When you play a game on PS4, it immerses you into the ambience. These spectacular games are not just graphically appealing but render immense pleasure to your ears by giving you just the right sound.
To put it concisely, only if the game you are playing has appealing graphics and an awesome soundtrack, will you enjoy the game.
Now, imagine you are in a room where you can’t play the game aloud. What would you do? You would instantly pop in a pair of headphones into the console and begin playing. But, wouldn’t this hook you to a specific position and you probably won’t even get the desired audio. Also, amidst all that excitement, you need some space to relax, chill and maybe jump a bit!
Here’s solution, grab a good pair of bluetooth headphones for PS4.
But, Sadly! Not All Bluetooth Headphones Are PS4 Compatible
You can’t connect all bluetooth headphones to PS4. Here are certain things that you need to know, if you are planning to connect bluetooth headphones to PS4. Sony has ceased supporting A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile) which also includes bluetooth devices for PS4.
You would need to purchase headphones that are compatible with PS4.. You can check from the list of you have PS4 supported bluetooth headphones.
Some of the bluetooth headphones come with a dongle which you can plug to the controller and then use the headphone on your PS4.
Words Of Wisdom
Before letting you in on how to connect wireless headphones to PS4, here’s a small tip –
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How To Connect PS4 Supported Bluetooth Headphones To PS4
Turn Bluetooth headset on and switch on the pair mode
On your PS4 follow the path mentioned below –
Settings> Devices> Bluetooth Devices
Now, you will see your device on PS4
Select your bluetooth device and you are good to go!
That’s how simple it is !
How To Connect Those Bluetooth Headsets To PS4 Which Are Not Supported
1. PS4 Remote Play App
Using this app you can play PS4 games on Android (5.0 and above) and iOS (this app would only work on iOS 13). The app is available on both Google Play Store and App store. This app will work only of your PS4 and your smartphone are there on the same Wi-Fi network.
Make sure that the Remote Play feature is activated on your PS4 system. Here’s how you can do that –
Settings > Remote Play Connection Settings > check Enable Remote play
Also, you will be required to register your device to your PSN Account to connect bluetooth headphones to PS4. For this open the Remote Play App on your smartphone and enter your PSN account credentials.
That’s it your device will now be connected to PS4 and you can plug in your bluetooth headphones. For instance you can pair your Airpods to your phone using this method and subsequently, connect Airpods to PS4.
2. Connect Bluetooth Headphones To PS4 Using Audio Cable
If you are figuring out so as to how to connect wireless headphones to PS4 if its not compatible, then here’s a fix. You would need bluetooth headphones with a built-in microphone. And, most bluetooth headphones these days come with an audio cable and a built-in microphone.
Now, once you have this arrangement follow the steps mentioned below –
(i) First connect your cable to your headphone and PS4 and then go to
Settings > Devices > Bluetooth Devices
Select the name of your device in the list.
(ii) Once your headset is activated, head back to the Devices menu and then select Audio Devices
(iii) Select Output Device > Headset Connected to Controller
(iv) Select Output to Headphones and instead of choosing Chat Audio
3. Use A USB Adapter To Connect Bluetooth Headset To PS4
You would simply need a USB adapter to Connect Bluetooth Headphones To PS4 via USB adapter. After you have arranged for a USB adapter and have connected it to your PS4, here are the steps you need to follow –
(i) First, insert the USB adapter is the USB slot
(ii) Switch your bluetooth headphones on
(iii) Now, head to PS4
Settings > Devices > Audio Devices
(iv) Click on Output Device. Also adjust Volume Control and change it to high or low
(v) Select Output to Headphones and select All Audio
Let Your Gaming Experience Go Full Throttle
Which is that one PS4 game which compels you to put your headphones on? If you are an avid gamer, you sure have the counting going in thousands or even more, right? Most importantly, were you able to connect your Bluetooth Headset To PS4 using the ways mentioned above? Do let us know in the comments section below and for more such tech related content, keep reading Tweak Library.