Can’t workout without explosive music playing right inside your ears? Surely, Apple’s Powerbeats Pro wireless earbuds are made for you. Although AirPods Pro did a great job in regards to the true wireless earphones experience, however, this addition of Powerbeats Pro is more inclined towards people who are more active and need something stable to wear while working out. The Powerbeats Pro is sweat and water-resistant, making it a natural fit for fitness freaks. Apart from the colors and design, Powerbeats Pro is quite similar to Apple’s AirPods. Let’s check out this article to learn some tips and tricks to get the most of your Powerbeats Pro.
Pair With Your iPhone and iPad
Pairing your iPhone with the Powerbeats Pro is a two seconds task. All you have to do is open the charging case and unlock your iPhone, and animation will pop-up instantly on your phone. Simply tap on Connect and done! The same process works for an iPad and iPod Touch, given that it is running on the latest version of iOS.
Pair With an Android Phone
Android users don’t have to feel left out, as Powerbeats Pro can very well pair with a non-Apple device. To pair Powerbeats Pro with an Android device, all you have to do is open the case next to your Android phone and open the Bluetooth settings on your phone.
In case you have already paired the earbuds with another device, you will need to put both earbuds in the case, after that, make sure that you hold the button near the front of the case until you see the status light blinking white.
Apple’s H1 chip that has been used cleverly in the Powerbeats Pro, supports the earbuds with “Hey, Siri” wake command. Simply say “Hey, Siri” followed by a command to play music, tell the weather, or ask Siri questions, while you are using earbuds.
Turn off Automatic Ear Detection
The Powerbeats Pro earbuds are capable of detecting if you have put them in or out of your ears. This capability helps them to play or pause the audio automatically. However, you don’t want to use this feature, you can always choose to disable it. To do so, open the Settings app on any iOS device while using these earbuds and select Bluetooth. You will see an “i” icon next to the Powerbeats Pro name, tap on it. Then toggle the slider labeled Automatic Ear Detection to the Off position.
Rename your Beats
For a more personalized experience, the Powerbeats Pro allows you to change the name by which it appears in your Bluetooth menu. To do so, first, open the same Bluetooth settings screen. If you are using any iOS device, then tap on the “i” icon next to the Powerbeats Pro, followed by Name. Now, you will be asked to type in your custom name. Type it, hit save, and exit the Bluetooth settings.
The Beats logo on the earbuds is a multifunction button, which can be used to trigger different actions upon different presses. triggering different controls. Here are all the presses and their actions:
- Long press: Activates Siri
- Single press: Play/Pause
- Double press: Skip the currently playing track
- Triple press: Go back to the previous track
Fortunately, all these physical controls work even on the non-Apple devices.
Check Battery Life
You can check the battery life of your Powerbeats Pro earbuds and its charging case. All you have to do is place the earbuds in the case and open them next to your unlocked iPhone. This will prompt a pop-up in the notification bar, providing the details of the remaining battery for all three pieces.
Get a Better Fit
When you purchased the Powerbeats Pro earbuds, it must have come in a box that included a charging case, a USB Lightning cable for charging the case, an instruction booklet, and three additional tip sets for the earbuds. If you have noticed, each of the tip sets is different in size. So, you can find the best earbuds that fit inside your ears.
Also, know that Powerbeats Pros are designed for flexibility. So, you can wrap them around the back of your ear, bend the ear hook in every possible direction, position each earbud for a tighter or looser fit, and go for the most intense workout without worrying about the earbuds.
We hope this article helped you in figuring out the basic and the most useful functions of the magical Powerbeats Pro.