Updated on June 2, 2022
When using an iPhone, AirPods are exceptionally simple to set up and operate because they’re optimized for the platform. You may use AirPods and AirPods Pro with any Bluetooth-enabled device, like a smartphone or tablet.
As a result, in addition to or instead of a MacBook, you may now use AirPods with an HP laptop. With the new AirPods, you can connect them to both your HP Laptop and iPhone and change between them at will.
Hold down the button on the casing of your AirPods until a white light appears. In Windows, click the Action Center button on the taskbar, right-click Bluetooth, and then select “AirPods” from the drop-down menu. Bluetooth must be enabled on the laptop in order for the AirPods to work.
How to Connect Air Pods to An Hp Laptop
Turning on Bluetooth, putting the AirPods into pairing mode and then attaching them to an HP laptop is all it takes to get them working with an HP laptop. AirPods automatically reconnect once they’ve been set up. Manually connecting and disconnection is also possible.
In order to use your AirPods with your HP laptop, follow these steps:
A shortcut on your taskbar or by pressing Windows Key + A will take you to the Action Center. Select Bluetooth by clicking on it. Go to Settings by pressing the Go to the Settings button. If the Bluetooth button is greyed out, click it to activate it. To add a Bluetooth or other device, click + Add Device. Click Bluetooth. Open the case of your AirPods. Hold down the button on the case of your AirPods. Let go of the button when you see the white light flashing. It’s possible that the light is built into your case or is visible from the outside. Discovered devices include your AirPods, so choose them from the list. Initially, the AirPods will appear as headphones, with the name you gave them when you first set them up appearing after that. Click Done once the AirPods have connected.
Do Air Pods Work with Laptops?
AirPods can be used with any Bluetooth-enabled device, including smartphones, tablets, and laptops. To put it another way, if your laptop has Bluetooth compatibility, you can use AirPods with your laptop. In order to connect your AirPods to your laptop, you will need to install a Bluetooth dongle.
Bluetooth-enabled HP computers allow you to use AirPods with the same ease as any other Wireless earphones, headphones, or headset.
It’s not the same as really using the AirPods on the laptop when they’re connected to an HP notebook. Switching audio outputs after connecting the AirPods is necessary if you plan on using them for music, video chat, or any other purpose. The very first time your AirPods pair, this may happen automatically, but if you have an issue where sound isn’t coming from the AirPods, you can do this manually.
If you’ve attached a number of peripherals to your laptop in the past, it may have several audio options; however, an HP laptop will only show Speaker / Headphone (Realtek(R) Audio) as an option. You can utilize your laptop’s AirPods by connecting them to that output instead.
Here’s how to connect your HP laptop to your AirPods:
Remove the case from your AirPods. There are no more actions required if your laptop simply switches audio outputs and your AirPods are working. In the event that the audio output cannot switch automatically due to the presence of another device, this procedure is required. To turn on your computer’s speakers, simply click the speaker icon in the taskbar. The drop-down menu can be accessed by clicking on it. Ctrl-click Headphones (AirPods Stereo). Your laptop and AirPods are now compatible.
Why Can’t I Connect My Air Pods to My Hp Laptop?
There could be a problem with your laptop’s Bluetooth or with your AirPods if they won’t connect. Here are some of the most prevalent issues and solutions:
Make sure your laptop’s Bluetooth is enabled before continuing. With your AirPods in their case, turn Bluetooth off and then turn it back on. Take off the AirPods from the case so that you may test whether or not they’ll connect.
An out-of-date Bluetooth driver may cause issues when trying to pair your AirPods with your iPhone.
Try reinstalling your drivers.
Check to check if there are any other Bluetooth headphones that are working. If they don’t, it’s possible that your laptop’s Bluetooth isn’t working. After resolving your Bluetooth issue, try again
Not being able to link AirPods: Connecting your AirPods for the first time will fail if your case’s white light isn’t flashing at all. If your AirPods aren’t connecting, there are a few things you may do. Retry the pairing process with your AirPods once they’ve been in pairing mode.
Your AirPods may be plugged in, but you haven’t selected them as the audio output device. Headset (AirPods Pro Stereo) should be the default audio device in the Sound Control Panel if the steps above did not work.
David Hodo is a highly experienced and respected writer in the field of laptop technology. With over 10 years of experience in the industry, he has a deep understanding of the latest trends and developments in the world of laptops.