This article provides instructions on how to pair your Bluetooth® device to a notebook or desktop computer with either a Microsoft® Windows® or Apple® Mac® OS X® operating system.
Before you start
- Make sure to turn up the volume level on 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.
- If your computer asks for a Bluetooth driver, contact your computer manufacturer.
The instructions may vary depending on your Bluetooth device model and computer's operating system (OS). Follow the instructions accordingly.
Watch the video for instructions or, if you need more detailed instructions, skip to the steps below.
Step 1: Put the headphones or speaker into pairing mode
Putting the headphones or speaker in pairing mode, makes it discoverable by the computer.
The steps to enter pairing mode may vary depending on the device you want to connect. However, most of the time, all you need to do is press and hold the power button for seven seconds.
If model-specific instructions are needed, check your product manuals .
Step 2: Pair the devices and set the sound output on the computer
The images and descriptions used in these steps are only for an example. What you see may be slightly different depending on your devices.