Some AirPods Pro 2 features won’t work with iPad and Mac until October

Apple today announced the new AirPods Pro with the H2 chip, 2x improved noise cancellation, and more. The earbuds also offer Personalized Spatial Audio profiles and improved Find My support. However, those features will not be available to use for iPad and Mac owners until October.

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New AirPods Pro’s Personalized Spatial Audio and improved Find My will only work with iPhones at launch

As mentioned in the footnote of the AirPods Pro 2 press release by Apple, “Personalized Spatial Audio profiles and Find My will be available with iPadOS 16 and macOS Ventura in October.”

iPhone owners will be able to enjoy Personalized Spatial Audio profiles and improved Find My support immediately when the AirPods Pro 2 launch since the features will be able to work with iOS 16. However, since the Cupertino tech giant has pushed back the release of iPadOS 16 and macOS Ventura, those users will have to wait until October to use all the new features.

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The new AirPods Pro feature Personalized Spatial Audio which is based on the size and shape of a user’s head and ears, helping to deliver a personalized listening experience.

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The charging case of the new AirPods Pro has a built-in speaker so you never lose them. Adding on to this, the new earbuds also offer Precision Finding, which is compatible with any iPhone that has a U1 chip. This functionality will give you the exact location of your earbuds and it will also guide you to them.

The second-generation AirPods Pro will be available to order starting Friday, September 9 on as well as the Apple Store app. They will retail for the same price as their predecessors, $249. In-store availability with start on Friday, September 23.

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