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Feb 13, 2021

Pair hearphones to windows 10 laptop

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Bose product name

Bose Hearphones


United States

Firmware Version


App Version


What devices were you using that were affected and what version are they on (e.g. Samsung Galaxy S9 on Android 11, iPhone X on iOS14, etc.)
Dell laptop

Detailed description of the issue and steps to reproduce

I have been able to pair my hearphones to my Dell laptop but they do not appear as an output option in sound settings. Computer will output sound to internal speaker but not to hearphones.


What environment do you experience the issue in? (e.g. noisy office, quiet kitchen, etc.)


When did you start to experience the issue? Did it work correctly previously?


Any troubleshooting steps you took




Re: Pair hearphones to windows 10 laptop

Hey fundy100,


Thank you for taking the time to post and welcome to the Bose Community. I'd be happy to help you get your headphones connected.


To confirm, are you trying to connect the Bose Hearphones, or was that a typo meant to state 'headphones'? Either way, you'll need to make sure that your product is in pairing mode, to be found by your Windows 10 laptop. You can usually do this by holding the Bluetooth button on the product for about three seconds. Also, be sure that Bluetooth is enabled on your laptop to make the connection.


Let me know if you make any progress, or still having difficulty.

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