Some users believe that headphones only connect to phones of the same company. But this is not so.
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- Make sure the headphones are in the charging case.
- Open the headphone case.
- Click on the round button on the back of the case.
Wait until the indicator between the headphones inside the case starts flashing white and a Bluetooth pair is created.
Go to Bluetooth menu your Android phone and select the AirPods headphones to connect. Done!
How to connect AirPods to Xiaomi
When you turn on the headset, go to "Search for Bluetooth devices»On the phone and select the device to be connected so that the pairing between the devices occurs. Normal activation of Bluetooth will not give a positive result in the connection.
How to connect to Samsung
In the case of Samsung – hold the button on the back of the case. Search your headphones among Bluetooth deviceat. Connect and enjoy your music.
What features will work with Android?
Most of the AirPods functions with android will work just like with an iPhone. For example, the touch sensors on the headphones, which perform many different functions, with just two touches. At the same time, without taking the phone out of your pocket. Also, the headphones are equipped with a microphone, this is a huge plus for those who must constantly be in touch. Especially in the cold season.
What features will not work with Android?
But it’s still worth noting that when using AirPods with Android, you will not have access to the voice control function, since this requires voice assistant Siri, which only works on Apple devices.
You also can not watch charge indication and control it without a specially downloaded application. When the headphones are pulled out, the music will not be paused, as is the case with the iPhone.
How to extend the functionality of AirPods with Android
Extend the functionality of these headphones on android using special applications. Take the app Droidpods, which offers us a constant notification showing the remaining battery life of AirPods and informing when it comes time to charge one of the headphones or both. This app is publicly available in Play Store for purchase for only 2.49.
Or a free application Airbattery, which will also allow you to track the amount of charge on your headphone and case. Another plus of this application is that it can also support other W1 wireless headphones.
Should I buy AirPods for use with Android?
AirPods from the iPhone work flawlessly, the headphones instantly connect, work seamlessly, there are gestures. But before buying headphones to pair with an Android smartphone, you need to be prepared that this pair will not work perfectly.
It’s worth noting that AirPods outside the Apple ecosystem are becoming simple wireless headphones. However, they can be connected to various devices that support the transfer of music and sounds via Bluetooth.
Many users choose AirPods for ease of use. Apple developers are always trying to make using their technology extremely easy. In general, each one for himself draws a conclusion, counts, in addition to the remaining pros and cons, his own. Of course, it is easier to take devices from the same company, but this is not always beneficial at a price.