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If you are new to the world of personal audio devices, you may wonder how to connect earbuds to a TV. Some of the best headphones, after all, are earbuds and these gadgets offer some benefits when integrated with a TV. So why use the best earbuds with a television and what are the methods to get this done? Keep reading to find out.
After you have learned how to find earbuds, you need something to use them with. Televisions make a great partner for earbuds to create a bit of privacy as you watch, which is a similar reason many people learn how to connect earbuds to a laptop. You can pop in the earbuds and stream a fitness video on the TV, for instance, which is the same reason many learn how to connect earbuds to a Peloton.
Make sure to keep your wireless earbuds charged so you can have them ready to go at any moment.
Televisions offer many benefits to earbud owners, though they cannot help you learn how to store your earbuds.
The process here depends on a number of factors, including the design of your earbuds and the design of the TV. Here are some common methods for connecting earbuds to modern or ancient television, like a cathode TV.
Pick up a pair of wireless earbuds that connect via RF frequency, as these can generally be used with any television, as only a small number of TVs include Bluetooth functionality. These dedicated wireless earbuds use a receiver that plugs into a USB port, HDMI port, or another connection port. Once you plug in the receiver, pop in the earbuds and watch TV. They are generally considered easy to use and with a good listening range.
STAT: Bluetooth is a wireless technology that sends data over short distances using radio waves. (source)
In some cases, you may be able to use standard Bluetooth earbuds with your TV. This does require, however, a newer TV that includes a Bluetooth receiver. In other words, check the specs before making a television purchase. This is becoming more common with modern smart TVs, so you shouldn’t have to look too hard before finding a suitable model. Once you have all of the appropriate gear, head into the TV’s Bluetooth settings, turn on Bluetooth, and pair the earbuds how you normally would when using them with a phone, tablet, or PC.