We don’t think anyone likes to use earphones with a wire, which is why nowadays wireless earphone sales are constantly increasing. That all started back in 2016 when Apple launched its first wireless AirPods but it worked best with an apple ecosystem only.
However, you can still use them with your windows laptop. This article guides you through the all simple steps.
How To Connect AirPods To Dell Laptop
Step 1. Go to your taskbar and open the action panel or you can access it with Windows + A
Step 2. Now, you can see all the toggles, click on the Bluetooth panel with a right click and open the settings.
Step 3. Click on the toggle to enable your laptop Bluetooth and click on now discoverable as (Laptop Name)” under “Bluetooth” after your Bluetooth is active.
Step 4. It’s time to add a Bluetooth device, click on the first option with a + sign (Add Bluetooth or other)
Step 5. After clicking on that sign you can see all available Bluetooth devices.
Step 6. Take your AirPods and enable its pairing. Press and hold the button on its back until you see the white led light. Don’t forget to open the case before pressing the button.
Step 7. Select your AirPods in the Bluetooth discovery list on your laptop. Click on your AirPods name on the laptop to start pairing.
Step 8. Now you’re ready to use your AirPods with a Dell laptop. If you aren’t able to hear sounds in your AirPods, click the speaker sanction on the taskbar and select your AirPods.
Note: Once you connect your AirPods with your Dell laptop Bluetooth. It will automatically connect next time whenever you enable Bluetooth on your laptop. So, you don’t have to pair them again.
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How To Unpaired Your AirPods On Dell Laptop?
If you want to unpair your AirPods from your laptop, all you have to do is go to the pairing device in your laptop and remove it. You can access your paired device on the Bluetooth settings.
Here are the following steps you need to take to unpair your AirPods from your Dell laptop.
Step 1. Click on the taskbar and click on Bluetooth settings.
Step 2. Click on add device, here you can see all paired already devices list.
Step 3. Choose your AirPods and click to remove them.
Note: If you’re using an old Dell laptop, which does not come with a Bluetooth connection then you have to buy Bluetooth separately not only for connecting AirPods but all Bluetooth-equipped devices.
After carefully following all steps you can easily connect your AirPods to a laptop, even if you can connect to all laptops. The process is the same. Make sure you are not using the old Bluetooth version otherwise you will face some distance problems and your laptop must have inbuilt Bluetooth. After all, AirPods only connect with a Bluetooth device.
Frequently Asked Questions
Why won’t my AirPods connect to a Dell laptop?
The Bluetooth system’s malfunction is most likely the major cause of your AirPods’ failure to connect to your Dell laptop. The best way to fix your connectivity issue is to restart Bluetooth on both devices.
How do I make my AirPods discoverable?
To make your AirPods discoverable, you can put them in pairing mode. Make sure your AirPods are fully charged before inserting them. After that, locate the reset button on the AirPods case and push it until a white light appears.
How well do AirPods work with Dell laptops?
AirPods pair more easily and quickly with other Apple devices in general, but there isn’t much of a difference in output quality when using a Dell laptop.
Can AirPods connect to an Android laptop?
Yes, AirPods work with Android. The AirPods are compatible with Samsung and other Android devices because they are simply Bluetooth earbuds. Any device that supports Bluetooth, such as the majority of Windows PCs and some smart TVs, is compatible with the earbuds.
Do AirPods Pro work with Android?
Yes, just like any other Bluetooth earphones, Apple AirPods or AirPods Pro may be used with an Android phone. Although using your AirPods Pro with an iPhone is more aesthetically pleasant and handy, the pairing process is still very straightforward, and once linked, you don’t lose too many functionalities.