Question: Can I Track My AirPods If Someone Else Is Connected To 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 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.

How do I track my stolen AirPods?

Find Lost AirPods With a Tracking Map

  • Launch the Find My iPhone app.
  • Sign in with your Apple ID and password.
  • Tap your AirPods in the listing.
  • Go to your iCloud and sign in with your Apple ID.
  • Open Find iPhone.
  • Click All Devices.
  • Select your AirPods.

Can Reset AirPods be tracked?

The person may have reset them, but even if they didn’t you wouldn’t get any location updates unless the thief walked by and remained in range of your device long enough for the AirPods to pair. The reset doesn’t change the identity of the bluetooth module so that may have nothing to do with locating them, either.

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.)

Will I get notified if someone uses my AirPods?

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.

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.

Can 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 you find stolen AirPods with serial number?

When your AirPods are connected to your iPhone or iPad, you can find the serial number in Settings > General > About > AirPods. Either write in down and store it in a safe place, or just take a screenshot. Apple doesn’t say why it won’t replace the case without the number.

Can stolen AirPods be used by someone else?

Yes.! If the complete set is stolen, it can be used easily. There’s a pair button in the Airpods Case that allow others to connect with the Airpods. Once stolen and out of your phone’s range it can be easily used by other.

How do I change ownership of my AirPods?

How to rename your AirPods

  1. Launch Settings from your iPhone’s Home screen.
  2. Tap on Bluetooth.
  3. Tap on the current name of your AirPods under My Devices.
  4. Tap on Name.
  5. Edit the Name to your liking.
  6. Tap on the Back button (looks like < ).

How do you tell if your AirPods have been 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).