How to Connect Your AirPods to Your Apple TV

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You can listen to your Apple TV late at night without disturbing the rest of the household by pairing your AirPods to your Apple TV. Just turn on your Apple TV, press and hold the pairing button on your AirPods case, and use your Apple TV remote to enable the connection in settings. Read on to learn more about how to pair your AirPods to your Apple TV.

Related: Apple AirPods & AirPods 2 Guide: Charging, Pairing, Setting Up, Using, More

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How to Pair Your AirPods to Your Apple TV:

  1. Open your AirPods case next your Apple TV.
  2. Press and hold the set-up button on the back of the AirPods case. When the status light on the case flashes white, release the button.


     
  3. Open the Settings app on your Apple TV.
  4. Select Remotes and Devices.
  5. Select Bluetooth.


  6. Choose your AirPods from the list of devices that appears.
  7. Wait for your AirPods to finish connecting.


You've done it! Now, you can use your AirPods to listen to your Apple TV!

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Tamlin Day is a feature web writer at iPhone Life. He has a degree in Media and Communications from Maharishi University of Management and his work has been published in the Rio Review and Breathe Free Press.