You might have just bought some new Bluetooth headphones for your Android phone, and now you need to connect them.
After all, headphones without a connection are like a pizza without pineapple on; worthless and wrong.
So, here's how to connect Bluetooth headphones to your Android phone
How to connect Bluetooth headphones to an Android phone
Connecting Bluetooth headphones is pretty easy, you just need to follow these steps and you'll be good to go:
- Turn on Bluetooth either in the Settings, or by using the Swipe down menu
- Open up your Settings
- Select Connected devices
- Select Pair new device
- Choose the headphones you want to link to your phone
- Select Pair
If you can't see the headphones when you're on the second to last step, just make sure they're in pairing mode and that should sort it.
How to connect Apple Airpods to an Android phone
The good news is that you can be one of those strange people who buy mismatched tech. Not only will it probably annoy a lot of your friends, but you'll also be losing out on some of the features of each.
Nevertheless, all you need to do is follow the instructions above to pair your Apple Airpods to an Android phone.
The only difference is that when you get to the Connected devices step, you'll need to push the button on the back of the Airpods case and hold it near the phone to be able to find it and connect the two.
How to connect Galaxy Buds to an Android phone
This is the easiest of the bunch if you're using a Samsung Galaxy, which makes sense. Here's what you need to do:
- With the Galaxy Buds in their charging case, open up the case and they'll enter pairing mode
- Your Android phone should get a pop-up from SmartThings, choose Connect
- Follow the on-screen instructions
If you're using a different Android phone, then just follow the first set of instructions.