Due to their great sound quality, long battery life, and durable design, Sony’s wireless noise-canceling headphones WH-1000XM3 and WH-1000XM4 are popular choices.
You can play music (Media audio) while listening to a phone call (Call audio) simultaneously with headphones connected to a device.
By enabling location and WIFI on your iPhone, you can register your headphones with the iPhone. Once the app in the App Store is downloaded, you can register your headphones.
When the LED on your headset starts blinking, press and hold the power button. After that, open the Connect App and follow the prompts.
It should be the way, but it doesn’t always work like that. What should you do now that all these error messages are appearing? The speed at which condescending messages appear on your screen is what makes the app even worse.
The good news is that we’ve spent hours researching the problems, finding manuals, and watching videos to bring you answers to pairing up and working with your Bluetooth headphones.
If you use the Sony headphones app on your iPhone, you should be able to connect your Sony WH-1000XM4 and HW-1000XM3 headphones fairly easily, but there are some helpful tricks to make the process easier.
Let’s Get started.
Can Sony headphones be used with an iPhone?
The headphones are compatible with Bluetooth, which means that you can wirelessly pair them with your iPhone and listen to music or movies.
The headphones also come with a cable that you can use if you prefer a wired option. To use your headset, it must first be discovered.
How Do I Discover My Sony WH-1000XM3 and WH-1000XM4?
We assume you have installed the Sony Connect App from the store before beginning this article. Follow the instructions above to ensure we are on the same page.
Holding the power button for between 5 and 10 seconds will set your headphones into pairing mode.
Blue or red blinks will appear quickly on the LED or alternate between the two. Keep your finger on the power button if you’re not sure whether you’ve entered pairing mode. A faint tone may also be heard to confirm that pairing mode has been activated.
As soon as your headset is discoverable, simply open the Sony Headphone Connect App to begin connecting.
- When your iPhone screen shows you that Bluetooth is required for headphones to connect, tap the “Headphone Connect App” icon.
- Select your country and then click “OK.”
- To discover your headphones via Bluetooth, click ‘Allow’ after accepting the terms and conditions.
- After clicking on ‘Next,’ you will be presented with a list of Bluetooth devices (this could take some time).
- The list of accessories allows you to choose your headphones.
- You can choose from many options based on what your headphones are used for. If you change your mind, you can adjust the settings later.
- Upon completion of the setup, the ‘setup is complete’ screen will appear.
- If your iPhone doesn’t detect your headphones, you most likely have not switched your headphones into pairing mode. To make your headphones discoverable, see the instructions above.
We will show you how to resolve this common problem if you still cannot hear anything after connecting your headphones.
What is the process for pairing my Sony headphones?
Press the power button and hold it for a few seconds to put your Sony headphones in pairing mode. The indicator will blink red and blue when it’s in pairing mode.
No sound after connecting Sony headphones?
You may need to go into your media settings if you’re still not hearing anything from your headphones after they’ve been paired and confirmed by your iPhone.
- Make sure your headphones are connected.
- Select Bluetooth from the settings tab.
- From the list of available headphones, choose your Sony WH1000XM3 or WH1000XM4.
- Turn on your Media Audio.
If you still cannot pair your headset after following all of the steps above, you may need to contact the manufacturer.
What’s the reason why my headphones aren’t connecting to my iPhone?
Almost all smart devices are compatible with Bluetooth. Some devices may require a firmware update if the software is outdated.
From our experience, updating your software solves many previously difficult issues.
Here are some key solutions for you:
1. Perform a soft reset
It is old, often overused advice to tell people to turn their devices on and off. Yet, it does occasionally work.
Before following all the other steps, try turning your device on and off first. It might just be that all you need to do is turn the device back on.
2. Remove Bluetooth devices
This may be due to an older device. Please remove any devices you no longer use from your iPhone and any Sony models currently installed and then reinstall your headphones. The reboot will solve several connection-related issues.
3. Charge the headphones
Numerous people report having problems connecting their headphones to their iPhones or experiencing no sound from their headphones due to the low battery level in their headphones battery. Before you connect the headset, make sure your iPhone is fully charged.
4. The interference
several devices may interfere with the wireless Sony headphones, including routers, printers, hard drives, USB ports, and other mobile devices.
It can sometimes be difficult to pinpoint exactly which device is interfering with your headphones with the ever-increasing number of devices that make use of Bluetooth connectivity around the home or office.
Try removing as many devices as possible from the immediate vicinity of your Sony headphones if you are still not able to use them after trying all the guidance above.
Hopefully, these tips will assist you in enjoying your Sony WH1000XM$ or WH1000XM4 headphones uninterrupted.
Is it possible to connect the Sony WF-1000XM3 to a PC?
Here are the instructions for pairing the Sony WF-1000XM3. You should be able to see your WF-1000XM3 in the Bluetooth settings on your smartphone, laptop, or desktop computer. You will receive a voice confirmation inside the buds when you tap it.