Sharing audio with your AirPods can be a convenient way to enjoy music or podcasts with friends and family.
Whether you want to share a new song with your partner or listen to a podcast with a friend, AirPods make it easy to share audio between devices.
In this article, we’ll guide you through the steps on how to share audio on AirPods.
To share audio on AirPods, you need to have your AirPods paired with your device and be in close proximity to the other person’s AirPods or Beats headphones.
Once you have both devices ready, you can simply tap the “Share Audio” button on your device and ask your friend to join the audio session.
From there, you can adjust the volume and noise control modes to your liking.
How to Share Audio On AirPods
If you want to share audio from your iPhone or iPad with your friends using AirPods or other compatible headphones, you can do so easily with the Audio Sharing feature.
Step 1: Check Compatibility
Make sure that your AirPods or headphones are compatible with the Audio Sharing feature.
Audio Sharing is available on iOS 13 or later, iPadOS 13 or later, and compatible devices.
Some compatible headphones include AirPods, AirPods Pro, Powerbeats Pro, Powerbeats, Beats Solo Pro, BeatsX, Beats Studio3 Wireless, Beats Flex, and Beats Fit Pro.
Step 2: Connect AirPods To iPhone Or iPad
Connect your AirPods or headphones to your iPhone or iPad via Bluetooth.
If you’re not sure how to do this, check the instructions that came with your device.
Step 3: Access Control Center
Swipe down from the top-right corner of your iPhone or iPad to access Control Center.
If you’re using an iPhone with Face ID, swipe down from the top-right corner of the screen.
If you’re using an iPhone with a Home button or an iPad, swipe up from the bottom of the screen.
Step 4: Share Audio With AirPods
Tap the AirPlay button in the top-right corner of the Now Playing card.
It looks like a triangle with concentric circles. Then, tap the Share Audio button.
Hold your AirPods or compatible headphones close to your device, and your friend’s AirPods or headphones close to your device as well.
Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the pairing process.
Step 5: Adjust Volume And Playback
Use the volume slider to adjust the volume of the audio you’re sharing.
You can also pause or play the audio by tapping the play/pause button.
Step 6: Stop Sharing Audio
To stop sharing audio, tap the AirPlay button again, then tap the Share Audio button to turn it off.
You can also remove your AirPods or headphones from your ears to stop sharing audio temporarily.
That’s it! Now you know how to share audio on AirPods or other compatible headphones using the Audio Sharing feature on your iPhone or iPad.
Here are some key takeaways to keep in mind when sharing audio on your AirPods:
- Both you and your friend need to have compatible headphones for audio sharing.
- Audio sharing isn’t limited to only AirPods. You can also share audio with other compatible headphones.
- To share audio, tap the AirPlay button in Control Center on your iPhone or iPad, on the Lock Screen, or in the app that you’re listening to. Then, tap Share Audio.
- If your friend has AirPods or AirPods Pro, hold them close to your device with the AirPods inside the case and open the lid. If your friend has AirPods Max, hold them close to your device.
- To stop sharing audio, tap the Stop Sharing Audio button in Control Center or on the Lock Screen.
Remember that audio sharing is a great way to enjoy music, movies, and other media with friends and family.
With just a few taps, you can easily share your audio with others and enjoy a more immersive listening experience together.
It’s important to note that not all devices and headphones support audio sharing.
Make sure to check the compatibility of your devices and headphones before attempting to share audio.
Additionally, be mindful of the volume level when sharing audio, as it can be difficult to hear if it is too low or too high.