Can I track my AirPods if someone else is connected to them?

You can track your AirPods even while they're connected to another phone if you register them on Find My. For third-party AirPods, the registered owner must share their location with you. However, please note that you can only request to track Apple users after you share your location with them.

Can I Find My AirPods if someone resets them?

While it is possible to track AirPods using iCloud and the Find My app, there are limitations when it comes to tracking reset AirPods. Reset AirPods cannot be tracked because they will no longer be paired to your devices. This means that they won't show up as a green dot on the map indicating their location.

Can the previous owner of AirPods track them?

Even if you are able to reset the AirPods, the original owner may still be able to track their location using the “Find My” feature if the AirPods are still linked to their iCloud account.

Can you see the location of someone else's AirPods?

Note: If people use your AirPods (3rd generation), AirPods Pro (all generations), or AirPods Max with multiple Apple IDs, only the person who turned on the Find My network can see them in the Find My app. You may also get an alert if someone else's AirPods are traveling with you.

Can I use AirPods if I found them?

Yes, it is absolutely possible to use someone else's AirPods. The issue you'll need to deal with is pairing. When AirPods are paired, they become “X person's AirPods” and that's how they show up in your device list. If you take “X's” AirPods and use them with your device, they'll be renamed as “Y Person's AirPods”.

Can I still track my AirPods if someone stole them?

Find My can show your AirPods on a map, play a sound to help find them, and even help find their precise location when they're nearby. On your iPhone, open Find My. In Devices, choose your AirPods.

How far can AirPods be tracked if stolen?

“Track” the AirPods? If they're lost, then the distance from you doesn't matter. If you mean how far they can be from the device used to supply their signal, then that is the standard Bluetooth distance which is about 40 feet (10 meters).

Can AirPods get traced?

You can turn on the Find My network to see the location of some AirPods models even when they're out of range from your device. If the Find My network is turned off (or if your AirPods don't support the Find My network), the Find My app shows the last time and place they were connected.

How to completely reset AirPods from previous owner?

Return AirPods to factory settings AirPods (all generations) or AirPods Pro (all generations): Put the AirPods in their case, close the lid, then wait 30 seconds. Open the lid, then press and hold the setup button on the back of the case for about 15 seconds, until the status light flashes amber, then white.

How to tell if someone is tracking your AirPods?

Find My displays a map of where the AirTag, Find My network accessory, or set of AirPods has been observed with you. The red dots show where the unknown item was detected near your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch. The dashed lines connecting the red dots help indicate the sequence where the item was detected with you.

Do AirPods have GPS tracking?

Due to the AirPods' small size and battery constraints, there's no built-in GPS connection, so you can't remotely pinpoint their exact whereabouts. To overcome that, Apple relies on the GPS in your iPhone or iPad, like most dedicated lost-item Bluetooth trackers.

How do I remove AirPods from someone else's Find My?

As the previous owner: In the Find My app, get in pairing range > tap AirPods > Remove This Device > Remove. If the previous owner hasn't unpaired them, you will get a message the AirPods are paired to another Apple ID.

Can anyone use my lost AirPod?

The thief who stole your AirPods has the ability to reset them and maybe even use them, but the thief can't set up your AirPods with his/her Apple ID because of Apple's security measures.

What happens if I mark AirPods as lost?

Apple also has a Lost Mode in case you lose your AirPods. When you turn on Lost Mode for your AirPods (3rd generation), AirPods Pro and AirPods Pro (2nd generation), or AirPods Max, you can share a message with your phone number or email address. If someone finds your AirPods, the message appears on their iPhone.

Can someone use my AirPods if they are in lost mode?

While you can lock devices like your iPhone or Mac remotely with Lost Mode, you can't do the same with AirPods. That said, anyone can easily use stolen AirPods when they find them. Unfortunately, Apple Warranty or AppleCare+ do not cover lost and stolen AirPods.

Can AirPods be tracked if dead?

If you recently lost your AirPods while they were fully charged and online, you can easily find their current location on Find My. However, once the battery runs dry and your AirPods go offline, your only recourse is to use the last known location.

What happens if I mark my AirPods as lost?

Apple also has a Lost Mode in case you lose your AirPods. When you turn on Lost Mode for your AirPods (3rd generation), AirPods Pro and AirPods Pro (2nd generation), or AirPods Max, you can share a message with your phone number or email address. If someone finds your AirPods, the message appears on their iPhone.

Can you track an AirPods case?

If you have AirPods Pro (2nd generation), you can find the precise location of each of your AirPods and the charging case. Open the Find My app on an iPhone or iPad that you previously paired with your AirPods. Tap Devices, tap the name of your AirPods, then tap Find.

How easily can AirPods be stolen?

AirPods are small devices that can be swiped from a table in a second, and your only recourse would be to involve the police. Never chase down a thief or use Find My to track stolen devices to private property. AirPods aren't worth your life.

How to find a single AirPod?

To do this, you'll need to open the Find My app, select the Devices tab and choose your AirPods, which will bring up their location on a map. If you own AirPods Pro 2 then you'll also be able to see each Pod's location individually (see image) as well as the case.

How far away can AirPods connect?

To answer your question, the iPhone must be within about 33 feet (10 meters) of the Bluetooth device. Check out the information below for more details and how to setup headphones.

Can someone else see my AirPods location?

How to prevent AirPods from being tracked. It's only possible to track AirPods using a device connected to the same iCloud account. This means you can only see the location of your headphones—not those owned by someone else.

Can my parents track my AirPods?

The Find My app combines Find My iPhone and Find My Friends into a single, easy-to-use app on Mac, iPad, and iPhone. Find My can help you locate a family member's missing iPhone, Mac, iPad, AirTag, AirPods, or Apple Watch — even if it's offline and sleeping.

How do I remove AirPods from someone else's Apple ID?

Using the Find My app: Once in pairing range: Tap AirPods > Remove This Device > Remove. Using iCloud: On Find My > All Devices > AirPods > Remove from Account > Remove. You can't remove AirPods from someone else's Apple ID. Only the owner of the Apple ID can remove them.

Can you find the owner of AirPods?

Apple cannot help identify the owners. It would be best to turn these in to the local authority or lost & found, where the owner would be most likely to check.

Can I track my husbands AirPods?

When you join a Family Sharing group, you can help other family members locate their Mac computers, iOS and iPadOS devices, Apple Watch, and AirPods by using the Find My app.