You’re probably used to pair your wireless headphones to a smartphone, but you can also connect Bluetooth headphones with a PC. Here’s how it’s done in a few simple steps.

For this tutorial we’re using Windows 10. We’re being general when it comes to the headphones since there are so many out there. If you need a new pair, check out our best wireless headphones chart.

Connect Bluetooth headphones to PC

  1. Make sure your headphones are on and are discoverable. This process will vary between devices.
  2. On your PC, head to Start, then select Settings > Devices > Bluetooth & other devices and make sure Bluetooth is turned on. You can also use action center to switch Bluetooth on.
  3. Note: If you can’t see Bluetooth then your PC doesn’t have it, so you won’t be able to connect any devices.
  4. In the settings menu, select your headphones from the list to pair. Alternatively, select Connect in the action center.