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How can you find AirPods if you lose them?
What are the steps to locate your lost AirPods?

If you use Apple's AirPods, forget them somewhere, or steal them, you can use the Find My app installed on your iPhone or iPad to find the headphones. Using the Find My app is the only way you can track the whereabouts of all the Apple devices you own. 

What are the steps to locate your lost AirPods?

But you can't take advantage of Find My to find AirPods, if you haven't set up the app on your iPhone or iPad before you lost your headphones. On the other hand, it's important to update the operating system on your iPhone or iPad to the latest version before trying to find your AirPods ,Here's how to set up Find My on iPhone and how to use it to find AirPods.


How to set up Find My on your iPhone

To set up Find My to be able to access your AirPods if they're lost or stolen, follow these steps:
  • Open the Settings app.
  • Tap your name that appears at the top of the screen.
  • Click on the Find My option.
  • Click on the Find My iPhone option.
  • Turn on Find My iPhone and Find My Network.
This is how you activate the feature to find your AirPods before they are lost.
How can you find AirPods if you lose them?

Set up and use Notify When Left Behind in the Find My app

Before losing your headphones, take some preventive measures, such as activating the Notify When Left Behind feature in the Find My app, which alerts your iPhone if you forget an Apple device connected to it — such as AirPods — in an unknown location. To enable this feature, follow these steps:
  • Open the Find My app.
  • Click the Devices tab .
Set up and use Notify When Left Behind in the Find My app
  • Click the AirPods option from the list.
  • Select (Notify When Left Behind).
  • Activate the (Notify When Left Behind) option by pressing the toggle button next to it, then make sure to set exceptions for some sites such as: Your home address, so that you do not receive a notification if the speakers are at home.
  • Click " Done " button.
This feature is useful to ensure that your AirPods are not left in the office or in the gym cabinet for example.
Set up Notify When Left Behind

How to find lost AirPods:

Apple's Find My app can locate your AirPods, helping you find them easily, and to start searching for lost AirPods, follow these steps:
  • Open the Find My app.
  • Click the Devices tab.
  • Click the AirPods option from the menu, and you'll see in the map where your AirPods are.
If your AirPods are near one of your Apple devices and connected to Bluetooth, you can turn on Play Sound to help you easily access their location. To do this, follow these steps:
  1. Open the Find My app.
  2. Click the Devices tab.
  3. Select your AirPods from the list.
  4. Press the Play Sound option to play a sound from the speakers that gradually rises.
How Find My works in searching for AirPods depends on their model. The condition of the charging case may affect how easy it is to track your AirPods.
How to find lost AirPods:
For example, users won't be able to locate their AirPods using Find My's Play Sound feature if the speakers are inside the charging case. But the charging case for the AirPods Pro 2 model has its own speakers that make a loud sound when Play Sound is activated.

How to activate Lost Mode:

When you turn on Lost Mode for AirPods (third-generation), AirPods Pro, AirPods Pro (second-generation), or AirPods Max, you can share a specific message using your phone number or email address, so that message appears on the iPhone of the person who found your AirPods. To activate this feature, follow these steps:
  1. Open the Find My app.
  2. Click the Devices tab.
  3. Select your AirPods from the list.
  4. Click the Activate button below the Mark As Lost option.
then follow the on-screen instructions to add your contact information that will appear to the person whose device will try to connect to the speakers , Since AirPods can't connect to the internet on their own, Lost Mode doesn't do anything until your AirPods connect to a new device over the Internet.

So if the speakers aren't connected, you won't be able to play audio to find them, but you may be able to get directions to the location where they were last connected. Also, when you connect to the Internet again, you will get a notification on the iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, or Mac that you use with her that she is now connected.

See where you left your device

  • After you set up Notify When Left Behind, you get a notification on your iPhone when you leave a device or item at an unknown location.
See where you left your device
  • Tap the notification to see where you left the item.
  • Tap Continue to open the Find My app.
See where you left your device
  • From the Find My app you can:
  1. Tap Directions to your device or item left behind.
  2. Tap Don't Notify Me Here if you don't want to be notified when you leave something at that location.
For AirPods left inside their case, you can only see Notify When Left Behind notifications for up to 24 hours. 

Add locations where you don't want to be notified

  • On your iPhone, open the Find My app.
  • Tap Devices or Items.
  • Tap a device.
  • Under Notifications, tap Notify When Left Behind.
Add locations where you don't want to be notified
From here you can:
  1. See your Home as a location where you won't be notified.
  2. Tap New Location to add locations where you don't want to be notified when something's left there.
  3. Tap the delete button next to a location where you want to be notified when something's left there
We explained all the official methods for finding Apple AirPods if they are lost and stolen from you.
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