How to Connect Galaxy Buds to iPad [All Models]
iPads have become versatile and popular gadgets for various use cases ranging from work and education to entertainment, travel, and business. Whether you use the iPad for work or education or for streaming, the best way to consume content on a portable device is to connect a nice set of headphones. Although the iPad comes with good speakers, if you prefer to use headphones and your own Samsung Galaxy headphones, here’s how to connect the Galaxy Buds to your iPad.
Samsung offers headphones at all price points, the portfolio includes the Galaxy Buds Live, Galaxy Buds 2, and Galaxy Buds 2 Pro. Although they are primarily designed to work with Samsung Galaxy devices, it is also possible to connect them to an iPhone or iPad. No matter which Galaxy headphones you have, they’re all compatible with iPadOS. Therefore, you can easily pair them with your iPad.
There are two ways to connect Galaxy Buds to iPad, one is connecting it through Bluetooth settings, while the second method requires installing the Galaxy Buds app. Additionally, the app lets you customize the equalizer, touch controls, find my headphones, software update, active noise cancellation, and more. Obviously, the Galaxy Buds app also lets you check the battery percentage of the Galaxy Buds charging case and the buds.
So let’s take a look at the different ways to pair your Galaxy Buds with the iPad.
Before starting the pairing process, there are a few things you need to check. The first is to ensure that the headphones and their case are fully charged or at least 30-40% charged, as this will help ensure a smooth pairing process. You can do this by putting the buds in the charging case. Once charged, you can proceed to the next step of putting the headphones into pairing mode.
How to put the Galaxy Buds into pairing mode
Samsung Galaxy Buds can easily be put into pairing mode. As the name suggests, this mode allows them to be discovered by other devices including the iPad. Here’s how you can put your Galaxy Buds into pairing mode.
- Open the cover of the Galaxy Buds charging case.
- Now take the earbuds out of the case, you can just wear them in your ears or leave them in the charging case with the lid open.
- That’s it.
Now that your Galaxy Buds are in pairing mode, you can go to your iPad and establish a connection between two devices.
How to connect Galaxy Buds to iPad [from Settings]
The Samsung Galaxy Buds are compatible with the iPad operating system, which indicates that you can easily connect the headphones by turning on Bluetooth. You can easily turn on Bluetooth and start pairing the Galaxy Buds to your iPad. Here are the steps to connect Galaxy Buds to iPad.
- Open Settings on your iPad.
- Select Bluetooth and enable the toggle to make your iPad discoverable.
- In the devices section, you will see your Galaxy Buds.
- Select your Galaxy Buds to complete the connection.
- That’s it.
Usually this method works fine, but if it doesn’t work for you, you can follow the next method.
How to connect Galaxy Buds to iPad [using Wearable app]
To make the connection experience more seamless, Samsung has a dedicated app for its headphones. The app dubbed Galaxy Wearable helps you connect Galaxy Buds to iPad. The app is available for free on the App Store. Apart from pairing, it lets you change touch controls, equalizer, find my headphones, software update, and more. Here’s how you can use the Galaxy Buds app to pair headphones with iPad.
- First, download the Samsung Galaxy Buds app on your iPad.
- Open the app, then grant the required permissions, including access to Bluetooth and notifications.
- Choose your device on the next screen, once selected tap Connect.
- If it is not connected, you can go back to Settings > Bluetooth > select the device again.
- That’s it.
Once the pairing process is complete, you are now ready to start using your Galaxy Buds with your iPad. Now you can listen to your favorite music, take calls or use any other audio app on your iPad. As I said earlier, you can check the battery percentage in the app, you can also add Apple’s built-in battery widget to your home screen if you want to keep an eye on the buds battery .
So, here are the easy ways through which you can connect your Galaxy Buds to iPad. If you still want to know something, leave a comment in the comment box.
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