10 AirPods Pro-tips you need to know about your iPhone wireless headphones – CNET

10 AirPods Pro-tips you need to know about your iPhone wireless headphones – CNET


Apple AirPods Per some new tricks. 

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Apple released the AirPods Per at the beginning of November with very little fanfare, but these completely wireless earphones are published a remarkable upgrade over the second-generation AirPods already at the beginning of the year. In fact, the AirPods Per the biggest upgrade we have seen so far are, the AirPods, since Apple published for the first time by the end of 2016, both of which are in new design and functions. Not everything is however, with the AirPods Pro the most important features of the regular AirPods

Some things have changed but. For example, you tap on one of the earphones, change the title, and you can use the active noise cancellation to block all noise from the outside world. And for those listening to music, but still hear your surroundings, there is a new transparency mode, with the ambient noise filter trough, so that you can hear the cars behind them, someone yelled your name, and so on. 

Here are some tips to make the most of the AirPods Per, starting with how to connect with your iPhone ($815 at Amazon)

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mating only takes a few seconds. 

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pairing takes only a few seconds

After unboxing your AirPods Pro, unlock your iPhone (or iPad ($350 at Walmart)) and open the charging case to your earbuds. One or two seconds later, a prompt on your phone asking whether you are a Pairing of the two earphones. 

tap on Close to the coupling to initiate, and you are done. Not only the AirPods Per work with your iPhone, but you will also be linked to all the Apple devices that you are signed in to your iCloud account. 

The AirPods Per have a button that is not really a button. 

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Don ‘ T touch your AirPods Per, press

Instead of tapping on one of the AirPods, the stems of the AirPods Per act as a button. There is not really a button, but rather a pressure-sensitive section, the replicate to be able to, how you want to use a button. It is strange and confusing, and something you would expect to do Apple. 

With two fingers along the flat press indentation on each AirPod. You hear a click in the ear each time you press. Here is a breakdown of what is at each press of the button is:

  • Single-press: Pause/play
  • double-press: forward
  • Triple-press: skip backward
  • Long press: You switch between noise cancellation and transparency mode.

five hours. 

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Check battery life

If you want to check the state of charge of your AirPods Per and charging case, unlock your iPhone or iPad and open the case to your device is with the AirPods. An animation is displayed, detailing the state of charge of each of the AirPod and the case. 

use control center to toggle between the modes

Control-Center allows you to easily switch between the modes. 

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Use the Active noise cancellation

Perhaps the headlining feature of the AirPods Pro is the Active noise cancellation (ANC). If it is turned on, noise cancellation blocks almost all background noise that you normally hear with the regular earbuds or the standard AirPods. If you should in a noisy office, for example, block out all the chatter and distractions. 

in addition to turning off the noise cancellation by means of a long pressure on one of the AirPods ” – buttons, you can also use Control Center on your iPhone or iPad. Swipe down from the upper-right corner of the screen of your device, then, if the control center is displayed, long-press on the volume control. At the bottom of the screen, you have three options: noise reduction, Off and transparency. Tap the setting you want to use. 

About the transparency mode on the AirPods Pro

When you switch to transparency mode, you will be able to hear, which of your environmental sounds, but still hear the audio in your AirPods Per without question. 

“transparency” mode is something that you would use in an airport, if you are listening to, if the gate changes or when you walk through the busy streets, so that you can hear the traffic. 

you switch to a transparency mode with a long press on the AirPods ” – button or by using the toggle-Control-Center. 


you can Also change your Apple watch can help you modes. 

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If you have an Apple watch, you can tap the AirPlay in the ” Now Playing app for switching between noise cancellation, and transparency modes, if you are used to icon your AirPods Per. 


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Change modes on your Mac

If you use your AirPods Pro with your Mac, you can switch between noise cancellation and transparency, without squeezing one of your AirPods Per. Instead, click on the speaker icon in the menu bar at the top of the screen, then move your mouse over your AirPods Pro, then you want to select the mode. 

you need to Modify the tips

in the box, which is installed with your AirPods Per two additional sizes of ear tips are the medium size comes. Try this first, and if you feel uncomfortable, you can swap out for a different size. There is no trick to getting the tilt to pull from each AirPod, you simply slide, and push-to-fit another pair. It may be to rip yourself as you go, but from the few swaps I’ve done, you finally. 


The earplug Fit-Test will tell you if you have the correct size ear tips. 

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the ear-tip Fit Test

If you dive into the AirPods Per settings, you can do the earbuds Fit Test (try saying that aloud a few times). The test will play you some sounds, use the AirPods’ microphones, and then they say, if the ear-tips, which you have installed, you will be the right size for your ears. 

To run the test, open the settings app on your iPhone, select Bluetooth and tap the “i” next to the name of your AirPods Per. Select earplug Fit-Test, and then follow the instructions. 

I did the test with the two middle and the small ear-tips, and both of them passed. So don’t feel locked in the first earbuds, to the test; it is of a different size can work, and feels more comfortable. 

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Check the state of charge when wireless charging case

The case that comes with the AirPods Per charge it wirelessly on the same wireless charging pads that work with the iPhone work. 
you put the case on the pad, with the small light to the top to start charging it. The case is light, when it was first on the pad is placed, so that you know that it is charging. However, it will eventually time out and turn off. Tap on the case, check the state of charge of the case is (green means it is fully charged).

There is much more to the AirPods Per, but this tips and tricks apply to all the AirPods, and should help you fully master your new wireless earphones. 

Originally, the beginning of this month.

Released on Sat, 30 Nov 2019 13:00:04 +0000

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