Have you just unwrapped your very first pair of AirPods? If so, congratulations and welcome to the wireless future! Or maybe you already have AirPods and have now upgraded to a newer model. Either way, here’s our selection of first things to do with your magical earbuds.
Whether you’ve opted for the regular AirPods or their noise-canceling counterparts, the AirPods Pro, or the premium AirPods Max headphones — and are wondering where to start and what to do first — be sure to sit through this nine-minute video by our videographer Harris Craycraft.
There are some really good tips in that video. Although Harris doesn’t discuss the spatial audio feature that creates a faux surround soundscape, we have a separate tutorial for that.
Apple currently sells the following AirPods models:
- Second-generation AirPods with Charging Case ($159)
- Second-generation AirPods with Wireless Charging Case ($199)
- First-generation AirPods Pro ($249)
- First-generation AirPods Max ($549)
Only the AirPods Max are available in colors other than white.