Know How you can configure your Apple AirPods

Apple’s new cord-free AirPods officially hit the stores around the world last week. The company’ first set of completely wireless headphones lets you talk and listen on your iOS devices and any Bluetooth-enabled device. It’s highly recommended to configure them so that you can get the bulk of them. And in this tutorial, we are going to cover how to configure your Apple AirPods. Have a look.

Related: Here is how you can pair your AirPods with your iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch and Mac

How to rename your Apple AirPods

You can definitely change your AirPod’s default name by doing the following:

Step 1: Open the Settings app on your iPhone.

Step 2: Navigate to Bluetooth, tap on the current name of your AirPods, and then Name.

Step 3: You are now prompted to type in the name you want.

Step 4: Once you are finished, tap on the Back button.

How to set the double tap shortcut on your Apple AirPods

Your AirPods default to activating Siri when you double tap on accelerometers, but you can change this if you want.

Step 1: Open the Settings app on your iPhone.

Step 2: Navigate to Bluetooth.

Step 3: Tap on the shortcut you wish to set: Siri, Play/Pause, or Off.

How to disable automatic ear detection on your Apple AirPods

If you find your AirPods’ feature to automatically detect your ear annoying, you can disable it with simple steps as follows:

Step 1: Open the Settings app on your iPhone.

Step 2: Navigate to Bluetooth.

Step 3: Flip the switch for Automatic Ear Detection to the OFF position.

How to select which microphone is used by your Apple AirPods

If you wish to select which microphone is used by your AirPods, you can do this with ease:

Step 1: Open the Settings app on your iPhone.

Step 2: Navigate to Bluetooth > Microphone.

Step 3: Here, you will have 3 settings available, including Automatically Switch AirPods, Always Left AirPod, and Always Right AirPod. Just tap on the option you prefer.

That’s all there is to it! Got any questions? Let us know by commenting below.

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