Quick Answer: How Do You Eavesdrop With AirPods?


How do I turn my AirPods into a listening device?

How to turn your AirPods into a listening device

  • Grab your AirPods and link them to your iPhone. (
  • Add the Live Listen feature to the Control Center.
  • Then activate Live Listen in Control Center.
  • Aim your phone at what you want to hear, just like those wacky directional microphones they use on spy shows.
  • Voila!

Can you listen to people’s conversations with AirPods?

With Live Listen, your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch can act like a microphone that sends sound to your AirPods or Powerbeats Pro. Live Listen can help you hear a conversation in a noisy area or even hear someone speaking across the room. You also need to connect your AirPods or Powerbeats Pro to your device.

How can I hear with AirPods?

To enable Live Listen, go to Settings > Control Center > Customize Controls and tap the green + button next to Hearing. Then put your AirPods in, open Control Center, tap the Hearing button, and tap to turn on Live Listen.