A brand new firmware replace is now rolling out to Apple’s AirPods (2nd gen), AirPods Professional, AirPods Max, and three Beats merchandise: Solo Professional, Powerbeats 4, and Powerbeats Professional. Though Apple does not put up launch notes for its AirPods merchandise, we all know that the brand new replace has enabled “Discover My” options for each the AirPods Professional and AirPods Max. Which means the identical community that is used to trace down AirTags can now be leveraged for AirPods.
This was found because of one among 9to5Mac’s readers Ste Moseley who posted screenshots to Twitter.
@bzamayo @apollozac newest AirPods Professional firmware replace brings Discover My integration 👍🏻 pic.twitter.com/QGD7wKtUjp— Ste Moseley (@Ste_Moseley) October 5, 2021
These AirPods fashions are being up to date to model 4A400 and can let AirPods customers discover both their AirPods Professional or AirPods Max gadgets within the occasion they’re left behind and never linked to a bunch system. The AirPods will now leverage Apple’s Discover My community for monitoring AirTags. This implies should you have been to depart your AirPods at a espresso store, you’ll see a map of the place they have been left inside the Discover My app.
When the AirPods are out of their case, you get the choice to seek for every bud individually (see high left, “L” and “R”). pic.twitter.com/HSzh86CmUK— Ste Moseley (@Ste_Moseley) October 5, 2021
It seems like, within the case of the AIrPods Professional, solely the Pods themselves present up within the Discover My app if they aren’t contained in the charging case. AirPods homeowners can use the Discover My app to place AirPods Professional or AirPods Max into Misplaced mode, and depart a message and call telephone quantity within the occasion they’re discovered by one other iPhone person.
Apple’s up to date its Assist web site to replicate the brand new Discover My options.