Article ID : 00135445 / Last Modified : 12/18/2018

Can I Use Bluetooth Headphones with My Android TV?

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You can pair some wireless headphones 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 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 your remote control, press the HOME button.
    2. Select Settings.
    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. On the supplied TV remote control, press HOME.
    2. Scroll down to Settings.
    3. Under the TV category, select Sound.
    4. Under Sound, select Headphone/Audio out.

Check the Compatible Models List

  • A2DP Compatible Android TVs

    Models manufactured in 2018

    Models manufactured in 2017

    If your TV model isn't listed above

  • A2DP Compatible Bluetooth Headphones

    Note:

    • Other Bluetooth headphones that support A2DP may work with your TV. However, we don't guarantee its operation.
    • You can only pair one Bluetooth headphone and one other Bluetooth device to the TV at the same time but not two Bluetooth headphones at the same time.