Bluetooth is required for AirPods to connect, thus, enabling Bluetooth, putting the AirPods in pairing mode, and finally attaching them to an HP laptop are all required. The AirPods will reconnect when they are in range once they are connected. It’s possible to manually disconnect your AirPods from the laptop.
Any gadget built to connect to an audio output or input device via Bluetooth is compatible with AirPods. This indicates that AirPods are compatible with HP laptops, but only if the laptop has Bluetooth. Before you can connect your AirPods, you must add a Bluetooth dongle if the laptop isn’t equipped with Bluetooth.
You can use AirPods with an HP laptop the same way as any other Bluetooth earbuds, headphones, or headset because all modern HP laptops are Bluetooth-enabled.
The instructions may be slightly different depending on what version of Windows your HP laptop is running.
Here is how to link your AirPods to a laptop running Windows 11:
- Start by right-clicking the Windows icon in the taskbar.
- Choose Settings.
- Choose Bluetooth & devices in step 3.
- Select the Bluetooth toggle if it isn’t turned on.
- Choose + Add a device.
- Insert the AirPods into their case and open it.
- Press and hold the AirPods case button.
- Release the button when the light flashes white.
- Choose Bluetooth on your Windows 11 computer.
- After your PC has finished looking for devices, select your AirPods from the list when they do.
- Select Done after waiting for the connection to be formed.
Why Can’t My AirPods Connect to My HP Laptop?
If your AirPods don’t connect, there may be a Bluetooth issue with your laptop or an issue with your AirPods themselves. Here are some typical problems and their fixes:
Please check, if your laptop has Bluetooth turned on; if it doesn’t then turn it on. Try disabling Bluetooth and then enabling it once more while keeping your AirPods closed in their case. Open the case, take out the AirPods, and check their connectivity afterward.
Update your Bluetooth drivers to latest version in order to run AirPods on your HP laptop. Whether Bluetooth is not functioning, test if any other Bluetooth headphones are functional. If they don’t, your laptop’s Bluetooth could malfunctioning. After fixing your Bluetooth issue, try again.
We hope that these tricks will help you to resolve your issue.