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How many devices can you connect to AirPods?

This post will show you how many devices you can connect your AirPods to.

AirPods can only be connected to and receive audio from one device at a time. However, AirPods can be paired with as many devices as you want.

How many devices can you connect to AirPods?

There is no limit to the number of devices that you can pair your AirPods with. However, your AirPods can only be connected with one device at a time. This means that AirPods can only receive audio coming from one device at a time.

Once you have paired your AirPods with multiple Apple devices that are all using the same iCloud account, the AirPods should be able to automatically switch between them.

If you stop using one device and you start using a different device, a prompt should appear asking you if you want to connect your AirPods with that device.

Read more: What does the button do on the AirPods case?

How many devices can you connect to AirPods pro?

It is also the case that you can only connect one device to AirPod Pros at a time, but that there is no limit to the number of devices that they can be paired with.

AirPod Pros also feature automatic switching allowing them to automatically switch between Apple devices that are using the same iCloud account.

Can AirPods be connected to 2 devices at the same time?

AirPods cannot be connected to 2 devices at the same time. It is only possible to connect AirPods to one device at a time. This means that it is only possible to listen to the audio coming from one device at a time.

The closest you can get is by using automatic switching and connecting your AirPods to Apple devices that are using the same iCloud account.

Read more: how to use AirPods as a mic on Mac

How many AirPods can connect to one device?

You can share your audio to multiple connected AirPods on Apple or other devices running Bluetooth 5.0 or later, or by using a Bluetooth splitter.

Recent versions of iPads and iPhones allow you to directly send audio to two pairs of AirPods at the same time. If you need to connect more AirPods than that, you will need to use a Bluetooth splitter.

Multiple Bluetooth connections were enabled in Bluetooth version 5.0, released in 2018.

A device’s Bluetooth version is linked to hardware components, so older devices may not be capable of multiple connections without an upgrade.

For Apple products, newer iOS devices and Apple TVs running at least tvOS version 14 are compatible.

For iOS devices, select the AirPlay menu, then go to Share Audio. Bring the secondary AirPods or other listening devices close to the main device so they can pair.

Once the Bluetooth has detected the AirPods, another Share Audio button will appear. Press it, and they’re connected! On an Apple TV, just connect each pair of AirPods as usual.

On some Android phones have a Dual Audio feature that allows two devices to listen.

In the Android settings, find the Bluetooth menu, tap the ellipses icon to find the Advanced Settings, and enable the Dual Audio feature. The latest two devices to pair with the phone will be able to share the audio.

For PC devices, the process is slightly more involved, especially when you want to pair multiple AirPods.

If you have a pair of AirPods and another Bluetooth speaker, you can get both to work by pairing them as normal. Next, open up the volume settings, most easily accessed through the taskbar menu.

Head to the recording tab, then select the second pair of headphones with a right-click. Checkmark the Listen on this Device option with a click, then pick the other headset from the menu just below it.

If you want to connect multiple AirPods to a PC or another device, you’ll need a Bluetooth splitter: a device you can plug into an audio source to share it via Bluetooth.

There are a variety of models that work with different types of audio players and have different maximum connections, and you may need additional adapters or other splitters for each one.

The sheer number of different options requires that you plan out your usage and do additional research on your potential splitters before purchase, or you may end up wasting your money. 

How many devices can AirPods connect to simultaneously?

AirPods can only be connected to one device at a time.

So, they can only receive audio coming from one device at a time.

However, you can automatically switch between Apple devices by connecting your AirPods to Apple devices that are using the same iCloud account.