iPads have evolved into versatile and popular gadgets for various use cases ranging from work and education to entertainment, travel, and business. Whether you are using the iPad for work or education or for streaming, the best way to consume content on a portable device is by connecting a nice set of headsets. Although iPad comes with good speakers, if you prefer using the headset and own Samsung Galaxy earbuds, here’s how you can connect Galaxy Buds to your iPad.
Samsung offers earbuds at all prices, the portfolio has the Galaxy Buds Live, the Galaxy Buds 2, and the Galaxy Buds 2 Pro. While they are primarily designed to work with Samsung Galaxy devices, it is also possible to connect them to an iPhone or an iPad. No matter which Galaxy buds you have all of them are compatible with iPadOS. Hence, you can easily pair them with your iPad.
There are two ways of connecting Galaxy Buds to iPad, one by connecting it through Bluetooth settings, whereas the second method requires installing the Galaxy Buds app. Additionally, the app lets you customize Equalizer, Touch Controls, Find My Buds, Update Software, Active Noice Cancelling, and more. Obviously, the Galaxy Buds app also allows you to check the battery percentage of both Galaxy Buds charging case and buds.
So, let’s take a look at different ways by which you can pair your Galaxy Buds to iPad.
Before you start the pairing process, you need to check a few things. The first one is to ensure that both the buds and their case are fully charged or at least 30-40% charged, as this will help ensure a smooth pairing process. You can do this by putting the buds in the charging case. Once charged, you can proceed to the next step of putting the buds into pairing mode.
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How to Put Galaxy Buds in Pairing Mode
Samsung Galaxy Buds can easily be put into pairing mode. As the name suggests, this mode allows them to be discovered by other devices including iPad. Here’s how you can put your Galaxy Buds in pairing mode.
- Open the lid of the Galaxy Buds charging case.
- Now take the earbuds out of the case, you can simply wear them in your ears, or leave them in the charging case with the lid opened.
- That’s it.
Now you have your Galaxy Buds in pairing mode, you can go to your iPad and make a connection between two devices.
How to Connect Galaxy Buds to iPad [from Settings]
Samsung Galaxy Buds are compatible with iPad’s operating system, which means you can easily connect the earbuds by enabling Bluetooth. You can easily turn on the Bluetooth and start pairing the Galaxy Buds to your iPad. Here are the steps, you can follow for connecting Galaxy Buds to iPad.
- Open Settings on your iPad.
- Select Bluetooth and turn the toggle on to make your iPad discoverable.
- In the devices section, you will see your Galaxy Buds.
- Select your Galaxy Buds to complete the connection.
- That’s it.
Usually, this method works fine, but, in case it is not working for you, then you can follow the next method.
How to Connect Galaxy Buds to iPad [using Wearable app]
To make the connection experience more seamless, Samsung has a dedicated app for its earbuds. The app dubbed Galaxy Wearable helps you connect Galaxy Buds to iPad. The app is freely available on the app store. Apart from pairing, it allows you to change Touch Controls, Equalizer, Find My Earbuds, Update Software, and more. Here’s how you can use Galaxy Buds app to pair buds to iPad.
- First, download the Samsung Galaxy Buds app on your iPad.
- Open the app, then grant the required permissions that includes access to Blueooth and Notifications.
- Pick your device on the next screen, once selected, tap Connect.
- If not connected, you can go back to Settings > Bluetooth > select the device once again.
- That’s it.
With the pairing process complete, you are now ready to start using your Galaxy Buds with your iPad. You can now listen to your favorite music, take calls, or use any other audio app on your iPad. As I said earlier, you can check the battery percentage in the app, you can also add the Apple’s built-in battery widget to your home screen if you want to keep an eye on the buds battery.
So, these are the easy ways by which you can connect your Galaxy Buds to the iPad. If you still want to know anything, then leave a comment in the comment box.