How to Set your Airpods to Announce Calls and Notifications?

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Airpods are really great at listening to songs, notifications, and hand-free calling. Features like zero wires, five hours battery life, one-tap setup for Apple Devices, etc really give your choice impetus. It indeed makes your life easier when you don’t even have the time to pick your phone out of your pocket.

But, such customized merit does not come in handy when you purchase your Airpods.

Usually, even after getting your Airpods, you still need to look at your iPhone every now and then for notifications, messages, and calls.
In order for the device to announce all your calls and notifications, you have to render some quick setting changes. And this is what we are going to explain here in this article, as to how to make your Airpod announce calls and notifications without checking it every minute.

#1: How to Annonce Notifications on Airpods using iPhone

Announce calls and Announce notification features are already ingrained within your iPhone. It has been around recent years and can announce calls either using iPhone speakers or Airpods that we are discussing currently.

You just need to know how to access it.

We will restrict our discussion for activating announcing notification feature here only.

Read the steps below to know how it’s done:

Step 1. To begin with, launch the “Settings” app on your iPhone.

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Step 2. Search for the “Notification” option down the page.

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Step 3. On the next page, check out for “Announce Notifications” option in the “Siri” section.

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Step 4. Tap the toggle button next to the “Announce Notifications” feature to enable it.

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In order to disable, you just have to toggle once more.

One more important thing to add here is that the feature will announce by default the “Time-sensitive interrupts” notifications, which transcend all barriers of Focus mode, Notification Summary, and not “Passive interrupts” notification.

#2: How to Announce Calls on Airpods using iPhone

This feature too has been popular around the years, and it can announce calls using Apple headphones, Airpods, or Carplay.
It is usually done by headphone integration. The feature would verily work for both Wireless and Bluetooth connections for all Apple Airpods and headphones.

Read the steps to know how it’s done:

Step 1. Go to the “Settings” app right away.

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Step 2. Look for the “Phone” option while scrolling down the page Tap on it.

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Step 3. On the next page, search for the “Announce Calls” feature.

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Step 4. You will be displayed several options as to what you choose to sync your iPhone with. Deliberately choose “Headphones Only”.

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And that’s it.

Conclusion:

The next time you get a call or a notification, your Airpods will read out your notifications and will tell you who’s calling.
You can even answer or turn down your calls by giving commands to Siri instead of touching the Airpods.
All that you have to do is to say, “Hey Siri, Answer it” or “Hey Siri, Decline it” for calls. For notifications, you can also reply hearing notifications from Siri. Just enable the option “Reply without confirmation”.

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