How to Connect Sony Headphones to iPhone: A Step-by-Step Guide

Sony headphones have become a popular choice even among Apple users. But connecting them to an iPhone can be a bit tricky. Don’t worry. We’ve got you covered! This guide will take you through the step-by-step process of connecting your Sony headphones to your iPhone.

We’ll also show you how to put your headphones in pairing mode and give you some troubleshooting tips. Get ready to unleash the full power of your Sony headphones and enjoy great sound quality on your iPhone. Let’s get started.

How to Put Sony Headphones in Pairing Mode

Before we get into how to connect Sony wireless headphones like the WH-1000XM5 or WF-1000XM4 to your iPhone, you need to put your headphones in pairing mode. It’s super easy:

  1. Turn off your Sony headphones.
  2. Press and hold the power button for about seven seconds.
  3. When the indicator light starts to blink rapidly, you know your headphones are in pairing mode.
  4. If your headphones don’t have an indicator light, a voice prompt will say, “Bluetooth pairing.”

Also Read: How to Pair Sony Headphones to iPad

How to Connect Sony Headphones to iPhone: Step by Step

  1. Go to Settings on your iPhone.
  2. Select Bluetooth, and make sure it’s turned on.
  3. Under Other Devices, you should see your Sony headphones listed.
  4. Tap on the name of your Sony headphones, and boom! You’re connected!

Troubleshooting Tips: Sony Headphones Not Connecting to iPhone

Hey, we get it. Sometimes tech doesn’t play ball. If you’re having trouble connecting your Sony headphones to your iPhone, here are some quick fixes to try:

  1. Check Your Headphones: Make sure your headphones are charged and in pairing mode. Remember the rapidly blinking light!
  2. Restart Your Devices: Try restarting both your iPhone and your headphones. This can often solve a multitude of tech woes.
  3. Forget Device: If your headphones were previously connected but aren’t now, try forgetting the device on your iPhone and reconnect. Go to Settings > Bluetooth > click on the ‘i‘ next to your headphones > Forget this Device.
  4. Reset Network Settings: Consider resetting your network settings. However, remember this will forget all your Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connections. Go to Settings > General > Reset > Reset Network Settings.

Also Read: How to Pair Sony Headphones to Mac

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David Smith is the senior editor and reviewer for TechGadgetLife, covering the consumer tech industry. He has been writing about technology for over a decade. Prior to founding TechGadgetLife, David served as a senior correspondent covering Apple, Android, and portable audio products.