How to Skip Songs with Airpods

An image of AirPods
How to Skip Songs with Airpods

Do you know how to skip songs with Airpods? This is a commonly asked question.

In this article, I will be answering your question.

Finding your audio source to skip a song whether it’s in your bag, pocket, or another room is a nuisance, especially when you’re busy.

Apple provides you with a simple option to skip tracks and pick the one you like because your playlist might not always deliver the song you want to hear right now.

You must first be aware of the make and model of your AirPods. The controls for the AirPods will depend on this.
After that, you can check the model and generation of your AirPods using that model number.

How to skip a song with AirPods

Method 1. How to skip songs with Airpods Pro (3rdGeneration AirPods)

Step 1. Wear your AirPods Pro

The stem of each AirPod will have a Force Sensor incorporated in.
However, make sure the AirPods are charged and linked to your device before connecting them.

Below is an image of the Force Sensor;

How to Skip Songs with Airpods

Step 2. Play a song

A service that streams music like Apple Music, Spotify, and even YouTube can be used.

Step 3. The next song will be played on your AirPods Pro

  • Triple-touch the Touch control to go back one step.
  • Press the Touch control once to pause the audio. Press once again to resume playing.
  • Put your thumb on the AirPods stem to change the volume. To increase or
  • decrease the volume, slide your index finger upward or downward on the Touch control.
  • Use the volume control slider in the app or ask Siri to turn the volume up or down to adjust the volume on your third-generation AirPods Pro.

Method 2. Using Airpods (1st and 2nd gen)

Step 1. Wear your AirPods Pro

The stem of each AirPod will have a Force Sensor incorporated in.

Step 2. Play a song using a music streaming services

Step 3. Tap the AirPod twice

To move on to the next song, use either the left or right AirPod.

Method 3. How to skip songs with Airpods by changing Skip Settings

This method can also be used when using the 1st and 2nd generation AirPods.

Step 1. On your Apple device, launch the Settings application

How to Skip Songs with Airpods

Step 2.  Tap Bluetooth

An image of bluetooth setting

Step 3. Select the info icon “i” next to your AirPods

Step 4. Choose your right or left AirPod under Double-Tap on AirPod to alter its double-tap default settings

Step 4. If you would like to use that AirPods double-tap command to skip to the following song, choose Next Track

Step 5. If you want the double-tap command for that AirPod to go back to the previous song, choose Previous Track

Step 6. In the top-left corner of your screen, click on the name of your AirPods to exit

Conclusion

I hope you now know how to skip songs with AirPods and can listen to the music you like without using your phone frequently.