How to Connect Unsupported Bluetooth to PS4 – Step by Step Guide

Unsupported Bluetooth to PS4

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The modern consoles introduced the concept of using wireless headsets thanks to Bluetooth technology. So the elimination of wired headsets ensures efficient pairing capabilities of Bluetooth devices. There were times when Sony and Microsoft demanded gamers to buy a proprietary peripheral. But now things changed, and platforms allow connectivity to anything, including Bluetooth devices like a headset. If you have a PS4 console, then the process of connecting a wireless device is extremely simple. However, if your device is unsupported to PS4, then there is nothing to worry about. There are methods available to connect unsupported Bluetooth to PS4. Read this article thoroughly to learn all these methods.

Method 1: Use a Dongle to Connect the Bluetooth Headset to PS4

This is a very easy way to connect an unsupported Bluetooth headset to PlayStation 4. To apply this method, you will require a wireless microphone and a Dongle.Now follow these simple steps:

  • First, insert the Wireless Microphone into your PS4 console
  • Now find the USB slot on your PS4 controller
  • Then insert the Bluetooth Dongle into it
  • Now press the button on the Dongle to turn it on
  • Now bring your device closer to the Dongle and turn on your Bluetooth device
  • Wait for a few seconds to allow the device to connect
  • Now go to the Settings option on your PS4 and Press X
  • Then choose ‘Devices’ and then ‘Audio devices’
  • From the new menu, click on ‘Input Device’
  • Then select ‘Headset Connects to controller’
  • Now from the ‘Output Device’ option click on ‘USB Headset’
  • Now from the ‘Volume Control (headphones) option, set the volume preferably to mediumor louder
  • Finally, click on ‘Output to Headphones, and click on ‘All Audio’
  • Your headphone is connected to PS4

Method 2: Use an Audio Cable with Inbuilt Microphone

If you have an audio cable with the inbuilt microphone, then you can easily apply this method to connect unsupported Bluetooth to PS4.Now follow these simple steps:

  • First,turn on your Bluetooth device and connect it to your PS4 controller
  • Now go to the Settings page on PS4 and select ‘Devices’
  • Then choose Bluetooth Devices from the options
  • Now wait a few moments for the device to find your headset
  • Now, click on the name of your Bluetooth headset for the device to connect
  • Then click on Devices and Audio Devices from the drop-down menu
  • From the new menu click on ‘Output Device’
  • Then select ‘Headset Connects to controller’
  • Now from the ‘Volume Control (headphones) option, set the volume preferably to mediumor louder
  • Finally, click on ‘Output to Headphones, and click on ‘All Audio’
  • Your headphone is connected to PS4

Method 3: Use USB Adapter to Connect the Bluetooth Headset

You can connect the unsupported Bluetooth device to your PS4 with a USB adapter. The process is very simple. Here are the steps:

  • First insert the USB adapter to the USB port of PS4 
  • Now turn on your Bluetooth headphones
  • Now go to the Settings option on your PS4 and Press X
  • Then choose ‘Devices’ and then ‘Audio devices’
  • From the new menu click on ‘Output Device’
  • Then select ‘USB Headset’
  • Next, select Output Device, and click Headset Connected to Controller
  • Now from the ‘Volume Control (headphones) option, set the volume preferably to medium or louder
  • Finally, select output to headphones, and select all audio

List of PS4 Compatible Headphones

  • Razer Kraken Tournament Edition
  • RazerNari Ultimate
  • Sony PlayStation Wireless Platinum
  • Beyerdynamic Custom Game
  • Turtle Beach Stealth 700
  • Turtle Beach Elite Pro 2
  • Turtle Beach Recon 70P

How to Connect Supported Bluetooth Headset to PS4

  • First, check if your Bluetooth headphones are supported by Sony
  • Now turn on your PS4 Bluetooth headset in pair mode
  • Now go to the Settings page on PS4 and select ‘Devices’
  • Then choose Bluetooth Devices from the options
  • Then find the name of your headset and select the name of your headset to connect
  • Wait a few seconds, and your headset will connect
  • Now go to ‘Devices’ and then choose ‘Audio devices’
  • Next, select Output Device, and click Headset Connected to Controller
  • Now from the ‘Volume Control (headphones) option, set the volume preferably to medium or louder or adjust it according to your needs
  • Finally, select output to headphones, and select all audio

Final Thoughts

I hope this article helps you connect unsupported Bluetooth to PS4. If you are still facing trouble to connect the Bluetooth device,then feel free to ask any question in the comment section. Our experts will provide you with the right solution.

Thomas C. Bell

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