Stolen airpods

Discussion in 'iPhone Accessories' started by Sokrimag, Jun 13, 2019 at 3:09 AM.

  1. Sokrimag macrumors newbie


    Hi Forum, my son got his airpods 2. generation stolen in school, now after 2 weeks, suddenly his iphone Connects with airpods from one of his classmates, the airpod name is of the clasmate though, question: does my sons Iphone automaticaly connects with his old airpods even though they now appear with another name?
    I hope you get my pointe
  2. haruhiko macrumors 601


    Sep 29, 2009
    He stole it.

    The AirPods were paired with your son's iPhone. If your son didn't "forget" the device, it'll reconnect to it when it's near.
  3. benshive macrumors regular

    Feb 26, 2017
    United States
    Sounds like you found the thief. They’d only connect automatically to your son’s phone if they were still linked to his iCloud account. I’m assuming the classmate who stole them didn’t reset the AirPods but just renamed them and paired them manually to their phone. Does the original box that the AirPods came in have the serial number listed on the back? Because the AirPods will have the serial number under the lid of the case and you could check if they match.
  4. TheAppleFairy macrumors 68020


    Mar 28, 2013
    The Clinton Archipelago unfortunately
    Can’t he still use the find my iPhone app and make them ring?

    That would be proof enough to go to the teacher and get them confiscated and checked.

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