Bluetooth pairing mode allows you to wirelessly connect your AirPods to other Bluetooth devices or Apple devices not linked to your iCloud account.

Why Should I Put My AirPods Into Bluetooth Pairing Mode?

If your iPhone isn't logged into your iCloud account, you'll have to put your AirPods into Bluetooth pairing mode.

How Do I Put My AirPods Into Bluetooth Pairing Mode?

  1. Put your AirPods into the Charging Case.
  2. Keep the lid of your Charging Case open.
  3. Press and hold the setup button on the back of the Charging Case.
  4. When the status light begins to flash white, your AirPods are in Bluetooth pairing mode.