Quick Answer: Can I Track Stolen AirPods?

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Can you track AirPods with 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.)

What to do if my AirPods are stolen?

So if your AirPods are lost, out of their case, and somewhere close by, you can use Find My iPhone to find them again. If your AirPods are out of range of all of your devices, need to charge, or are in the AirPod Case, Find My iPhone can still help by showing the time and location where they were last connected.

Can someone use my AirPods if stolen?

You may not realize it, but your AirPods work with any charging case—provided you use a Pro case for AirPods Pro. So, if a thief stole your AirPods, they can still connect them to another iPhone using a different AirPod charging case.

Can I find my AirPods if they are stolen?

So if your AirPods are lost, out of their case, and somewhere close by, you can use Find My iPhone to find them again. If your AirPods are out of range of all of your devices, need to charge, or are in the AirPod Case, Find My iPhone can still help by showing the time and location where they were last connected.

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.

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 you reset AirPods?

Open the case, then press and hold the small button on the back of the case. So, that small button on the back of the AirPod Charging Case is the key to resetting the AirPods. Hold it down for 15 seconds and the LED light on the case will change from white to amber.

Can you reset AirPods so they can’t be tracked?

If a thief steals your AirPods, it’s painfully easy to connect them to a different iPhone. After resetting them, your AirPods are no longer paired to any of your Apple devices. They might still show up in your settings, but you can’t stop anyone else from using them.

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 make my AirPods untraceable?

How to Factory Reset AirPods

  • Put your AirPods in their case—keep the lid open.
  • Hold the button on the back, as shown above, for three to five seconds until the amber light blinks three times.
  • Close the lid.
  • On your iPhone, go to Settings > Bluetooth > AirPods and Forget This Device, as shown below.

How do I disconnect my AirPods from someone elses phone?

With the AirPods in the case and the lid open, hold the button on the back until the light between the AirPods flashes white. This resets the AirPods to factory settings. Remove the AirPods from your Bluetooth settings as other commenters have said and re-pair them with your phone.