Using Siri is the no-hands solution to changing the volume of your AirPods on the fly. This is great for when your exercising, doing chores, running, or otherwise don't have access to your phone or device—and really need to change the volume of your AirPods.
*By default, Siri is active on your iPhone. If you decided to turn off Siri for some reason, then you'll need to reactivate Siri. The guide below will walk you through that.
- With your AirPods connected, say "Hey, Siri."
- Then, if you want to lower the volume, say "Lower the volume." If you want to raise the volume, say "Raise the volume."
You can adjust minutely by saying things like "Lower the volume a little" or "Raise the volume a lot."
Siri will automatically change the volume of your AirPods.
Most apps, including Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Apple Music, Pandora, etc., include a way to change the volume within the app itself. Changing the volume in the app will change the volume of your AirPods or AirPods Pro.
Using the device's volume control, whether it's a phone or computer, will change the output volume of your AirPods and AirPods Pro. We'll show you how to do it on both your Mac and iPhone.
Change AirPods volume via Mac
- With your AirPods connected to your Mac, click the little headphone symbol in your Mac's menu bar. (If you don't see the headphone symbol, look for an audio symbol.)
- Drag the slider to adjust the volume of your AirPods.
Change AirPods volume on your iPhone
- With your AirPods connected to your iPhone, simply use the button on the left side of your iPhone to turn the volume up and down.
In this guide, we'll show you how to skip songs/tracks while listening to music or audio on your Apple AirPods Pro. As an added bonus, we'll also show you how to skip back with the force sensor.