touching it.
For instance, if you are traveling while listening to music and want to lower the music’s volume, you do not need to take out your phone and press the buttons. Instead, you can ask Siri to do it for you. Besides this, you can also know the weather, call someone, and ask for directions by accessing Siri on your AirPods.
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