How to Connect AirPods to Hp Laptop

How to Connect AirPods to Hp Laptop

How to Connect AirPods to Laptop

AirPods are wireless earbuds designed by Apple, and they are compatible with any gadget that has Bluetooth, including HP laptops. Connecting AirPods to an HP laptop is a straightforward process that does not require any special technical knowledge. In this article, we will guide you through the process of connecting your AirPods to your HP laptop. Stay tuned!

Connect AirPods to Hp laptop:

Connect AirPods to Hp or any other Windows laptop in 6 easy steps. Read on!

  1. AirPods must be placed in their charging case:

AirPods come in a sturdy case that not only secures them but provides battery as well when you put them inside it and charge. You may close the case with the AirPods placed inside them and wait a few seconds. However, first, you may ensure that they are charged enough to sustain a connection and get paired with your hp laptop. The minimum battery percentage for connecting is 20%.

  1. Open the case:

You may open the cover but do not touch the AirPods yet and leave them in their position as it is.

  1. Thumb the setup button:

On the backside of the case, you’ll spot the round-shaped setup button. A thumb that button until the LED lights start blinking. For the previous models of Airpods, the flash will appear on the inside whereas, for Airpods pro, it’ll appear on the front. This step will activate the pairing mode of your AirPods.

  1. Pair Your AirPods with Your HP Laptop

Now that your AirPods are in pairing mode, it’s time to connect them to your Hp laptop. In the Bluetooth settings on your Windows 10 Hp laptop, click on “Add Bluetooth or another device.” On your Windows 11 Hp notebook, you’ll have to tap on the “Add device” box with a big plus sign inside it.

A new window will appear that asks you what kind of device you want to add. Click on “Bluetooth.” Your laptop will now search for nearby Bluetooth devices and open a list.  

You could also use a shortcut to open the Bluetooth settings i.e. Windows logo key + A key. Press both buttons simultaneously to open the action center. There you may click on the Bluetooth icon to open more settings and then add a device easily.

  1. Choose your AirPods from the list:

Once the list of all available devices shows up, click on your AirPods to finish the pairing process. As you tap on “done” your device will be paired.

  1. Test Your Connection

To test your connection, play some music or a video on your HP laptop. The sound should now be playing through your AirPods. If you’re not hearing any sound, make sure that the volume on your AirPods is turned up, and that they are properly connected to your laptop.

Note: In case you want to discontinue the connection of the AirPods from your laptop, click on the Bluetooth icon available in the action center on the right side of your taskbar. From the list, find your AirPods and click on “Disconnect” to end the connection. That’s how you can use your AirPods with some other device other than your Hp laptop.

Moreover, if you want to remove them from your Hp laptop, then go to “Bluetooth and other devices.” Under the “Audio” tab, you may find your AirPods. Tap on “Remove device.” (Windows 10).

When using Windows 11, in the “Bluetooth and other devices” window, you may click on the three dots available on the top right corner of the box in which your AirPods appear. Select the option of “Remove device.”

Why is the pairing unsuccessful and what steps can you take to fix it?

The pairing between two gadgets may fail for a number of reasons, let’s check them out in detail.

  1. Factory Reset AirPods:

If you can’t successfully pair your AirPods to the Hp laptop, chances are it has issues syncing with each other. This sort of error usually occurs when you use your AirPods with many other gadgets. However, you can fix this by resetting them.

AirPods and AirPods Pro:

  • Place the AirPods inside its cover and close it.
  • Let them remain like this for 30 seconds, then open the cover’s head.
  • Remove your AirPods from the Bluetooth-paired devices list by following the method we mentioned above.
  • Pair both gadgets from the start.

AirPods Max:

  • Thumbing the Digital Crown and Noise control buttons until you spot a white LED light would change the settings back to default and fix any issues your AirPods Max creates while pairing to your Hp laptop.
  1. Out of battery:

It might be possible that your AirPods aren’t charged enough to pair, that’s why you face issues while connecting them to the notebook. So, please place them in their cover and allow it to charge them before trying again.

  1. Run the troubleshooter:

In case your Hp notebook is the only machine that’s causing an issue while connecting. In contrast, other devices work just fine, then run the troubleshooting utility, allowing Windows to diagnose and resolve the complication automatically. However, before you do that, ensure that the Bluetooth switch is turned on and it’s not what’s causing the problem.

  • You may go to “Update and Security” for Windows 10 or “System” for Windows 11.
  • Scroll down to “Troubleshoot < Other troubleshooters.
  • Tap on “Bluetooth.

4- Select the AirPods as the default device:

It might be possible that the AirPods aren’t set to be your audio output device. That’s why you must go to the Control Panel < Hardware and Sound < Sound < Manage audio devices and set AirPods as your default audio device. Then you may repeat the process from the beginning to see if the pairing finishes successfully.

Final thoughts:

Connecting your AirPods to your HP laptop is a quick and easy process. Just make sure that Bluetooth is turned on, open your AirPods case, and connect them to your laptop through the Bluetooth settings. Once your AirPods get connected, you can enjoy high-quality sound without any wires or cables. However, in case of issues that persist, you can contact Geeks Callout for help.