How Do You Tell If Your AirPods Have Been Stolen?

Can you use stolen AirPods?

Yes..

If the complete set is stolen, it can be used easily.

There’s a pair button in the Airpods Case that allow others to connect with the Airpods.

Once stolen and out of your phone’s range it can be easily used by other..

Are AirPods trackable?

Your AirPods will not play a sound while they’re in the case, so if you lose the AirPods and the AirPods Case somewhere in the house, you’re out of luck. There’s also no way to track the AirPods case because a Bluetooth connection is needed for Find My AirPods, so there is no option for locating a lost case.

Can Reset AirPods be tracked?

The person may have reset them, but even if they didn’t you wouldn’t get any location updates unless the thief walked by and remained in range of your device long enough for the AirPods to pair. The reset doesn’t change the identity of the bluetooth module so that may have nothing to do with locating them, either.

Why is sound pending on Find My AirPods?

If you have an AirPod that you’ve left behind at another location or that isn’t connected to your iPhone, you’ll see the last known location on map and hitting the “Play Sound” button will present a “Sound Pending” message: You will receive a notification when these AirPods connect to a paired device.

Can someone swap your AirPods?

Yes, it is absolutely possible to use someone else’s AirPods. The issue you’ll need to deal with is pairing. When AirPods are paired, they become “X person’s AirPods” and that’s how they show up in your device list. If you take “X’s” AirPods and use them with your device, they’ll be renamed as “Y Person’s AirPods”.

Can you find your AirPods if someone stole them?

Unfortunately, you can’t use Find My to track your AirPods if they were in the charging case when someone stole them. This is because they don’t maintain an active connection to your device while in the case, to conserve battery life.

What do you do if someone steals your AirPods?

Apple says that if AirPods are lost or stolen, you’ll have to buy new ones, just like any other Apple product. There’s no anti-theft measures in place to protect your shiny wireless earbuds. That said, if one of your two AirPods is lost or stolen, Apple says you’ll be able to buy just one.

How far can AirPods be tracked?

So when you lose your AirPods and one or both are out of the case, you can use Find My to locate your AirPods when they are in Bluetooth range of any iDevice signed in with the same Apple ID (around 10 meters or 30 feet.)

Can someone connect to my AirPods while using them?

You can’t. When you hold open your airpods case for 5 seconds other iPhones will ask to pair through convenience. However, it won’t allow pairing unless YOU hold the button on the back of the AirPod. So, you’re safe.

Do AirPods show up on Find My iPhone if they’re dead?

There’s one important thing to know before you get started: This feature will not work if your AirPods are dead, out of range, or if they’re in their case with the lid closed. This feature also won’t work if you didn’t turn on the Find My iPhone app before you lost your AirPods.