Apple iOS 15 feature reveals, Sources just confirmed that iOS 15 has a new “Find My” feature for AirPods.
This new feature will help you find your AirPods and avoid missing or losing them.
Several more features are included in the iOS 15 related to AirPods. Find My Ability is one of them, else new conversation Boost feature company added in the iOS 15
Apple has announced several new features for the AirPods with iOS 15. These features include Conversation Boost and a new Find My ability.
What is “Find My Ability” feature?
With this feature, users will be able to locate lost AirPods with precision finding, new OS update will also link AirPods with Apple ID to keep tracking.
This feature will use Bluetooth to locate AirPods (Only AirPods Pro and AirPods Max supported) which means the user will have a limited connectivity range. Similar functionality of the Apple AirTags.
In case your Airpods are not in a Bluetooth range, it will show the AirPodslocation on the map event.
That is possible because of Apple ID connectivity. As per the iOS 15 internal code hints that the lost AirPods will continue to send their location to the owner through the Find My network even if someone else connects them to another device.
You might have a question that does it work like other iOS devices? Or does it have the option to lock AirPods using Apple ID to find my ability?
The answer is “NO” it will just work as Apple’s AirTag. You can locate them with the Apple ID connection but anyone can pair it with the new device.
How to enable or disable iOS 15 Find My Network for AirPods?
“The report in 9to5Mac also showed animations in iOS 15 Beta 5 on how to remove AirPods from the Find My network. Holding the noise cancellation button along with the Digital Crown for about 12 seconds on the AirPods Max will unpair the headphones from Find My. For AirPods Pro, users require holding their fingers on the speaker holes while pressing the button on the stems multiple times.”
iOS 15 Find My Network features’ Compatible devices?
- AirPods Pro
- AirPods Max
First and second-generation AirPods will not be compatible.
Features will be pushed via a firmware update.