Connecting your Sony WH-1000XM4 headphones to your MacBook can be tricky if you’re unfamiliar with the process, but it’s quite simple once you know what to do. Here are the steps you’ll need to take to connect your Sony headphones to your MacBook:
Step 1: Turn on Bluetooth on your MacBook
Before connecting your headphones to your MacBook, you’ll need to ensure Bluetooth is turned on. To do this, select System Preferences from the Apple menu in the upper-left corner of your screen. After that, check sure Bluetooth is turned on by clicking on it.
Step 2: Put your headphones in pairing mode
Press and hold the power button for 7 seconds or until the indicator light begins to flash to put your headphones in pairing mode. Your headphones are currently in pairing mode after pressing the button a few times.
Step 3: Connect your headphones to your MacBook
When your headphones are in pairing mode, they should automatically show up on the list of Bluetooth devices that are available in your MacBook’s Bluetooth menu. Choose the Sony WH-1000XM4 headphones, and then select “Pair.”
Step 4: Connect your headphones to your MacBook
Once linked, each time your headphones are turned on and within range of your MacBook, they should to automatically connect.
In conclusion, setting up your Sony WH-1000XM4 headphones to work with your MacBook is a quick and easy process that only requires a few basic steps. By following the instructions listed above, you can start listening to your music and podcasts right away. Remember to connect your headphones to other devices and check the battery level by holding the power button.
How do I know if my headphones are connected?
Once your headphones are successfully connected to your MacBook, the indicator light on the headphones will stop flashing and will be solid blue.
My headphones won’t connect to my MacBook, what should I do?
If your headphones won’t connect to your MacBook, try turning off your headphones and your MacBook and then turn them back on again. Try resetting your headphones by pressing and holding the power button for 10 seconds if that doesn’t work. You can also remove the headphones from the list of paired devices on your MacBook and then pair them again.
Can I use my Sony WH-1000XM4 headphones with other devices?
Yes, your Sony WH-1000XM4 headphones can be paired with other devices that have Bluetooth capabilities, such as smartphones, tablets, and other laptops.
How do I check the battery level of my Sony WH-1000XM4 headphones?
To check the battery level of your Sony WH-1000XM4 headphones, press and hold the power button until you hear the battery level announce. The battery level will also be displayed on your device’s screen once you connect the headphones to it.
Can I control the volume and play/pause music from my Sony WH-1000XM4 headphones?
Yes, the Sony WH-1000XM4 headphones have built-in controls that allow you to control the volume, play/pause music, and skip tracks directly from the headphones.
Can I use my Sony WH-1000XM4 headphones for phone calls?
Yes, the Sony WH-1000XM4 headphones have a built-in microphone that allows you to take phone calls and use voice assistants, such as Siri or Google Assistant, directly from the headphones.
Can I customize the sound settings of my Sony WH-1000XM4 headphones?
Yes, the Sony WH-1000XM4 headphones have built-in EQ and noise-cancellation settings that can be customized to your liking. You can also use the Sony Headphones Connect app to customize the sound settings and adjust the noise-cancellation level.
How do I update the firmware of my Sony WH-1000XM4 headphones?
You can update the firmware of your Sony WH-1000XM4 headphones by using the Sony Headphones Connect app on your mobile device. Connect your headphones to the app, and if a firmware update is available, it will prompt you to update.
How long does the battery last on the Sony WH-1000XM4 headphones?
The Sony WH-1000XM4 headphones have a battery life of up to 30 hours, noise-cancellation, and Bluetooth turned on. With noise-cancellation turned off, the battery life can last up to 38 hours.
Can I use the Sony WH-1000XM4 headphones wired?
Yes, the Sony WH-1000XM4 headphones come with a 3.5mm audio cable that can be used to connect the headphones to a device using a wired connection.
How do I clean my Sony WH-1000XM4 headphones?
To clean your Sony WH-1000XM4 headphones, use a soft, dry cloth to wipe down the ear cups and headband. The ear cups can also be cleaned with a little water or mild detergent, but make sure to completely dry them before using the headphones once more.