AirPods are designed to work well with Apple devices and are very easy to set up and use with the iPhone. AirPods and AirPods Pro use Bluetooth anyway, which means you can use them on any device that can connect to Bluetooth earbuds.
That means you can connect AirPods to an HP laptop over a MacBook, or even a laptop. You can even connect your AirPods to your HP Laptop at the same time connect to your iPhone and switch between the two whenever you like.
Does AirPod work with laptops?
AirPods work with any design designed for audio output or Bluetooth input. That means AirPods can work with laptops, but only if the computer supports Bluetooth. If the laptop does not have Bluetooth, you will need to add a Bluetooth dongle before connecting your AirPods.
Since all modern HP laptops come with Bluetooth, you can use AirPods with an HP laptop in the same way you would use any other Bluetooth earbuds, headphones, or headset.
How to Connect AirPods to HP Laptop
AirPods connect using Bluetooth, so connecting AirPods to an HP laptop is a matter of turning on Bluetooth, putting AirPods in pairing mode, and then connecting them. Once set, your AirPod will reconnect whenever it is standard. You can reconnect by hand wiring.
Here’s how to pair your Apple AirPods with your HP laptop:
- Click the Action Center button in your taskbar, or press Windows Key + A to open the Action Center.
- Right-click Bluetooth.
- Click Go to Settings.
- When the Bluetooth conversion is turned off, click to turn it on.
- Click + Install Bluetooth or another device.
- Click Bluetooth.
- Open your AirPods case.
- Press and hold a button on your AirPods case.
- When the light flashes white, release the button.
- Click your AirPod on the list of available devices.
- Wait for the AirPods to be paired, then click Done.
How To Use AirPods With HP Laptop
Connecting AirPods to an HP laptop is not the same as using AirPods with a laptop. If you want to use your AirPod to listen to music or videos, video chat, or whatever, you will need to change the audio effects after connecting to the AirPod. This can happen automatically the first time your AirPod connects, but you can also do it manually if you have a problem when the sound doesn’t come from AirPods.
Your laptop may have had many audio options when connecting to various devices in the past, but the HP laptop will display Speaker / Headphone (Realtek (R) Audio) at least. Switching from what you output to your AirPod will allow you to use your AirPods with your laptop.
Here’s how to use AirPod with your HP laptop:
- Take your AirPods off the case.
- In your taskbar, click the speaker icon.
- Click the drop-down menu.
- Click headphones (AirPods Stereo).
- You can now use your AirPods with your laptop.
Why am I unable to connect my AirPods to my HP laptop?
If your AirPods don’t connect, it could be a problem with Bluetooth on your laptop or a problem with your Airpods. Here are some examples of typical issues and solutions:
- Bluetooth is not enabled: Make sure Bluetooth is enabled on your laptop. Try turning off Bluetooth and turning it on again with your AirPod turned on. Then open the case, take out the AirPods, and test them to see if they connect.
- Bluetooth driver out of date: If your Bluetooth driver is out of date, you may have problems communicating with AirPods. Update your drivers, then try again.
- Bluetooth is not working: Check to see if there are other Bluetooth headphones in use. If they do not, Bluetooth may not work on your laptop. Fix your Bluetooth problem, then try again.
- AirPods is not in pairing mode: The white light in your AirPods mode needs to be turned on, or you will not be able to make the first connection. There are a few steps you can take to repair AirPods that are not connected. When your AirPods are in pairing mode, try again.
- AirPods connected but not enabled: Your AirPod can be connected but can be selected as the audio output device. If the following steps do not work, try enabling Sound Control – – Panel and configuring Headphones (AirPods Pro Stereo) as the default audio device.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Does AirPod work with laptops?
AirPods work with any design designed for audio output or Bluetooth input. That means AirPods can work with laptops, but only if computer supports Bluetooth. If the laptop does not have Bluetooth, you will need to add a Bluetooth dongle before you can connect your AirPods.
I Connect My AirPods To A Mac.
To connect your AirPods directly to your Mac or other MacBooks (recommended by us in the best MacBook post), make sure your AirPods, and open the cover.
Press and hold the set button until you see it glowing white.
On your Mac, go to System Preferences> Bluetooth. In the Devices list, select AirPods. If your AirPod is capable, select Allow so that you can use Siri commands with your AirPod.
Is it possible to connect AirPods to a Chromebook?
To connect AirPods to a Chromebook, select Menu in the Chromebook, then select Bluetooth and turn on the Bluetooth connection.
Press and hold the setup button in the AirPods case, then in the Chromebook, go to the Bluetooth Devices Available list and select AirPods. Your AirPods are now paired with a Chromebook.(also check other Chromebook issues)
Can I connect AirPods to an Android device?
To connect AirPods to an Android device, open the settings on Android and switch to Bluetooth. Press and hold the setup button on the AirPods wallet until the light is white, then, on an Android device, tap the Airpod from the list of available devices, and follow the instructions.
Can I connect AirPods to Roku TV?
While you can connect AirPods to Roku TVs directly via Bluetooth, there is a workspace that allows you to use AirPods via Roku TV.
First, pair your AirPods with iPhone or Android, then download and install the Roku iPhone app or get the Roku Android app. In the Roku app,
Select Remote Control> Devices> OK, and then tap Connect Now.
When the Roku app finds your Roku device, select it, and then tap the Remote icon. Tap the headset icon, then tap OK.
Now, when you play a program on your Roku TV, you will hear a sound on your AirPod.