Can you track Beats headphones? Locate if stolen or lost?

Imagine investing in top-notch headphones like Beats to enjoy high-quality music only to lose it or have it stolen. Frustrating, right? This begs the question: can you track Beats headphones? The good news is – yes, you can track your Beats headphones as long as you meet several conditions. Read on to know how.

Using Find My to Track Beats Headphones on iOS

Just as you would other Apple devices connected to your Apple ID, you’ll need to use the Find My app to locate your missing Beats. Here’s what you need to do:


  1. Open the Find My app. Look for a round, green icon with a blue circle inside.
  2. From the selection on the bottom, choose Devices.
  3. Swipe up to see the devices you have connected to your Apple ID..
  4. Choose the Beats headphones you’re trying to locate.


Using this method, you’ll be able to check your Beats’ last location, get real-time directions to that place, and use the Play Sound2. This feature allows you to play some audio from either or both earpieces to make it easier to find your lost Beats.


However, to be able to track your Beats headphones using the Find My app, you need to have the following:


  • A Beats headphones compatible with Find My
  • Have paired the Beats headphones with your device before you lost it
  • An iPhone running iOS 14.5 or later or an iPad running iPadOS 14.5 or later
  • Beats headphones need to have some battery left

Beats Headphones That Are Supported by Find My

Only Beats headphones with the H1 or W1 chip can be tracked using Find My. This includes the following Beats headphones.


  • Beats Fit Pro
  • Beats Flex
  • Beats Solo Pro
  • Beats Solo 3 Wireless
  • Beats Studio Buds
  • Beats Studio 3 Wireless
  • BeatsX
  • Powerbeats (2020 Edition)
  • Powerbeats 3 Wireless
  • Powerbeats 4
  • Powerbeats Pro

Using iCloud to Track Beats Headphones

Alternatively, you can use your iCloud Account to locate your misplaced Beats headphones. Just do the following instructions.


  1. On your browser, go to
  2. Use your Apple ID to sign in.
  3. Choose All Devices.
  4. Tap on the Beats headphones you need to track.


If your Beats headphones are turned on, it will show up on the map. Just like with the Find My app, you can play sounds to make your Beats easier to locate. However, if you’re using a desktop, the directions option won’t be available due to its lack of mobility.


You’ll receive a confirmation email in your Apple ID email address. If your Beats is not online, you’ll see a Sound Pending. Once your Beats headphones are turned on and connected to a network, a sound will play and notification will be sent to you.

Using Locate My Beats on Android to Find Beats

Beats users with an Android device can now track their headphones as well using the Locate My Beats feature on the Beats app. It works a little differently though compared to the Find My app. Since the Find My network isn’t supported on Android, it automatically records the last known GPS coordinates where your Beats got disconnected instead.


To find your missing headphones, follow the instructions below.


  1. Open the Beats app for Android.
  2. Go to the menu and choose Locate My Beats.
  3. Tap the Beats device to see its most recent connection to your Android device on a map.

Beats Headphones That Are Supported by Locate My Beats

As long as the Android device you’re using is compatible with the Beats app, you can use the feature Locate my Beats to check your headphones’ last known location.

How to Allow the Beats App Access to Your Device Location

To use the Locate My Beats feature, you need to have added your Beats headphones to the Beats app and given it app location permission before it got lost. If you still have your headphones with you and you just want to take precautions, you can give it access to your device’s location by doing the following instructions.


  1. Open the Beats app for Android.
  2. Go to the menu and choose Locate My Beats.
  3. Follow the instructions on your phone to “Allow all the time”


The permission menu options vary depending on the Android version and device. If you pick the permission option “Only While Using the App” or “Deny”, the Beats app won’t be able to record the location of your Beats headphones.


Also, note that you need to give the Beats app access to your device location whenever you reinstall the Beats app and clear the app cache and data in the Android settings.


Overall, you can track your misplaced Beats using either the Find My app or the Locate My Beats feature as long as you meet the conditions indicated above. What additions would you like Apple to implement though in the future to improve the experience of tracking lost Beats headphones? Hope we were able to help you track your Beats and thanks for reading!