HOW TO CONNECT BLUETOOTH HEADPHONES ON YOUR PC

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If you may have just picked up a new pair of Bluetooth wireless headphones, but not know how to use and connect it on your PC and what exactly does that mean than not worried about it, in this article we are going to talk about how to connect Bluetooth headphone on your computer.

You can connect all kind of Bluetooth devices to your PC including mice, keyboards, speaker, phones and a whole lot more. To do this, your computer must have a Bluetooth. Some PCs, such as tables, laptops, have Bluetooth built in. You can plug a USB Bluetooth adapter into the USB port on your PC to get it if your PC doesn’t have Bluetooth. If you started with using Bluetooth, You’d need to pair your Bluetooth device with your PC.

DISCOVER BLUETOOTH ON YOUR PC

We need first to confirm that the Bluetooth technology built-in your Windows PC or Mac. Check the appropriate instruction below to go about the simple process, depending on which platform you are utilizing. Don’t fret as we will address that minor obstacle if you do not end up having Bluetooth on your system.

WINDOWS PC

We need to check an application known as ‘Device Manager’ if you have a Windows PC, to see if it denotes that a Bluetooth radio is installed inside your computer. You can do through this process as follows:

  1. Click on the Windows Start Icon button.
  2. Open search-box and type ‘Device Manager.’
  3. In the list that appears select ‘Device Manager.’
  4. Click the ‘+’ icon next to ‘Network Adapters,’ in the window that appears.
  5. Expand the list and look for anything that says ‘Bluetooth.’

If the list shows that a device with its name is ‘Bluetooth’ then congratulations, you have a Bluetooth adapter on your machine, and now you can proceed to the next step.

IF YOUR SYSTEM HAS NO BLUETOOTH DEVICE INSTALLED

If you don’t have a Bluetooth device already installed then don’t worry too much. While most modern computers already have the hardware, it is easy to add on, you can purchase a ‘Bluetooth Dongle’ by visiting your favorite technology retailer, this is a small thumb-sized device that plugs into one of your computer’s through USB ports. You can then proceed, once the device is installed on your machine.

SETTING YOUR NEW BLUETOOTH HEADPHONES

The process for setting up your Bluetooth headphones is simple, easy and quite straightforward, although again varies based on whether you have a Windows PC. You will need to put your headphones into what is called ‘Discovery Mode’ at a step in the process.

You will need to reference your headphones instructions on how to go about the process because every set of headphones accomplish this differently.

CONNECT BLUETOOTH HEADPHONES IN WINDOWS 7

  1. Turn on your Bluetooth device.
  2. Discover the device. (depend on the device the way you make it discoverable. Visit the manufacturer’s or check the device website to learn how).
  3. Click on the Start button > Devices and Printers.
  4. Select Add a device and then select the device and go to Next.
  5. Follow any other instructions if that might appear. However, you’re done and you now connected.

IN WINDOWS 8.1

  1. Turn on your Bluetooth device.
  2. Discover the device. (depend on the device the way you make it discoverable. Visit the manufacturer’s or check the device website to learn how).
  3. Click on the Start button > in search box type Bluetooth > from the list select Bluetooth settings.
  4. Turn on Bluetooth then choose the device and then pair both devices to each other.
  5. Follow any other instructions if that might appear. However, you’re done and you now connected.

IN WINDOWS 10

  1. Turn on your Bluetooth audio device.
  2. Discover the device. (depend on the device the way you make it discoverable. Visit the manufacturer’s or check the device website to learn how).
  3. Select the start button if you don’t see the Bluetooth icon on the taskbar, then choose settings to go to Devices and then Bluetooth & other devices and then turn on Bluetooth.
  4. Select connect the device name, in the action center.
  5. Follow any other instructions if that might appear. However, you’re done and you now connected.

If Bluetooth turned on your Bluetooth device and PC will usually automatically connect anytime the two devices are in the range of each other.