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  • Writer's pictureMarianne Zara

How to Connect AirPods to Dell Laptop

Updated: Nov 4, 2022

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Not because AirPods are from Apple, it’s just easy to set up with iOS devices. It’s equally easy pairing your AirPods to a PC. Do you own a Dell laptop? Here’s your ultimate guide on how to connect AirPods to a Dell laptop.

Step-by-Step Guide on How to Connect AirPods to Dell Laptop

  1. Open settings by pressing Windows + l

  2. Choose Devices

  3. Make sure Bluetooth is toggled on. Select Bluetooth & other devices

  4. On the Add Bluetooth & other devices pop-up, choose Bluetooth

  5. Now, place your AirPods near your Dell laptop and open the lid without taking your AirPods out.

  6. Press and hold the setup button at the rear of your AirPods until the light flashes white.

  7. Go back to your laptop and select AirPods on the Add device selection.

  8. Click AirPods to connect.

  9. You should get a notification saying “Your device is ready to go.” Click Done to finish the setup.

Now that it’s paired, you just need to connect it when you want to use it. It should show up in Devices so you just need to click Connect for your audio to transfer from the laptop speaker to your AirPods.

Do AirPods Work Well with Dell Laptops

Yes. AirPods may be more compatible with iOS devices but also work well with PCs too. However, there can be some issues with connection stability but generally, it does what you need it to do.

The AirPods also lose batteries faster. Generally, the AirPods can last for as long as 4 hours of playback time. But when connected to a Dell laptop, it’s shorter. Nobody has quantified it yet and it’s not much of a difference but it loses batteries faster. Learn all about AirPods battery life here.

How to Disconnect AirPods from Dell Laptop

  1. Again, go to Settings by pressing Windows + l

  2. Click Devices

  3. Select your AirPods and click on Remove device

Your AirPods should now be disconnected from your Dell laptop.

Final Thoughts

AirPods will also provide you with good sound quality when you connect them to your Dell laptop. You may experience some connectivity issues or a faster decrease in battery life but they will still do their job of delivering good sounds through earbuds.

Do you experience some issues with your AirPods to Dell laptop connection? Comment down below.

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