How to Connect Beats to Bluetooth

This minHour will teach you how to connect wireless Beats to Bluetooth on several platforms, like an iPhone running at least 10.0, an Android with the Beats app, or any other supported device.

Connecting to an iPhone with iOS 10.0 or Later

Hold your Beats next to your unlocked iPhone.

You must have the Beats within 30 feet (9.1 m) of your iPhone for pairing over Bluetooth to work.

Turn on your Beats.

You’ll most likely find the power button near an earpiece or on the right side of the speaker, depending on what model of Beats you have.

  • When you power on your Beats near your iPhone, your phone will automatically detect them and ask if you want to pair.

Follow the instructions to connect your iPhone and Beats.

If you aren’t prompted to connect your iPhone with your Beats, you might have to try holding down the power button on your Beats for about 5 seconds.

  • The power button also turns on pairing if the Beats aren’t connected to anything.

Connecting to an Android

Hold your Beats next to your unlocked Android.

You must have the Beats within 30 feet (9.1 m) of your Android for pairing over Bluetooth to work.

  • You must also have the Beats app for Android. If you don’t have the Beats app, you can download it from the Google Play Store for free.

Press and hold the power button on your Beats for 5 seconds.

You’ll see an LED light flash to indicate that your Beats are in pairing mode and discoverable.

Select Connect on your Android.

If you have the Beats app, you’ll see the Beats headphones/speaker appear as a card on your screen with the option to connect.

Connecting to another Bluetooth

Press the power button for 5 seconds.

You’ll see a flash that indicates your Beats are on and discoverable.

Go to the Bluetooth Settings on your device.

Depending on what you’re using, you can generally find Bluetooth Settings in .

Select your Beats from the list.

You should see a list of discoverable Bluetooth items, including your Beats.

Follow the on-screen instructions to connect the two.

You might be prompted to enter codes or accept the connection on one device.


  • If you’re having trouble connecting, try turning your Beats off and restart again.
  • A slowly flashing red light means that your Beats are not connected to anything.
  • A slowly flashing blue light means that it’s connected via Bluetooth and ready to use.

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