Put your airpods into your ears and turn them on turn on your mac. 1 then choose airpods from the list.
With the airpods sitting in the charging case open the lid.
How to connect airpods to macbook. Simply open the charging case near your mac with your computer s bluetooth setting enabled and click on the bluetooth icon from the menu bar. Navigate to your menu bar up at the top right of the screen you will be able to see all the active connections settings and apps for your mac. With your airpods in their case open the lid.
But this process doesn t always work. Turn the mac back on and wait for it to boot into macos. Here select your airpods and click on the connect button to connect them to your mac.
Go to the settings or connections section of your device and ensure bluetooth is turned on. If your airpods are not connected with your iphone you can connect them directly with your mac. On your mac choose apple menu system preferences then click bluetooth.
If you don t see your airpods in the bluetooth or volume control menu 2 pair your airpods with your mac. Press and hold the setup button on the back of the case until the status light flashes white. From there press and hold the setup button.
Power down the mac and airpods. Place your airpods in your ears and click either the bluetooth menu or the volume control in the menu bar on your mac. Turn the airpods back on.