Galaxy Buds+ Device Layout & Functions

Last modified : Mar 03. 2020

With a 2-way dynamic speaker system and booster driver, you can now enjoy powerul bass and crisp high notes when listening to the Galaxy Buds+. The below guide explains the basic device layout and functions of the Galaxy Buds+. If you haven't already paired your Galaxy Buds+ to your compatible smartphone, check out our guide Pair a device with the Galaxy Wearable app for step-by-step instructions.

Please Note: This guide is designed for Australian variant Galaxy devices, if you have an international device and require further support click here to get in touch with your Samsung subsidiary.

Device Layout


Earbud

Galaxy Buds+ Device Layout

If foreign materials are place on the touch-sensitive sensor, they may cause the sensor to malfunction. Before wearing the earbuds, clean the sensor first.


Charging case

Galaxy Buds+ charging case Device Layout
  • If there is swear or liquid on the charging contacts, corrosion may occur on the Galaxy Buds+. When there is sweat or liquid on the charging contacts or earbuds, clean them before inserting the earbuds on the charging case.
  • Close the charging case when you store or charge the earbuds.

Attaching ear tips

1 Select the ear tip that fits you
2 Cover the latch at the bottom of the earbud with the ear tip
Attaching ear tip to galaxy buds+
  • Do not put the earbuds in your ears without ear tips, doing so may hurt your ears.
  • Do not pull the ear tip excessively when you attach or detach it. The ear tip may tear.
3 Follow the above instructions on the opposite earbud

Attaching ear tips

1 Select the wing tip that fits you
Viewing Wing tip sizes
2 Select the wing tip for the left or right ear.
3 Hook the wong tip's groove to earbud's fixation hook and cover the earbuds with the wing tip
Attaching wing tip to galaxy buds+
  • Do not put the earbuds in your ears without ear tips, doing so may hurt your ears.
  • Do not pull the ear tip excessively when you attach or detach it. The ear tip may tear.
  • Do not put wing tips on the earbuds the wrong direction. The earbuds will not fit in your ears properly.
4 Follow the above steps for the opposite earbud

Charging the battery


Type-C USB charging

It is recommended to fully charge the battery before using the earbuds for the first time or when they haven't been used for extended periods. The earbuds will power on while charging, when you charge the battery for the first time or when the battery is completely discharged it needs at least 10 minutes to start to work.

1 Open the charging case
2 Check the direction of each earbuds and correctly insert them into their corresponding slots in the charging case
inserting earbuds into correct charging slots
3 Close the charging case
4 Connect the Type-C USB cable to the charger and plug the cable into the charger port
Connect the Type-C USB cable into the charger then plug into the charging case
  • Connecting the USB cable improperly may cause seros damage to the charging case. 
5 Plug the charger to an electric socket

The batteries of the earbuds and charging case are charged simultaneously.

6 After full charging, disconnect the charging case from the charger, First unplug the USB cable from the charging case the unplug the charger from the electric socket

Wireless charging

It is recommended to fully charge the battery before using the earbuds for the first time or when they haven't been used for extended periods. The earbuds will power on while charging, when you charge the battery for the first time or when the battery is completely discharged it needs at least 10 minutes to start to work.

1 Open the charging case
2 Check the direction of each earbud and correctly insert them into their corresponding slots in the charging case
3 Close the charging case
4 Place rge centre of the charging case's back on the centre of the wireless charger
Wirelessly charging Galaxy Buds+
5 After fully charging, disconnect the charging case from the wireless charger
  • Do not place the charging case on the wireless charger when conductive materials (metal objects & magnets) are placed bwteen the charging case and the wireless charger.
  • Ensure that you use Samsung approved wireless chargers. If you use oher wirless chargers, the battery may not charge properly.

Wireless charging using Wireless PowerShare

1 Open the charging case
2 Check the direction of each earbud and correctly insert them into their corresponding slots in the charging case
3 Close the charging case
4 Place the centre of the charging case's back on the centre of the wireless charger
Wirelessly charging Galaxy Buds+ using Wireless PowerShare

The location of the wireless charging coil may vary by device. Adjust the device and the charging case to make a strong connection.

5 After fully charging, disconnect the charging case from the wireless charger
  • To charge properly, do not move or use either the device thats functions as a wireless charger or the charging case while charging.
  • If you charge the Galaxy Buds+ while charging the the device that functions as a wireless charger, the charging speed may decrease or the Galaxy Buds+ may not charge properly, depending on the charger type.
  • If the remaining battery power of the device that functions as a wireless charger drops below a certain level, power sharing will stop.

Charging the battery

The battery indicator lights inform you of your earbuds and the charging case's status. The earbud battery indicator light is located inside the charging case and shows you the charging status of the earbuds. The charging case battery indicator light on the front of the charging case indicates the charging status of the case itself.


Earbuds battery indicator light

Earbud light indicator
Earbud battery indicator light

Colour

Status

Continuously red

Charging

Continuously green

Fully charged

Flashes red

Charging blocked due to abnormal temperatures


Charging case battery indicator light

Charging case light indicator
Charging case indicator light

Colour

Status

Continuously red

Charging

Continuously green

Fully charged

Flashes red (rapid pace)

Charging blocked due to abnormal temperatures

Flashes red (flashes after closing the charging case)

Battery power is low (lower than 10%)

Red (stays on for 5 deconds after closing the charging case)

Battery Power is low (lower than 30%)

Yellow (stays on for 5 seconds after closing the charging case)

Battery power is moderate (between 30% and 60%)

Green (stay on for 5 seconds after closing the charging case)

Battery power is high (more than 60%)

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