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How to Pair Sony WF-1000XM4 With iphone, Android, PC, TV & More

How to Pair Sony WF-1000XM4

Sony WF-1000XM4 headset allows you to enjoy personalized entertainment by listening to music on your smartphone or watching a movie on your computer. This guide helps you put Sony WF-1000XM4 in pairing mode and pair it with one or two devices at a go. 

To pair Sony WF-1000XMF, follow these basic steps:

  • Put Sony WF-1000XMF in the pairing mode:
  • Removing them from the case and placing them on your ears
  • Placing fingers on the sensors on your Sony WF-1000XMF.
  • Listening for a beep sound, indicating they are ready to pair.
  • Turn on Bluetooth on your device.
  • Find Sony WF-1000XMF on the list of paired devices and tap on it.
  • Enter “0000” as the password if a password prompt pops up.

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

Before you use your new Sony WF-1000XM4, you will need to put them in pairing mode. After that, they will connect automatically to your device when you open the case.

To put your earbuds in pairing mode, follow the following steps:

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

  • Place your index fingers on the sensors on the earbuds for about 5 seconds.

Place your index fingers on the sensors on the earbuds for about 5 seconds.

  • You will hear a beep indicating they are ready to pair.

Now go to your device’s Bluetooth settings to complete the pairing process. Here is a youtube tutorial on how to pair your WF-1000XM4 for the first time.

How do I Pair My Sony WF-1000XM4 to my Phone?

If you are using an android phone, these are the steps you need to follow to pair your Sony WF-1000XM4 earbuds:

  • Make sure your android device is powered on.
  • Go to settings in the menu, connections, and click on the Bluetooth icon.

How do I Pair My Sony WF-1000XM4 to my Phone?

  • If Bluetooth is not listed, search for it in the box above it.
  • Go to Bluetooth and tap on the icon.

Go to bluetooth and tap on the icon.

  • When you take the earbuds from their case, they will be in pairing mode.
  • Hold a finger on each earbud’s sensors for about five seconds. 
  • A beep sound will indicate they are ready to pair.
  • Go to your android device and look for Sony WF-1000XM4 on the Bluetooth accessories list.

How Do You Put Sony Earbuds in Pairing Mode?

Before you use your new Sony earbuds, you will need to put them in pairing mode. After that, they will connect automatically to your device when you open the case.

To put your earbuds in pairing mode, follow the following steps:

  • Take them out of the case and place them in your ears.
  • Place your index fingers on the sensors on the earbuds for about 5 seconds.
  • You will hear a beep indicating they are ready to pair.

Now go to your device’s Bluetooth settings to complete the pairing process. Here is a youtube tutorial on how to pair your Sony earbuds for the first time.

How do I pair My Sony WF-1000XM4 with My New iPhone?

You will need to pair your iPhone to the headset before using it. Before pairing:

  • Ensure your iPhone device is within three feet of the WF-1000XM4 headsets.
  • Ensure the earbuds are sufficiently charged.

Follow these steps to pair:

  • Remove the earbuds from their case. They will automatically turn on.
  • Place the earbuds in the ear and place your fingers on the sensors for about 5 seconds. You will hear a beep sound, meaning that they are in pairing mode.
  • Unlock your iPhone, locate Bluetooth through settings, and slide the Bluetooth switch to turn it on.

How do I pair My Sony WF-1000XM4 with My New iPhone?

  • The WF-1000XM4 will be listed on the list of devices. Touch it.
  • If you are required to enter a password, input “0000”. The headset will be connected to the iPhone device, and you will hear “Bluetooth connected” from each piece of the headset.

Here is a video tutorial on how to pair a device for the first time.

How to Pair Sony WF-1000XM4 to Android?

If using the headset for the first time with your android device, you will need to set earbuds in pairing mode. Follow these steps:

  • Remove the earbuds from their case. They will automatically turn on.
  • Place the earbuds in the ear.
  • Place fingers on the sensors for about 5 seconds.
  • You will hear a beep sound, meaning they are in pairing mode.

The following tutorial can help you to set your headset in pairing mode.

The following tutorial covers the latest android version, android 12. However, if yours is different, there is no need to worry because you follow the same basic steps:

  • Ensure your android device is powered on.
  • Go to settings.
  • Go to Bluetooth and tap on the icon. 
  • When you take the earbuds from their case, they will be in pairing mode.
  • A beep sound will indicate they are ready to pair.
  • Go to your android device and look for Sony  WF-1000XM4 on the Bluetooth accessories list. Tap on Sony WF-1000XM4, and the pairing process will begin.

How to Pair Sony WF-1000XM4 to PC?

  • Ensure your computer has Bluetooth connectivity.
  • Ensure the computer is within one meter of the headset.
  • Depending on your computer type, you might need to turn on the Bluetooth adaptor. If you encounter problems turning on Bluetooth, refer to the manufacturer’s manual.
  • If you use Windows 10 OS version 1803 or later, you can use the Swift Pair function.
    • Go to Start.
    • Go to settings.
    • Go to Devices.
    • Click on Bluetooth & Other Devices.
    • Check the box with Show notification to connect using Swift pair.
  • Remove the headset from the case.
  • Ensure your WF-1000XM4 is in pairing mode.
  • If using Swift, a pop-up will appear. Click connect.

How to Pair Sony WF-1000XM4 to PC?

  • To connect your headset to your computer without Swift Pair:
    • Go to Start.
    • Go to settings.
    • Go to Devices.
    • Click on the Bluetooth tab.

Click on the Bluetooth tab.

  • Slide the switch to turn on Bluetooth.

Slide the switch to turn on Bluetooth.

  • Select WF-1000XM4.
  • Click pair.
  • If you are required to input a password, use “0000”
  • Look for the voice guidance: “Bluetooth connected”

How to Pair Sony WF-1000XM4 to Mac?

The following tutorial is for macOS version 10.14 or later.

  • Ensure your computer has Bluetooth connectivity.
  • Ensure the computer is within one meter of the headset.
  • Depending on your computer type, you might need to turn on the Bluetooth adaptor. If you encounter problems turning on Bluetooth, refer to the manufacturer’s manual.
  • Turn on the computer’s speakers.
  • Remove the headset from the case.
  • Ensure your WF-1000XM4 is in pairing mode.
  • Go to System Preferences and select Bluetooth from the taskbar at the bottom of the screen.
  • Select WF-1000XM4 on the list of devices under Bluetooth.
  • Click Connect.
  • If you are required to input a password, use “0000”.
  • Look for the voice guidance: “Bluetooth Connected” from your headset.
  • Click on the speaker’s icon on the top right of the screen and select WF-1000XM4.

How to Pair Sony WF-1000xm4 with an IPad?

Follow these steps to connect WF-1000xm4 to your iPad:

  • Go to settings.
  • Select Bluetooth.
  • Turn Bluetooth On.
  • Tap WF-1000XM4 on the list of available devices.
  • If you are required to input a password, use “0000”.
  • The word connected will display when the pairing is complete.

How to Pair a Sony WF-1000XM4 to Nintendo Switch?

  • Navigate to System Settings

How to Pair a Sony WF-1000XM4 to Nintendo Switch?

  • Tap on System and elect System Update 

Tap on System and elect System Update

  • Make sure you have an internet connection and download the update.

Make sure you have an internet connection and download the update.

  • If the prompt to restart the device pops up, click OK.

If the prompt to restart the device pops up, click OK.

  • After updating and restarting the device, go to System Settings, locate Bluetooth Audio, and select Pair Device.

After updating and restarting the device, go to System Settings, locate Bluetooth Audio, and select Pair Device.

  • If your headsets are in pairing mode, they will be listed on the List of Devices. Click on them to connect.
  • When a prompt says Connected to Bluetooth Audio, click Ok.

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

Sony WF-1000XM4 Switch Between Devices

WH-1000XM4 allows a Multipoint connection. Therefore the headset can switch between two audio sources without disconnecting one. 

Sony WF-1000XM4 Switch Between Devices

The feature only works with two devices at a time. 

  • Download the Sony | Headphones Connect app on one device. 
  • Ensure both devices are Bluetooth enabled.
  • Ensure you select WH-1000XM4  and not the LE_WH-1000XM4 on the source device.

Depending on your device, the steps for multipoint connection vary.

  • If you are using a walkman player and a smartphone:
  1. Ensure both devices are paired to the headset
  2. Download and install the Sony | Headphones Connect app on the smartphone.
  3. Open the app and enable Connect to 2 devices simultaneously.

Open the app and enable Connect to 2 devices simultaneously.

4. The app will reopen and show your smartphone as the first source. Now tap on Device Currently Being Connected. And then tap on Manage Connected Device.

The app will reopen and show your smartphone as the first source. Now tap on Device Currently Being Connected. And then tap on Manage Connected Device

  • Select your walkman from the list of devices.
  • Go to the dashboard and confirm that the walkman is the second connected device. 
  • To switch between the smartphone and the walkman, pause music and play on the other. 
  • You can tell which device is playing on the dashboard.
  • You can play music from either source and if you receive a call from the other device, you need to tap twice on the sensors on the earbuds to answer the call.

You can play music from either source and if you receive a call from the other device, you just need to tap twice on the sensors on the earbuds to answer the call

  • If you are using two android phones:
  1. Ensure both devices are paired to the heads
  2. Play a song or call on one smartphone to establish a connection.
  3. Open the Sony | Headphones Connect
  4. Go to Bluetooth in settings and select WH-1000XM4.
  5. On the screen of paired devices, uncheck the Call audio checkbox.
  6. Terminate Bluetooth on the same smartphone.
  7. Repeat the connection steps and uncheck Media Audio with the second smartphone.
  8. Now use the first smartphone to create a Bluetooth connection with the headset.
  9. When both phones are connected: each has either the  “call audio” or “media audio” feature.
  10. You can play music from one, and if you receive a call from the other device, you need to tap twice on the sensors on the earbuds to answer the call.

Sony WF-1000XM4 Fast Pair

Google fast pair allows you to locate close Bluetooth accessories and pair them through a simple tap. To use, follow these steps:

  1. Put your Fast Paier-enabled device on pairing mode by opening the charging case near your device.
  2. A pop-up will appear on the screen seeking to establish a connection with your Google Account. Tap Connect.
  3. A connection will be established.

Now you can use various features, such as Find My Device, to locate your headset if you cannot find it. Note that the feature will not work if you have already manually connected the device to the headset.

Conclusion

You now know how to pair your Sony WF-1000XMF4 with various devices. Visit our website for more information and see other “how-to guides” that might be useful.

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