With the AirPods connected to your Android phone, you can use them just as you would any other Bluetooth headphones or earbuds. They'll autoconnect when taken out of the case, and disconnect when you put them back in the case.
First, you need to make sure that your system is up-to-date. Whether it's your phone, a computer, or a tablet, an update usually fixes the issue instantly. Next, you can re-pair you AirPods to your device. Re-establishing a connection is probably just the fix you need.
Once paired, the phone and the accessory automatically connect whenever they come into range -- usually a distance of a few feet.
Since your Windows PC isn't part of the Apple ecosystem, it won't automatically connect to your AirPods. You have to take a few extra steps to ensure you can use your Airpods on your PC. Pro tip: Be sure to check that your PC's Bluetooth driver is updated before you try pairing it with your AirPods.
Sometimes AirPods automatically switch to the Mac when you're using them on your iPad, or they refuse to switch back to the iPhone even when you get a call. For Mac users, it's best to disable the auto-connect feature and use the manual approach to connecting to Mac.
With your AirPods in your ears and connected to your Mac, choose Apple menu > System Preferences, then click Bluetooth. Click the Options button next to your AirPods in the list of devices. From the Connect to This Mac menu, choose When Last Connected to This Mac. To turn this feature on again, choose Automatically.
On your Android device, make sure Bluetooth is on and go to Settings > Connected Devices > Bluetooth. For AirPods and AirPods Pro, open the case, hold it near the Android device, press the white button on the back until you get a pop-up on the on-screen list of connected devices, and then tap Pair.
Enable Automatic Audio Switching on Mac Open the Apple menu and select System Preferences. Select Bluetooth. Select the Options button next to your AirPods. Open the menu next to Connect to This Mac and select Automatically.
Once you've paired a new set of AirPods with an iPhone running iOS 12 or later, they should automatically pair with your Apple Watch as long as your watch's software is up to date.
Reset your AirPods Go to Settings > Bluetooth and tap the "i" icon next to your AirPods. 2 Then tap Forget This Device, and tap again to confirm. With the lid open, press and hold the setup button on the back of the case for about 15 seconds, until you see the status light flashing amber.
Connect New AirPods Max to Android Devices On an Android device, go to Settings -> Connections -> Bluetooth. Press and hold the noise control button on AirPods Max until the status light flashes white. Select your AirPods Max when they appear in the list of Bluetooth devices.
Make sure Bluetooth is enabled, and look for available devices. The AirPods should show as an option as long as the AirPods case is still flashing white. Tap “pair” and allow the phone and the AirPods to establish a connection to your phone.
If you have an Android device, go to Settings > Connections > Bluetooth. Press and hold the noise control button until the status light flashes white. When your AirPods Max appear in the list of Bluetooth devices, select them.
Simple Method (Trick) to Connect AirPods without the Case Access the Control Center by swiping down from the top right-side corner of the screen. Now press and hold the audio card on the top right side of the Control Center.
Turn Automatic Ear Detection on or off in the Beats app for Android