To disconnect AirPods from all devices, you need to only disconnect them from your iPhone:
The biggest benefit about AirPods is that you can use them with various Apple devices - iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, Mac, and even Apple Watch. Thanks to their practical design, you can use these wireless earbuds to listen to music or talk on the phone while busy doing other activities. However, if you are planning to sell your old AirPods to buy new ones, or are trying to fix an issue, you need to know how to disconnect your AirPods from all devices.
Read our guide below, where we share the steps to disconnect your AirPods or AirPods Pro from all devices.
If you are trying to remember all devices you’ve paired your AirPods with and are worried about how much time it would take to unpair the headphones from all of them - we bring you good news. You don’t need to remove your AirPods from all devices one by one.
You only need to disconnect them from your iPhone, and they’ll be automatically disconnected from any other devices.
You might remember the first time you paired your AirPods to the other devices. You only had to connect them to your iPhone, and they were automatically paired to your Apple Watch. Then, you synced them to your Mac using your iCloud account.
This is precisely how it goes the other way around when you want to disconnect your AirPods.
Follow the steps below to unpair your AirPods from all devices at once.
And that’s it! You’re removed your AirPods from your iPhone and all other devices. If you change your mind, you can easily pair them with the devices once again.
If you want to disconnect your AirPods from all devices, but because of whatever reason, you don’t have the iPhone they were initially paired with, you can still do it by resetting your AirPods. Resetting your AirPods removes them from all Apple devices they’ve been paired with.
Here’s how to disconnect your AirPods from all devices without your phone:
Now your AirPods are reset and disconnected from all devices.
If you want to unpair your AirPods only from your Mac, but keep the other devices connected, you can do it the same way you use to remove any other Bluetooth device.
You have successfully disconnected your AirPods from your Mac. Keep in mind that you can’t remove your AirPods from devices using Mac. Instead, you have to do it on your iPhone.
Check out how to fix it if your AirPods connect randomly.
To disconnect your AirPods to all devices they are paired with, you simply need to remove them from your iPhone. This way, they’ll be automatically disconnected from all other devices.
If you want to disconnect your AirPods from all other devices without your phone, you can do it by resetting them by following the steps above.
You can also disconnect your AirPods only from your Mac in the Bluetooth settings. However, you can’t use your Mac to disconnect your AirPods from all other devices - you can do this only on your iPhone.
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