Everyone likes to listen to music with friends. But until iOS 13, sharing your music with friends also meant sharing your headphones with them, losing half the experience. Fortunately, with a new iOS feature, you can share music via two sets of AirPods or PowerBeats headphones.
We'll show you how you can take advantage of this exciting new feature for iOS devices in this article so that you can keep the party going with a friend.
Which devices support music sharing in iOS 1
However, there is a reservation here. As shown with the original exclusivity of Animoji & # 39; s and Memoji & # 39; s, Apple can be exclusive with new features, and this music sharing is no different. At the moment you are limited to sharing your music with only the following devices:
On the positive side, Apple is slightly more generous with phones and tablets that support streaming of the stream. Suitable devices include:
- iPhone 8
- iPhone 8 Plus
- iPhone X
- iPhone XS
- iPhone XS Max
- iPhone XR
- iPad Pro 12.9 (2017 & 2018 )
- iPad Pro 11
- iPad Pro 10.5
- iPad (2017 & 2018)
- iPad Air (2019)
- iPad Mini (2019)
- iPod Touch (2019)
So , as long as you have a pair of AirPods or PowerBeats Pro and one of the Apple tablets or phones mentioned above, you are ready to go.
How to share music between two pairs of AirPods or PowerBeats Pro headphones
Apple has never loved making complex processes, so it's easy to make this new feature work.
You must pair the new headphones with your device before you can send music to them. Linking a friend's AirPods or PowerBeat Pro set is the same as linking your own, but in case you forgot how to do it, here's how to do it:
- Place the guest pair AirPods or PowerBeats Pro in their
- Open your app Settings and tap the menu Bluetooth .
- Hold the clutch button on the back of the charging case.
- Tap the other headphones when they appear under Other Devices.
That's all – that's all you have to do. You can ensure that everything is set up correctly by turning on both your own headphones and those of the guest and ensuring that both are shown as Connected in the device list. When you are ready to play music, make sure that both sets are connected. You should also be able to see both headphones in your AirPlay settings, where you can also set individual volumes for each pair.
What happened to the typing method?
During this year's Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC), Apple demonstrated this new feature by colliding two iPhones to initiate music sharing between paired AirPods. What happened to that? Well, it's probably still on its way. We are still in the public beta of iOS 13, which means that some features have not yet been added. We are sure this is a feature that Apple will add before the main release, but it is not there yet. When it comes, we will also inform you of this method.
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