How to Connect Bluetooth Devices to Samsung TV {Apple AirPods}

One aspect I love most about Samsung TVs is the feature which makes them connect to a variety of Bluetooth devices. These devices include external speakers, AirPods, soundbars, headphones, keyboards and mice. Not only that, you can as well connect gamepads to your Samsung TV. This can enhance the audio of your TV or make it easier to navigate the menu easily. Meanwhile, in this article, we will cover the complete process to connect AirPods to Samsung TV.

Though, your TVs have to do with this. It is highly depending on your TV, this feature could be called SoundShare, Bluetooth Audio or SoundConnect.

Why do you Need to Connect Apple AirPods to Samsung TV?

Depending on individual and circumstances, you have your own reasons you want to connect AirPods to Samsung TV. Some of the reasons include the following

====> You don’t want to disturb others

====> You want to follow or watch a series on a large screen

====> You want to have perfect audio of certain documentary

====> Then, you may add your own reasons to these ones

AirPods Compatibility

The connection becomes so easy and simple when you have compatible devices. On the other hand, you may have issues connecting your devices, when your AirPods and Samsung TV are not compatible.

The gimmick of the game or process is that AirPods work as a Bluetooth headset. So you can connect your headphone to your Samsung TV.

Before you start connecting, check whether your TV supports Bluetooth. If it does, then turn on Pairing Mode on your AirPods. Finally, pair your AirPods with your Samsung TV.

Other Devices that Compatible with Apple AirPods?

Apple AirPods are compatible with various devices as long as they support Bluetooth headphones. For example, on devices that Apple does not manufacture, they work as a normal Bluetooth headset.

Therefore, with that said, Apple AirPods are also compatible with the following devices. The compatibility makes it easy to connect AirPods to Samsung TV.

Windows Phones, Mac Devices, Android Phones, Personal Computers. Others include Game consoles (if they support Bluetooth headphones) and any other device that supports Bluetooth headphones

How do Wireless Headphones Connect to TV?

The only way you can connect wireless headphones to smart TV is through Bluetooth. Bluetooth is a wireless technology that sends data over short distances (10 meters intervals) using radio waves.

This simply means, with this process, you can play music from your phone through a wireless speaker, talk hands-free while driving your car, or listen to your TV through wireless AirPods.

How to Connect Apple AirPods to Samsung TV

In other to perfectly connect AirPods to Samsung TV, you need to follow these simple three steps.

The steps or processes are very simple and easy to achieve. Therefore, we will take the steps one after the other in other proportions.

Step 1 ====> Check if Bluetooth is Enabled for your Samsung TV

Not all Samsun TVs have Bluetooth enable the feature, so you must check to be sure your device(s) has Bluetooth enable the feature.

All you need to know is whether your TV came with a Smart Remote. By standard, all TV models with this kind of remote can support Bluetooth.

But my TV doesn’t have a Smart Remote. That is alright, that doesn’t mean your TV can’t work with Bluetooth devices. Keep this in mind.

Manually if your TV can Support Bluetooth

In other to manually check if your Samsung TVs support Bluetooth. Follow the steps in this part of the article.

====> Use the remote to go to the Menu

====> Select settings

====> Navigate to Sound

====> Now, you need to select Sound Output

====> On the list, check if there is Bluetooth Speaker List

If yes, then you are good to GO, that means your TV supports Bluetooth

Step 2 ====> Set your AirPods to Pairing Mode

The next step is setting up your AirPods mode. Now that your device supports Bluetooth, connect AirPods to Samsung TV requires a pairing process. Here is how to do just that.

====> Put your AirPods inside your charging case

====> Press and hold the button on the back of the case

====> Release the button when you see an amber light blink once.

Once you see the amber light, your AirPods are ready to pair.

Step 3 ====> Pair your AirPods with your Samsung TV

The last but not the least step is the pairing process. Which is the process of connecting your AirPods with your Samsung TV.

1 ====> Now make use of the remote control to your TV’s Menu

2 ====> Now, find the list of Bluetooth audio devices

3 ====> Once you see your device(s) name, select to connect together

This connection process differs from models, so we will work you through some models in this part of the article

For 2017, 2018, and 2019 Samsung Smart TVs

These series of Samsung TVs have the same process, here is how it goes.

====> From your Home menu, select Settings then find Sound

====> Select Sound Output

====> Finally, navigate to Bluetooth Speaker List

For 2016 Samsung Smart TVs

====> From TV’s Home

====> Go to Settings

====> Select Sound

====> Select Expert Settings

====> Now navigate to Wireless Speaker Manager

====> Choose Bluetooth Audio Devices

For 2015 Samsung Smart TVs (connect AirPods to Samsung TV)

====> Open your TV’s menu

====> Go to the section Sound

====> Select Additional Settings

====> Select Bluetooth Audio

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For 2014 Samsung Smart TVs

====> On your menu, find Sound.

====> Navigate to Speaker Settings

====> Find TV Sound Output

====> Go to Bluetooth Headphone

4 ====> Look for your AirPods on the list of Bluetooth audio devices on your TV

5 ====> Choose your AirPods to pair with your Samsung TV

Once you are able to completed the process as explained in this part of the article, depending on your Samsung Smart TV. You should be able to connect AirPods to Samsung TV.

Conclusion on connect AirPods to Samsung TV

From the steps and procedure above, you have seen the complete process to connect AirPods to Samsung TV.

The process or steps differ from the Samsung series. Hope we have covered the guide for your smart TV. You can now enjoy your program without disturbing others.

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