Can Lost AirPods Be Used By Someone Else?

Can someone use my stolen AirPods?

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.

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 do I find 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 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.

What to do if your 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.

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.

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 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 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 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.

How do I make my AirPods untraceable?

How to Factory Reset AirPods

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