How to easily connect Airpods to my Apple Watch

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How to easily connect Airpods to your Apple Watch

Without a doubt, the most important advantage that these headphones offer is that they do not have cables to connect with our devices (iPad, iPhone or Apple Watch) but the connection is wireless, since they are connected to other devices via bluetooth.

Next, in this first section we will best summarize the procedure you need to perform for connect the airpods with an Apple Watch. We immediately anticipate that this process is very simple and honestly it won't take you more than 5 minutes to complete it correctly. Keep reading!



  • First of all, you need to open the case of the AirPods and have it handy. For now, you won't need to manipulate these headphones.
  • So, grab your Apple Watch and select the option "Settings".
  • Then you will see that a list appears with many options, among which you have to select "Bluetooth"
  • Now, the Airpods should appear on the screen, select them and then you can remove the headphones from the case to start using them smoothly.
  • A detail you should keep in mind is that on some occasions we will have to enter a password or PIN to be able to confirm this action. It is simply part of the security protocol used by Apple to protect our devices.
  • In case you have Airpods Pro, we remind you that these are compatible with Siri. In this way you can activate many options on the Apple Watch using the respective voice commands. For example, you can read and reply to WhatsApp messages from your Apple Watch.
  • If, on the other hand, you want to disconnect the Airpods from your smartwatch to use them on another Apple device, then you have to go back to the bluetooth section to disconnect.

What to do if you have problems with pairing these devices

Now, in this part of the post we will show you some possible solutions in case you fail to connect the Airpods with an Apple Watch. Before you go to the App Store to file a complaint, we recommend that you take a look at the following methods that you can try to solve this problem yourself.



  • In some cases this is not possible connect the airpods with other Apple devices because airplane mode is on. That's why if you see an airplane icon on the Apple Watch screen, you need to go to “Settings” and then hit the “Disable Airplane Mode” option. After doing that, you will be able to turn on Bluetooth without any problem.
  • Another mistake users often make is that they try to connect the airpods with the Apple Watch when the battery is low, which prevents the process. That's why we recommend that you properly charge your device before trying pair it with Airpods. Also, you will want to learn how to increase the battery life of your Airpods and see the battery status of these headphones.
  • Now, if you've tried everything we've recommended above and still can't connect AirPods to your smartwatch, you'll need to contact Apple's customer support team.

We're done for today! If you found this information useful, remember to share it with all your family and friends. This way they can also learn to connect the Airpods with an Apple Watch in the way quick and easy. Also, don't forget to clean your Airpods periodically to avoid dirt, next time!



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