How to Use Precision Finding to Locate AirPods Pro 2 With Your iPhone
Apple enhanced the Charging Case with AirPods Pro 2 by including an U1 chip for Precision Finding with Find My. In the event that you lose or misplace your AirPods Pro, this article describes how to utilize Precision Finding to find them.
The missing AirPods' Bluetooth signals are used by Find My to communicate their position to you. In addition to Bluetooth, the second-generation AirPods Pro Charging Case also has an U1 Ultra Wideband chip, and on iPhones with U1 processors, there is a Precision Finding function that makes it possible to locate your AirPods more precisely than Bluetooth alone when they are within range.
If you have an iPhone 11 or later model and you need to locate misplaced AirPods Pro 2, Precision Finding can help you do so utilizing information from the camera, accelerometer, and gyroscope as well as audible, haptic, and visual cues. Use it as follows.
- Open Settings, choose the AirPods tab that is located directly below your Apple ID, scroll down, and select Show in Find My if your AirPods are paired. Launch the Find My app and choose your AirPods from the "Devices" list if you've lost both the case and your AirPods earphones.
- Click Find. If the Precision Finding function is available, it should read "Nearby" beneath.
- Move around now to find your AirPods and adhere to the directions displayed on the screen. An arrow pointing in the direction of the AirPods, an approximation of their distance from you, and a notation if they're on a different level should all be shown.
Your phone will provide you haptic stimulation as you go close to the AirPods, and there will also be aural cues alerting you to your presence. As you come closer, the iPhone's image of the AirPods will likewise change. Precision Finding exits after successfully locating your AirPods and having your iPhone extremely close by.
It should be noted that not all nations support Ultra Wideband, therefore Precision Finding won't function in some of them. To help you find it more easily, you can also use Find My to let the AirPods Pro 2 Charging Case play a sound because it has a built-in speaker.