How to Pair Sony WF-1000XM3 – Android, Ipad, Mac, PC, TV & More

How to Pair Sony WF-1000XM3

The Sony WF-1000XM3 is an advanced wireless headphone with noise-canceling technology. Before you start pairing, ensure that it is fully charged. Once you purchase a Sony WF-1000XM3, it will automatically enter pairing mode when you pair it with the first device.

However, if you want to pair it to another device, hold the headphones at least 1m or 3ft from the Bluetooth device. Then press and hold the sensor (power button) on your headset with your fingers for about seven seconds. The blue, red, or green indicator will flash twice, and you’ll hear an indicator voice “Bluetooth pairing,” which means you have entered pairing mode. Go to your device’s Bluetooth menu, search for WF-1000XM3, and select it for pairing.

You can pair WF-1000XM3 to different devices, and the setting may differ depending on the type of device you’re using. Such devices include;

  • Android smartphones
  • Computers (PC)
  • TV
  • Ipad
  • Macs
  • Firesticks, among other devices

Below is a guide on how to pair your WF-1000XM3 with different devices.

How to Pair Sony WF-1000XM3 to PC?

How to Pair Sony WF-1000XM3 to PC?

Here is how to pair your headset to your PC:

  • Press and hold the power button on your headset for about 7 seconds
  • Ensure the blue or green indicator flashes twice in a row. You will hear a voice guide say, “Bluetooth pairing”
  • Start your PC and go to the Settings menu
  • Select Devices
  • Tap the [Bluetooth] tab, then turn on the Bluetooth by tapping the button
  • Search the [WF-1000XM3] on the list and then click [Pair]
  • If your PC requests a password, enter “0000”
  • You will hear a voice say, “Bluetooth connected.” If your WF-1000XM3 does not show on display, repeat the process

How to Pair Sony WF-1000XM3 to Android?

How to Pair Sony WF-1000XM3 to Android?

Here is a step-by-step process to connect your WF-1000XM3 to your Android phone:

  • Take off the headset units from the charging case. The headset will automatically power up, and the blue indicator will flash twice.
  • Put the headset on your ears and long-press the sensor or button for at least 7 seconds to enter pairing mode. You’ll hear a sound say, “Bluetooth pairing”
  • Search for the WF-1000XM3 headset on your phone
  • Unlock your Android phone and select Settings, then go to Device connection and select Bluetooth.
  • Tap the [WF-1000XM3]; if a password is required, enter”0000″
  • You will hear a voice say “Bluetooth connected” to indicate that the phone and headset are paired
  • If the WF-1000XM3 does not appear, search for it on your Android phone and repeat the process

How to Pair Sony WF-1000XM3 to TV?

How to Pair Sony WF-1000XM3 to TV?

There are two ways that you can use to pair your WF-1000XM3 to your TV. Here is how you pair Sony WF-1000XM3 to a TV:

Step 1

If your TV is compatible and supports the Advanced Audio Distribution Profile (A2DP), this is how you pair it with WF-1000XM3:

    1. Switch on your Sony WF-1000XM3 and ensure they are not connected to another device
    2. Set them on pairing mode by pressing the “On” button for seven seconds
    3. Check the compatible model list or TV specifications on your TV settings
    4. Verify that the A/V sync is applied on the Settings menu to confirm your model supports Bluetooth
    5. Using your remote, go to the home button and select Settings
    6. Click on display and sound, then go to audio output [these settings may differ depending on your TV menu options]
    7. Search for WF-1000XM3 on the list and click “Pair”
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Step 2

  • First, ensure both devices are turned off
  • Find the 3.5mm jack on the left earbud of your WF-1000XM3
  • Check the AUX port on your TV
  • Then, securely insert the 3.5mm jack into the AUX port
  • Turn the WF-1000XM3 and the TV on, and they’ll automatically pair

How to Pair Sony WF-1000XM3 to Mac?

How to Pair Sony WF-1000XM3 to Mac?

Here is how you pair the WF-1000XM3 to your mac computer:

  • Enter the WF-1000XM3 headsets into pairing mode by holding both sensors with your fingers for about 7 seconds. Ensure they are not connected to another device
  • Unlock the computer and search for WF-1000XM3
  • From the taskbar at the lower part of the monitor, select system preferences
  • Select WF-1000XM3 and click on “Connect”

  1. If a password is required, enter “0000”
  2. Once connected, you will hear an indicator say, “connected”  to a paired computer(Mac)
  3. Select the speaker icon at the upper right of your screen and click on [WF-1000XM3]

How to Pair Sony WF-1000XM3 to IPAD?

How to Pair Sony WF-1000XM3 to IPAD?

Below is a step-by-step guide on how to pair a Sony WF-1000XM3 with an iPad:

  • Start by entering the WF-1000XM3 headphones into pairing mode by holding your fingers on both sensors for about 7 seconds. Ensure they are not connected to another device.
  • On your iPad’s home screen, tap the Settings menu
  • Select and turn on Bluetooth
  • On the list of available devices, select WF-1000XM3
  • Once paired, it will display the word “Connected” on the right of the screen
  • If a password is required, enter “0000”

You can also watch this YouTube video on how to pair a WF-1000XM3 with an iPad.

How to Pair Sony WF-1000XM3 to Firesticks?

How to Pair Sony WF-1000XM3 to Firesticks?

This is how you connect your WF-1000XM3 with your Fire TV sticks:

  1. Set your WF-1000XM3 in pairing mode, and ensure the blue indicator flashes two times and a voice indicates “Bluetooth pairing”
  2. From the Home screen menu on your Firesticks TV, select Settings and tap on Controllers and Bluetooth Devices
  3. Select the WF-1000XM3 on the screen. Once connected, your Fire TV will start streaming audio to your headsets. Like in this youtube video.

How Do I Connect My Sony WF-1000XM3 Headphones to My iPhone?

How Do I Connect My Sony WF-1000XM3 Headphones to My iPhone?

    1. Set your headset to pairing mode by long-pressing the sensors for about 7 seconds. Your left unit will anchor “Bluetooth pairing.”
    2. Unlock the iPhone screen and go to the Bluetooth setting
    3. Switch on the Bluetooth function
    4. Select [WF-1000XM3] on the list of paired devices
    5. If a password is required, enter “0000”
    6. Once connected, you will hear a voice indicating “Bluetooth connected.” If you’re not yet connected, the screen will display “connecting to a paired iPhone”
    7. Repeat the process if your WF-1000XM3 does not appear on your iPhone display.

Before You Pair Your Sony WF-1000XM3 to Any Device, Ensure the Following:

  • You have placed the device within 3ft of the headset
  • Ensure your device’s Bluetooth operator supports music playback
  • The headphones are fully charged
  • You have the operating instructions for your device
  • The Bluetooth adapter on your device is turned on

How to Pair Sony WF-1000XM3 FAQs

How Do I Start Pairing on Sony WF-1000XM3?

Start by putting the device you want to pair at a 1m (3ft) distance from the WF-1000XM3. If the headset is new, it will automatically enter pairing mode. If you pair it to another device, press the on-button on your headset for at least seven seconds. The blue indicator will flash twice, and a voice says, “Bluetooth connected.”

How Do I Put My Sony WF-1000XM4 in Pairing Mode?

In a new headset, it automatically goes into pairing mode. However, if you’re connecting to a different device, put the headset receivers on your ears, then hold both touch sensors with your fingers for about 5 seconds. You will hear an audio indicator say, “Bluetooth pairing.”

Bottom Line

You can pair a maximum of 8 devices on your Sony WF-1000XM3, WH-1000XM3, and WF-1000XM4. If you pair a different device, the device with the oldest information will automatically be erased to create space for the new device. Despite being paired to multiple devices, the device can only play music from one device simultaneously.

After you have paired your Bluetooth devices with your wireless headsets, there is no need to repeat the process unless you delete the pairing information or reset your devices. Enjoy your music from your favorite wireless, soundproof headsets by pairing them with your device of choice.

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