Don’t get frustrated if your Galaxy Buds Plus is not entering the pairing mode.
It is a common problem in Galaxy Buds and can be fixed with a few troubleshooting steps.
Let’s take a closer look at why your buds are not entering into pairing mode and how you can fix them.
How to enter Galaxy Buds Plus into pairing mode?
There are two ways to enter Galaxy Buds Plus into pairing mode.
Both are described below; if one is not working for you, try the other.
Here is how you can enter your Galaxy Buds Plus into pairing mode.
- Put the Galaxy Buds Plus into your ears
- Tap and hold both buds on the touchpad until you hear a chime sound.
- The earbuds will enter into pairing mode.
- Open the Settings on your device and connect Galaxy Buds Plus as a new device.
Here is another way to enter Galaxy Buds Plus into pairing mode.
- First, ensure the buds and the charging are fully charged or at least have 50% battery.
- Put your Galaxy Buds Plus in the charging case and wait for more than 10 seconds.
- Remove the buds from the case, and they will automatically enter into pairing mode.
How to Fix Galaxy Buds Plus Not Entering into Pairing Mode
1. Restart Galaxy Buds Plus
Restarting buds will remove minor glitches and collected data of previously paired devices from the buds.
Therefore you should restart your Galaxy Buds Plus.
Follow the below steps to restart your Galaxy Buds Plus.
- Place both buds in the charging case.
- Plug the case into the power source with the provided charging cable.
- Wait for 7 seconds and remove the buds from the case.
2. Reset Galaxy Buds Plus
In most cases, your Galaxy Buds Plus won’t enter pairing mode because of software glitches and bugs.
To remove them from your buds, you should reset them because resetting eradicates glitches and increases the buds’ performance.
So, perform a reset; hopefully, it will fix the problem.
Follow the below steps to reset your Galaxy Buds Plus.
- Download and install the Galaxy wearable app on your device.
- Connect buds with the wearable app and device.
- Open Galaxy wearable app.
- Then tap the General option.
- Tap reset and confirm.
3. Update Firmware
Update your Galaxy Buds Plus firmware because outdated firmware creates bugs in the buds.
Maybe that’s why they are not entering into the pairing mode.
Follow the below steps to update your Galaxy Buds Plus.
- Download the Galaxy wearable app on your device.
- Connect buds to the app and check the notification tab.
- If an update is available, download it.
- While update buds will disconnect from your device, and once it will complete, they will reconnect with your device.
Here is how you can manually update your Galaxy Buds Plus.
- Before manually updating buds, make sure they are charged.
- Then connect them to the Galaxy wearable app.
- Place both buds in the charging case and leave its lid open.
- Tap earbuds software update.
- Then tap download and install it.
4. Low Battery
Suppose you have not charged your earbuds and charging case for a long time. They will take more time to charge. In these cases, the buds and charging case indicator will light up green to show they are fully charged.
But they are not; that’s why the buds might not be entering into the pairing mode.
So, to fix this problem, you need to charge your Galaxy Buds and their charging case for 1 hour. Also, ensure you are using the original charging cable.
5. Disconnect from Other Devices
Maybe your Galaxy Buds are already connected to any device, so they are not entering into pairing mode.
Therefore if your buds are connected to multiple devices, then disconnect buds from them.
If not, reset your buds because resetting will restore buds to factory settings. Also, reset will remove data of previously paired devices from the buds, and they will pair with the new device.
I’m Luke, an expert on headphones. I love listening to music and watching movies with the best sound quality possible, so I’ve tried out a lot of headphones. I know what makes a good pair of headphones and what doesn’t, and I’m happy to share my knowledge with others who are looking for the perfect pair. LinkedIn