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Sony LinkBuds S touch controls guide

You can use the touch controls of the Sony LinkBuds S to perform actions such as play/resume media playback, pause media playback, receive an incoming call, end an ongoing call, skip to the next track, skip to the previous track, enable Quick Attention mode, use voice assistance as well as switch between the Noise Cancellation and Ambient Sound modes.

You can check out this guide from Seeking Tech to see how you can properly use the touch control sensors for these wireless headphones.

How to play and pause media playback with the Sony LinkBuds S

In order to play audio or other types of media via the Sony LinkBuds S, you need to tap the right touch sensor.

To pause the audio or media playback, you need to tap the touch sensor located on the right ear bud.

How to skip to the next track with the LinkBuds S

If you want to skip to the next track on a playlist, then you need to double tap the right touch sensor.

How to skip to the previous track with the Sony LinkBuds S

If you want to go back to the beginning of the previous track of a playlist, then you need to triple tap the right touch sensor of the LinkBuds S.

How to switch between the LinkBuds S Noise Cancellation Mode and Ambient Sound Mode

With the Sony LinkBuds S, you can either use the Noise Cancellation Mode or Ambient Sound Mode.

To switch between the two modes, you need to tap the touch sensor located on the left ear bud.

How to turn off the LinkBuds S Quick Attention Mode

In order to enable the Quick Attention Mode of Sony LinkBuds S via touch controls, you need to tap and hold the left touch sensor.

How to receive an incoming call with the Sony LinkBuds S

If your Sony LinkBuds S is connected to a smartphone, then you can use the touch controls on the earphones to receive an incoming call.

In order to do so, you can double tap either the left touch sensor or right touch sensor.

How to end an ongoing call with the LinkBuds S

If you are done with a call, then you can end the session by double tapping either the left or right touch sensors of the Sony LinkBuds S.

How to activate Google or Siri voice assistance with the LinkBuds S

If you want to use the Google or Siri voice assistance feature via the Sony LinkBuds S, you need to tap and hold the touch sensor located on the right ear bud.

How to deactivate Google or Siri voice assistance with the Sony LinkBuds S

If you no longer want to use the Google or Siri voice assistance function, then you need to tap and hold the right touch sensor.

Keep in mind that you can customize touch controls of the wireless earphones via the official “Sony | Headphones Connect” app.

To see how you can properly clean and disinfect the ear buds and charging case of the Sony LinkBuds S, you can take a look at this guide.