Most of the time, when you watch TV and didn’t want to disturb others. Or wanted an alone movie night with a bunch of snacks without disturbing others while they are sleeping. Then the best way is to connect your headphone to your TV. The easiest and most obvious way to connect your headphone with your TV is via Bluetooth.
Also if you want to recreate the cinema vibe at your home without disturbing others. Then having a nice pair of headphones is necessary. Connecting headphone to your TV isn’t that much difficult as you think!
The first most important thing to know is; Does your TV support Bluetooth? Here’s how you can check headphones on ReviewedEverything.com:
Does your TV support Bluetooth?
For that purpose, simply read the user manual to know if it supports Bluetooth or not. If you have a TV that is labeled as ‘Smart TV‘ then it’s obvious that it supports Bluetooth. what you have to do is; Go to the TV service menu and check the ‘Audio setting’.
If you have a Samsung TV, it’s mean your TV supports Bluetooth. Check it by clicking ‘setting menu‘, then select ‘sound‘, and then select ‘sound output‘. If the Bluetooth list appears, then your TV supports Bluetooth.
If it’s yes! then:
Connect Bluetooth headphones to TV:
If your TV supports Bluetooth then read the following steps to connect your headphones with it!
- Turn on the ‘pairing mode‘ of your headphone. The blue light on headphones will indicate that headphone is on pairing mode.
- Then enable the Bluetooth function in your TV. Every TV has a different way to enable Bluetooth.
- When the Bluetooth is enabled, it will scan the devices which are on pairing mode around your TV.
- Once the scanning is done. Then you are able to see the list of ‘available devices‘ on your TV screen.
- If you had more than one device in the list, select the device which you want to pair. After pairing you will be able to see your device on the ‘Paired devices’ list.
If it’s NO! then:
Your TV doesn’t support Bluetooth connectivity with your headphone. Right?! Then you have to buy a Bluetooth Transmitter to remove a gap between your TV and headphones.
” Bluetooth transmitter is used as an external device which helps you to build a connection between your headset and TV. It enables the transmission of audio using Bluetooth. All these devices are not that much expensive and can easily be plugged with your TV without any hurdles”
Advantages of using Bluetooth audio transmitter:
- If you have a nice pair of headsets and you don’t want to invest in a new one to connect your TV, then a Bluetooth transmitter is the best option out of all. Investing in a Bluetooth audio transmitter will help to stay with your favorite headphones all the time.
- Bluetooth transmitters are available at every range of prices. So, you can purchase them without wasting a lot of your money.
Disadvantages of using Bluetooth audio transmitter:
- The audio may be disturbed if you purchase the cheapest Bluetooth transmitter. The audio may depend on the quality of the transmitter you had. So, invest in quality. If you didn’t have enough money to buy the most expensive one, then simply purchase the normal one. Don’t go with the cheapest transmitter.
Some frequently asked questions:
- Can we make a TV Bluetooth compatible?
Yes! You can make a TV Bluetooth compatible by using 3.5mm AUX, RCA, or optical audio output. Simply, use a Bluetooth transmitter and connect it to the power source. Lastly, pair your Bluetooth headphones or speakers to your TV.
- Can a USB Bluetooth adapter work on a TV?
Another simple and easy way to connect your headset to your TV without build-in Bluetooth is to use a USB Bluetooth adapter. It will work the same as built-in Bluetooth. And can be used to connect more than one Bluetooth device. Bluetooth adapters can also be recharged by inserting them into the USB port.
- Is it possible to connect headphones to the soundbar?
It’s totally impossible to connect your headphone to the soundbar. This is because the soundbar is specially designed to receive audio rather than to send it. However, some smart TV’s support both headphone and soundbar connectivity but not at the same time.