Historically, using your AirPods with your Apple TV was clunky, involving a long trip away from what you were watching and deep into the Settings app. But rejoice, for this is the case no more! This three-step guide shows you how you can connect your AirPods to your Apple TV without having to leave the show you're watching.
Open the lid of your AirPods’ case to get them ready to pair.
Hold down the Play/Pause button on your Apple TV’s remote.
Select your AirPods from the list that appears on the Apple TV.
That’s it. You can now listen to the sound from your Apple TV through your AirPods.