Learn how to find lost AirPods BEFORE you lose them with an ingenious trick

The compact size of the AIRPODS makes them perfect to take with you, even in your pocket.

But being so small also comes with setbacks — namely, how easy it can be to lose them.

View all your devices in the Find My app

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View all your devices in the Find My appPhoto credit: Jamie Harris

Luckily, Apple is aware of this and has come up with some ways to make your iPhone easier to use.

How to find your AirPods with the Find My app

Use of find mine App on your iPhone, hopefully you can find your AirPods.

Open it and you’ll see a list of all your devices.

Find AirPods in the list and tap on it to see the last known location. This should help you narrow down your search.

You can even type directionswhich will hopefully lead you directly to them.

Here’s how to make your AirPods beep

If they’re within Bluetooth range on your iPhone, there’s another handy way to track yours AirPods.

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Once you have selected your AirPods in the Find My app, you will see an option called play sound.

Tap on it and the AirPods will beep.

Better yet, you can chirp one or both of the buds.

If you hear them but don’t see them, tap Find to narrow the search.

Your iPhone will then show you whether you are hot or cold.

Mark AirPods as lost

If that’s not enough, your last option is to declare them lost.

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You will see the option Mark as lost in the Find My app.

Should anyone find them, you will receive a notification and they can contact you to make arrangements to get them back.

The latest version of the AirPods was released in 2021

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The latest version of the AirPods was released in 2021Credit: apple
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