How to Use PS4 Bluetooth Headphones

Sherry li
4 min readDec 20, 2019

Summary :

If you are a video games lover, perhaps you can’t stand with playing games without headphones. But do you know how to use PS4 Bluetooth headsets? In this post, MiniTool offers the tutorial on how to connect Bluetooth headphones to PS4.

About PS4 Bluetooth Headset

Many video games are designed to be played with high-end headphones. If you’re playing on a PS4 console, you’ll want Bluetooth headphones.

Whether you are a late-night gamer who is worried about waking the family, or you just want to perform better in the game, Bluetooth headphones are always fantastic choices. However, some Bluetooth headphones may not be compatible with PS4. So, you may have difficulty connecting them to your PS4.

Here is a list of some PS4-compatible headphones. You can check if yours are on the list.

  • Razer Kraken Tournament Edition
  • Razer Nari Ultimate
  • Sony PlayStation Wireless Platinum
  • Beyerdynamic Custom Game
  • Turtle Beach Stealth 700
  • Turtle Beach Elite Pro 2
  • Turtle Beach Recon 70P

Actually, whether your Bluetooth headphones are compatible with PS4 or not, you can connect them to your PS4. The detailed steps could be different.

Follow this guide to connect Bluetooth headphones to PS4.

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Case 1: Connect the Supported Bluetooth Device to PS4

If your Bluetooth device is supported by Sony, you can directly configure the settings to connect it to PS4. If you don’t know whether it’s supported by Sony, you need to check the headset package to get the information.

Now, let’s see how to connect Bluetooth headphones to PS4.

Tip: Some wireless headsets including a dongle could work with PS4. Check your headset instructions and packaging to see if it includes a PS4 dongle. If yes, insert the dongle into the PS4 USB slot and then use the following steps.

Step 1: Turn on your PS4 Bluetooth headset in pair mode.

Step 2: Turn on your PS4 and navigate to Settings > Devices > Bluetooth Devices.

Step 3: Select the name of your headset to connect.

Step 4: Now go to Devices > Audio Devices and configure some settings.

  1. Click Output Device and select Headset Connected to Controller.
  2. Click Volume Control (Headphones) and adjust it according to your needs.
  3. Click Output to Headphones and then choose All Audio.

Then, you can play games and check if PS4 Bluetooth headset works.

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Case 2: Connect Unsupported Bluetooth Headphones to PS4

If your Bluetooth headphones are not on the list of officially compatible devices, there is a simple way to connect them to PS4. All you need is a USB adapter. You can choose one with a suitable price and top quality on Amazon.

Just follow the steps below.

Step 1: Insert the USB adapter to the PS4 USB slot.

Step 2: Turn on your Bluetooth headset.

Step 4: Click Output Device and select USB Headset.

Step 5: Then configure the settings in Volume Control (Headphones) and Output to Headphones as mentioned in Case 1.

Tip: You can also use Bluetooth headphones which are not supported by Sony through an audio cable with a built-in microphone. Just connect the headset and PS4 controller with the cable and then follow the steps in Case 1.

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Originally published at on December 20, 2019.