If you are an iPhone user, chances are you are using Apple AirPods or AirPods Pro with your smartphone. After all, they offer easy pairing and are extremely easy to use with Apple devices. Plus, AirPods can be connected to Android phones like Xiaomi, and Samsung smartphones. And, you can also sync AirPods with your Chromebook. If that’s something you want to do, here’s our friendly guide on how to connect AirPods Pro to Chromebook.

How to Connect AirPods to Your Chromebook

If you think it would be difficult to connect AirPods to Chromebooks, think again. The process is actually really simple. In fact, you can even pair AirPods to laptops if you want. In this article, we will focus on pairing AirPods with Chrome OS, as well as unpairing and disconnecting AirPods from Chromebooks.

If you are looking for a specific part of this how to, you can use the table of contents below to skip over to the relevant sections.

Connect AirPods to Chromebook

  • Click on the network and battery icon in your Chromebook taskbar.

chromebook network icon taskbar

  • Make sure your Chromebook’s Bluetooth is turned on. If it’s not, just click on the Bluetooth icon and the tile will turn blue.

turn on chromebook bluetooth

  • Click on the small arrow beneath the icon and then on the settings cog icon that shows up.

chromebook bluetooth settings icon

  • Your Chromebook will now display paired devices, and will also look for new devices that it can pair with.
  • Open up your AirPods Pro case. At this point, your AirPods Pro may show up in the unpaired devices section. If they don’t, press and hold the button on the back of the case to put your AirPods into pairing mode.

back button on AirPods Pro case

  • You will see AirPods Pro in the unpaired devices section. Simply click on the name to pair them with your Chromebook.

airpods pro ready to pair with chromebook

That’s it, you have connected your AirPods with your Chromebook. You can check this by clicking again on the network and battery icon on your taskbar. The Bluetooth tile will show that it’s connected with your AirPods Pro.

How to Disconnect AirPods from Chromebook

If you’re just trying to disconnect your AirPods from Chrome OS because you are done using them for the day, there’s not much to do. You can simply place them back in the charging case and close the lid. That will disconnect them from your Chromebook and also charge them.

However, if you want to unpair AirPods from your Chromebook, follow the steps mentioned below.

  • Open settings on your Chromebook. You can do this by pressing the search key on the keyboard and typing settings.

open chromebook settings

  • Now, click on ‘Bluetooth’ to view connected and paired devices.

chromebook bluetooth settings

  • Click on the three dot icon next to your AirPods’ name.

three dot icon next to airpods pro

  • Click ‘Remove from list’.

disconnect airpods pro from chromebook

Your AirPods Pro are now unpaired from the Chromebook.

FAQs

Q. Can I pair AirPods without a case?

No, you will need to press the button on the back of the case in order to enable pairing mode on your AirPods.

Q. How do I make my AirPods Pros discoverable?

Open the case and press and hold the button on the back until the light blinks white. Your AirPods are now discoverable.

Q. How do I unblock Bluetooth on my Chromebook?

If Bluetooth is disabled on your Chromebook, just click on the Bluetooth tile to enable it again. You can also open Settings and enable Bluetooth from the toggle.

Q. Can I pair AirPods to PC or laptop?

AirPods can pair with any device that supports Bluetooth. Simply put them into pairing mode and look for them in your PC or laptop’s Bluetooth settings.

Q. Why do my AirPods keep disconnecting from my Chromebook?

This usually happens if there’s a problem with Bluetooth. Try turning Bluetooth off and then on again on your Chromebook. You can also try pairing AirPods to Chromebook again. Lastly, you can try restarting the Chromebook, and resetting your AirPods.

List of Popular Chromebooks

Our tutorial will work with all of the following Chromebooks. It is not an exhaustive list and is only here to serve as an example.

Brand NameModel Name
AcerAcer Chromebook 315
Acer Chromebook CB315-3H-C2C3
Acer Chromebook CB315-3HT-C296
Acer Chromebook CB315-3H-C4QE
Acer Chromebook CB315-2HT-44MJ
Acer Chromebook CB315-3HT-C3J0
Acer Chromebook CB315-3H-C5JS
Acer Chromebook CB315-3HT-C6XF
Acer Chromebook CB315-3H-C36A
Acer Chromebook CB315-3HT-C16B
Acer Chromebook 314
Acer Chromebook CB314-1H-C34N
Acer Chromebook CB314-1H-C66Z
Acer Chromebook CB314-1H-C02A
Acer Chromebook 311
Acer Chromebook CB311-9HT-C4UM
Acer Chromebook CB311-9H-C12A
Acer Chromebook 311 - CP311-3H-K5GD
Acer Chromebook CB311-9H-C7C8
Acer Chromebook Spin 713 - CP713-2W-79H3
Acer Chromebook 512 - C851-C1J7
Acer Chromebook 311 Touch - CB311-9HT-C4UM
Acer Chromebook Spin 311 - CP311-3H-K5GD
Acer Chromebox CXI3 - CXI3-I7V16GNKM4
Acer Chromebox CXI3 - CXI3-4GKM4
Acer Chromebox CXI3 - CXI3-4GNKM4
Acer Chromebook Spin 13 - CP713-1WN-51EA
Acer Chromebook Spin 713 - CP713-2W-79H3
Acer Chromebook Enterprise Spin 13 - CP713-1WN-76M7
Chromebook Spin 13 - CP713-1WN-813G
CB714-1W-32D4
CB714-1W-525Q
Acer Chromebook Spin 514
Acer Chromebook 311 C733-C0FK
Acer Chromebook CB314-1H-P7ZZ
ASUSASUS Chromebook C204EE
ASUS Chromebook C403NA
ASUS Chromebook Flip C214MA
ASUS Chromebook C203XA
ASUS Chromebook C202XA
ASUS Chromebook 14 C425TA
ASUS Chromebook Flip C434TA
ASUS Chromebook Flip C433TA
ASUS Chromebook Flip C302CA
ASUS Chromebook Flip C436FA
ASUS Chromebook C202SA
ASUS Chromebook C423NA
ASUS Chromebook C523NA
ASUS Chromebook C223NA
ASUS Chromebook Flip C101PA
GoogleGoogle Pixelbook Go GA00521-US
Google Pixelbook Go GA00519-US
Google Pixelbook Go GA00526-US
Google Pixelbook Go GA00124-US
Google Pixelbook Go GA00519-UK
Google Pixelbook Go GA00523-US
Google Pixel Slate C1A
HPHP Chromebook - 14a-na0003tu
HP Chromebook 11A G6 EE
HP Chromebook x360 12b-ca0010TU
HP Chromebook - 14a-na0002tu
HP Chromebook - 11-v010nr
HP Chromebook - 15-de0010nr
HP Chromebook - 14-db0030nr
HP Chromebook - 14-db0020nr
HP Chromebook - 15-de0015nr
HP Chromebook - 14a-na0097nr
HP Chromebook - 14a touch optional
HP Chromebook - 14-db0098nr
HP Chromebook 11a-nb0047nr
HP Chromebook 11a 11a-na0010nr
HP Chromebook 11a 11a-na0060nr
HP Chromebook 14A G5
HP Chromebook Enterprise 14A G5
HP Chromebook 11A G6 Education Edition PC
HP Chromebook 14A G5
HP Chromebook 11A G8 Education Edition
HP Chromebook x360 11 G3 EE
HP Pro c640 Chromebook
HP Chromebook 11A G8 Education Edition
HP Chromebook 14A G5 Notebook PC
HP Pro c640 Chromebook
HP Elite c1030 Chromebook
HP Pro c640 Chromebook Enterprise
HP Elite c1030 Chromebook Notebook PC
HP Pro c645 Chromebook
HP Chromebook x360 12b-ca0010nr
HP Chromebook x360 - 14c-ca0065nr
HP Chromebook x360 - 14b-ca0010nr
HP Chromebook x360 14a-ca0097nr
HP Chromebook x360 14c-ca0085nr
HP Chromebook x360 - 14ct-ca000
HP Chromebook 11 G1 Notebook PC 1NW60UT
HP Chromebook - 14-ca020nr
HP Chromebook 11 G6 Education Edition 3PD94UT
HP Chromebook x360 11 G1 EE - Customizable
LenovoChromebook Duet (10.1") 2 in 1
Lenovo 10e Chromebook Tablet
500e Chromebook 2nd Gen (11.6") Intel
300e Chromebook 2nd Gen (11.6")
100e Chromebook 2nd Gen (11.6")
14e Chromebook (14")
Chromebook C340 (11")
Chromebook C330 (11.6")
Yoga Chromebook (15.6")
Chromebook 3 (14”)
Lenovo Chromebook S345 (14”)
Chromebook Flex 3i (11”)
Chromebook Flex 5 (13”)
100e Chromebook 2nd Gen (11.6”) AMD
300e Chromebook 2nd Gen (11.6”) AMD
SamsungSamsung Galaxy Chromebook
Samsung Chromebook Plus (LTE)
Samsung Galaxy Chromebook 2
Samsung Chromebook 4+
Samsung Chromebook 4
Samsung Chromebook Plus (V2)
Samsung Chromebook 3
Samsung Chromebook Plus

Pair AirPods with Chromebook Easily

So that was how to connect AirPods Pro to Chromebook, and as you saw, pairing AirPods with Chrome OS is a really easy task, and they work really well, which is great. Of course, you don’t get the kind of control you get with an iPhone or a Mac. However, it’s nice to be able to use AirPods with Chromebooks, Windows, and even Android phones right? What do you think? Do you like using your AirPods with Chromebooks? Let us know in the comments.

2 COMMENTS

  1. I’m having trouble with connecting my airpods, I am doing all the steps, the light blinks white and yet my airpods still don’t show up in the unpaired device section, what do I do??

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