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Home > How To > Powerbeats Pro user guide: 9 easy tips and tricks to control your Powerbeats Pro?
Powerbeats Pro user guide: 9 easy tips and tricks to control your Powerbeats Pro?

Powerbeats Pro user guide: 9 easy tips and tricks to control your Powerbeats Pro?

By  Matthieu Andre 2019-06-06 41433 0

The new Powerbeats Pro offers everything Apple's AirPods do, but are designed for those who are more active. They are sweat and water resistant and have Apple's H1 chip for easy pairing, “Hey, Siri”functionality, extended range and long battery life. With nearly the same feature set as the Airpods, the Powerbeats Pro go beyond being just another pair of Bluetooth earbuds. Learn how to master your Powerbeats Pro with pairing, battery life, and physical controls.

Powerbeats Pro  

1. How to pair Powerbeats Pro with your iPhone and iPad

Pairing the Powerbeats Pro with your iPhone takes two seconds literally. By connecting to the Bluetooth, your device will sync and pair to your earbuds. Hands free, you will be able to control your operations via touch bouton.  If you want to pair your device to your Powerbeats Pro, please follow instructions below:

Step 1. With your iPhone unlocked, place the Powerbeats Pro charging case next to your phone and open it up.

Step 2. Watch the animation that automatically starts on the iPhone, and when it asks, simply tap Connect. Make sure you switched on your Bluetooth.

Powerbeats Pro Connection 

Step 3. If you are signed in to iCloud, your Powerbeats Pro will be automatically pre-paired with all of your registered iOS devices.

This same process will also work on an iPad or Ipad Touch running the latest version of iOS. As with Apple's AirPods, the initial pairing of the Powerbeats Pro will sync across all Apple devices using your iCloud account. So that two-second process just paired it with your iPhone, Mac, iPad and Apple Watch.

2. How to pair Powerbeats Pro with your Android phone

The Powerbeats Pro wireless earphones are also compatible with a non-Apple devices. Don’t know how to pair the Powerbeats Pro with your Android phone? Please follow instructions below:

Step 1. Unlock your phone and go to the Bluetooth settings.

Step 2. Switch on your Bluetooth.

Switch on your Bluetooth 

Step 3. Place the Powerbeats Pro charging case next to the phone, and open it.

Step 4. You should see the Powerbeats Pro show up in the list of available Bluetooth devices.

Step 5. Tap on the PowerBeasts Pro item to pair them to your phone

Step 6. In the event that they do not appear as an available device, resetting them will likely fix it, Open the Powerbeats Pro charging case, and press the case’s button until the small white LED starts to blink. Wait a few moments, and refresh your available devices list.

In the case if you have paired the earbuds with another device already, place both earbuds in the case and then hold in the button near the front of the case until the status light begins blinking white.

3. How to activate "Hey, Siri" with PowerBeasts Pro?

Thanks to Apple's H1 chip that's used in the Powerbeats Pro, the earbuds support the "Hey, Siri" wake command out of the box. Whenever you are using the earbuds, just say "Hey, Siri" followed by a command to play music, check messages, or ask Siri questions. You don't have to wait for Siri to respond after the initial wake phrase, just keep talking.

activate “Hey, Siri” 

4. How to turn off automatic ear detection on the Powerbeats Pro?

If you are not a fan of auto-play or auto-pause, you can disable it. The Powerbeats Pro will automatically detect when they are put in or taken out of your ears. If you would rather not have audio pause or start automatically, you can disable it. While using the Powerbeats Pro, please follow instructions below:

Step 1. Open the Settings APP on any iOS device and select Bluetooth.

select Bluetooth on Settings 

Step 2.Tap on the "i" next to the Powerbeats Pro name.

Tap on the  

Step 3. Tap on toggle Automatic Ear Detection to the Off position.

Tap on toggle Automatic Ear Detection 

5. How to rename your PowerBeasts Pro?

If you want to personalize the name used in Bluetooth menus for your Powerbeats Pro, you can do that in the same Bluetooth settings as showed below for iOs version:

On any iOS device:

Step 1. Go to Settings.

Step 2. Tap on Bluetooth.

Step 3. Tap the "i" next to the Powerbeats Pro name.

Step 4. Slide down on Name, then type in your custom name and exit the settings APP.

type in your custom name 

6. How to control the PowerBeasts Pro with the physical button?

Both earbuds have voice controls as well as a button that can trigger Siri and control media playback. The PowerBeasts Pro logo is a multifunction button, with various presses triggering different controls. Here are the actions to control your Siri:

· Long press: Triggers Siri.

· Single press: Play/Pause.

· Double press: Skip track.

· Triple press: Go back one track.

In parallel, the physical controls even work on non-Apple devices and allow you to control Siri.

control the PowerBeasts Pro with the physical button 

7. How to check the battery life of PowerBeasts Pro?

Powerbeats Pro has some of the same features as Apple's AirPods, such as easily checking battery life.  The Powerbeats Pro pack an industry-leading nine hours of battery life, so it is unlikely you will run out of juice over the course of even the longest workout, but if you are feeling antsy and want to check on how they are holding up, here are a few different ways to do that on an iPhone:

Step 1. Checking the battery life of your earbuds and the charging case by placing the earbuds in the case and opening it next to your unlocked iPhone. A pop-up similar to the initial pairing prompt will show up, detailing the battery life for all three pieces.

Step 2. If you are not able to check it, enable the battery widget in the Today view and viewing battery life when you are actively using the Powerbeats Pro.

check the battery life of PowerBeasts Pro 

8. Get a better wearing fit

Inside the box, under the charging case, you will find an instruction booklet, a USB lightning cable for charging the case, and three additional sets of tips for the earbuds. Each set is a different size, which should help you find the best fit for inside your ears. The Powerbeats Pros wrap around the back of your ear which is adjustable. The ear hook bends in every direction, so you can position each earbud for a tighter or looser fit based on your comfort.

better wearing fit 

9. Enjoy the fast charging of PowerBeasts Pro

The charging case can fast charge your earbuds. A 5 minute charge gives you 1.5 hours of use, while a 15 minute charge gives you 4.5 hours of use. In total, the Powerbeats Pro has a battery life of up to nine hours. Please note, charging the earbuds is done by placing them in the case. The right earbud needs to go on the right side of the case, and the left goes on the left. As you place the earbuds into the case, magnets will guide the earbud into the right spot. The charging case is charged via a lightning port on the back of the case.

The verdict

Overall, the Powerbeats Pro is a mix of technology advanced and flexibility for offering high quality sound and long lifespan battery. Convenience with its Bluetooth connection, it offers a pairing system which allows you to control your music or call during your sports, etc. Compared to previous version, the Powerbeats pro was majorly improved in term of quality and design so that you can easily master your Powerbeats pro with an ear hook adjustable and confortable to wear.


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