AirPods and AirPods Pro: With what devices can you use them

AirPods and AirPods Pro: With what devices can you use them

Are you thinking of buying Apple's AirPod or AirPod Pro headphones and wondering what you can use them with? We will answer all your questions, including how to connect them with Android phones, Windows computers, Apple TV and much more.

We examine in this report all the devices with which the AirPods are compatible, including iPhones, Apple Watch, Apple TV and compatible Mac devices. We have also tested them with Android terminals and smartwatch Android Wear Keep reading.

What iPhones are compatible with AirPods and AirPods Pro?

AirPods can work with any device running iOS 10 or later, watchOS 3 and macOS Sierra. It also does it with an Apple TV with tvOS 1 or later, so if you have an iPhone 5, iPhone SE or iPhone 6 you can pair them and use them.

Apple decided to use an iCloud account to optimize the process, so once you link your AirPods with it, your devices will be linked. In this way, it is frankly simple to use the AirPods along with any of your iPhone.


How to connect the AirPods to an iPhone?

Proceed as follows if you still have doubts:

  1. Turn on the Bluetooth of your iPhone
  2. Go to the home screen
  3. Put the AirPods in its case, close and open its lid and keep them close to the iPhone
  4. An iPhone pop-up window appears indicating Connect
  5. Click on the Connect tab
  6. Follow the prompts that appear on your iPhone screen

If you have logged in to iCloud on your iPhone, any other device you have that has logged in with the same account can automatically recognize and connect to your AirPods.

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Do AirPods work with any version of Apple Watch?

As long as your Apple Watch works with the version of watchOS 3 or later (Watch OS 3 came out in September 2016 and works with all Apple watches) your watch can recognize the AirPods. In this way, make sure you have the latest version installed on your watch.

Watch OS 5 was launched in September 2018 and is not compatible with the original Apple Watch (first generation). The good news is that Apple has put the cut down, which guarantees that any Apple Watch user can use them.

How can I connect the AirPods to my Apple Watch?

The Apple Watch should instantly connect to your AirPods whenever it is linked to the same iCloud account as them. Easy ace. Otherwise, you can connect them to the AirPods by following these steps:


  1. Put the AirPods in its case with the lid open
  2. Press the only configuration button you'll find in the AirPods case, located on the back until the status light flashes.
  3. Open the configuration section on your watch
  4. Click on Bluetooth
  5. Select your AirPods among the Bluetooth devices that appear
  6. Wait for the word Paired to appear

Check here the main differences you will find between the version of Apple Watch Series 4 and Apple Watch Series 3.

Can I connect the AirPods to the Apple TV?

Whenever your Apple TV is running tvOS 1 or a later version, essentially any Apple TV purchased from an App Store, you can use it with your AirPods.

But unlike Apple Watch, with Apple TV you will have to access the settings.