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macrumors 6502a
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Jul 17, 2009
Denver, co
I've ran into an issue where my Airpods keep waking up my Macbook Pro because I have the "Allow Bt devices to wake up this computer" enabled. I want it enabled so that my BT keyboard and Mouse can wake up my Macbook from sleep, since my Macbook is always in clamshell mode, inside of a clamshell dock that prevents me from opening it up easily, and connected to external monitors.

I don't see a way to configure the Macbook to limit which BT devices can wake it up. But I am willing to unpair my Airpods from the Macbook to prevent it from waking up my Macbook.

However, when I go to "System Preferences->Bluetooth" to unpair the Airpod Pros, it warns me that it will unpair it from all of my devices. That is not what I want to do.

Is there a way to do this?


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Night Spring

macrumors G5
Jul 17, 2008
One way I found is to disable handoff on your Mac, as that is how the AirPod pairing status is shared among your Mac and other i-devices. This may be problematic, if you use handoff for other features.
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