So, you just got your AirPods Pro and are ready to use them on Windows 10, but you can’t connect them. Our guide will show you how to get started with connecting the two devices. The process of connecting Windows 10 PC and AirPods Pro is straightforward enough that you should be able to follow along easily.
AirPods are designed to work seamlessly with other Apple devices. However, it’s a different thing altogether with devices using other operating systems, such as Windows 10 PCs or laptops. If you try to connect your AirPods to a Windows 10 PC or laptop, you will likely encounter an error message that says the devices are incompatible.
However, there are ways to connect your AirPods to a Windows 10 PC or laptop and get the two seemingly “incompatible” devices to work together.
What are AirPods Pro and Can You Use Them With a Windows 10 PC?
AirPods Pro is a more recent model of the popular AirPods earbuds series. They offer enhanced noise cancellation and transparency mode, which means you can choose whether to block out the noise in your environment or still hear your surroundings when you have them on.
As a Bluetooth headphone, you can use AirPods Pro with a Windows 10 laptop easily. However, it’s a different thing when talking about desktop computers since they don’t have Bluetooth built-in. You’ll need to purchase another accessory to use the earbuds.
What Do You Need to Connect Your AirPods Pro to Windows 10 PC?
In order to connect your AirPods Pro to a Windows 10 PC, you will need the following items:
- AirPods Pro
- Windows 10 PC or laptop
- Bluetooth receiver/adapter
How Do You Connect Your AirPods Pro to Windows 10 PC?
Step 1: On Windows 10, then in Settings, navigate to Devices > Bluetooth & Other Devices
- On Windows 10, open Settings.
- Navigate to Devices > Bluetooth & Other Devices.
- Ensure that Bluetooth is toggled on.
- If you wish to use the Hands-Free Calling feature, Bluetooth must be enabled in Settings.
Step 2: Turn on Bluetooth and Select “Add Bluetooth or Other Device”
To connect AirPods Pro to a Windows 10 PC, you need to turn on Bluetooth and select “Add Bluetooth or Other Device” from the settings menu. Once you’re in the Add a Device menu, select Bluetooth.
Step 3: Put Your AirPods Pro in their charging case and keep the case’s lid open
Open the charging case, press and hold the button on the back of the case, and select “Add Bluetooth or other devices.” Once you have paired your AirPods with your computer, you can then remove them from the case and put them in your ears.
Step 4: On the “Add a Device” window, click on your AirPods Pro name
On your laptop’s “Add a Device” window, you’ll see your AirPods Pro name. To pair your AirPods Pro, click on the name of the device. You can also get more information about your AirPods Pro by clicking on it.
AirPods work best with Apple devices but can connect to most Bluetooth-enabled devices. In order to connect your AirPods Pro to a Windows 10 PC, you will need to invest in a Bluetooth receiver/adapter.
To connect AirPods Pro to a Windows 10 PC, open the Bluetooth menu and click on “Add a device.” Select “AirPods Pro” from the list of devices and click on OK. The AirPods will be connected, and you can start using them with your PC.
Can AirPods Pro connect to Windows 10?
Yes! You can connect your AirPods Pro to a Windows 10 PC through Bluetooth. Laptops have Bluetooth built-in, so you can simply turn on your AirPods Pro, and they will automatically connect. However, you’ll need a receiver/adapter for desktop computers.
How do I remove my AirPods Pro from my Windows 10 PC?
In order to disconnect your AirPods Pro from a Windows 10 computer, go to Start > Settings > Devices > Bluetooth & other devices. Next, click your AirPods and select Remove device.
How do I reconnect my AirPods Pro to my Windows 10 PC?
To connect your AirPods Pro, go to Start > Settings > Devices > Bluetooth & other devices and select your AirPods from the list. It should reconnect both devices quickly.
How do you charge the AirPods Pro?
The charging case for the AirPods Pro delivers more than 24 hours of battery life. To charge your AirPods Pro, just put them in the case and close the lid.
The LED indicator on the front of the case shows you the status of your charge. A green light means that your AirPods Pro is fully charged, while an amber light means that they’re partially charged.
It’s always best to use the case to charge your AirPods Pro, but if you’re in a pinch, you can also charge them by connecting the Lightning cable to the port on the bottom of the case.