How To Connect AirPods To Dell Laptop 2022 (EASY METHOD)

Wondering how to connect AirPods to a Dell laptop? The trick is to get your AirPods into pairing mode correctly before you search for Bluetooth devices on your laptop.

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How To Connect AirPods To Dell Laptop

Here is a video and written method of how to connect your device correctly.

You may notice that AirPods can be easily connected to your phone and MacBook but when it comes to your laptop it can be a bit challenging.

Step 1: Search Windows For Bluetooth Settings

  • Click on the windows icon in the bottom left corner or use the search bar.
  • Search for Bluetooth settings
  • Open up the Bluetooth & other devices window

Step 2: Enable Bluetooth

  • Enable Bluetooth by activating the toggle so it says “on.”

Step 3: Select Add Bluetooth or other device

  • Click on the Add Bluetooth or other device button at the top of the screen.

Step 4: Select Bluetooth Option

  • Make sure your AirPods are inside the case and are charged.
  • Open the lid on your AirPods case.
  • Hold down the pairing button located on the back of the case until the light flashes to activate pairing mode.
  • Then select the first item on the list called Bluetooth

Step 5: Select Your AirPods From Nearby Devices

  • Select your device from the list of nearby devices.
  • Make sure you do step 5 within 30 seconds of completing step 4 to ensure your device is found.
  • Sometimes it can take a few minutes for your AirPods to be located by your Dell laptop.


Will AirPods work with Dell laptop?

Yes, AirPods work on Dell laptops but may take longer to be paired with your Dell laptop than a MacBook or phone.

The device’s battery life may be shorter on a Dell device than an apple device because Apple products are more optimized for AirPods.

How do I pair my AirPods to my Dell laptop?

Ensure your AirPods are in the case and charged. Toggle your Bluetooth on in your windows Bluetooth device settings.

Then switch into pairing mode by holding down the button on the back of the case. Click on add Bluetooth device and select your AirPods from the dropdown.

How do I connect my AirPods to my Dell laptop Windows 10?

Connecting your AirPods to your Dell laptop on windows 10 is the same method as any other device.

Go to your Bluetooth settings on your laptop and enable Bluetooth, then switch into pairing mode. Click on add Bluetooth device and select your AirPods from the dropdown.

AirPods connected to dell laptop but no sound

If your AirPods are connected to your Dell laptop but have no sound then your Bluetooth connection may be bugged.

This occurs when you repeatedly connect and disconnect a device from the Bluetooth settings or remove them from the list of connected Bluetooth devices.

To fix this, simply remove your AirPods from the list of connected Bluetooth devices and turn off your computer on the case and at the wall. Unplug your power cable from the back of your computer and the wall to completely reset it.

Then reconnect everything, turn your computer on and try to connect your device to your Dell laptop with the method above in this article.

Why wont my airPods connect to my dell laptop?

Your AirPods are not connecting to your dell laptop because they are not charged, your laptop does not have Bluetooth or you are not pairing correctly.

Grayson is a laptop specialist who writes informational articles and reviews about all kinds of laptops.