How to Connect Your Galaxy Buds Plus to Your MacBook

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Welcome to the world of Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus and the freedom that comes with true wireless audio. The Galaxy Buds Plus are designed to be used with a compatible Android or iOS device and can also be connected wirelessly to a Mac computer. With up to 11 hours of battery life, active noise cancellation, and stellar sound quality, these wireless earbuds offer an immersive audio experience like no other. In this blog post, we’ll explore what makes these earbuds so special and how you can connect them to your MacBook for even more convenience.

Now let’s move on to how to connect your Galaxy Buds Plus with your Mac computer. Firstly, make sure they are disconnected from any othr device before pairing them with your Mac. To begin pairing, open up the Bluetooth menu in System Preferences on your Apple device and find “Galaxy Buds+” under the Bluetooth devices list. Click ‘Connect’ and ensure that all other Bluetooth devices are switched off before proceeding further. Once connected, put your Samsung galaxy buds into your ears then touch both of them at once like you would if answering a call; they should now be in “pair mode”. And there you have it – you can now enjoy all of the features of your Galaxy Buds+ wirelessly with your Mac!

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Connecting Galaxy Buds Plus to a MacBook

To connect your Galaxy Buds Plus to your MacBook, you will firt need to place the buds into pairing mode. To do this, press and hold the touchpad on each of the buds for a few seconds until you see the LED light start to blink. Then, open up the Bluetooth menu on your MacBook and find the Galaxy Buds under the list of Bluetooth devices. Click ‘Connect’ and wait for a few moments until you hear a chime sound indicating that your buds are now successfully connected.

Troubleshooting Connection Issues Between Galaxy Buds and MacBook

The most likely reason why your Galaxy Buds won’t connect to your MacBook is because the Bluetooth connection hasn’t been properly enabled. To do this, firt ensure that any other Bluetooth devices are turned off. Then open the Bluetooth settings on your MacBook and turn it on. Next place the Galaxy Buds in your ears and touch both of them at the same time (one tap only). This should put them into “pair mode” which will enable you to connect them to your MacBook. If you are still having trouble connecting after following these steps, then it could be due to a compatibility issue between the two devices.

Can Galaxy Buds Be Used With MacBook Pro?

Yes, Galaxy Buds+ will work with a MacBook Pro. All you need to do is make sure your MacBook Pro has Bluetooth enabled. Then, go to your System Preferences, select Bluetooth and connect it to your wireless earbuds. Once the connection is established, you’ll be able to listen to audio from your MacBook Pro trough the Galaxy Buds+.

Troubleshooting Galaxy Buds Not Showing Up in Bluetooth

There are a few possible reasons why your Galaxy Buds or Gear IconX earbuds may not be showing up in Bluetooth. Firstly, make sure that the earbuds are powered on and the battery is charged. Then, check that your phone is connected to an active network (WiFi or cellular). If both of these conditions are met, try restarting the earbuds by pressing and holding the power button for 3 seconds. This can sometimes reset the connection between them and your phone. Additionally, you can try resetting the Bluetooth connection by ging to your phone’s Settings > Connections > Bluetooth and tapping ‘Forget’ on the earbuds. Finally, make sure you have the most updated version of Galaxy Wearable app installed. If none of these solutions fix it, contact Samsung customer service for further assistance.

Pairing Mode for Galaxy Buds Plus

To put your Galaxy Buds+ in pairing mode, start by placing the earbuds in your ears. Tap and hold both earbuds’ touchpads for a few seconds, and you will hear an audible sound indicating that the earbuds are now in pairing mode. Next, open the Bluetooth settings on your device and select the Galaxy Buds+ from the list of availabe devices to complete the pairing process.

Troubleshooting Mac’s Inability to Detect Earbuds

It’s possible that your Mac is having trouble finding your earbuds because the Bluetooth connection isn’t working properly. To troubleshoot, try the following steps:
1. Make sure Bluetooth is enabled on your Mac: Go to Apple menu > System Settings and click on Bluetooth in the sidebar. Check to make sure the toggle switch is turned on.
2. Make sure your earbuds are in pairing mode: Consult the user manual for your earbuds to make sure you are using the correct pairing procedure.
3. Ensure that your Mac and earbuds are close enough together: Try bringing them closer together and see if that helps.
4. Reset your Bluetooth connection: You can try resetting your Mac’s Bluetooth connection by going to Apple menu > System Preferences > Bluetooth, then clicking “Reset” at the bottom of the window.
5. Try restarting both devices: If all else fails, try restarting both devices (your Mac and your earbuds) and then tryng to connect again.

Troubleshooting Connection Issues with Galaxy Buds Plus

The Galaxy Buds Plus may not be connecting because of interference from obstacles like walls or electrical equipment, a malfunctioning app, or an issue with the earbuds themselves. To troubleshoot this issue, first check for any obstacles between the paired devices. Then restart both your mobile device and the earbuds beore relaunching the Galaxy Wearable app. If only a single earbud is connected to your mobile device, restart both earbuds to attempt to connect them both.

Linking Buds to a Mac

To link your LinkBuds to your Mac, start by going to System Preferences in the Dock at the bottom of the screen. Then select Bluetooth and look for LinkBuds on the list. Finally, click Connect and you should be all set!

Connecting a Samsung Galaxy to a Macbook Pro

To connect a Samsung Galaxy device to your Macbook Pro, you’ll need to use Android File Transfer. First, make sure that your Samsung device is unlocked and has Developer Options enabled. Then, download the Android File Transfer app for Mac from the Google Play Store or from the Android website. Once it’s downloaded, use a USB charging cable to connect your Samsung device to your Macbook Pro. After a few moments, you should be able to access all of your files with the Android File Transfer app. Make sure that you disconnect the USB cable before unplugging it from eiher device!

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Are Galaxy Buds Plus Compatible With Apple Products?

Yes, Galaxy Buds Plus are compatible with Apple products such as iPhones and iPads. To connect the earbuds to your device, you will need to use Bluetooth pairing. First, make sure that your earbuds are powered on and that Bluetooth is enabled on your device. Then, open the Bluetooth settings on your device and select “Galaxy Buds Plus” from the list of avaiable devices. Once the connection is established, you’ll be ready to stream audio content through your earbuds. Additionally, if you have a Samsung phone or tablet with Bixby installed, you can use voice commands to control your music playback and adjust the volume.


In conclusion, the Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus are an excellent choice of wireless earbuds for anyone looking to stay connected on the go. They offer great audio quality, a comfortable fit, and up to 11 hours of battery life. The buds also feature dual microphones for clearer calls and active noise cancellation technology to block out background noise. Additionally, the Buds Plus are easy to pair with Apple and Android devices alike, meaning they can be used with virtually any type of device. With all thse features combined, it’s clear that the Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus are an ideal choice for anyone who wants a reliable pair of wireless earbuds.

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Sanjeev is the tech editor at DeviceMAG. He has a keen interest in all things technology, and loves to write about the latest developments in the industry. He has a passion for quality-focused journalism and believes in using technology to make people's lives better. He has worked in the tech industry for over 15 years, and has written for some of the biggest tech blogs in the world. Sanjeev is also an avid photographer and loves spending time with his family.