How to Connect Bluetooth Headphones to Your PC [with Pictures]

Camilla Mo, in Technical Tips Tags: Windows

In this post, we’ll show you how to connect bluetooth headphones to your computer. With these simple steps, you can connect the bluetooth headphones quickly even if you don’t have much computer skills. 

First, you need to do the following two things:

Turn on the headphones.

The first thing you need to do is turn on your headphones. Computer is not able to find the bluetooth device if it’s turned off. 

Check if the headphones are discovered by computer

After turning on the headphones, go to check the discovery settings is done correctly or not. Wrong settings is most likely the cause of unsuccessful connection.

The steps you check the settings depend on the Windows version your computer has installed.:

If you’re using Windows 10, 8 & 8.1, follow these steps:

1. Click Start button. Scroll down the menu and select Settings.

2. Click Bluetooth in the left pane. In the right pane, ensure Bluetooth is on. Under “Related settings”, click More Bluetooth options.

Note: If you don’t see the Bluetooth in the right pane, please follow the instructions in this post to resolve the issue: [Solved] Windows 10 Bluetooth Missing in Settings Error

3. Under “Discovery”, see if the check box next to “Allow Bluetooth devices to find this PC” is checked. If it’s not checked, check it and click OK button to save the changes. If it’s checked, close the window and follow steps below to connect your headphones.

 

If you’re using Windows 7, follow these steps:

1. Click Start menu button at the left corner bottom of desktop.

2. Type “change bluetooth settings” in the search field and press the Enter key on your keyboard. Then the Blutooth Settings windows will pop up.

3. Under “Discovery”, see if the check box next to “Allow Bluetooth devices to find this PC” is checked. If it’s not checked, check it and click OK button to save the changes. If it’s checked, close the window and follow steps below to connect your headphones.

 

After prepare above two things, follow steps below to connect your headphones to your computer:

1. Open Control Panel.

2. View by Small icons and click Devices and Printers.

3. Click Add a device.

4. Select your bluetooth headphones and follow the on-screen instructions until you’re done and connected.

Note: During the process, you might be prompted to enter the pairing code. The pairing code would be 0000 or 1234. If either code works, please check with the headphones manufacturer to get right pair code.

Hope the instructions above help you connect the bluetooth headphones successfully to your computer.

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