PS5: How to Connect Your AirPods to the Sony Console?

PS5: How to Connect Your AirPods to the Sony Console?

You can connect your AirPods directly to your Sony PS5 console. You still have to know how to go about it.

Are you not a fan of headphones? And you prefer to play with AirPods in your ears? This turns out to be possible, according to our colleagues at Business Insider. The media lets it be known that you can connect these headphones to your PS5.


But how should you go about it you will tell us? Indeed, if you noticed correctly, the Dualshock and the DualSense both have a port for plugging in headphones. In other words, it is impossible to play with AirPods.

Well no! If you think about it, then you haven’t tried anything at this level yet. Because many Internet users, holders of PS5, have tested various tips and have just found THE solution. The one to connect your “remote headphones” to your console.

But for that, you are going to need several elements. In any case, this is what the media notes. According to him, you will first need a Bluetooth adapter with audio capabilities.

Without it, you will not be able to play your games with AirPods. And you will have to settle for the good old headphones which, despite everything, often offer exceptional quality in terms of sound. Notably the Sony Pulse.

Once you have the Bluetooth adapter in your possession, where should you put it? According to our colleagues, the PS5 and its predecessor do not have Bluetooth integrated into their system, as surprising as it may seem. You will therefore have to connect the adapter to a USB port or the headphone socket.

Note that this technique works with all types of headphones. Therefore, you shouldn’t have to worry about running it. Now, in the rest of this article, we’ll walk you through how to get it all working.

PS5: How to Connect Your AirPods to the Sony Console?


As you can imagine, you will have to go to certain parts of your console. And it won’t surprise you to learn that you will also have to take a tour of the machine’s parameters and settings.

But first of all, once the Bluetooth adapter is on the PS4 or PS5, you will need to put it in pairing mode. Once done, then open the case of your AirPods (with the AirPods still inside), then press and hold the sync button.

Then press and hold until the Bluetooth adapter indicates that it is correctly paired. Then on your PS4 or PS5, go to Settings, then Devices, then Audio devices. This is where everything is played out.

Change the output device to match your setup (like the headphones connected to the controller). Change the output to headphones for all audio. Once done, you will have everything sorted out.

All you have to do is play your games with your friends with your headphones in your ears. Without worrying about moving around with your controller in case you get up from your chair so as not to lose the thread of the conversation with your friends.