How to Pair Skullcandy Wireless Headphones and Earbuds

Woman with Skullcandy headphones

We all love music, and wireless headphones are an absolute necessity for those who enjoy tunes on the go. There’s a growing number of manufacturers to choose from, making your decision tough. Skullcandy wireless headphones and earbuds are among the most lightweight available, but they pack a heavyweight punch.

If you’re looking for a way to pair your Skullcandy wireless headphones or earbuds to your Android phone, iPhone, laptop, tablet, or Bluetooth speaker, just follow these steps:

  1. Make sure the headphones are off.
  2. To enter pairing mode, press the power button for 5 seconds.
  3. The LEDs will flash red and blue, and a voice will confirm, “pairing.”
  4. Open Settings on your device.
  5. From available Bluetooth devices, select your headphones.
  6. The bottom LED will flash blue, and a voice will confirm, “connected.

You can also use an app to pair Skullcandy wireless headphones and earbuds. How to troubleshoot common issues are detailed below.

How to Connect Skullcandy Wireless Headphones

First, download the Skullcandy app from the App Store or Google Play to start using your Skullcandy wireless headphones. The app will guide you through pairing your headphones for the first time and help you customize settings. If you don’t have the Skullcandy app or can’t download it, you can pair your headphones manually.

  1. To pair for the first time without the Skullcandy app, make sure the headset is turned off.
  2. Hold the power button on the left earbud for 4 seconds to turn it off if it’s on.
  3. If your earbuds have never been on, it’s ready to pair.
  4. Press the power button for 5 seconds to enter pairing mode.
  5. The LEDs will flash red and blue, and a voice will confirm, “pairing.”
  6. Next, open Settings on your device.
  7. Make sure that Bluetooth is on.
  8. Select your Skullcandy headphones when it appears in the list of Bluetooth devices.
  9. The bottom LED will flash blue, and a voice will confirm, “connected.”

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How to Pair Skullcandy Wireless Earbuds

Your Skullcandy earbuds will automatically turn on when you take them out of the case. They’ll automatically turn off when you put them back inside the case. To pair Skullcandy wireless earbuds:

  • To pair to a device for the first time, place your earbuds in the case.
  • Then remove them.
  • Your buds will automatically turn on and enter pairing mode.
  • Then select the name of your buds from the Bluetooth device list and pair.
  • To pair to a new device, turn off your earbuds.
  • Long-hold the right bud for 4 seconds to power on and enter pairing mode.

Skullcandy Wireless Headphones Troubleshooting

Try the following troubleshooting tips if you’re still experiencing issues pairing your Skullcandy wireless headphones or earbuds to your device.

  1. Ensure Bluetooth is turned on. You should notice a small Bluetooth symbol at the top of your device’s screen. If you don’t see it, go into the settings and turn it on.
  2. Place the two devices are close to one another. It’s probably worth mentioning that any devices you’re trying to link should be within five feet of each other.
  3. Turn the devices off and on again. A soft reset can occasionally fix a problem. Turning on and off your device’s airplane mode is an easy way to do this.
  4. Turn off all potential interfering devices. Another device may be attempting to auto-connect to your headphones or earbuds. Turn off any Bluetooth devices that you have previously paired with your device.
  5. Charge both of the devices you’re attempting to connect. If the battery level is too low, some devices’ smart power management may switch off Bluetooth. If your mobile device will not pair, make sure the device you’re trying to link with has enough battery life.
  6. Delete and re-discover a device on the mobile device. If your phone or tablet detects a device but cannot receive data from it, it may be necessary to restart the process.
  7. Move away from other devices. Interference from other devices is another potential stumbling block to successful pairing.
  8. Keep some distance from a USB port. USB interference is also a possibility. If the connection isn’t working, try pairing your Bluetooth devices away from the computer.
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