how to connect sony wh-1000xm5 to mac

How To Connect Sony WH-1000XM5 To Mac (Step By Step)

I have been using the Sony WH-1000XM5 headphones ever since day one, I have been a big fan of Sony headphones for years but there’s something about the XM5’s that I just can’t help but love, and that’s the minimal design.

When you’re setting up the device you may be asking yourself how to connect Sony WH-1000XM5 to Mac, this is a great question because I had a similar problem when I first pulled my headphones out the box.

So I am here to give you a quick and easy guide on how to do just that. Let’s dive in.

How to connect your Sony WH-1000XM5 headphones to Mac?

  • Turn on your Sony WH-1000XM5 headphones by holding the power button for 3 seconds.
  • Make sure your mac has bluetooth on and that you are in the “bluetooth preferences” section.
  • Now press and hold the bluetooth button on your headphones for up to 7 seconds until you see the blue light flashing on the side. This means your bluetooth is in pairing mode.
  • Now on your Mac, you should see “WH-1000XM5” as pairable.
  • Click this and your headphones will no be paired.

This is the simplest and easiest way to sync your headphones to Mac.

Sony WH-1000XM5 Headphones Won’t Connect To Mac?

If you’re having issues with your Sony WH-1000XM5 headphones connecting to make then here’s a few things to do before contacting their support.

  • Fully charge your WH-1000XM5 before trying again.
  • Restart your Mac.
  • Make sure your Mac is updated to the latest OS.
  • Disconnect your WH-1000XM5 headphones from all other devices.
  • Finally, drain the WH-1000XM5’s battery until dead, fully recharge and then try again.

If none of these work then it’s best to contact support they will have an answer for you.

When you connect your headphones to Mac it will remember them, so you will never have to pair them again, apart from turning them on and clicking them in the bluetooth section of your toolbar.

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