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  • 26/06/2022

www.makeuseof.com How to Stop AirPods From Switching Between Apple Devices

Do your AirPods keep switching to the wrong device while you're using them? Tweak this setting to fix them.

One of the coolest features most AirPods have is that they can quickly switch between your Apple devices without you doing anything. That way, if you're listening to music on your Mac but want to watch a video on your iPhone, you can just play that video, and your AirPods will automatically switch over to your iPhone.

Of course, that can also be annoying sometimes. Fortunately, you can stop your AirPods automatically switching between devices with a few taps.

How to Stop Your AirPods From Switching Automatically

Before we start, make sure you have your AirPods with you. You'll need to connect them to change their settings. Then follow these steps:

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www.makeuseof.com How to Stop AirPods From Switching Between Apple Devices

This will stop your AirPods from switching back and forth between your Apple devices. If you want your AirPods to start switching again, just repeat the steps above but select Automatically.

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Which AirPods Support Automatic Switching?

Fortunately, most AirPods support automatic switching, but if you don't see this feature available in the settings, that means your AirPods are too old to use it.

These are the AirPods that support automatic switching.


As you can see, other than the first-generation AirPods, all AirPods have this feature available.

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No More Annoying Switching

Now you can wave automatic switching goodbye. You can choose when to switch your AirPods manually or automatically, so you never need to struggle with this feature again. And if you're having other problems with your AirPods, you probably can fix them by yourself, too.

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