Connect Bluetooth Headphones to your Samsung TV

Last Update date : May 16. 2024

Needing to keep quiet when watching TV? Tune into your favourite TV shows and movies and connect a pair of Bluetooth headphones to your compatible Samsung TV. It is a useful in times when you do not want to bother other people around you or need to have a quiet space.

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Before Using Bluetooth Headphones

When using Bluetooth headphones, keep note that:

  • You can only pair one Bluetooth audio device at a time.

  • You can't use Bluetooth devices and the Wi-Fi Speaker Surround Setup feature (also called Surround) or TV SoundConnect simultaneously.

  • Compatibility issues may occur, depending on the Bluetooth device. For instance, some Bluetooth headphones are designed for mobile devices exclusively and won't pair with a TV.

  • Lip-sync errors may occur.

  • The TV and Bluetooth device may disconnect depending on the distance between them.

Connecting your Bluetooth Audio Device

Watch the video or follow the steps below it to learn how to connect your Bluetooth headphones/earphones to your TV.

Note: Please refer to the specs of your TV to confirm whether your TV has Bluetooth audio capabilities. 

Connect your Bluetooth Headphones to your Samsung TV Connect your Bluetooth Headphones to your Samsung TV
1 Press the Home button on your remote control and then head to Settings

Note: Images were taken from a 2023 model TV. Steps and layout may differ depending on the model of your TV.

Select Settings
2 Navigate to All Settings
Navigate to All Settings
3 Choose Sound and then Sound Output
Select Sound then Sound Output
4 Select Bluetooth Speaker List
Select Bluetooth Speaker List
5 Now, put your audio device on Bluetooth pairing mode
Turn your Bluetooth device to pairing mode

Note: Ensure your Bluetooth device is on Pairing Mode. For more information on pairing, refer to the Bluetooth audio device's manufacturer

6 Once your Bluetooth device appears, select the device and then Pair and connect

Note: If the TV fails to find a Bluetooth audio device, place the device closer to the TV and then select Refresh

Select Bluetooth device
7 Done! Your Bluetooth audio device is now connected
Your Bluetooth device is now connected

Steps by model year:

  • 2023 - 2024 TVs: Settings > All Settings > Sound > Sound Output > Bluetooth Speaker List
  • 2022 TVs: Menu > Settings > All Settings > Sound > Sound Output > Bluetooth Speaker List
  • 2018 - 2021 TVs: Settings > Sound > Sound Output > Bluetooth Speaker List
  • 2017 TVs: Settings > Sound > Sound Output > Speaker List
  • 2016 TVs: Settings > Sound > Expert Settings > Wireless Speaker Manager > Bluetooth Audio Devices
  • 2015 TVs: Menu > Sound > Speaker Settings > Bluetooth Headphones

For further assistance, please contact our Chat Support or technical experts on 1300 362 603. To find your Samsung product's User Manual, head to Manuals & Downloads.

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