How to Enable Spatial Audio on the AirPods Pro

Spatial Audio, a new feature in iOS 14 and exclusive to AirPods Pro, adds head tracking and surround-sound effects to compatible films. You must be running iOS 14 or higher, and your AirPods Pro firmware must be version 3A283 or higher (Settings > Bluetooth > [Your AirPods info icon] > Version) to activate this.

Tap Spatial Audio in Settings > Bluetooth > [Your AirPods info icon]. To hear the difference, switch between Stereo Audio and Spatial Audio. To hear Spatial Audio in action, play a compatible video.

Turn on Spatial Audio AirPods Pro


Spatial Audio is supported by Apple TV+, Disney+, iTunes, and HBO Max, so watch a movie or TV show from one of those providers. If you chose a video that is compatible, you should now hear the audio shift in surround sound when you move your head, body, or iPhone.


Find out How to Improve AirPods Pro Sound Quality


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