How To Connect Sony Bluetooth Headphones With This Simple Guide 2022

How To Connect Sony Bluetooth Headphones With This Simple Guide 2022

  • Rezence

Still, searching for how to connect Sony Bluetooth headphones? Sony wireless headphones are increasingly common these days because the high price of Bluetooth receivers needed for wired headphones can be prohibitive.

Here are a few steps to ensure your Sony Bluetooth headphones connect to your Bluetooth receiver smoothly.

How To Connect Sony Wireless Headphones

There are two main ways your Sony Bluetooth headphones can be paired with another device. These are Bluetooth and Near Field Communication (NFC). NFC is a more convenient option than plain Bluetooth. However, most people are familiar with NFC.

It is highly recommended that you reset your Bluetooth connection before connecting your headset. This will allow you to start with a clean slate and make it easier for the connection process.

How To Connect Sony Wireless Headphones

How To Connect Your Sony Headphones Via Bluetooth

  • Your Sony Bluetooth headphones must be turned off. If there are no lights, you will know that the device is off.
  • Place the headphones near the bluetooth device you wish to connect. Turn on the device.
  • Hold the power button for approximately 7 seconds. This will activate pairing mode, which will allow the headset to pair with your device.
  • When the light indicator blinks rapidly (usually flashing red/green or blue), release the button.
  • Your headset should now be in Pairing mode. Now it’s time for the pairing process on your media player device.

There are many ways to pair headphones, depending on what type of device you have. Usually, it involves selecting the model number of the headphones from the list of devices that appears on your media player device. There is also the possibility that your Bluetooth connection can automatically start.

If a passcode is needed on your media player device in an unusual circumstance, just type “0000”.

You should have successfully connected your Sony Bluetooth headphones and the corresponding media player device if you’ve followed all instructions correctly.

How To Connect Your Sony Headphones Via NFC

Connecting Sony Headphones Via NFC

Note: NFC is not supported by all phones and devices. Check the manual for your device to determine if it supports NFC.

  • Enable NFC on your smartphone. This option can be found in the Settings section of your smartphone.
  • To hear your phone vibrate or make a short sound, hold the phone near the N-mark on the headphones or speaker. This signal means that your Sony Bluetooth headphones and media player are connected.
  • It is important to remember that Bluetooth headphones can be paired to any device once they are connected.
  • Perform a factory reset of the device.
  • The repairs were completed and the pairing information was removed from your smartphone.

You have reached the maximum number of Bluetooth devices you can pair with your phone. If you attempt to update the already complete pairing information, it will be overwritten and replaced by the latest one.

The Bluetooth source device has removed the pairing information manually.

How To Pair Sony Bluetooth Headphones To Any Device Easily

How To Pair Sony Bluetooth Headphones To Any Device Easily

How To Connect Sony Headphones To iPhone

  • Bluetooth can be enabled on your iPhone.
  • Pair your headphones.
  • Tap Settings.
  • Bluetooth is your best option
  • Choose your headphones.

Connecting Sony Headphones To iPhone

How To Connect Sony Bluetooth Headphones With Android

Android has a larger global market share than iOS so it’s likely that you are using Android to pair with your Sony Bluetooth headphones. This is how to pair them easily.

  • Hold down the power button and turn on Bluetooth headphones. After the indicator flashes, you will hear a voice guide saying “Power On”.
  • Unlock your Android smartphone now if it isn’t locked.
  • Navigate to Settings on your Android smartphone. Toggle Bluetooth.
  • Click on “Bluetooth”, and you will see a list of available and paired devices.
  • The list should show the model number for your headset. Click on it to activate it. You should now be able to connect the two devices.

Connecting Sony Bluetooth Headphones With Android

How To Connect Sony Wireless Headphones to PC

Here’s how to connect your Sony Bluetooth headphones to your Windows 10 computer or laptop.

  • Hold down the power button and turn on Bluetooth headphones. After the indicator flashes, you will hear “Power On”.
  • Right-click on your Windows 10 laptop and click Settings.
  • Select Devices. The Bluetooth & Other Devices page will then appear.
  • To enable Bluetooth on your computer, click the slider below Bluetooth.
  • Just above the slider, click on Add Bluetooth or another device.
  • Select Bluetooth from the Add a Device window that appears.
  • A list of devices will appear, so click on the model number to see the available options.
  • You will see a pop-up window confirming that your device is connected.

How To Connect Sony Wireless Headphones to PC

How To Connect Sony Headphones To Mac

  • Hold down the power button and turn on Bluetooth headphones. After the indicator flashes, you will hear the voice guidance “Power On”.
  • Navigate to System Preferences on your MAC. This can be found in the lower portion of your screen, on the taskbar.
  • Click on Bluetooth. If Bluetooth isn’t turned on yet, click on Bluetooth.
  • The list of devices will appear. Click on the model number to view the available options.
  • Next, click Connect in the pop-up menu. You should now be able to connect the two devices.

How To Pair Sony Headphones To PS4

You can enjoy a more immersive gaming experience by connecting your Sony Bluetooth Headphones with your PS4. This is what you need to do.

  • Hold down the power button and turn on Bluetooth headphones. After the indicator flashes, you will hear “Power On”.
  • Go to Settings on your PS4, then select Devices.
  • You can find a complete list of Bluetooth devices at Bluetooth Devices.
  • Select the model number from your headphones from the list. This will connect the two devices.

How To Pair Sony Headphones To PS4

How To Pair Sony Wireless Headphones To Nintendo Switch

Direct Bluetooth connections with headphones are not supported by the Nintendo Switch. We will provide a workaround. This involves using either a USB-C adapter and a USB Bluetooth dongle, or a Bluetooth transmitter with an audio-in connector.

Use a USB-C adapter or dongle to connect to the Nintendo Switch

  • Turn on the Nintendo Switch
  • Your USB-C adapter should be connected to the Switch. The port is located at the bottom of the Switch.
  • Connect your Sony headphones’ USB dongle with the USB-C adapter.
  • Hold down the power button and turn on Bluetooth headphones. After the indicator flashes, you will hear a voice guide saying “Power On“.
  • Now your headphones should automatically communicate with the Switch.

If you have followed the steps correctly, you will see a prompt in the upper-left corner of your screen. This prompt indicates that sound from your Switch is being routed to your Sony headsets.

Bluetooth audio transmitter for connecting to Nintendo Switch

  • Turn on the Nintendo Switch
  • Your Bluetooth audio transmitter can be connected to the Switch. This can be done by connecting the audio cord to one end to the Switch’s audio port and the other to your Bluetooth audio transmitter’s input port.
  • Set your transmitter to Pairing mode. You can typically do this by pressing a button until the transmitter flashes.
  • Hold down the power button and turn on Bluetooth headphones. After the indicator flashes, you will hear a voice guide saying “Power On.”

At this point, your Sony Bluetooth headphones will automatically connect to the audio transmitter. Everything will be working properly once you hear the audio coming from the Switch through the headphones.

How To Connect Sony Bluetooth Headphones To Your TV

Sometimes you just want to watch your favorite TV shows with the best surround sound without disturbing the children. Many Bluetooth headphones can be used with your TV. Many of these are made by Sony!

This is the easiest way to do it:

  • Simply put on your favorite pair of Sony headsets, and then connect it to your TV using these steps.
  • Press and hold down the power button and turn on Bluetooth headphones. After the indicator flashes, you will hear a voice guide saying “Power On.
  • Allow Bluetooth to be enabled on your TV. Each smart TV offers a different method to enable Bluetooth, but most require you to navigate to the Settings > Sound > Bluetooth option.
  • After you have enabled Bluetooth on your TV, it will scan the entire room looking for available Bluetooth devices. You will see your Sony Bluetooth headphones among the available devices.
  • Select your headphones. Now your TV’s sound should be reproduced through your Sony headset.

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FAQs

Why Can’t My Sony Bluetooth Headphones Be Connected?

Most of the time, Bluetooth headphones are not compatible with the device you want. This is usually because they have been paired up with another device.

Your headphones may be paired and connected with multiple devices. If this happens, you will need to unplug your device from your headphones. You can then reconnect your Sony headphones to your device.

Why Can’t My Sony Headphones Be Connected To An Older Device?

You can pair Sony headphones with multiple bluetooth devices, but they cannot connect to them all at once. Because your headphones are currently connected to your current device, they may not be capable of connecting to a previously paired device.

Just disconnect the Bluetooth connection from your current device, and your Sony headsets will be able to connect to it automatically.

Conclusion

Now you don’t need to be worried about being unable to enjoy surround sound using the simplicity of wireless Bluetooth technology with your Sony headsets. For more on the topic of wireless, be sure to check out our guide: How To Wear Wireless Earbuds

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