Unfortunately, none of these features are available for AirPods. You can't lock your missing AirPods, or do anything to stop someone connecting them to a different iPhone. Combined with their high price and easy pocketability, this makes AirPods a tantalizing target for potential thieves.
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See your AirPods on a map If you've lost or misplaced your AirPods, you might be able to find them if you use the Find My app on an iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, or Mac that you're signed in to with the same Apple ID.
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The AirPods enter a low power mode when not in use. This is what drains battery energy. As long as the AirPods are connected to your smartphone via BlueTooth, there will be some battery drainage taking place. The Proximity sensor feature in your AirPods also draws power when it is left on.
This feature works for a number of Apple devices, though I'm particularly eased by the added Find My app in watchOS 8, so my Apple Watch can tell me when I've abandoned my iPhone someplace I shouldn't have. With the exception of AirPods Max, AirPods are smaller and therefore even easier to lose than an iPhone.
If your AirPods or Charging Case get damaged accidentally, you can replace the damaged item for an out-of-warranty fee. If you lose an AirPod or your Charging Case, we can replace your lost item for a fee.
According to Apple, affected AirPods Pro units may suffer from crackling or static sounds and Active Noise CancellationActive Noise CancellationActive noise control (ANC), also known as noise cancellation (NC), or active noise reduction (ANR), is a method for reducing unwanted sound by the addition of a second sound specifically designed to cancel the first. not working as expected. If you've noticed any of these issues with your AirPods Pro, you should contact Apple to take them to an Apple Store or Apple Authorized Service Provider.
And a swollen battery could occur both day and night. However, you might not notice quickly enough if you're sleeping. What is this? Apple has some of the best quality standards in the industry, so you can almost be sure that your AirPods are not going to explode while they're in your ears.
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The Find Devices app on Apple Watch can help you locate Apple devices you've lost or misplaced. To find your Apple devices you must connect them to your Apple ID. See the Apple Support article Set up Find My on your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, or Mac to learn how.
So if (and when) you lose your AirPod Charging Case, Apple replaces your lost item for a fee of $59-99 USD. That AirPod case replacement is either new or equivalent to new in both performance and reliability. If you live near an Apple Store, call the Store to see if they offer AirPods case replacements.
If They're Still In Bluetooth Range If your AirPods died close to your phone, say, inside your house, the Find My app will give you their last known location. Unless you have some mischievous family members, there's no reason your AirPods would have moved since they died; they should still be in that same spot.
To charge the AirPods and the AirPods-case at the same time: put the AirPods into the case, and plug in the case to a power source. Yes, it is OK to leave the case plugged in all night. Good luck. Yes, plug the case into a charger and both will be charged.
What is this? You cannot play a sound to help find your AirPods if you see a gray dot next to them on the map, but you can still get directions to the location where they were last connected. If your AirPods reconnect, you'll receive a notification on the iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch that you're using them with.