Losing one AirPod can be frustrating, but don’t worry, there are ways to find it. In this article, we’ll discuss different methods on how to find one lost AirPods.
Find My App
The easiest and fastest way to find one lost AirPod is by using the Find My app on your iPhone or iPad. Open the app and tap on the Devices tab. Select your AirPods from the list, and you’ll see the location of your AirPods on the map. You can also play a sound to help you locate your lost AirPod.
Bluetooth and Wi-Fi
If your lost AirPod is out of range of your iPhone or iPad, it won’t show up on the Find My app. However, if your AirPod is still within Bluetooth range of any of your Apple devices, you can use the Bluetooth signal to locate it. Turn on your Bluetooth, and your iPhone or iPad will pick up the signal from your lost AirPod. You can also use Wi-Fi to locate your lost AirPod if it’s connected to the internet.
Retrace Your Steps
If you’re not having any luck finding your lost AirPod using the Find My app, try retracing your steps. Think back to where you last had your AirPod and start looking in that area. Check your pockets, bags, and any other places where you might have put your AirPod. It’s also worth checking under furniture, in between cushions, and in other small spaces where your AirPod might have fallen.
Use a Metal Detector
If you’re still having trouble finding your lost AirPod, you can try using a metal detector. AirPods contain metal, so a metal detector can help you locate it even if it’s buried under something. You can rent or buy a metal detector, or you can hire a professional to help you locate your lost AirPod.
Contact Apple Support
If you’ve tried all the above methods and still can’t find your lost AirPod, it’s time to contact Apple Support. They may be able to help you locate your lost AirPod or offer a replacement if necessary. Keep in mind that there may be a fee for replacing a lost AirPod.
Q: Can I use the Find My app to locate my lost AirPod if it’s out of range?
A: No, the Find My app can only locate your lost AirPod if it’s within range of your iPhone or iPad.
Q: How do I turn on Bluetooth on my iPhone or iPad?
A: Go to Settings > Bluetooth and toggle the switch to turn it on.
Q: How do I turn on Wi-Fi on my iPhone or iPad?
A: Go to Settings > Wi-Fi and toggle the switch to turn it on.
Q: How much does it cost to replace a lost AirPod?
A: The cost of replacing a lost AirPod varies depending on your location, but it typically ranges from $69 to $89 per AirPod.
Losing one AirPod can be frustrating, but there are ways to find it. Use the Find My app, retrace your steps, use a metal detector, or contact Apple Support for assistance. Remember to keep your AirPods in their charging case when not in use to avoid losing them in the future.