How to Answer a Phone Call on AirPods

Apple AirPods feature integrated touch controls and include beamforming microphones in each earpiece, which means you can answer incoming calls when you're wearing them and carry on a handsfree conversation. You can also hang up the call with your AirPods when the conversation is over. Here's how it works.


When you hear a ringing tone indicating an incoming call, simply double tap the outside of either AirPod to answer it. When you're finished, the action is the same -– just double tap an AirPod to hang up the call. That's all there is to it, though you may also want to enable a setting to have your AirPods announce who is calling. Instructions are available here.

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