- What happens if my AirPods are stolen?
- Can AirPods be reset if stolen?
- Can your AirPods be tracked?
- Can I find my AirPods if someone resets them?
- Can you track AirPods with a serial number?
- How far can AirPods be tracked?
- How do you find your AirPods if they are offline?
- Can someone else use my AirPods?
- Does Find My iPhone track AirPods or the case?
- Can Apple replace stolen AirPods?
- Can fake AirPods have real serial numbers?
What happens if my AirPods are stolen?
Apple says that if AirPods are lost or stolen, you’ll have to buy new ones, just like any other Apple product. There’s no anti-theft measures in place to protect your shiny wireless earbuds. That said, if one of your two AirPods is lost or stolen, Apple says you’ll be able to buy just one.
Can AirPods be reset if stolen?
But what if your Airpods get lost, or worse, stolen? Well, if the thief has an iPhone, iPad or Mac they can easily reset the product and make it their own. Unfortunately, there’s no way you can block your lost or stolen Airpods as they’re not connected to Wi-Fi. If you’re lucky enough you might be able locate them.
Can your AirPods be tracked?
To track your AirPods, you can do so via either iCloud.com or the “Find iPhone” app on iPad and iPhone. To use the feature, open the Find iPhone app and look for “AirPods” in your list of devices. From there, you can see where your AirPods are located on a map and in relation to your other Apple products.
Can I find my AirPods if someone resets them?
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 you track AirPods with a serial number?
The serial number* is on the underside of the lid: If your AirPods are connected to your iOS device, you can also go to Settings > General > About > AirPods for the serial number: If you don’t have your charging case, but you have the original packaging, you can find the serial number next to the barcode.
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.)
How do you find your AirPods if they are offline?
Step 1: Open the Find my iPhone app and tap on the AirPods from the list. Step 2: If they’re showing a grey dot, this means they’re offline. But you’ll still be able to see the last location on the map. You can tap on the Car button to navigate to their last known location.
Can someone else use my AirPods?
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”.
Does Find My iPhone track AirPods or the case?
So if you select your AirPods in Find My iPhone, the location of the case will be displayed. If you have Find My iPhone activated for your iPhone, it will also be available for your AirPods. However, otherwise they will not show up in the app and you will not be able to track their location.
Can Apple replace stolen AirPods?
And if you lose an AirPod or your charging case, we can replace your lost item for a fee. Apple is also charging $69 to replace a single AirPod if you happen to lose one, and the same price for a lost charging case, which was a big topic conversation when Apple first unveiled the new cord-free earbuds.
Can fake AirPods have real serial numbers?
The best way of spotting a fake AirPods is by matching the serial number on Apple’s website. In case you aren’t able to see those tiny letters, you can also find out the serial number by connecting your AirPods to your iPhone and navigating to Settings > General > About > AirPods.