Article ID : 00187184 / Last Modified : 06/17/2019

How do I pair an NFC-compatible mobile device to my Wireless Noise-Canceling Headphones

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What is required?

  • A Near Field Communication (NFC) compatible mobile device with Android™ 4.1 or higher
  • Your WF-1000X Wireless Noise-Canceling Headphones and the supplied charging case

Steps to pair the headphones using NFC

  1. Turn on the NFC function of your mobile device.
    • Check the manual of the mobile device for feature-specific information.
  2. Remove the left and right headphones from the charging case.
    • The blue indicators will blink twice to signal that they are charged and turned on.
    • If the headphones are off, press the left and right buttons to turn them on.

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  3. Hold the NFC logo of the mobile device near the NFC logo on the bottom of the charging case until the mobile device vibrates or plays a short sound.

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    • Take note of the volume settings if the wireless headphones are in your ears.
    • The mobile device screen should be unlocked.
    • If the mobile device is in a protective case and you are unable to make a connection, remove the protective case.
  4. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the pairing.
    • The indicators will blink slowly to indicate that the headphones are paired.
    • You'll hear Bluetooth Connected when the pairing is completed.

Note:

If your NFC-compatible mobile device gets in contact with the bottom of the charging case, the current Bluetooth® connection will be terminated and the smartphone will connect to the headphones. This feature is called One-Touch Connection Switching.

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