Bluetooth connections for Android TV and Google TV
This page provides basic information, connection assistance, and some troubleshooting information for Bluetooth® connections with an Android TV™ or Google TV™.
For instructions on how to pair your TV with a Bluetooth device and information on supported Bluetooth profiles, refer to the Help Guide or product manual. Manuals are posted on your model support page.
Connection with audio devices (headphones, speakers, and soundbars)
TVs that support the A2DP Bluetooth profile can connect with Bluetooth audio devices such as headphones or speakers. For compatibility information, refer to the following article:
- Can I use Bluetooth headphones and soundbars with my Android TV/Google TV?
- Note: TVs released in 2016 and earlier don't support Bluetooth connections with audio devices.
For information on pairing with Bluetooth audio devices, refer to the following:
- Headphones - Bluetooth connection
- Sound Bar - Bluetooth connection
- How to pair a Bluetooth speaker with a source device
Connection with remote controls and other devices
- Touchpad remote / Voice remote
- How do I pair the voice command remote control to my TV?
- Pair the Touchpad remote control with my TV
- How to troubleshoot issues when the Touchpad remote control doesn't work
- The Touchpad remote control stopped working after updating the TV firmware
- Registration of the Touchpad remote control or voice remote control always fails
- Mobile devices (smartphones / tablets)
- Mobile devices (smartphones or tablets) can't connect using Bluetooth. For details about another way to connect the mobile devices, refer to the Play content from a mobile device on the TV article.
- Mouse / Keyboard
- In general, the operation isn't guaranteed for a mouse or keyboard advertised as Android-compatible. Additional information is available in the article for Does My Android TV support USB or Bluetooth keyboard and mouse?.
- 3D glasses (2015/ 2016 models only)
The following information is available to help troubleshoot Bluetooth connection issues: