How to use Airpods with Apple TV
Apple’s wireless headphones make it easy to enjoy a little private TV time.
Apple’s Airpods are far from perfect, but they some of the best true wireless earbuds ( go. macworld.com/wleb) on the market, particularly for those with a lot of Apple gear.
Everyone knows that Airpods work with iphones, ipads, and Macs, but we tend to overlook the fact that they also work wonderfully with Apple TV (4th generation or 4K). With the audio beaming wirelessly across your living room to your Airpods, you can enjoy late-night or early-morning TV without disturbing everyone else in your house. Here’s how you make it happen.
PAIRING WITH APPLE TV
If your Apple TV is running tvos 11 ( go. macworld.com/tv11) or later, and it’s logged in to the same icloud account as the iphone or ipad you’ve paired your Airpods