Many people ask this question that can we use our AirPods with PS4. Then answer is YES, you can use your AirPods with PS4 but with some extra efforts. Because PS4 doesn’t allow to use third-party headphones.
You can use AirPods with PS4 with the following steps:-
HOW YOU CAN USE AIRPODS WITH PS4 BY USING A COMPUTER:-
You have to need a Computer with a 3.5 mm mic-in jack, an Aux Cable and AirPods.
- By using the HDMI you have to connect the console to your TV. On the back of your TV, you will find the port. You have to connect the other end to the PS4 HDMI port.
- On the back of your TV, we’ll connect the Aux cable to the 3.5mm port. You will see the headphones sign over it.
- Take the AUX and you have to connect its one end to the TV and another end to the Computer.
You have to fix the computer to route the audio coming from the mic port to the AirPods.
- On your computer open the control panel and select the “Hardware and Sound” option.
- A new window will open. To open the settings select on the “Sound” option. This will show you all the devices connected to the computer including the mic we just set up.
- Move to the “Recording” tab and you have to check that the Aux cable is connected to the mic out port on the computer.
- On the external mic option in the list right click and to open the properties window click on it.
- Now select the “Listen” tab and tick the “Listen to this device” option. Your computer would play the sound which takes from the mic port and plays on the default audio output.
- Now you have to connect your AirPods to the Computer and you can play the games.
HOW YOU CAN USE AIRPODS WITH PS4 BY USING A BLUETOOTH DONGLE:
You have to need to connect this a pair of wireless headphones and a Bluetooth Dongle compatible with PS4.
- With an HDMI cable connect your TV and PS4.
- Using the USB port on the PS4 connect the dongle to the TV.
- By pressing and holding the button on the dongle put it on the pairing mode.
- By pressing and holding the button put your AirPods in pairing mode.
- Now your dongle and AirPods are connected to each other and from the PS4 you can start listening to the audio.
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