Why won't my TV find my Bluetooth soundbar?

Put both the soundbar and the TV, phone, or tablet in pairing mode, confirm a PIN if necessary, and that's it. If the pairing is not working, it is typically because it is being performed incorrectly, or the product may need to be reset, updated, or may not be compatible with the soundbar.

Why can't my TV find my soundbar?

Make sure your TV speaker settings are set to TV SoundConnect (SoundShare). In the same menu where you turned on TV SoundConnect (SoundShare), you should see an option for Speaker Settings; change the settings to TV SoundConnect (SoundShare).

How do I make my Bluetooth soundbar discoverable?

Step 1 of 6
  1. Press the Source button on the soundbar or remote until BT appears on the display.
  2. Set the soundbar to BT mode.
  3. Press and hold the Source button on the soundbar or remote.
  4. Continue holding until BT PAIRING appears on the display.
  5. Select the Bluetooth® device you want to connect.

Why is Bluetooth not finding devices?

For Android phones, go to Settings > System > Advanced> Reset Options > Reset Wi-fi, mobile & Bluetooth. For iOS and iPadOS device, you'll have to unpair all of your devices (go to Setting > Bluetooth, select the info icon and choose Forget This Device for each device) then restart your phone or tablet.

How do I pair my soundbar to my TV?

  1. Connect one end of the HDMI cable (sold separately) to the HDMI IN port on your TV.
  2. Connect the other end to the TV OUT (ARC) port on your sound bar.
  3. Then, connect an optical audio cable from the TV's Optical digital audio out to OPTICAL IN on your sound bar (this is necessary to hear the TV audio).

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If you haven't, then this way of connecting audio will change your life forever. You can now say goodbye to those wires that make you trip and fall all over your living room. Connecting via Bluetooth would usually require your TV and your soundbar to have Bluetooth capabilities.

How do I manually add a Bluetooth device?

Step 1: Pair a Bluetooth accessory
  1. Swipe down from the top of the screen.
  2. Touch and hold Bluetooth .
  3. Tap Pair new device. If you don't find Pair new device, check under "Available devices" or tap More. Refresh.
  4. Tap the name of the Bluetooth device you want to pair with your device.
  5. Follow any on-screen instructions.

How do I turn on discoverable mode?

To make it visible to other devices, open the main Bluetooth settings. On Android, phones remain discoverable so long as you stay on that screen. On an iPhone, your phone will be discoverable when Bluetooth is turned on. It will search for Bluetooth devices available for pairing when you go to Settings > Bluetooth.

How do I reset my Bluetooth?

To do this on your Android device:
  1. Open Settings, and then tap Apps.
  2. Tap the Sort icon (the down arrow with three vertical bars), then tap Show system apps.
  3. Tap OK and all the system apps will appear in the list.
  4. Tap Bluetooth > Storage > Clear data.
  5. Tap OK to confirm.

Why is my soundbar not connecting to Bluetooth?

Put both the soundbar and the TV, phone, or tablet in pairing mode, confirm a PIN if necessary, and that's it. If the pairing is not working, it is typically because it is being performed incorrectly, or the product may need to be reset, updated, or may not be compatible with the soundbar.

Why won't my Samsung TV connect to Bluetooth?

From your TV's Settings, select Sound, and then select Sound Output. If the option Bluetooth Speaker List appears, then your TV supports Bluetooth. If this doesn't match with your TV and you still aren't sure, you can always consult your user manual.

How do I connect my wireless soundbar to my Samsung TV?

Connect your Soundbar through Bluetooth
  1. Press the Home button on your remote control to bring up the Smart Hub and then select Settings.
  2. Go to Sound Settings and select Sound Output.
  3. Select the Bluetooth Speaker List.
  4. Select your Bluetooth speaker and then select Pair and Connect.

How do I reset my Samsung Bluetooth soundbar?

Steps to Reset your Samsung Soundbar
  1. Turn on the soundbar by pressing the switch on button. ...
  2. Hold the power button either on the remote control or soundbar control panel.
  3. Continue to press down the power button until you see the 'INIT OK' message on the display panel.
  4. Wait for the soundbar restart and that's all.

Where is discovery mode on Bluetooth?

Android: Open the Settings screen and tap the Bluetooth option under Wireless & networks. Windows: Open the Control Panel and click “Add a device” under Devices and Printers. You'll see discoverable Bluetooth devices near you.

How do I find a hidden Bluetooth device?

Ensure the phone is fully Bluetooth enabled when you're searching for a lost Bluetooth device. You can scan barcodes using Bluetooth by downloading a scanner app. Scan your Bluetooth card with the Bluetooth scanner app.

Where do you enter the Bluetooth pairing code?

Go to the Bluetooth menu in the settings menu and look for nearby devices on your laptop or mobile phone. Choose the option labeled 'search for new devices,' and you will see a list of available Bluetooth gadgets. Select your second device from this list. Then enter the pairing code when you get the prompt.

How do I fix my Bluetooth connection?

How To Fix Your Broken Bluetooth Connection
  1. Reset your Bluetooth device daily. You can connect to multiple Bluetooth devices simultaneously, with seven being the recommended maximum. ...
  2. Update your phone's firmware. ...
  3. Buy up-to-date Bluetooth gear. ...
  4. Update the firmware on your device. ...
  5. Look for a sweet spot. ...
  6. Report the problem.

How do I make my TV Bluetooth enabled?

To add Bluetooth to your TV:
  1. Check if your TV has Bluetooth compatibility.
  2. Look at the audio outports on the TV.
  3. Connect a Bluetooth transmitter to an audio output port on the TV.
  4. After making sure the Bluetooth transmitter has power, put the transmitter and the receiver into pairing mode.

Do smart TVs have Bluetooth?

Yes, many smart TV models today come with Bluetooth built in. Sony, LG, Samsung, Toshiba, and Hisense, all make Bluetooth enabled smart TVs. For smart TVs that don't have Bluetooth, you can still make them “Bluetooth enabled” by using a Bluetooth transmitter or downloading the TV manufacturer's smart phone app.

How do I turn on Bluetooth on my Samsung Smart TV?

To turn on Bluetooth on a Samsung Smart TV, simply press the MENU button on your Samsung remote, navigate to SETTINGS>SOUND OUTPUT>BLUETOOTH SPEAKER LIST. Pressing the toggle here will turn on the Bluetooth and show the list of available connections.

What soundbar is compatible with Samsung Smart TV?

7 Best Soundbars for Samsung TV (2021)
  • Samsung 2.1 Soundbar HW-R550 with Wireless Subwoofer.
  • SONOS Beam – Smart TV Sound Bar.
  • Samsung Harman Kardon HW-Q80R With Wireless Subwoofer.
  • Bose SoundTouch 300 Soundbar.
  • Polk Audio Signa S2 Ultra-Slim Universal TV Sound Bar with Wireless Subwoofer.

Why is my Bluetooth not connecting to my TV?

Make sure that your Bluetooth device is fully charged. If you have a KD XxxC or XBR XxxC series model, when connecting four or more Bluetooth devices to the TV, the connection or pairing may fail. Turn off any Bluetooth devices that you are not using and then connect the desired Bluetooth device again.

Why won't my Samsung connect to my Bluetooth speaker?

Check the device's current connections.

Your Bluetooth device may not connect to your phone or tablet if it's already connected to another device. If you've previously paired your Bluetooth device to another device that is in range, try disconnecting it from that device before pairing it with a new one.
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