The idea of ‘wire-free’ in-ear headphones is getting really popular. For music streaming and audio message delivery, the AirPods use standard Bluetooth connection.
If you own both, a MacBook and an AirPod, it’s time to make them both work together. The ecosystem of Apple is very easy to navigate through. For this easy navigation, Apple accessories come with built-in procedures to connect them together.
AirPods, the wireless in-ear accessory from Apple uses W1 chipset to automatically pair it with iPhone or a MacBook. AirPods are made to synchronize with iPhone but if you want to connect AirPods with your MacBook, it’s time to set it right now.
If your AirPods are already connected to your iPhone, they will be automatically connected to your MacBook. Thanks to Apple for making this sync happen. But if you haven’t connected your AirPods to the iPhone first, here are a few steps to connect them with your MacBook.
Connect Airpods with Mac
If you need help connecting your AirPods to your MacBook, there is a quick way to get started. Here is a simple guide to follow.
- Put your AirPods in the charging case. Turn on your MacBook when you are ready to connect the pair.
- On your Mac, go to menu bar and click on the Bluetooth. If it’s not there, go to system preferences & choose Bluetooth. Make sure to turn it on.
- Now from the list of devices, select AirPods and click connect.
If your AirPods are already paired to your iPhone, it becomes easier to connect these to your MacBook. For this, your iPhone and MacBook, both need to be connected to the same iCloud account.
If your AirPod fails to connect to your Mac, turn your MacBook and AirPods off and reboot, first MacBook and then AirPods. Sometimes, turning Bluetooth on and off also clears up the connectivity issues.