How To Connect Bluetooth Headphones To Laptop

The emergence of Bluetooth technology in headsets has enabled a hassle-free listening experience. Since its introduction, gamers have elevated their gaming experience and indulged in more immersive gameplay. Music lovers can enjoy listening to their favourite tunes without letting anyone hear their audio tracks. Whether you are looking for clear communication during your adventurous gameplay or want superior sound quality, you must invest in a high-quality headset.

However, sitting down with a new pair of Bluetooth headphones and finding out that your PC can’t support them would be pretty embarrassing. So, let’s go through the steps on how to connect Bluetooth headphones to laptop or PC and make sure they work with the device you use.

The good news is that you can connect Bluetooth headsets to a phone or laptop in an instant. All you need to do is follow the steps articulated in this article, and you can enjoy your music without bothering anyone.

How To Connect Bluetooth Headphones To PC

The steps outlined here will help you connect your wireless headphones to a PC or laptop.

1. Switch On Bluetooth On Your Windows 7 Or Windows 10

Navigate to the Bluetooth menu using the search feature or the action centre on your Windows 7 or 10 PC. If Bluetooth is toggled off, make sure to turn it on.

2. Turn-On Bluetooth Headphones 

Hold the pair of buttons on your headphones or turn on the switch adapter on the Bluetooth headphones. You will see the light blinking once or twice on your headphones to indicate that it is switched on.  

3. Establish A Connection

Suppose you want to pair a Rapoo S120 Bluetooth earphone with your PC. Go to Settings and navigate to Add Bluetooth or other devices. Select Bluetooth on the following screen.

You will come across a list of Bluetooth devices available in the vicinity. Wait till the name of this earphone appears on the screen. Next, click the device name and then click Connect. 

4. Connection Successful 

Congratulations! Your PC is now connected to your Bluetooth headphones and ready for use.

That’s all there is. What’s even better is the fact that you need to follow these steps only once. Next time, turn on the headphones near that PC again, and they will automatically connect.

How To Connect Bluetooth Headset To Phone

If you prefer to use an Android device, follow these steps to connect your Bluetooth Headset to your Phone.

1. Ensure Both Devices Are Charged

Before you connect your phone to your Bluetooth headset, ensure that both gadgets are charged to a certain extent to avoid shutting down during the pairing process.

2. Turn On Bluetooth On Your Phone

Enable the Bluetooth option on your smartphone through the Settings option or by sliding down the Notification menu. Switch on the Bluetooth Headset by holding the side buttons for a few seconds. In specific headsets, you might hear something like “Power On”.

3. Pair The Gadgets

Navigate to Bluetooth settings and search for new devices. Scroll through the available list of devices and tap on yours once you spot the name of your headset. Your mobile device may ask for confirmation while pairing. Tap on Pair. And it is done.

Your Bluetooth headset is now successfully connected to your mobile device.

How To Connect Bluetooth Headset To A Laptop?

Make sure that your Laptop has a wireless module to be able to connect to Bluetooth Headphones. If it has, follow the steps below to connect it:

  1. Switch on your Bluetooth headset and activate its pairing mode.
  2. Click on the Windows Start button on your laptop. Click on Settings
  3. In the search bar, type Bluetooth. Or look for the Devices option in the Settings menu.
  4. Click on Add a New Device. A new pop-up option appears. Click on the Bluetooth option.
  5. Select the name of your headset that appears on your laptop’s screen. Once the device is paired with your laptop’s Bluetooth technology, you can hear the headset saying, ‘You are now connected to (headset name).’


Frequently Asked Questions


How Can I Make My Bluetooth Headphones Sound Better On My Laptop?

After adding the Bluetooth device to your laptop, select the headset stereo option rather than the headset hands-free. Click on Apply and Save Changes.

Can Bluetooth Headphones Connect To Multiple Devices?

Yes. Bluetooth headphones can be connected to two devices using the ‘Multipoint’ feature. However, few select headphones fully support this technology. 

Why Are Bluetooth Headphones Not Loud?

The possible reasons for your Bluetooth headphones not being loud include the following:

  • Low master volume and audio balance of the headphones.
  • Large distance between the headphones and the mobile device.
  • Hardware error where headphones are not properly functioning.
  • Disbalanced Equaliser settings.
  • Advanced volume options set to default.



Now that you know how to connect Bluetooth headphones to a laptop, you can enjoy seamless connectivity with the best headphones and headsets designed to give you an outstanding audio experience. Rapoo has introduced best-in-class Bluetooth earphones and headsets with the latest connectivity features to enhance your music or gaming experience. So steer away from all the confusion and follow the steps in this guide to connect your headsets to your laptop, PC or phone in the most simple and convenient way.

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