How to Add AirPods to Find My on iPhone

It’s easy to lose or misplace AirPods because of their size. This is where the Find My feature on the iPhone comes in handy. It pairs with other Apple devices you own and shows you their location so you can easily find them.

To add AirPods to your Find My network on your iPhone, you must add them to your iCloud, a process that happens automatically when you pair your AirPods with your iPhone.

Adding AirPods to Find My using your iPhone

  1. Open the AirPod case. When an animation appears on your iPhone screen, tap Connect.

    Connecting AirPods to the iPhone
    Tap Connect.
  2. Press and hold the button on your AirPods”case until your AirPods finish pairing with the iPhone.

    Animation That Shows How to Connect AirPods to the iPhone
    Hold the button on your AirPods”case.
  3. Tap Continue.

    Pairing AirPods with Your iPhone
    Tap Continue.

Next, make sure that Find My is enabled on your iPhone.

  1. Tap Settings.

    Settings App on the iPhone
    Tap Settings.
  2. Tap on your name at the top.

    User's Apple ID in the iPhone Settings
    Tap your name.
  3. Tap Find My.

    Find My Feature on the iPhone
    Tap Find My in the Apple ID settings.
  4. Tap Find My iPhone.

    Find My Settings on the iPhone
    Tap Find My iPhone.
  5. If it’s disabled, tap the toggle next to “Find My iPhone” to enable it. This will show your iPhone and other accessories (including Airpods) on the Finy My map.

    Option to Enable Find My iPhone
    Enable Find My iPhone.

Check if your AirPods are added to Find My

  1. Go to icloud.com and log in with your Apple ID. You can do this on your iPhone as well as on a computer.

    Signing In to iCloud with Apple ID
    Log in with your Apple ID.
  2. Tap Find iPhone.

    Find iPhone Where User Can Locate Their AirPods
    Tap Find iPhone.
  3. In the list of devices that appear at the bottom, you’ll be able to see your AirPods.

    iCloud Website Where Users Can See Their AirPods on the Map
    This is where you’ll be able to see your AirPods.
  4. Alternatively, you can check the Find My app on your iPhone to see if your AirPods appear there. On the Home Screen, tap Find My.

    Find My App on the iPhone
    Open the Find My app by tapping it.
  5. Tap Devices.

    Devices Section in Find My App Where Users Can Locate Their AirPods
    Tap Devices.
  6. Your AirPods should appear in the list of devices shown here.

    List of Devices in the Find My App
    Your AirPods will appear here.

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