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How to turn off the Sony LinkBuds S

The Sony LinkBuds S does not have a traditional button or touch input command that you can use in order to turn off the wireless earphones. Instead, there are three ways that you can completely power down this device. To find out what these methods are, you can take a look at this article from Seeking Tech.

Method #1: Using the “Sony | Headphones Connect” app

The first method can be done by using the “Sony | Headphones Connect” app by taking the following steps:

1. If you haven’t done so already, make sure you download and install the “Sony | Headphones Connect” application. You can search for it on the Google Play Store if you have an Android device or Apple App Store if you have an iOS device.

2. You should also link your LinkBuds S to the app if you haven’t done so already.

3. After linking your wireless ear buds, you should be in the dashboard of the app. Here you need to tap the power icon located on the top right side of the screen to manually turn off the Sony LinkBuds S.

Method #2: Using the Charging Case

You can also manually turn off the Sony LinkBuds S by using its charging case by doing the following:

1. Open the top lid of the LinkBuds S charging case.

2. Put the wireless ear buds into their designated positions in the case. The left ear bud should be placed to the left while the right ear bud should be placed to the right if you are looking at the charging case from the front.

For the uninformed, the buds should snap into place via built-in magnets when placed correctly.

3. With the ear buds placed correctly into the charging case, the LinkBuds S should be turned off.

You should also see the light indicator show a green or orange light for around 3 seconds. The display color depends on the remaining battery charge of the case.

4. Make sure you close the lid of the charging case once you are done turning off the Sony LinkBuds S.

If this method does not appear to be working, then it may be due to the charging case running out of battery charge. In this case, you can try plugging the case into a power source and then wait for a few minutes before trying to use it to turn off the ear buds.

Method #3: Waiting for Sony LinkBuds S to Automatically Turn Off

The last method is pretty simple as you can simply wait for the LinkBuds S to automatically turn off by itself.

In order to do, make sure you remove the ear phones from your ear as, otherwise, the wear detection feature will prevent the device from shutting down.

Next, you simply need to wait for around 15 minutes. If the earphones detect no activity for 15 minutes, then it should be able to shut down on its own.

Keep in mind that this method is not the most efficient, especially if you want to preserve battery life. Therefore, we recommend using either the “Sony | Headphones Connect” app or the charging case to manually turn off the Sony LinkBuds S.

To see how you can reset, or factory reset, the Sony LinkBuds S, you can check out this tutorial.