Airpods first released in 2016. They are known as the company’s best Products in recent years. Apple’s AirPods offer simple charging, portability, great battery life, unparalleled bluetooth range and great connectivity.

AirPods are so popular that Apple still faces trouble to keep them in stock. Nowadays, we see AirPods commonly in movies, TV shows, etc.

If you are new to AirPods, or considering to buy a pair, here are some tips and guidelines for you.

What Are AirPods?

Apple’s completely wireless headphones are termed as AirPods. They look like Apple’s EarPods but without wires. AirPods contain an Apple Design Tech inside, it is like a wireless chip calles H1 or W1, a dual optical sensor, an accelerometer, a second accelerometer for speech detection and dual beamforming microphones for phone calls and Siri.

AirPods come with a charging case which can be used for both storage and charging purposes. The charging case is Pocketable. At the bottom a lightning port let the charging case and AirPods charge , with the Lightning cable. The wireless charging case lets you charge with Qi wireless charger.

How Many versions of AirPods are Available?

There are two versions of AirPods Available.

  1. The original AirPods.
  2. The Second-Generation AirPods.

The difference between them is, second-generation AirPods have Updated H1 chip instead of a W1 chip.

There is no design difference between AirPod 1 and 2.

AirPods 2 support Hands-free “ hey Siri: functionality.

One of the notable things is that new AirPods come with a wireless charging case, by which they can be charged by any Qi wireless charging mat.

Set up:

AirPods are easy to set up with any Apple device. All you have to do is, 

  1. unlock your iPad or iPhone
  2. open the charging case.
  3. Hold it near your device.
  4. An option for AirPod will appear on your screen.
  5. Tap on that option, your AirPod will connect to your device.

AirPods are mainly linked to iCloud accounts, so once you have paired them with a device with your iCloud account signed in, other devices which have your iCloud Account signed in automatically know that they exist.

You can switch connections in your devices by standard bluetooth setting option.

What are features of your AirPods?

AirPods have many unique features including.

  1. Zero wires.
  2. Five hour battery life.
  3. Comfortably fit.
  4. 24 hour total battery life, with charging case.
  5. From this case, three hours charge in 15 minutes.
  6. One tap setup for Apple devices.
  7. Instant connection to Mac devices, iPad, iPhone.
  8. Easy switching between Mac and iOS devices.
  9. Notification on phone if needed to charge.
  10. Just one AirPod can be used for music or call.
  11. Double tap access to Siri.
  12. W1 or H1 chip for extended bluetooth range and efficient battery life.
  13. AirPods 2 have “ hey Siri”.

Step-by-Step Guide:

how to use airpods

If you are new to AirPods, before connecting them to the device, make sure your device is  up-to-date.

  1. Go to the home screen.
  2. With your AirPods inside, open the case lid.
  3. Hold it next to your device.
  4. A SET UP animation will appear on your device screen.
  5. Click on Connect.

If you have AirPods Pro;

  1. If you have 2nd generation AirPods, you already set up Hey Siri on your device, then you can use Hey Siri with your AirPods.
  2. Tap done.
  3. If you have already signed up into iCloud, your AirPods set up automatically with supported devices that are signed in to iCloud with the same Apple ID.


You can use your AirPods to control playback and use Siri.

Regardless of which model of AirPod you got, you can set One AirPod to do one of these whenever you double tap.

  1. Use Siri.
  2. Pause and play your Audio Content.
  3. Skip on to the next track.
  4. Go back to the previous track.

What type of AirPods do you need?

types of airpods

You need AirPods Pro if you have,

  1. iPad or iPhone touch with iOS 13.2.
  2. iPad with iPadOD 13.2
  3. Mac with macOS 10.15.1 or later.

You need first generation AirPods if you need;

  1. iPad, iPhone, iPad touch with iOS 10 or later.
  2. Mac with macOS Sierra

Let us know if you have any query or comment regarding AirPods.

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