How to Connect Bluetooth Headphones to PS4



Many video games are designed to be played with headphones, and if you’re playing on a console, you’ll want to have a pair of wireless headphones. Whether you are a late-night gamer who doesn’t want to wake up the rest of the house, or you just want to be as immersed in the action as you can be, here’s how to connect Bluetooth headphones to PS4.

How To Connect Bluetooth Headphones to PS4

  1. Turn on your Bluetooth headset and set it to pair mode.
  2. On your PlayStation, Go To Settings > Devices > Bluetooth Devices.
  3. If the headset is in pairing mode, it will show in the list of Bluetooth devices
  4. Select your compatible headset from the list and wait till it makes a connection

If your headset is compatible then you will see a success message at the end of the process

If the headset doesn’t appear, try resetting your headset or console.

If your Bluetooth headset isn’t on the list of officially compatible devices, it may still be possible to connect it using a simple workaround. you will need an audio cable with a built-in microphone, which is included with most Bluetooth headsets.

Using a USB Adapter to Connect Bluetooth Headphone to PS4

There are plenty of USB devices that can be used to connect to your PS4, your headsets included. Here’s how to get it connected:

  1. Insert the USB adapter into an available USB port on your PlayStation 4. turn on your device so your PlayStation 4 can identify it.
  2. From the console, go to settings > devices > audio devices.
  3. Select the output device > USB headset. you’ll need to adjust the volume from this menu as well.
  4. Select output to headphones, then select all audio.

Note: If your headset won’t connect using any of these methods, you’ll need to invest in a different headset.

Connect The Headset To PS4 Using The Adapter And Wireless Mic

If you’re planning on using a wireless mic for PS4 follow these steps to connect it to your PS4.

  1. Insert the wireless mic in the PS4 controller.
  2. Insert the USB adapter into an available USB port on your PlayStation 4. turn on your device so your PlayStation 4 can identify it.
  3. From the console, go to settings > devices > audio devices.
  4. Select the output device > USB headset. you’ll need to adjust the volume from this menu as well.
  5. Select output to headphones, then select all audio.

How To Connect Bluetooth Headsets To A PS4 Controller Using Cable

If the above steps do not work, it may be possible to connect it using a workaround. you’ll need an audio cable with a built-in microphone, which is included with most bluetooth headsets. Connect the headset and the playstation 4 controller with the audio cable, then turn on the headset.

  1. Select settings at the top of the ps4 home menu.
  2. Select devices.
  3. Select Bluetooth devices.
  4. Select your headset from the list to activate it.
  5. After you activate the headset, go to the devices menu, and then select audio devices.
  6. Select the output device.
  7. Select the headset connected to the controller.
  8. Select volume control (headphones) to adjust the volume.
  9. Select output to headphones and choose all audio.

How to connect AirPods to your PS4

While the Apple Airpods work seamlessly with Apple devices connecting it to a device such as a PS4 can be difficult at times. Fortunately, there’s a cheap accessory that will allow you to connect your AirPods / AirPods Pro to your PlayStation 4- PS4 Bluetooth Dongle

  1. Plug the Bluetooth Adapter Dongle into your PS4’s USB port at the front of your console.
  2. Wait for the Dongle to flash blue, indicating pairing mode is available.
  3. Open the AirPod’s case.
  4. Press and hold the pairing button at the back of the charging case.
  5. Your AirPods will now pair with your PS4, indicated by a solid blue light on the dongle.
  6. Insert the Microphone adapter into your PS4 controller’s 3.5mm port.
  7. Your PS4 will then display a message confirming this connection.

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