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Ultimate Guide: How to Find Your Missing AirPods Case Easily

Discovering your AirPods case missing? Don’t fret. We’ve got your back. Learn the quick steps to locate it effortlessly.

Initially, let’s revisit how we landed in this situation. Apple revolutionized wireless audio with the introduction of AirPods. However, it introduced a new element: the case.

All AirPods models, except AirPods Max, come with a separate case for storage and charging. Yet, losing this case became a common tale among users.

Previously, tracking down the case seemed impossible. Fortunately, Apple’s Find My app now offers a solution. Just like locating lost AirPods, you can now use Find My to find your AirPods case.

Utilize any iOS device or iCloud to pinpoint its location on a map or trigger an audible alert. Here’s how:

Steps to Find Your AirPods Case:

  1. Open Find My app or sign in to iCloud.
  2. Navigate to All Devices and choose your AirPods case.
  3. Follow the map to its last known location or trigger a sound.

Tools and Requirements:

  • AirPods Pro 2 (This feature is exclusive to this model).
  • An iOS device or computer with internet access.

Step-by-Step Guide: How to Find Your AirPods Case with the Find My App

  1. Ensure the Find My app is activated in Settings by toggling on Find My Network.
  2. Open Find My app and navigate to Devices.
  3. Select your AirPods Pro 2 from the list to view its location and status.
  4. Choose the case to see its location on the map and access options like Play Sound, Find, Notifications, or Mark As Lost.

Finding an AirPods Case via iCloud

  1. If the Find My app isn’t available, access iCloud through a web browser.
  2. Go to icloud.com/find and sign in to your iCloud account.
  3. Select your AirPods Pro 2 from the connected devices list.
  4. Locate your AirPods on the map and take action, such as following the map or playing a sound, if the case is nearby.

FAQs on Finding an AirPods Case:

Is it worth marking your AirPods case as lost?

  • For AirPods (3rd Gen), AirPods Pro, or AirPods Max, Lost Mode can be activated via the Find My app, but it only applies to the AirPods themselves. However, AirPods Pro 2 allows marking each pod and the case as lost individually. When activated, your phone number will be visible to whoever finds it once connected to an Apple device, triggering a notification if connected via Bluetooth. Though Lost Mode doesn’t prevent use, it’s advisable to turn it on for iCloud data security.
Ultimate Guide: How to Find Your Missing AirPods Case Easily

Final Thoughts on Finding an AirPods Case:

Losing something, especially in the case of expensive earbuds like AirPods, is never pleasant. Hopefully, this article has guided you in safely tracking it down. If you seek more tips to optimize your AirPods experience, you can adjust the volume of the sound your AirPods Pro 2’s case makes if it’s too loud. For additional audio guides, explore our how-to page.

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