This post will show you if someone will be able to deactivate your AirPods if they get stolen.
If someone steals your AirPods, it will be possible for them to deactivate your AirPods. To do this they just need to put your AirPods in a case, open the lid and hold the button for 15 seconds.
Can you deactivate stolen AirPods?
It is possible to deactivate stolen AirPods. All that is needed is to put them in an AirPods case and then hold on the power button for 15 seconds until the light flashes orange.
This does mean that, if someone steals your AirPods, it will be possible for them to reset your AirPods and there will not be much you can do about it.
Once the AirPods are reset, they will no longer update their location on your Find My app.
Can you deactivate stolen AirPod pros?
It is also possible to deactivate stolen AirPod Pros.
All that is needed is to put them into a case and then hold the power button for 15 seconds causing them to be reset and paired with that case.
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Can stolen AirPods be used?
Yes, it is possible to use stolen AirPods. All that is needed is to put them in a case and to hold the power button for 15 seconds with the lid open.
Once this happens, the AirPods will be reset and disconnected from the iCloud account that they was paired with.
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Can you tell if someone stole your AirPods?
It can be difficult to tell if your AirPods get stolen. The reason for this is that the person can reset your AirPods and they will no longer update their location Find My iPhone.
However, it is also the case that they will not update their location if they run out of power or if they are in the case.
Can someone reset your AirPods?
It is possible for someone to reset your AirPods. All they have to do is to put them in an AirPods case, open the lid and hold on the power button for 15 seconds until the light on the case flashes orange.
They can even do this with your own AirPods case if they find your AirPods in the case.