How To Connect AirPods to Samsung TV

Are you tired of being told to turn your TV down because the volume is too loud? If you own a Samsung television you may be wondering if you can connect your Apple AirPods via Bluetooth and make them discoverable. Connecting your AirPods to your Samsung TV can substantially improve your viewing experience. 

Generally, it is very simple to connect a pair of AirPods to a Samsung television via Bluetooth. One can connect their AirPods by accessing the settings and Bluetooth menu on the television. When the Airpods are in pairing mode they will communicate with the television and connect. 

To learn more about connecting your AirPods to a Samsung television and other devices continue reading for helpful information. 

Step-By-Step: How to Connect AirPods to Samsung TV

Pairing your AirPods with your Samsung television is great, especially if there is a lot of background noise preventing you from hearing what is being played. They can also be helpful if you are trying to keep the noise down so people can work or sleep. 

Whatever your reason for connecting your AirPods to your Samsung television the following steps will ensure that you do so correctly. 

Step One – Making Your AirPods Discoverable

Before you can do anything with your television you need to be sure your AirPods are in pairing mode so the television can pick up their Bluetooth signal. 

To make your AirPods discoverable to other devices simply press and hold the button on the back of the AirPod case until the light starts to flash. This is how you know they are working. 

Step Two – Access the Bluetooth Menu on the Television  

As with any other smart device that has Bluetooth connectivity the first step will be to access the settings menu on the television. Once you are in the settings menu, scroll to the Bluetooth menu and click enter/ok.

At this point, the name of your AirPods should show up on a list of available devices. When you see your AirPods simply click on them and allow the Bluetooth to do the rest. 

Troubleshooting When AirPods Won’t Connect

You have followed the steps above but you find that your AirPods are not connecting with your Samsung television; what do you do? 

In the event, that your AirPods or television are not responding it is best to start fresh. Turn the Bluetooth off on both devices. Then turn both devices off for about ten seconds. Restart the devices and repeat the steps above to see if the problem is solved. Generally restarting the devices will take care of any connectivity issues. 

If there are other devices in the area that have their Bluetooth turned on they can sometimes interfere with connecting as well. If the above steps do not work, try to turn the Bluetooth off of other nearby devices to see if that helps. 

Continue reading to learn more about pairing your Apple AirPods with other devices. 

Other Compatible Devices and Brands 

Now you know that your AirPods will easily connect to your Samsung television but you may be wondering if you can use them with other devices and brands as well. Here we will list some other devices and brands that will support the use of AirPods. 

  • Android phones
  • Any Apple or Mac device
  • Computers and Laptops
  • Video game systems with Bluetooth connectivity
  • Windows phones

Generally, if a device is equipped with Bluetooth it will be compatible with your Apple AirPods which makes them even more convenient to use. 

Helpful Information for New Apple AirPods Users

If you are new to using Apple AirPods and need some guidance on how to control them follow this link for helpful information. 

There are slight differences in how each generation of Apple AirPods is controlled and the website linked above will help you to work with the model that you are using. 

The great thing about Apple AirPods is the fact that you can control them with the sound of your voice and the help of your virtual assistant Siri. 

If you prefer not to use Siri there are different sequences of button pushes that will raise or lower the volume as well as control other functions.  

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Connecting AirPods to Samsung TV – No Sweat


As you can clearly see from the two-step process listed above there is no sweat involved when it comes to connecting your AirPods to a Samsung television. You can enjoy your favorite shows or play your video games without being interrupted or bothering others if your sound effects become too loud. 






John Hammer

Hi i'm John Hammer, Founder and Author of Gizbuyer Guide. Ever since the original Xbox, PlayStation, and iPhone I've purchased and worked on all kinds of consumer tech products, gaming gadgets and operating system softwares. To this day my curiosity has never left, and my aim is to guide and share my knowledge on technology as I continue to experience the latest of the consumer electronics industry.

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