How to Connect your Bluetooth Game Controller to your Samsung TV
How to Enable Bluetooth on Samsung Smart TV
Unlike a typical phone, your TV does not need Bluetooth “turning on” beforeyou can use it. Simply pair your devices, and you are ready to go. It isactually not possible to turn Bluetooth off without access to hidden menusthat are only intended for use by authorized engineers. It is possible toaccess this menu, but you could severely impair the operation of your TV bypoking around in there without knowing what you are doing.But, as for enabling Bluetooth, you should be ready to go anytime-unless youmanaged to find that engineer’s menu and disabled it already.
How to Connect your Bluetooth Headphones to your Samsung TV
Connecting headphones to your Samsung TV is simple. Firstly, ensure yourheadphones are in pairing mode. Then, head into the Bluetooth devices sectionof your TV’s menu system. The exact location will vary depending on your modelof TV but is always somewhere in the Sound menu of your settings. If yourheadphones have been successfully put into pairing mode, they should show upin the connection manager on your TV.Here is how you pair your Bluetooth headphones in short: 1. Check if your headphones are in pairing mode 2. Open the Setting 3. Scroll down to the Sound 4. Click Sound Output 5. Click Bluetooth Speaker List 6. Pair your deviceUnfortunately, there are two many devices on the market for us to attempt toexplain this part, so you will have to consult your headphone’s instructionsbefore getting started. Once your headphones are paired, they shouldautomatically connect the next time you are in range, and they are turned on.
How to Connect your Bluetooth Speakers to your Samsung TV
From the TV side of things, the process of connecting a Bluetooth speaker toyour TV is basically identical to connecting headphones. The steps involved insetting your speaker to pairing mode may be different, but, again, that issomething you will have to consult your speaker’s instructions for.
How to Connect your Bluetooth Keyboard/Mouse to your Samsung TV
The process of connecting a mouse or keyboard to your Samsung TV is verysimilar to connecting a speaker or headphones. The main difference is you willbe looking for a different menu option. For a mouse or keyboard, you willtypically be looking for an External Devices Manager menu.Once again, you will need to consult the instructions of your keyboard ormouse to learn how to set it to pairing mode, but once that is done, theprocess from the TV side of things is the same. Find your device in the listof available devices, and pair them up.
How to Connect your Bluetooth Game Controller to your Samsung TV
Just as it is with headphones and speakers, the process for connecting aBluetooth controller to your Samsung TV is exactly the same as it is forconnecting a mouse and keyboard.One important thing to note here, however, is that not all wirelesscontrollers use the Bluetooth standard to connect. For example, manyiterations of the popular Xbox wireless controller do not use Bluetooth. Ifyou find you cannot connect, it might be worth making sure you have aBluetooth controller.
Which Samsung TV has Bluetooth?
Listing every model of Samsung TV that supports Bluetooth wouldn’t be the bestuse of this post, but luckily, we don’t need to! Finding out if your SamsungTV has Bluetooth is easy. Firstly, check if your TV came with a smart remote.If yes, you have Bluetooth, since that is how the remote connects to the TV.However, not having a smart remote doesn’t mean the TV is not Bluetoothcompatible. To check yours, simply opening your Settings menu, navigate toSound, then Sound Output, and if you see an option for Bluetooth Speaker List,your TV supports Bluetooth.
What to do if my TV doesn’t support Bluetooth?
The answer to this question largely depends on what you want to use Bluetoothfor. However, the most common usage-Bluetooth speakers or headphones-can beremedied with an inexpensive Bluetooth transmitter. This is a little devicethat you would connect to your TV headphone jack, allowing you to connect yourspeaker or headphones to that.
Why won’t my Samsung TV connect to Bluetooth?
The most obvious reason when you might be having trouble connecting your TV toa Bluetooth device (assuming your TV has Bluetooth capability) is that your TVor device is not in pairing mode. The next most likely scenario is your devicebeing out of range of your TV.
Can I connect my phone to my Samsung TV via Bluetooth?
Samsung TVs do not currently support connecting to your phone via Bluetooth.You can connect your phone via WiFi or HDMI to do screen mirroring, and youcan connect speakers, headphones, keyboards, mice, and gamepads to your TV viaBluetooth.
Method 1: Re-pair your bluetooth headphones with your PC
As we mentioned in the beginning, your bluetooth headphones work well withother devices. You may not know, but this is the reason for this issue. Why?Because……For some bluetooth headphones, they cannot be paired with more than onedevice. After you pair them with other devices, if you want to pair with yourPC, you need to put them back into pairing mode and re-pair them with your PC.So to fix “Windows can’t detect bluetooth headphones” issues, you can try tore-pair your bluetooth headphones with your PC. Here’s how to do it:1) If your bluetooth headphones are on, turn them off.2) Press and hold the power button for a long time until the indicator tellsyou’re entering pairing mode.Tip: The button used to enter pairing mode differs depending on the productyou use. If you’re not sure about it, check the instruction manual for yourbluetooth headphones.* * *
Pairing Bluetooth Headphones
Bluetooth headphones aren’t specific for use with phones. Almost anything thatcan connect with a Bluetooth device can pair and connect with your headphones.To keep Bluetooth headphones from pairing or connecting with unauthorizeddevices, they often have a way to authenticate the connection. Often, it’sauthenticated by pressing, or pressing and holding a button on the headphones.This is where your headphones’ manual comes in. Look under the section thattells you how to pair it. The directions may be for a phone, but they’ll workfor other devices.
1. Pair your Surface Headphones over Bluetooth
To get started, pair your Surface Headphones over Bluetooth with your phone orWindows 10 PC. 1. Press and hold the power button for about 5 seconds to put your headphones into pairing mode. You’ll hear a message saying they’re ready to pair and the LED light will flash white. 2. On your Android, select the notification that appears for your Surface Headphones. Don’t see the notification? Open Bluetooth settings on your Android, thenselect Surface Headphones.Note: If this is the first time starting you’ve turned on your headphones,they’ll go into pairing mode automatically. 1. Press and hold the power button for about 5 seconds to put your headphones into pairing mode. You’ll hear a message saying they’re ready to pair, and the LED light will flash white. 2. On your iOS device, open Settings, and then tap Bluetooth. 3. Make sure Bluetooth is turned on, and then tap Surface Headphones under Other Devices.Note: If this is the first time starting you’ve turned on your headphones,they’ll go into pairing mode automatically. 1. Press and hold the power button for about 5 seconds to put your headphones into pairing mode. You’ll hear a message saying they’re ready to pair, and the LED light will flash white. 2. On your Windows 10 PC, select Connect if a notification appears for your Surface Headphones. Don’t see the notification? Select the Start button, then select Settings >Devices > Bluetooth & other devices > Add Bluetooth or other device >Bluetooth > Surface Headphones > Done.Note: If this is the first time starting you’ve turned on your headphones,they’ll go into pairing mode automatically.