Google Pixel Buds Not Showing Up On Bluetooth

Many users appear to be having problems pairing or connecting to the Google Pixel wireless earbuds, regardless of whether they are using a Pixel device or another non-Pixel handset. Although Google has released several software updates for the Pixel Buds, including the Pixel Buds A-Series, many users are still baffled. In this guide, we will discuss how to fix the problems with the Google Pixel Buds not showing up on Bluetooth. So, keep reading.

Reasons for Google Pixel Buds Not Showing Up On Bluetooth issue?

The primary reasons for this issue are:–

Since Pixel Buds connect via Bluetooth, anything that causes Bluetooth connection issues can also prevent them from connecting.

If the Pixel Buds aren’t charged, or the batteries are dead, they won’t connect.

Firmware issues can also prevent the Pixel Buds from connecting in some cases. In this case, a reset usually solves the issue.

Fixes For the Google Pixel Buds Not Showing Up On Bluetooth

If you’re using your Pixel Buds with a non-Android or older Android device, they won’t automatically connect. In that case, or if the automatic connection isn’t working, you can manually pair your Pixel Buds by putting the case into pairing mode and pairing manually.

Here’s how to connect Pixel Buds manually:

Fully Charge The Earbuds And The Charging Case

Check whether your Pixel Buds and charging case are fully charged. If not, properly insert the Pixel Buds into the case and charge the case for about 30 minutes before attempting to pair the earbuds again. Bluetooth connectivity or pairing issues are most commonly caused by low battery levels on the earbuds or even on the charging case.

Turn On Bluetooth And Re-pair It

To try pairing the Pixel Buds, turn off Bluetooth, wait a few minutes, then turn it back on. You can also turn on/off Airplane mode on your phone to resolve the networking connectivity issue without turning off/on Bluetooth.

Remove Your Pixel Buds From Your Phone

Simply disconnect or forget your Pixel Buds from your handset’s Bluetooth list, then reconnect or pair them again. This trick can also be useful for most affected users. To accomplish this, follow the steps:–

Go to your phone’s Bluetooth menu and choose ‘Forget’ or ‘Delete’ your Pixel Buds.

Open the charging case and check if the Pixel Buds are properly inserted.

Now hold down the pairing button for a few seconds.

Check whether the LED indicator starts bouncing the white light. If yes, your device is ready to pair

On your phone, look for a pop-up notification and tap it to complete the pairing process.

[Note: You may need to look for your Google Pixel Buds or Pixel Buds A-Series in the Bluetooth Settings menu on some Android devices, then add them as a new device.]

Make Sure Your Pixel Buds Are Working

Follow the steps below to check if your Pixel Buds are working correctly:

Using the included USB-C cable, connect the Pixel Buds charging case to a power source.

Remove the Pixel Buds from the case now.

Place one earbud back into the case and wait for the status light on the earbuds to blink. Remember, orange indicates your earbuds are charging while white indicates they are fully charged.

Replace the other earbud in the case and wait for the status light on the earbuds to blink again.

Reset Pixel Buds

If the issue persists after following the above-mentioned methods, try following these steps:

Use the provided USB Type-C cable to connect the charging case to a power source.

Make sure the Pixel Buds are seated properly inside the charging case and leave it open.

For 30 seconds, press and hold the pairing button on the case’s back.

Release the pairing button when the earbuds light stops blinking.

Until the reset is completed, the earbuds’ indicator light will blink white and orange. The indicator light will then begin to blink in a white pattern.

Your Google Pixel Buds will be fully reset and ready to pair right away.

Reset Charging Case

Take the Pixel Buds out of the charging case and press and hold the charging case’s button until the white LEDs appear.

White LEDs will turn off after approximately 7 seconds. But you need to continue to press the charging case’s button.

The left-side LED will dimly flash amber seven times after approximately 40 seconds.

Your Pixel Buds charging case has been reset now.

After that, reconnect your Pixel Buds to your smartphone.

Wrapping Up!

Hope you found this guide useful. But, if you are unable to pair your device after following all the methods carefully, try to connect with the Google customer care team.

Experiencing difficulties with your Device, check out our “How To” page on how to resolve some of these issues.


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