The iOS widget can be used to monitor AirPods battery life on your iPhone or iPad. If you’re using a Mac, the macOS Control Center will display your AirPods battery percent. To check the AirPods’ battery on non-Apple devices you will need to use third-party applications.
This tutorial focuses on apps that allow you to check the level of your AirPods’ battery life using Windows PCs and Android phones. These apps can be installed and used on both Android phones and Windows PCs.
How to check the AirPods battery on Android devices
AirBattery, one of the most popular apps to check AirPods’ battery life on Android phones is AirBattery Chromebooks.
Install your AirPods by connecting your Android tablet or smartphone to the AirPods AirBattery is available on the Google Play Store .
A prompt will appear asking you to give the app permission to track your device. Tap Grant Permission Select the location permission screen from the left sidebar While Using The App Click the button to open it.
Next, tap Grant Permission in the “Allow start form background” screen. Please select AirBattery Click on the toggle button Allow display over other apps.
A second prompt appears to tell you how to disable AirBattery in your battery optimization and power-saver settings. It is possible for the app to continue running in the background, without optimizing it Your device’s battery should be completely depleted more quickly.
Tap Open Settings, AirBattery, Not optimized, Done.
Go back to AirBattery and select the AirPods model you want OK.
The charging case should be placed with both AirPods. Keep the lid of the case open. AirBattery will show you the current battery status for your AirPods via a pop up card.
AirBattery won’t display your AirPods battery case if you close the lid and reopen it.
How to check the AirPods battery life in Windows
AirPodsDesktop and MagicPods are three of the most useful apps for monitoring your AirPods’ battery on Windows.
AirPods battery check using AirPodsDesktop
AirPodsDesktop, which is completely free and open-source, can be easily set up. It was very easy for us to access the app and check our Apple AirPods Pro’s battery status.
Download the AirPodsDesktop configuration file, After installing the app, connect your AirPods directly to your computer.
Click on the link to zoom in blue AirPodsDesktop icon You can find it in the taskbar’s notifications area. In the notification area of taskbar, you should be able to see your AirPods’ battery and charging status on the tooltip.
Select the AirPodsDesktop icon To see a graphic representation of your AirPods’ battery status, visit AirPodsDesktop. AirPodsDesktop does not display the charging status or battery level of your case if the lid is open.
AirPodsDesktop is compatible with all AirPod generations and models AirPods Max .
Use MagicPods to Check the AirPods Battery
MagicPods can be purchased for $1.99 but offers many great features. You can use it with the following Apple headphones or earbud:
AirPods 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Generations
Beats Fit Pro
Beats Solo 3
Beats Solo Pro
Get the MagicPods App or the Free Trial from The Microsoft Store Please follow these steps.
To launch the MagicPods App, double-click the icon located on your taskbar. On the dashboard of the app, you’ll be able to see how much battery life your AirPods have. You can see how the battery is performing by inserting one or both AirPods into the charging case.
Select the arrow-down icon To enable features such as ear detection, auto connect, notification announcement, low-battery notification, and others.
The Bluetooth Battery Monitor app ($7.99)
Bluetooth Battery Monitor can be used to monitor the level of Bluetooth devices that are connected to Windows computers. It costs $7.99 but the free 7-day trial allows you to try its various features. A 33% discount is available if the license purchase occurs before the expiration date.
This app is compatible with the AirPods Pro and AirPods 2nd Generation. The steps below will guide you through the setup and usage of the Bluetooth Battery Monitor App on Windows.
Download the Bluetooth Battery Monitor App From the website of the developer.
Start Bluetooth on your computer and open the Bluetooth Battery Monitor setup file. Select the appropriate option and accept the license agreement Install Continue readin.
Follow the instructions on screen and choose Finish To close the setup wizar.
You will see the window “Bluetooth Battery Monitor Initial Setting” automatically. Pick your preferred indicator battery and choose OK.
You can connect the AirPods directly to your computer Bluetooth Battery Monitor icon You can find it in the taskbar’s notifications area.
To be notified when the AirPods’ battery reaches a certain percentage, you can create a “Low Batteries” alarm.
Select the gear icon Select the desired option in the upper right corner Settings.
Mark the Low battery notification at Click the checkbox to enter the value of the battery alert in the dialog box.
Be on the lookout for your AirPods battery
AirPodsDesktop can be used if your only concern is to monitor the AirPods Battery Level in Windows. MagicPods, however, is great value for $2. This supports all AirPods models. It also offers some unique audio features that are only available to Apple devices.