Unfortunately, you can’t use Find My to track your AirPods if they were in the charging case when someone stole them.
This is because they don’t maintain an active connection to your device while in the case, to conserve battery life.
Can someone else connect to my AirPods?
Yes, it is absolutely possible to use someone else’s AirPods. The issue you’ll need to deal with is pairing. If you take “X’s” AirPods and use them with your device, they’ll be renamed as “Y Person’s AirPods”. They’ll work fine for you, but “X’s” device won’t “see” them and automatically pair with them anymore.
Can you track AirPods if stolen?
If your AirPods are offline
If your AirPods do come back online, you’ll get a notification on the iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch you use them with. Find My is the only way that you can track or locate a lost or missing device. There is no other Apple service that can find, track, or otherwise flag your device for you.
How do I know if my AirPod is stolen?
Check If Your Airpods Were Stolen
- Start the Find my iPhone app on your iPod touch, iPhone, or iPad.
- Use your Apple ID and passcode to log in.
- Select your AIrpods.
- The blue dot will show you your location (from the device you’re using at the moment).
How far can AirPods be tracked?
So when you lose your AirPods and one or both are out of the case, you can use Find My to locate your AirPods when they are in Bluetooth range of any iDevice signed in with the same Apple ID (around 10 meters or 30 feet.)
Can AirPods be connected to 2 phones?
Connect the other Airpod
Now, this pair of Airpods are independently connected to two different iPhones at the same time. Just need to keep distance from one and other. If you want to sync a pair of Airpods back, you can put the Airpods in the case. And then put the case near to the iPhone and connect.