Article ID : 00135653 / Last Modified : 28/11/2018

Cannot pair any Bluetooth devices with the Android TV™.

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if you cannot pair your Bluetooth device, try the following.

  1. Check the following according to the connected device.

    Voice Remote Control /Touchpad Remote Control
    Refer to the following articles:

    Audio devices (Bluetooth headphones, speakers, and sound bars)

    Mouse/keyboard
    Generally, operation is not guaranteed for Bluetooth keyboard and mouse that are sold as “for Android™”. For further information, refer to the following article:
    Does Android TV support USB or Bluetooth mouse/keyboards?

    Mobile devices
    Mobile devices (smartphones or tablets) cannot be connected via Bluetooth. For details about another way to connect the mobile devices, refer to the following article:
    How to play back the content stored in a mobile device on the TV screen.

  2. Make sure that the Bluetooth device has sufficient battery remaining.
  3. For xxC models only: When connecting four or more Bluetooth devices to the TV, the connection or pairing may fail.
    Turn off any Bluetooth devices that you are not using, or cancel the pairing by another method, and then connect the desired Bluetooth device again.

  4. Bluetooth devices use the 2.4GHz band, therefore communication speed may deteriorate or cut out occasionally due to wireless LAN interference. If household electric appliances (e.g. microwaves or smartphones) are placed nearby, radio wave interference is more likely to happen.

  5. The TV or device may not work on a metal rack due to wireless communication interference.

  6. Reset the TV and check if the issue will improve. For how to reset, refer to: 
    How to reset an Android TV?

  7. Make the Bluetooth setting again and check if the issue will improve.

  8. Press the Home button on the remote.
    1. Select  Settings.
    2. Select Bluetooth settings in the NETWORK & ACCESSORIES category.
    3. Select Bluetooth.
    4. Change Bluetooth from on to off
    5. Set Bluetooth to on again.
  9. Perform software updates and check if the issue will improve. For how to software update, refer to:
    How to perform a software update.

 


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