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Can I use Bluetooth headphones and soundbars with my Android TV?

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You can pair some wireless headphones or soundbars to your Android TV™ device through a Bluetooth® connection, however, the devices must be compatible. There are a few ways to confirm this.

Check the Device Specifications

Check the specifications of your device on the model support page to confirm if your TV and Bluetooth headphones or soundbar support A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile) Bluetooth profile. Manuals are posted on your model support page. .

Check the TV Settings

  1. Confirm whether A/V sync is available in the TV settings menu.
    1. On the supplied TV remote control, press the HOME button.
    2. Select Settings or the Settings gear icon icon.
    3. Under the TV category, select Sound.
    4. Under Sound, check if A/V sync is available.
      • If it is, your model supports Bluetooth headphones.
  2. Disable the TV speakers to output the sound through your headphones.
    1. Press the HOME button.
    2. Select Settings or the Settings gear icon icon.
    3. Under the TV category, select Sound.
    4. Under Sound, select Headphone/Audio out.

Check the Compatible Models List

View A2DP Compatible Android TVs

View A2DP Compatible Bluetooth Headphones

View A2DP Compatible Bluetooth Soundbars

Note:

  • Other Bluetooth headphones and soundbars that support A2DP may work with your TV. However, we don't guarantee its operation.
  • You can only pair one Bluetooth headphone or soundbar and one other Bluetooth device to the TV at the same time but not two Bluetooth headphones or soundbars at the same time.
  • There may be delays when you connect your XBR X850G Series to a HT-X9000F.

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