AirPods Pro 2 are in the wild, and they come with some great upgrades. One of the highlights is a new charging case with speaker plus U1 chip for precise location tracking. Read on for how to find AirPods Pro 2 with the Find My app, play a sound feature, and more details.
If the AirPods Pro 2 are your first with Apple’s in-ear fit, or you just haven’t changed earbuds in a while, we’ve got a guide on that, as well as an in-depth comparison between the AirPods range and everything new:
Ok, let’s get into how the new AirPods Pro 2 features work!
How to find AirPods Pro 2 case and earphones
If your AirPods Pro 2 earphones is in the caseThe Find My app allows you to use precision finding to locate the case and/or play a sound through the new speaker (it rings at a relatively high volume)
If your AirPods Pro 2 earphones is out of the question, you have the option to choose whether to find the case, the left knob or the right knob, or play a sound from one of them. Keep in mind that precision search is only available for the case, not each AirPods, when they’re out of the case.
- After pairing AirPods Pro 2, they are automatically added to the Find My app
- open Find the My app on your iPhone
- choose Devices tab at the bottom
- Tap your AirPods 2 from the list
- Now choose whether you want to find the case, left bud or right bud (earbuds only appear when outside the charging case)
- Tap Play Sound or Find
- If you start with Find, press the volume button to play a sound while you search for them
This is what the process looks like:
Since precision tracking isn’t available for the earbuds when they’re out of the case, it’s helpful to tap the play audio icon in the lower right corner when you’re trying to get closer to them.
With only the earphones you get messages “far”, “close” and “here”.
One thing you’ll notice above, “Notify when left behind” should be enabled by default, but it might be worth double-checking.
And this is what it looks like to use precision detection for the new AirPods Pro 2 charging case with U1 chip:
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