How to Connect Headphones to a Philips TV

You can connect wireless headphones to a TV in the same way as with any Bluetooth device, for example, to the phone. Of course, if the TV has a corresponding module. But, even if it is not, connecting Bluetooth headphones to the TV is possible: through external adapters, set-top boxes and more. About all this. in this article.

If you are interested in how to connect a radio headphone to your phone, then here, most often, everything is much simpler. We connect the base to the TV (optics or audio cable), and the radio connection will already be with the base. Everything is complete. Such models, for example, are considered in our special rating.

  1. How to connect wireless bluetooth headphones to a TV.General instruction ⭐
    1.1 How to connect Airpods to a TV
  2. Connect wireless headphones to the TV without bluetooth. 7 ways
  3. How to connect wireless headphones to different TVs. LG, Samsung, Sony

1. How to connect wireless bluetooth headphones to a TV

You can connect wireless headphones to a TV in much the same way as to a phone. Unless, of course, the TV has the ability to connect via Bluetooth:

  1. Turn on the wireless headphones and device search mode on them. Usually for this, from the off state, you need to hold the power button for 5-15 seconds until the sound signal. details can be found in our instructions or in the documentation for the headphones.
  2. Go to the TV settings and search for Bluetooth devices. Usually this can be done in the sound settings, there should be options for sound devices: audio output, device speakers, speakers, and the like. Among them should be Bluetooth.
  3. In the “Bluetooth device list” submenu (may be a similar name) select your headset model.
  4. We make pairing (connection). Done! Headphones are connected.

With different TV models, the setting is different, but the principle is the same.

Connecting wireless headphones to a Samsung TV

1.1 How to connect Airpods to a TV?

You can connect Airpods to the TV exactly as described in the basic instructions above. The main thing is not to forget to turn on pairing mode so that the headphones do not connect to the phone, but can be detected on the TV.

How to Connect Headphones to a Philips TV

2. Connect wireless headphones to the TV without bluetooth

Wireless headphones can be connected to a TV without a bluetooth module. But this requires additional devices: Bluetooth transmitters or consoles. Consider 7 options.

Bluetooth transmitter may have various connectors:

  • mini-jack 3.5mm (mini-jack);
  • AUDIO RCA (tulip);
  • Optical Digital Audio;
  • USB

USB transmissions are suitable for a TV in which USB inputs can recognize such devices (transmit sound). Accordingly, we connect the transmitter and pair it according to the instructions above. In addition, most likely, you will need to use the instructions for the transmitter.

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In case of problems with the sound in the headphones after connecting, first make sure that the transmitter is to blame. To do this, check it on any other device. PC or laptop. If the sound works fine on other devices, then the whole thing is in the settings of your TV. Sometimes on TVs, to output sound to external devices, you must manually enable this option in the settings menu.

Some set-top boxes, such as Roku, Apple TV and Android TV Box, support the ability to connect wireless headphones. Accordingly, we connect and configure the console, and already to it. wireless headphones. The same is true for TV receivers and home theaters.

Some Android TV devices support the ability to connect Bluetooth audio devices. In this case, the connection is quite simple:

  1. Put the headphones into pairing mode.
  2. Go to the menu “Settings” → “Bluetooth”
  3. Select your headphone model from the list.

Video: How to Connect Headphones to a Philips TV


Apple TV has the ability to connect wireless headphones. The logic is the same:

  1. Put the headphones into pairing mode.
  2. Go to Settings »→“ Remote Controls and Devices ”→“ Audio and Video ”.
  3. Select your headphone model from the list.

Connecting headphones with Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick is another way to connect Bluetooth headphones to a TV.

  1. Put the headphones into pairing mode.
  2. Then on the Fire TV or Fire TV Stick go to the menu “Settings” → “Controllers and Bluetooth devices” → “Other Bluetooth devices.”
  3. Select your headphone model from the list.

Amazon echo dot 3nd gen

In order to watch TV in wireless headphones using a Roku set-top box, you must:

  1. Download and install the Roku app on your smartphone.
  2. Connect wireless headphones to your smartphone (for this, make sure that your smartphone is connected to the same wireless network as your set-top box).
  3. Enjoy private viewing of your favorite shows.
  4. If you want to disconnect the wireless headphones from the TV. just turn off your headphones or disconnect them from the phone.

Also, on some Roku models, the remote control has a built-in headphone jack, so you can watch TV with regular wired headphones without connecting them directly to your TV.

Game consoles also provide the ability to watch TV with wireless audio, but often they do not have the ability to connect a wireless headset, so you have to watch TV in wired headphones connected to the console.

PlayStation 4 supports, alas, not all Bluetooth headsets. But you can use the Bluetooth USB adapter, which allows you to bypass the restriction, which, however, also does not work with all wireless headphones.

Therefore, the easiest option is to use wired headphones on the controller. For this:

  1. Connect the headphones to the console.
  2. Go to the menu “Settings” → “Devices” → “Audio devices” → “Headphone output”
  3. Choose your headphone model.
  4. Enjoy watching your TV.

3. How to connect wireless headphones to different TVs

LG, Samsung, Sony

Most modern LG Smart TV models have a built-in Bluetooth module., accordingly, the connection occurs according to the basic instructions described above. You can clarify a little:

  1. Turn on the headphones and pairing mode on them.
  2. We press the settings button (gear) on the remote control, select the “Sound” item, select (scroll to the right) Bluetooth.
  3. A general menu opens with a list of known and new devices. We are waiting for your headphones to appear.
  4. We connect and listen.

For older (or cheaper) LG models, which are not equipped with a Bluetooth module, the company implemented an interesting solution through an application on a smartphone. For them, the procedure is as follows:

  1. On the remote control from the TV, press the Smart Hub button.
  2. A link to this application and two QR codes for connecting smartphones based on Android and based on iOS will appear on the screen.
  3. We scan the code, download and install the LG TV Plus application.
  4. At the first launch, the application will offer you to connect a smartphone with a TV. To do this, select the TV model in the list and click on it.
  5. After that, you will be prompted to enter the PIN code in the application on your smartphone. The PIN code will be displayed on the screen of your TV.
  6. After activating the application, you will see the interface of the remote control for TV in this application. At the same time, an icon with your account on the smartphone will appear on the TV.
  7. When you click on it, you will see the following: Here, in the upper left corner, the model of the smartphone, the account authorized on it, the wi-fi signal and the battery charge are displayed. You will also see access to videos, galleries and channels that you can watch from your device on TV.
  8. Now, to connect other Bluetooth headphones to the LG TV, you need to go to the application menu on your smartphone, select “Bluetooth Agent”.
  9. Now put your Bluetooth headphones into pairing mode.
  10. In the “Bluetooth Agent”, click on the “Select Device” button, then select your headphones from the list of found wireless devices and click on it.
  11. After connecting, the sound will be transmitted to the headphones.

To disconnect the headphones from the TV, in the same “Agent” select “Connect to TV Speaker”. How to connect wireless bluetooth headphones to an LG TV. video

Consider how to connect bluetooth headphones to a Samsung TV using the example of the Samsung J Series

  1. Put the headphones into pairing mode.
  2. After that, go to the TV menu.
  3. Go to the “Sound” section in the menu.
  4. Then select “Speaker Settings”.
  5. From here, select “Bluetooth Headphone List”.
  6. After that, it will search for devices via Bluetooth for connection.
  7. If the headphones are not found by the TV, bring them closer and click the Update button.
  8. After detection, the screen displays a list of devices available for pairing.
  9. Select the device you need and click “Pair and Connect”.
  10. After that, the headphones will be connected to the TV.
  11. In order to return to listening to sound through the TV speakers, just turn off the headphones.
  12. If you re-enable the headphones that were previously paired with the TV, a pop-up window will appear on the screen with a suggestion to connect previously paired headphones. Click “Yes” if you want to connect the headphones again.
  13. If you want to disable the automatic connection of previously paired devices, go to the “Speaker Settings” menu, select “Bluetooth Headphone List”, select your headphones in the list of found devices.
  14. After clicking on your device, select “Delete.”

How to connect wireless headphones to a Smasung TV. video

Connecting wireless headphones to a Sony Bravia TV similar to the connection for other TV models described in the main instructions above. There are only nuances in the name of the menu items. About this. in the video below.