Starting with iOS 16, users may see “AirPods cannot be verified” alert on their iPhone if they try to connect fake AirPods to the device. Apple shared more information about this alert today in a New support document Spotted by the developer Steve Moser.

iOS 16 iPhone Unverified AirPods Alert
The support document states that unverified AirPods can still be connected to the iPhone, but they may not work as expected.

Apple’s alert features a prominent Do Not Connect button, but users can tap the smaller “Connect in Bluetooth Settings” link to continue connecting unverified AirPods if they choose. Twitter user “Tommy Boy” Share a video Alert turned on a few days ago after they connected the fake AirPods to their iPhone (NSFW Warning: Profanity video background music is recommended and viewers are advised with discretion).

The alert was first discovered in code for an iOS 16 release filter last week.

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