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Many people have begun to employ the use of headphones when watching their favorite shows on their TV. This is a great way to enjoy a show as loudly as you want without bothering other people within your household. People who own an Insignia TV often wonder, does my Insignia TV have Bluetooth, and how do I use my Bluetooth headphones with the TV?
Insignia TVs have Bluetooth connectivity. Due to this feature, users can connect their Bluetooth headphones to the TVs to listen to their favorite shows, movies, and music. Connecting your headphones is easy; just place the headphones and TV in pairing mode, and they will connect.
Now that you know you can hook up your favorite pair of Bluetooth headphones to your Insignia TV, you are probably wondering the best way to do it. Read on to learn how to connect your Bluetooth headphones to your Insignia TV and the best troubleshooting tips for your Insignia Bluetooth connection.
Make a Pair
You must do some simple setup to get your Bluetooth headphones connected to your Insignia TV. This setup requires your headphones to be fully charged and access to your Insignia TV remote or another way to navigate the menu settings. Follow these steps to get yourself properly paired:
- Turn on your TV
- Navigate to the TV home screen
- Select settings
- Now select controllers and Bluetooth devices
- Next select other Bluetooth devices
- Find the headphones that you want to pair and select them
- Confirm the pairing
Your headphones should now be successfully paired with your TV.
With more advanced technology and headphones, you can wirelessly pair your Bluetooth TV with your headphones. The process only requires your charged headphones and the user to be located close to their TV. Here is how you can create a wireless Bluetooth connection:
- Turn on your Insignia TV
- Grab your remote; you will only need it for a moment
- Navigate to the settings on the TV
- Select “remote and accessories.”
- Now select “add an accessory.”
- Your headphones will appear
- Select them, and confirm the pairing
- Start watching your shows with your headphones on
Whichever way you pair your Bluetooth headphones to your TV, you’ll enjoy the personalized sound it provides. Not only will other housemates no longer hear the shows on TV, but the user does not have to hear their housemate’s shows either. It is a win-win for everyone.
If you have an Insignia TV with a different operating system, such as Roku, the steps for pairing are a bit different.
Trouble in Bluetooth Paradise
Occasionally, technology does not work as wonderfully as we anticipate. When this occurs, it can be extremely frustrating. Thankfully, there are usually ways to try to troubleshoot these snafus before they spiral into larger annoyances. We have provided a list of some of the best ways to troubleshoot your Bluetooth connection with your Insignia TV.
Too Many Devices
With Insignia TVs, they can become overrun and confused if you add more than four Bluetooth devices simultaneously. This means if you have an Echo, a set of headphones, a universal remote control that is Bluetooth, and other Bluetooth-enabled items hooked up, the signal can become skewed. This will cause the Bluetooth to stop working completely.
To fix this, go into the settings of the Insignia TV. Navigate to remote and accessories. Delete extra accessories you no longer need to connect via Bluetooth to the TV. Restart the TV when you are done, and try pairing the intended device again.
Update Your Firmware
Smart TVs need to be updated regularly. This provides them with the proper firmware to function properly. When this firmware is out of date, it can cause the TV to stop functioning properly. This can affect other working parts of a TV. The best thing a user can do is check if the Insignia TV needs an update. To do this, follow these steps:
- Turn on the TV
- Make sure the TV is connected to the internet
- Go to “menu.”
- Select “settings”
- Click “system”
- Click “system update.”
- Choose “check now” if an update is available, it will prompt you to install it. Allow it to install, and then try connecting your Bluetooth device again.
A proper firmware update is usually a successful way to get your TV in better working order. If this does not work, you may need to call a repair tech to look at the TV because there could be a hardware issue that a firmware update will not fix.
Get Connected and Enjoy The Show
Wired headphones are a thing of the past. They are cumbersome and bulky and do not allow for comfortable movement. Bluetooth headphones and capabilities have helped users enjoy their viewing experience wirelessly. So, the next time you want to watch your show and get movie theater-like sound, connect a set of Bluetooth headphones to your Insignia TV.