How to connect Bluetooth headphones to PC or laptop

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Before You Start

  • Make sure to turn up the volume level on the computer.
  • Place your device within one meter (three feet) of the computer.
  • Make sure your computer supports the Advanced Audio Distribution Profile (A2DP) Bluetooth® profile.
  • The drivers needed to connect your device to a computer are already included in the operating system.

Connect Bluetooth headphones to PC for Windows 10

  1. Make sure your headphones are on and are discoverable. This process will vary between devices.
  2. On your PC, head to Start, then select Settings > Devices > Bluetooth & other devices and make sure Bluetooth is turned on. You can also use action center to switch Bluetooth on.
  3. Note: If you can’t see Bluetooth then your PC doesn’t have it, so you won’t be able to connect any devices.

  4. In the settings menu, select your headphones from the list to pair. Alternatively, select Connect in the action center.

Connect Bluetooth headphones to PC for Windows 7

  1. Press the POWER button to enter into pairing mode.
    • Press the button for two seconds if the computer is the first Bluetooth device you’re pairing to your device.
    • Press the button for seven seconds if the computer is the second Bluetooth device you’re pairing to your device.
    • Allow approximately 20 seconds for the computer to detect your device.
    • After the computer detects your device, it will then automatically proceed to install the driver after which the device will be added to the computer’s list of devices.
  2. Double-click on your device model name that appears in the device list.
    • A window pops up with two options:
      • Listen to the music
      • Forward VoIP Calls to Handsfree
  3. Select Listen to music.
    • A green tick will appear next to the Bluetooth connection established message after a connection is made.
    • To hear sound from your device, you may need to set them as the default speakers. If you don’t hear sound from your device, continue with the next steps.
  4. Right-click the Volume mixer, represented by a speaker icon in the system tray.
  5. Select Playback devices.
  6. Right-click on your device in the list of devices.
  7. Select Set as Default Device.
  8. Click Apply.
  9. Click OK.

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