How to use AirPods with Apple TV
Apple’s AirPods are far from perfect, but they some of the best true wireless earbuds 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 or later, and it’s logged in to the same iCloud account as the iPhone or iPad you’ve paired your AirPods with, you’re already done! AirPods automatically pair with other Apple devices using the same iCloud account, and that includes Apple TV (as of tvOS 11).