The Pixel Buds Pro are Google’s third pair of earbuds that
are designed as the direct answer to Apple’s AirPods Pro, offering a list of
features like active noise cancellation, Bluetooth multipoint, IPX4
water-resistance, and transparency mode. For those who have already owned a
Pixel phone, they may be too impatient to get their hands on the new Pixel
Buds, but how about iPhone users? Can you still use Pixel Buds with your
The short answer is yes. No matter which version you have, you can use Pixel Buds Pro with your iPhone. Actually, the Pixel Buds Pro is compatible with any Bluetooth 4.0+ device, including Android, iOS, tablets, and laptops. However, the Buds Pro only work like any other Bluetooth device. If you want to take advantage of all the earbuds’ features, such as Fast Pair, alerts, and “Hey Google” commands, you have to pair to an Android phone or a Chromebook running Android 6.0 or newer.
How to connect Pixel Buds Pro to iPhone
Pairing the Pixel Buds Pro to your iPhone only takes a few steps. Before pairing, make sure you have the earbuds and iPhone in hand, and the iPhone’s Bluetooth is turned on.
- Put the Pixel Buds in case and place the case next to your iPhone.
- Open the case, then press and hold the pairing button on the back of the charging case until the LED indicator begin to blink.
- Go to Settings on your iPhone. Tap Bluetooth>Other Devices, and choose Pixel Buds Pro on the listing.
Pixel Buds Pro features you can use on iPhone
Not all features are disabled when it comes to pairing the Pixel Buds Pro with your iPhone. You can still use certain touch gestures on the new earbuds, including single tap, double tap, triple tap, and swiping forward and backward. Truth be told, if you want the most cohesive experience, you would be better off getting a pair of AirPods for your iPhone. If you enjoy the design and features of the new Pixel Buds Pro, they are still pretty good earbuds to use with iPhone.
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