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How to fix LinkBuds S Bluetooth connection issues

The Sony LinkBuds S uses Bluetooth in order to connect to other devices wirelessly. If you are having problems connecting, or keeping the connection stable, then you can take a look at this troubleshooting article from Seeking Tech.

1. The first step you can take is to make sure that you have the Bluetooth connection enabled for the device you are trying to connect with your LinkBuds S.

2. If the Bluetooth connection was turned on for the other device, then you can try restarting the other device.

A reset will help refresh the Bluetooth connection in addition to closing any apps and clearing processes that may have been causing conflicts.

3. There is a possibility that the ear phones may have been connected to a different device. For the uninformed, the Sony LinkBuds S will connect to the last Bluetooth device it was previously connected to.

If it is connected to a different device, then you need to disable the Bluetooth connection from the different device in order to connect the ear buds to a new device.

4. You should also try moving the LinkBuds S, as the device that you are trying to connect the ear phones to, closer together in order to get a stronger wireless connection.

5. When repositioning, avoid any physical objects, such as walls and metals, that may block the direct line of sight in between the ear phones and the other device.

6. Bluetooth and other wireless devices may also cause interference. Therefore, you may want to turn off the other wireless devices or move to a different room.

7. If the device you are trying to connect your Sony LinkBuds S has been put in to sleep mode or rest mode, then its Bluetooth connection may be turned off.

In this case, you can simply wake the device in order to re-connect your ear buds.

8. Check to see if your ear phones are actually turned on.

If you have having problems trying to power on the LinkBuds S, then we recommend that you take a look at this post.

9. Before you can connect your ear buds, you first need to pair it with the device.

If you can’t seem to get the pairing process working correctly, then you can check out this troubleshooting article.

10. You can also try putting the ear phones back into the charging case. Make sure that the are properly inserted into their designated positions. Afterwards, close the lid of the case.

You can then open the lid of the charging case and take out the ear phones to see if you can re-establish the Bluetooth connection.

11. Resetting or factory resetting the Sony LinkBuds S may also help fix the Bluetooth issues. For the latter option, you will be restoring your ear buds to the factory default settings.

To learn more about how you can reset and factory reset this product, you can check out this link.

If you still can’t get a stable Bluetooth connection after trying all of the aforementioned potential solutions, then you can try contacting Sony to get additional support.