How to Connect Beats Wireless to Android, iPhone, Mac, or PC

When you're ready to rock, your headphones will be, too!

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Just got a pair of Beats headphones and need some help connecting them to all your devices? You've come to the right place! Here's how to connect Beats wireless headphones to your various devices.

First, as you may already know, Beats by Dre offers a variety of options when it comes to wireless headphones:

  • Beats X
  • Powerbeats
  • Beats Solo
  • Beats Studio

The key to pairing your wireless Beats with any of your devices is knowing where the Power button is located. If you're unsure where the Power button is, consult the manual or quick start guide that came with your headphones.

How to Connect Beats Wireless to Android or iOS

In order to connect your Bluetooth headphones to a mobile device, you need to first make sure the device is discoverable. You can accomplish this on your Beats by pressing and holding the power button for about 5 seconds. You'll then see the Bluetooth LED blink, indicating your device is ready to be paired.

Add Beats Wireless headphones to Android:

  1. Ensure Bluetooth is enabled on your Android device. To enable it:

    1. Swipe down from the center of your Android home screen to open the App Drawer.
    2. Select Settings.
    3. Once inside the Settings, tap Wireless and Network.
    4. Tap Bluetooth, then tap the toggle switch to enable Bluetooth.
  2. Once Bluetooth is on, tap the Pair new device option.

  3. All your available devices will be listed, select Beats Wireless.

  4. Your Beats will show as connected after they've successfully paired.

Add Beats Wireless headphones to iPhone:

  1. Ensure Bluetooth is enabled on your iOS device; it'll be green. To enable it:

    1. Tap Settings.
    2. Tap Bluetooth.
    3. Tap the toggle switch to enable it.
  2. Once Bluetooth is on, all your available devices will be listed, select Beats Wireless.

  3. Your Beats will show as connected after they've successfully paired.

  4. The headphones will now be connected to your mobile device and you will be ready to rock them wherever you go.

How to Connect Beats Wireless to Windows PC

  1. On your Windows 10 PC, navigate to your Bluetooth settings:

    1. Select the Windows icon in the bottom left corner.
    2. Select Settings.
    3. Select Devices, then select Bluetooth and other device settings.

    Alternatively, use the Windows/Cortana search and type "Bluetooth," then choose the top result.

  2. Select the Add Bluetooth or other device option.

    If there's no Bluetooth toggle, your PC doesn't have Bluetooth functionality and you'll need to add it. Read How to Add Bluetooth to Your Computer to learn how.

  3. Once all the near Bluetooth discoverable devices have loaded, select the Beats Wireless.

  4. You will receive a notification on your screen when your device is ready to go!

How to Connect Beats Wireless Headphones to Mac

  1. Navigate to System Preferences.

  2. Click the Bluetooth option.

  3. Click the Beats headphones you'd like to pair.

  4. Once the Beats are paired they will show as "Connected."