What Happens If Your AirPods Are Stolen?

Can you find stolen 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 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.

Can AirPods be reset if stolen?

But what if your Airpods get lost, or worse, stolen? Well, if the thief has an iPhone, iPad or Mac they can easily reset the product and make it their own. Unfortunately, there’s no way you can block your lost or stolen Airpods as they’re not connected to Wi-Fi. If you’re lucky enough you might be able locate them.

Will Apple replace stolen AirPods?

If you lose an AirPod or your Charging Case, we can replace your lost item for a fee. If we need to replace your AirPods or Charging Case, your replacement will be new or equivalent to new in performance and reliability.

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 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.)

Can someone else use my AirPods?

Yes, it is absolutely possible to use someone else’s AirPods. The issue you’ll need to deal with is pairing. When AirPods are paired, they become “X person’s AirPods” and that’s how they show up in your device list. If you take “X’s” AirPods and use them with your device, they’ll be renamed as “Y Person’s AirPods”.

Are AirPods trackable after reset?

Your AirPods are now reset and will no longer recognize your device or any devices tied to your iCloud account. Now, when you open the AirPods case, you’ll be prompted to set it up.

Can you find lost 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. Just be sure not to press the button on the case, otherwise you’ll lose the serial number.

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 stolen AirPods be used?

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 I find my AirPods if they are dead?

There’s one important thing to know before you get started: This feature will not work if your AirPods are dead, out of range, or if they’re in their case with the lid closed. However, it may be possible to use the app to track down your AirPods inside their charging case, so long as it’s left open.

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 do my AirPods say no location found?

If the AirPods are out of range of your device, are in the AirPod case, or are out of battery power, they’ll appear as “Offline” instead. If your AirPods are offline for whatever reason, you can tap them and you may be able to see their last known location.