Question: How Do I Make My AirPods Untraceable?

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 stolen AirPods be tracked?

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 reset my AirPods to sell?

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 can I find my stolen AirPods?

Find Lost AirPods With a Tracking Map

  1. Launch the Find My iPhone app.
  2. Sign in with your Apple ID and password.
  3. Tap your AirPods in the listing.
  4. Go to your iCloud and sign in with your Apple ID.
  5. Open Find iPhone.
  6. Click All Devices.
  7. Select your AirPods.

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 someone steal your AirPods?

The short answer, unfortunately, is no. 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.

Why are my AirPods quiet?

It might be this setting. The AirPods are supposed to have the same volume level unless the balance is changed. While using your AirPods (e.g.; listening music), turn down the volume to zero, on your device, go to the Bluetooth settings (e.g.; if it is iPhone or iPad: Settings > Bluetooth) and disconnect your AirPods.

Why can’t I rename my AirPods?

The inability to remember the “AirPods” name is likely a bug in the firmware that may be fixed with a future software update. Until Apple address the issue, you can simply add a trailing space to the “AirPods” name. 1) On your iOS device, go to Settings → Bluetooth.

Can you track your AirPods?

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 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 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.)