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Can fake AirPods appear in Find My iPhone?

This post will show you if fake AirPods appear in find my iPhone and how you can find fake AirPods.

Fake AirPods cannot be connected to find my iPhone. In order to find fake AirPods, you will have to see if you can get them to appear on your list of Bluetooth devices or to retrace your steps. Fake AirPods will also not be able to show their battery life when you open the case or make use of automatic switching between Apple devices.

Can fake AirPods appear in Find My iPhone?

Fake AirPods will not appear in Find my iPhone. The reason for this is that they will not be able to connect to your iCloud network in the way that regular AirPods can.

If you lose fake AirPods, it will be necessary for you to find them by trying to see if you can get them to appear on your list of Bluetooth devices.

If you can get them to appear on your list of Bluetooth devices, it means that they must be nearby.

Otherwise, your only option will be to retrace your steps and to go to places where you frequently use your AirPods.

However, it could be the case that your AirPods are actually real AirPods. In which case, it will be possible that they are on find my iPhone.

So, you should check to see if your AirPods are there.

If your AirPods do other things that fake AirPods can’t such as automatically switch between Apple devices, then it would mean that they are actually real AirPods and they should appear in your Find my iPhone.

Read more: Can you connect AirPods to iPhone and Mac at the same time?

How do I add fake AirPods to find my iPhone?

As mentioned, it is not possible to add fake AirPods to find my iPhone. However, it could be the case that your AirPods are real AirPods.

Read more: How durable are AirPods?

Will iPhone recognize fake AirPods pro?

The iPhone will recognize fake AirPods Pro as Bluetooth earphones. If they function as Bluetooth earphones, it will be possible for you to connect them to your iPhone.

However, it will not be possible for you to use AirPod specific features such as automatically switching between Apple devices and connecting them to find my iPhone.

Do fake AirPods show up on screen? (And show battery life?)

Fake AirPods will not show up on the screen when you open the case. This means that it will not be possible for you to see the battery life of fake AirPods on your iPhone, Mac or iPad.