How to Connect AirPods to Laptop

Learn how to connect your AirPods to PC with these simple steps.

Can you connect AirPods to PC? Yes, yes you can! In this article, we'll show you how to connect your AirPods to your laptop—specifically, your Windows laptop.

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How to Connect AirPods to PC

To learn more about what you can do with your AirPods, check out our Tip of the Day newsletter. Here's how to connect AirPods to your PC:

  1. Open Settings from your Start menu.

    connect AirPods to PC - Open Settings
  2. Click Devices.

    how to connect AirPods to PC - Click Devices
  3. Click Add Bluetooth or other device.

    how to connect AirPods to PC - Add device
  4. Click Bluetooth.

    how to connect AirPods to PC - Click Bluetooth
  5. Make sure your AirPods' lid is open.
  6. Select your AirPods from the list.

    how to connect AirPods to PC
  7. Hold the button on the back of your AirPods case, and they should connect to your PC.
  8. When your AirPods are done connecting, click Done.

    How to connect AirPods to PC - Click Done

Now your AirPods are connected to your PC, and you can use them to listen to music, take Zoom calls, and more!

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Elisabeth Garry

Elisabeth Garry is an Associate Editor for iPhone Life. Formerly of Gartner and Software Advice, she has four years’ experience writing about technology for everyday users. As a former college writing instructor, she is passionate about effective, accessible communication, which is perhaps why she loves helping people make the best use of the strongest communication tools they have available: their iPhones. She has a degree in Russian Literature and Language from Reed College.

When she’s not writing for iPhone Life, she’s probably either reading (19th-century Russian literature or fantasy novels), writing fiction, or spending time with her adorable dog, Moosh.