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If you’re planning on getting those new AirPods that Apple announced last week, know that you will be able to use them with your Mac.

Here’s how:

  • Whie wearing the AirPods, click on the speaker icon at the top.

  • A drop down menu will appear.

  • Select AirPods from the list.

However, if that doesn’t work, you may have to connect them to your Mac manually.

  1. Make sure the AirPods are charged, then place AirPods in the AirPods charging case and close the lid
  2. On the Mac, go to the  Apple menu and choose “System Preferences”
  3. Select the “Bluetooth” preference panel and make sure that Bluetooth is turned on and enabled
  4. Open the lid of the AirPods charging case
  5. Press and hold the button on the back of the AirPods Case until you see light flash white
  6. Wait a moment for the AirPods to appear in the Bluetooth Device list, then click on “Connect” to sync AirPods to the Mac.
  7. That’s it.