Decky Loader must be installed for the MagicPods plugin to work. Follow the official instructions or watch any youtube video on how to install Decky Loader. If you already have Decky Loader installed, skip to the next step.

  1. Switch to Gaming Mode
  2. Press
  3. Go to the tab
  4. In the upper right corner, click
  5. Find MagicPods in the plugin list or search for it
  6. Press the Install button

Getting started

Now that you have MagicPods, press and go to and select MagicPods in the installed plugins list.

displays information about the current charge level and additional features, if supported by the headphones.
shows headphones supported by MagicPods, here you can connect/disconnect headphones and control Bluetooth.
contains a quick reference guide and other options.

All you need to do is select your headphones and connect them, and the charge level and additional features will appear on the tab.

Headphone compatibility
  • AirPods 1-2
  • AirPods Pro 1-2
  • AirPods 3
  • AirPods Max
  • Beats Fit Pro
  • Possibly other Beats models.

For inquiries regarding compatibility with other Beats models, please contact us through Discord .

Adding headphones

To add headphones, follow these steps:

  1. Pair the headphones in the Steam Deck Bluetooth settings.
  2. The headphones will automatically appear in MagicPods on the tab.
Checking battery
Headphones charge:
  1. Connect the headphones
  2. Navigate to the tab to check the battery level.
Case charge:
  1. Connect the headphones and place at least one AirPod in the open case.
  2. Navigate to the tab.
  3. After a few seconds, the case charge level will appear.
Switching noise cancellation mode

To switch the noise cancellation mode, follow these steps:

  1. Connect the headphones.
  2. Navigate to the tab.
  3. Use the noise cancellation slider to switch between modes.
Proposing features / bug report

Write to . Reach out to us on Discord .