This post will show you if you can pair one AirPod and how to do it.
If your AirPods have already been paired with your devices, then you can use a single AirPod. However, if it will not be possible for you to connect a single AirPod for the first time unless you have both AirPods in the case.
Can you pair one AirPod?
To pair AirPods for the first time with a new device, they must both be in the case. However, once the AirPods have been connected, it is possible for you to use a single AirPod.
It is not possible to pair a single AirPod while they are both out of the case unless one of them is out of power.
It is also not possible to have one AirPod be paired with one device while the other AirPod is paired with a different device. To do this, you would need to use 2 different sets of AirPods with 2 different cases.
How to pair one AirPod?
To pair one AirPod, you just need to take one AirPod out of the case and connect it to the device you want to pair it with while you leave the other AirPod in the case.
It is necessary for your AirPods to already be paired with your device in order to do it.
To pair AirPods for the first time, you just need to put them both in the case, open the lid, press the button on the case then click on the AirPods on your device’s Bluetooth list.
After doing this, it will be possible for you to take just one AirPod out of the case then to connect it to the device.
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Can you listen to music with one AirPod?
It is possible to listen to music with one AirPod by taking only one AirPod out of the case and connecting that AirPod to whatever device you want to use.
However, it won’t be possible to have both AirPods in the ears while only one of them plays audio.
With that being said, some users have reported that happening to them, but that is usually the result of a fault with their AirPods or because one of them is actually out of battery.
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Can you pair one AirPod without leaving the other one in the case?
The only way to pair one AirPod without leaving the other one in the case is if one of the AirPods is out of power or broken. Otherwise, you will have to leave one of them inside the case.