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AIRPODS compact size make them perfect for carrying about, even in your pocket.
But being so small also comes with setbacks – namely, how easy they can be to lose.
See all your devices in the Find My appCredit: Jamie Harris
Thankfully, Apple is aware of this and has come up with a few ways to help using your iPhone.
How to find your AirPods using the Find My app
Using the Find My app on your iPhone, you will hopefully be able to find your AirPods.
Open it and you’ll see a list of all your devices.
Find AirPods in the list and tap it to see the last known location, this should help you narrow down the search.
You can even tap Directions, that will hopefully guide you straight to them.
How to make your AirPods beep
If they’re in range of Bluetooth on your iPhone, there’s another handy way to track down your AirPods.
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Once you’ve selected your AirPods in the Find My app you’ll see an option called Play Sound.
Tap this and the AirPods will beep.
Better still, you can make one or both buds chirp.
If you hear them but don’t see them, tap Find to narrow down the search.
Your iPhone will then show you when you’re hot or cold.
How to mark AirPods as lost
If that doesn’t do the trick, your final option is to declare them lost.
You’ll see the option Mark As Lost in the Find My app.
Should someone find them, you’ll receive a notification and they’ll be able to contact you to make arrangements for getting them back.
The latest version of the AirPods were released in 2021Credit: Apple
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