Article ID : 00274242 / Last Modified : 05/13/2024Print

Troubleshoot Bluetooth pairing issues with the Truly Wireless headphones (WF-1000X)

    Follow these steps to troubleshoot Bluetooth® pairing issues when using the WF-1000X headphones:

    Before you start

    If you have paired the headphones with multiple devices before and now cannot connect with one of those devices, refer to the article The headphones or speaker cannot connect with the desired device when I have paired with multiple devices.

    1. Initialize the headphones and then check the status of the indicators after you remove them from the charging case.
      Note: After initialization, the headphones will return to the factory settings, and all Bluetooth pairing information will be deleted.

      Visit the Help Guide to initialize the headphones.

      If the blue and red indicators flash alternately, or the blue indicator flashes twice at a time
      The headphones are initialized and is in Bluetooth pairing mode. Go to the next troubleshooting step.
      If the indicators flash twice and then turn off
      The headphones turned on without being initialized. Initialize the headphones again.
      If the indicators do not flash
      Charging can't be done properly. Refer to The headphones do not charge article.
    2. Perform the following procedure, and check if the pairing can be done successfully.
      1. Restart the playback device.
        Turn off the device, and turn it on again.
      2. Delete the Bluetooth device information of your playback device.
        Refer to the How to delete the Bluetooth device information of your playback device article.
      3. Perform pairing again.
        Refer to the appropriate article:
      Pairing can be done successfully.
      The playback device may have caused the issue or there may have been a temporary malfunction with the Bluetooth pairing connection.
      Pairing fails.
      Go to the next troubleshooting step.
    3. If available, pair your headphones with a different Bluetooth-enabled device:

      Pairing can be done successfully.
      The original device may have caused the issue. It's recommended to use a different device or consult the manufacturer of the original device for further assistance.
      Pairing fails on these devices too.
      The headphones may malfunction and require repair.  Go to Product Repair. .

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