Find the serial number of your AirPods

Learn how to find the serial number of your AirPods.

Find it in Settings on iOS or iPadOS

  1. With your AirPods in your ears and connected to your iPhone or iPad, go to Settings > Bluetooth. Alternatively, you can go to Settings > [your AirPods].1
  2. Find your AirPods in the list (for example, "John's AirPods Pro").
  3. Tap the More Info button  next to your AirPods to see the serial number.2

Bluetooth settings on iPhone


Find it in System Settings on macOS

  1. With your AirPods in your ears and connected to your Mac, choose Apple menu  > System Settings.
  2. Select your AirPods (for example, "John's AirPods Pro") to see the serial number.

System Settings on Mac


Find it printed on your device

You can find the serial number printed on your AirPods or charging case.

AirPods or AirPods Pro

If you have AirPods or AirPods Pro, your AirPods and your charging case share a serial number. You can find the serial number on the underside of the lid of your Charging Case, Wireless Charging Case, MagSafe Charging Case, Lightning Charging Case for AirPods (3rd generation), or MagSafe Charging Case (Lightning or USB-C) for AirPods Pro (2nd generation).

AirPods Charging Case and Wireless Charging Case serial number

AirPods Max

If you have AirPods Max, you can detach the left magnetic ear cushion to see the serial number.

Serial number underneath the left cushion


Find it on the original packaging

If you have the original packaging, you can find the serial number next to the barcode. You can also find the serial number on the original product receipt or invoice.

Serial number on packaging

1. If your device is using a software version earlier than iOS 14 or iPadOS 14, you can find the serial number by going to Settings > General > About. Scroll down until you see the name of your AirPods, then tap the name.

2. With AirPods (2nd and 3rd generation) and AirPods Pro (1st and 2nd generation), each AirPod also has its own serial number, printed on the AirPod itself. If you need to send in your AirPods or charging case for service, refer to the primary serial number, printed on the case lid. You don't need the serial numbers on the AirPods.

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