In the latest firmware update for AirPods Pro and AirPods Max, Apple has introduced support for the Find My network to the wireless headsets. Like other products supported by the Find My network, now AirPods Pro and AirPods MaxNow owners will be able to locate their headphones, enable Lost Mode, and more. The previous, AirPods Pro firmware update included the Conversation Boost feature.
Find My app allows iPhone users to track their Apple and some third-party devices in case they are misplaced or stolen. The app’s vast Find My network enables users to track items even when they are offline.
AirPods Pro and AirPods Max can now be located via the Find My app
Apple introduced new features to locate an AirTag like Precision Finding to navigate the user to the lost tracker’s exact location, enable Lost Mode to be notified when the item is in range or located by Find My network, and more. As detailed on Apple’s support page, all of the new tracking features are expanded to AirPods Pro and AirPods Max.
- View Location
- Find Nearby
- Play a Sound
- Lost Mode (Mark as Lost)
- Notify When Found
- Notify When Left Behind
The Find Nearby interface for AirPods Pro and AirPods Max is similar to AirTag on the iPhone with a large target dot that shrinks in size as the users get closer to the item. But the AirPods Pro and AirPods Max dot is blue and does not display distance. Firmware update is downloaded and installed automatically when AirPods Pro and AirPods Max are connected to an iPhone. However, Apple devices should be on the latest version of their respective software update and signed in with the same Apple ID to appear on the Find My app’s map.
For a misplaced iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple Watch, Mac, AirPods product, or supported Beats product, you can also use the Find My app on a device owned by someone in your Family Sharing group, or sign in to iCloud.com/find on a web browser.