AirPods Settings: How to Customize Your AirPods' Features

Did you know that you can customize how you'd like your AirPod's settings to work? Using the iPhone paired with your AirPods, you can decide which functions you'd like to engage when you double tap your right or left AirPod. Let's get started learning how to adjust your AirPod's features with your iPhone! 

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To adjust your AirPods' settings:

  • Open the AirPods Case.
  • On the iPhone paired with your AirPods, open the Settings app.

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  • Tap Bluetooth.
  • Now tap the lowercase i next to your AirPods in the device list. 

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Now you can get started deciding which AirPod should control which feature. 

  • Tap on the Right AirPod.
  • Decide which function you'd like the Right AirPod to control.

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  • Next, tap on the Left AirPod.
  • Decide which function you'd like the right AirPod to control.

That's it! Now, when you double-tap on your right or left AirPod, the function you chose on your iPhone will engage.

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Leanne Hays is a Feature Web Writer at iPhone Life.  She loves reading and blogging, and is never without a book in her backpack or an audiobook on her phone. Short-term goals include finishing painting her house and starting an aquaponics farm, long-term goals include a bike tour of Italy and writing a novel.