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How To Connect Galaxy Buds to a PC

Galaxy Buds

Samsung Galaxy buds are reliable and easy to use. These wireless earphones are fierce competitors of Apple’s popular AirPods. You won’t experience compatibility issues when you want to connect your Galaxy buds to your phone, tablets, and even PC, among other devices. 

Quick Answer

To connect a Samsung Galaxy bud to a PC, charge it and put it in pairing mode by pressing both touchpads. Go to the “Bluetooth” option on your PC, find the Galaxy buds from the available device list, and tap it to connect. 

Even though Samsung makes the Galaxy buds, this does not mean you can only use them on Samsung devices. You can use the Galaxy buds on any Bluetooth-enabled device.

This guide will show you how to connect the Galaxy buds on a Windows or Mac PC. 

How To Connect Galaxy Buds to Windows and Mac PCs

While there are different models of the Galaxy buds, they are all compatible with a wide range of devices. Connecting them to your computer is pretty straightforward, whether a Windows or Mac PC. The steps for getting it done are not complicated as Samsung integrated all the right features you’d need to connect it to any Bluetooth-enabled device. 

Method #1: Using a Windows PC 

With over 1.5 billion people using Windows PC, being able to listen to your favorite songs or watch your favorite TV shows wirelessly is a feature every user would love. The steps to connect your Windows PC to a Galaxy bud are slightly different from those for connecting it to a mobile device. 

Follow the steps below if you have never paired the Galaxy earbuds to a Windows PC. 

Here’s how to connect Galaxy buds on Windows PC.

  1. Take your earbuds out of the case and put them in pairing mode by pressing the touchpads until you hear a series of beeps
  2. On your Windows PC, go to Settings and tap on “Devices”
  3. At the sidebar, tap “Bluetooth and other devices” and then toggle the Bluetooth switch on
  4. Click the plus (+) icon to “Add a Bluetooth device” and search for the Galaxy buds.
  5. Select the Galaxy buds to pair it with your computer, and you will be able to listen to audio from your earbuds from your PC. 

Method #2: Using a Mac PC 

You can also connect Mac PC to Galaxy buds. Contrary to what you may have thought about Apple trying to maintain its ecosystem, Galaxy buds also work on macOS PCs. As long as the Bluetooth on the Mac PC is working, you can connect the Galaxy buds to it. 

Here’s how to connect a Galaxy bud to Mac PC.

  1. Take your earbuds out of the case and put them in pairing mode by pressing the touchpads until you hear a series of beeps
  2. Tap on the Apple logo at the top left corner of your screen and select System Preferences
  3. Look for the Bluetooth icon and select it. 
  4. Since the Bluetooth of the Galaxy buds is on, it will automatically display on the list of Bluetooth devices. 
  5. Tap on the “Connect” button beside the Galaxy buds; it will connect to the Mac PC, and you can listen to audio from your Mac PC. 
Quick Tip

When you want to connect the Samsung Galaxy buds to a Samsung device, the automatic pop-up prompt lets you pair it with just a tap.

Conclusion 

Connecting your Galaxy buds to your PC is pretty straightforward. If you are looking for universal earbuds, the Samsung buds are the perfect earbuds for you. You can connect it to a wide range of non-Samsung devices.

If you have paired your Galaxy earbuds to your device before and find it challenging to connect it to your device, forget the device, unpair it, and then pair it again, it should fix the error.  

Frequently Asked Questions 

Can I connect Galaxy buds to a Samsung TV? 

Yes, you can connect your Galaxy earbuds to a Samsung TV, provided it is a smart TV with Bluetooth enabled. To connect your Galaxy earbuds to your Samsung TV, go to Settings, navigate to “Sound”, tap on “Sound Output”, tap on “Bluetooth Speaker List”, and tap on the Samsung Galaxy earbuds to pair it.  

Can I connect Galaxy buds to an iPhone? 

Yes, you can connect your Galaxy earbuds to an iPhone. To connect it to your iPhone, download the Samsung Galaxy Buds app from the App Store and select the model of the earbud you are using. Then, pair the earbud to your device by going to Settings, tapping on “Bluetooth”, and selecting other devices. It will bring out the Galaxy bud, and you can easily pair it with your iPhone with a single tap. 

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