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macrumors regular
Original poster
May 5, 2018
I own AirPods 2. I usually keep the bluetooth off on my devices when I don't use it. When I want to watch a video in any web browser, I always need to connect to my AirPods twice. Here's how it goes:

1. Open web browser
2. Turn on bluetooth
3. Connect to AirPods (automatically)
- Still no sound
4. Disconnect by either disabling bluetooth or clicking my AirPods off on the devices menu
5. Connect again
- Sound is on

It works like that every single time, so the first connection is never captured by the browser, even when I open the browser tab after connecting the first time.

Is this normal? Why does it happen?


macrumors 65816
Feb 17, 2007
North Las Vegas, NV.
Why do you turn off the bluetooth? curious because I always have it on.
I don't have a clue why it happens to you but try leaving the bluetooth on and see if that happens again. Unless, you have a reason to turn bluetooth off.
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