If you are using AirPods with Android, you might be wondering if there are any features that will allow you to track them with Android like you can with iPhone. This post will show you if you can find your AirPods or AirPod Pros with Android and how to find them.
Android does not have any functionality that will allow you to directly track your AirPods like you can with find my iPhone. If you lose your AirPods with Android, you are limited to tracking them via Bluetooth or traditional searching methods.
With that being said, there are some Android apps you can make use of that will help you a lot in tracking down your AirPods.
Can you find lost AirPods using Android?
Android does not have any functionality that will allow you to track your AirPods or AirPod Pros.
The best option would be to see if your AirPods are connected to your Bluetooth and to track them down based on if you lose connection or not.
How to find lost AirPods using Android?
Below are options you have that can help you in finding lost AirPods with Android.
See if the AirPods are connected to Bluetooth
If your AirPods are connected to Bluetooth, it will be the case that your AirPods are somewhere nearby and you will just have to keep searching around until you find them.
Use the Wunderfind app
If you are able to connect via Bluetooth, you can also use the Wunderfind app which allows you to see the strength of the connection you have with the AirPods.
By using the app, you can walk around and see if the strength of the connection gets weaker or smaller. By walking in the direction that makes the connection stronger, you will be getting nearer to the AirPods.
Go to locations where you might have used them
If you go back to locations where you last used the AirPods, you might find that the AirPods connect to the phone’s Bluetooth. If this happens, you will know that the AirPods are somewhere nearby.
How to find dead AirPods with Android
If you cannot connect to the AirPods via Bluetooth or the battery has died, it will be a lot harder for you to find the AirPods. In this case, the only option you will have available to you will be to trace back your steps.
Try to remember where you last used the AirPods
It would help to try to remind yourself of where you last used the AirPods.
If you know that you last used the AirPods in a certain room, you can search the room by starting in a certain location in the room and then working your way around the room.
It would help to look underneath things such as chairs, cushions, mattresses, and beds since the AirPods might have fallen underneath.
Consider where you normally use the AirPods
It would also help to consider where you most frequently use the AirPods since that is the most likely location, if you cannot remember where you last used them.
Consider if you have pets
If you have a dog, it might be the case that your dog ate the AirPods or that your dog picked up the AirPods and took them elsewhere.
In this case, it would help to look at spots where your dog tends to go since the AirPods might be there.
Consider how long it has been since you have last used the AirPods
Many users have reported their AirPods dying because they were left at 0% charge for too long.
If your AirPods has been at 0% charge for longer than a week and you cannot find the AirPods through Bluetooth, it could be the case that the battery has actually died.
Can you find the AirPods case using Android?
You cannot track the case directly using an Android device.
It is also the case that your AirPods disconnect from the Bluetooth when in the case, so it will be necessary for you to retrace your steps and to try to remember where you placed it.