How to Connect AirPods to a Dell Laptop 

How to Connect Air Pods to a Dell Laptop

Have you recently bought AirPods and would like to connect them to your Dell laptop? You don’t have to sweat, provided you follow a few easy steps. This article will give you an easy-to-follow guide on how to connect your AirPods to a Dell laptop. Kindly do the following: 

1. Get the AirPods Ready for Connection 

You can get your AirPods ready for connection if you wish to use them on your Dell laptop in one simple step: placing them inside the charging case and pressing the setup button. Ensure that you close the case once the AirPods are in and charge them properly. If possible, let it charge to at least 25% charge. 

Once charged, open up the case and press the Setup button at the back. Make sure that the AirPods light up. Note that there are different AirPods models, and therefore, this light can be seen in other places. For example, older models have the light inside the case, while the light can be seen on the outside in newer models. 

2. Open the Settings Menu on Your Laptop 

The second step is configuring your laptop to connect to the AirPods. Click on the Windows Start menu on your laptop’s toolbar, generally represented by a gear icon. Click on it, and you will have your settings menu. 

3. Open Devices 

Once you have the stings menu, select devices, which will reveal a device’s menu. 

4. Add Bluetooth/Other Device 

We are assuming that you are at the device window at the moment. Well, click on Bluetooth and devices inside this window. Once a new menu opens up, use the Bluetooth slider to turn on the Bluetooth setting and finally select Add Bluetooth or other devices. 

5. Select Bluetooth and Choose AirPods

 Select Bluetooth once inside the Add a device window and click on AirPods from the list of devices. Ensure that you twiddle your thumbs while your laptop connects to the AirPods. 

How to Connect AirPods to a Dell Laptop


Once your AirPods and laptop are connected, ‘Your device is ready to go!’ will appear. You only have to select Done and finalize your connection. It is now time to enjoy listening to music.

How to Connect Air Pods to a Dell Laptop | Frequently Asked Questions


Will Your AirPods Work as Smoothly if I connect Them to a Dell Laptop? 

Yes. It should work smoothly once you connect your AirPods to a Dell laptop. If not, then you can troubleshoot.

How Do You Remove the AirPods Pairing from Your Dell Laptop? 

Click on the devices window, select the AirPods and then disconnect. 

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