Apple AirPods are traditionally meant to pair only with various Apple products. However, other devices, such as Chromebooks, can pair with AirPods via your laptop’s Bluetooth setting.
Before connecting, close any music or video apps on your iPhone or other Apple devices. Being mid-playback while AirPods are connected to an Apple device can cause problems when pairing to a Chromebook (or any other device).
Connecting AirPods to a Chromebook involves switching on the Bluetooth settings. Here's how to sync your AirPods with your Chromebook.