How to Pair Galaxy Buds 2

How to Pair Galaxy Buds 2

Last Updated on by Daniel Lawrence

Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 is the best wireless earbuds that have been launched in 2019. We recently got our hands on them, and you can check out our review here.

Now, to pair the Galaxy Buds 2 with your phone. It is a simple process and it takes less than 5 minutes to get Galaxy Buds 2 connected to your phone or laptop.

If you have a pair of Galaxy Buds 2 and want to pair it with your phone or laptop, follow the steps that are mentioned below.

How Do You Set Up Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 For Pairing?

If you’ve never connected your earbuds to other devices before or if this is your first time using them, pairing mode works differently. You can also connect them manually or through your mobile device’s Galaxy Wearable or Samsung Galaxy Buds app.

First Time Using the Galaxy Buds 2?

The method is slightly different if this is your first time using the Galaxy Buds 2 or if you have never paired them previously. You can alternatively utilize the Galaxy Wearable (Android) or Samsung Galaxy Buds (iOS) apps instead, in which case you can skip forward to the next section.

To manually link your Galaxy Buds 2 for the first time, follow these steps:

How to Pair Galaxy Buds 2

  • Close the lid on your wireless charging case and place your earbuds inside. Wait at least five seconds before reopening the case.
  • The earbuds will instantly pair with your Bluetooth device.
  • Enter the Bluetooth settings on your device and look for Galaxy Buds 2 in the list of devices that can be connected. Then, from the list, choose the earbuds you want.
  • The earbuds should connect to the device after a few seconds, and you should receive a pop-up notification asking you to confirm the pairing. Press OK.

What is the best way to pair Buds 2?

You can manually enable pairing mode on your Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 to renew a connection or connect to other devices, such as a PC or Mac, in addition to utilizing the mobile apps.

We propose that you use the automatic pairing mode by first opening and closing the wireless charging case lid!

Here’s how to manually activate pairing mode:

  • Press and hold the touchpads on the sides of the earbuds for a few seconds after placing them in your ears.
  • When the earbuds are in pairing mode, they will make an initial sound before releasing a steady hum. This is why wearing them during the manual pairing process is recommended.
  • Enter the Bluetooth settings of the device you wish to pair with, make sure Bluetooth is switched on, and then look for the Galaxy Buds 2 in the list of accessible devices. To begin pairing, click or press Galaxy Buds 2.
  • Depending on the device, you may be required to authorize the pairing by responding to a prompt by tapping OK or Confirm.

Pairing Galaxy Buds 2 with the Galaxy Watch or Samsung Galaxy Buds App

To sync and customize your earphones on Android, download and use the Galaxy Wearable mobile companion app. On iOS, there’s a comparable app called Samsung Galaxy Buds.

Here’s how you can do it:

  • Close the lid on your charging case and wait at least five to six seconds before inserting your earbuds.
  • To begin the pairing process, open the Galaxy Wearable or Samsung Galaxy Buds app and press Start or Get Started. The app will start looking for compatible devices.
  • Wait for Galaxy Buds 2 to appear in the Galaxy Wearable or Samsung Galaxy Buds app after opening the case lid to enter pairing mode.
  • When your Galaxy Buds 2 appear in the list, choose them and touch OK to confirm. You must also confirm whether you want to share info in Samsung Galaxy Buds by tapping Agree, checking the facts, and then tapping Got It.
  • The earphones will connect to the device within a few seconds, and you can use them to listen to audio. You’ll also get more information about your earphones in Samsung Galaxy Buds, and you’ll need to tap Confirm.

Why won’t my Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 pair?

When the Galaxy Buds 2 are in their wireless charging case, they should instantly enter pairing mode, especially if you’ve never connected to another device before. By pressing and holding the touchpads on the earbuds for a few seconds, you can manually enter pairing mode. You’ll know they’re ready to pair because the buds will make a consistent noise, a beeping tone.

If you’re experiencing problems connecting to new devices or entering pairing mode, try disconnecting them from your current ones. You can also try turning off and on Bluetooth, on the device, you’re trying to connect to.

Where Can I Find the Pairing Button on the Galaxy Buds 2?

Because the Galaxy Buds 2 is supposed to be seamless, there is no separate pairing button. If the case technique does not work and you need to manually enter pairing mode, press and hold the touchpads on the earbuds for a few seconds while they are in your ears. You’ll hear a noise in the earphones when they enter pairing mode, indicating that it’s safe to connect a new device.


If you have any additional questions regarding connecting your Galaxy Buds 2 with your smartphone, you can refer to Samsung’s official documentation or contact the company’s customer service team.