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How to use AirPods Max 2 with your iPhone

October 27, 2023
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You can quickly listen to your preferred audio on your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple Watch, Mac, or Apple TV with AirPods Max by following a few easy steps. Make sure Bluetooth is turned on and that all of your devices are current before you start.

Control audio playback

Control audio playback

Put on your AirPods, launch an audio app (such as Apple Music, the Apple TV app, or Podcasts), and start listening to something. Turn the AirPods Max’s digital crown to adjust the volume. To pause or restart playing, press the digital crown once. Press and hold the noise control button until you hear a chime to alternate between noise cancellation and transparency mode.

Use Siri

Use Siri

You can use Siri with your AirPods whenever your associated smartphone is online if your device has Siri enabled. Simply say “Hey Siri,” or ask by pressing and holding the Digital Crown on your AirPods.

To configure your AirPods Max, use an iOS or iPad device.

To configure your AirPods Max, use an iOS or iPad device.

Make sure the device you want to pair with your AirPods Max 2 is up-to-date before configuring them for the first time. then take these actions:

  1. access the home page.
  2. Remove your AirPods Max from the Smart Case and hold them next to the device you wish to pair them with for 60 seconds once you see a setup animation on them. If the animation is not visible, check the software version of your iOS or iPadOS device, or manually link your AirPods Max with your iOS or iPadOS device by navigating to Settings > Bluetooth. If the status light on your AirPods Max isn’t blinking white, press and hold the noise control button until it does.
  3. If you haven’t already done so, tap Connect to set up features like Hey Siri or to pair your AirPods Max with your device.
  4. To begin the setup and hear spatial audio, tap See & Hear How It Works.
  5. Click Done. Your AirPods Max is automatically configured with any of your supported devices that are signed into iCloud with the same Apple ID if you’re signed in to iCloud.

Choose between transparency mode and active noise cancellation.

Choose between transparency mode and active noise cancellation.

You can choose whether you hear your surroundings with AirPods Max. By tapping the noise control button, you can choose between transparency mode and active noise cancellation. In Settings > Bluetooth > AirPods Max > Button Cycles You may choose which modes the press action alternates between.

Switch automatically

Switch automatically

For your AirPods Max to transition between devices automatically, you must be running iOS 14.3, iPadOS 14.3, or macOS Big Sur 11.1 or later. 2 You must use two-factor authentication and sign in to all of your devices using the same Apple ID. For instance, you might answer a call on your iPhone while playing music on your iPad. Your AirPods Max automatically transitions between the music on your iPad and the phone call on your iPhone.

You can occasionally notice a notification about your AirPods Max on your Mac’s screen using macOS Big Sur. A Connect button displays when you hover the pointer above the notification. To switch your AirPods Max to your Mac—or to keep them there—click Connect.

With your AirPods Max in your ears, navigate to Settings > Bluetooth on your iPhone or iPad to disable automatic switching. In the list of devices, tap the Info button next to your AirPods Max. After selecting When Last Connected to This iPhone [or iPad], select Connect to This iPhone [or iPad]. You can tap Automatically to enable this option once more.

Open Bluetooth settings on your Mac while wearing your AirPods Max to turn off automatic switching for your Mac. In the list of devices, select your AirPods Max by clicking the Options button. Select When This Mac Was Last Connected after clicking Connect to This Mac. Select Automatically to enable this function once more.

Conclusion

AirPods Max allows users to easily control audio playback on various devices, including the iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple Watch, Mac, or Apple TV. To use Siri, simply say “Hey Siri” or press and hold the Digital Crown on your AirPods. To set up your AirPods Max, ensure your iOS or iPadOS device is up to date and follow these steps: Go to the Home screen, take your AirPods Max out of the Smart Case, and hold them next to the device until a setup animation appears. If you don’t see the animation, pair your AirPods Max manually or set up features like Hey Siri.

To switch between Active Noise Cancellation and Transparency mode, press the noise control button to toggle between these modes. For iOS 14.3 or later, iPadOS 14.3 or later, or macOS Big Sur 11.1 or later, AirPods Max will automatically switch between devices. With your AirPods Max in your ears, navigate to Settings > Bluetooth on your iPhone or iPad to turn off automatic switching. Next to your AirPods Max, and then connect to this device.

FAQS

Can you use two AirPods on the same iPhone?

Apple’s audio-sharing function allows you to pair two sets of AirPods with your iPhone. Once your AirPods are linked, you can individually adjust the volume for each pair. When you’re ready, you may unpair one set of AirPods from the Control Centre.

How do I set up AirPods 2 on my iPhone?

An iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch should be connected to AirPods.
Turn on Bluetooth by going to Settings > Bluetooth on your device.
After opening the case, place your AirPods next to your device.
Tap Done after completing the on-screen instructions.

How do you turn on AirPods Max 2?

To configure your AirPods Max, use an iOS or iPad device.
If the status light on your AirPods Max isn’t blinking white, press and hold the noise control button until it does. If you haven’t already done so, tap Connect to set up features like Hey Siri or to pair your AirPods Max with your device.

Can AirPods Max connect to two devices?

Although AirPods can only be connected to one device at a time, switching between devices with other Apple devices is simple. If an individual has connected their AirPods to their Apple ID, they will automatically switch to the user’s current device.