How Do I Pair Skullcandy Wireless Headphones To An Android Device?

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Ever wondered how you could easily pair up a Skullcandy Wireless headphone to an Android Device? 

Skullcandy wireless headphones are my go-to pair of portable audio output devices when am on the move. They are an excellent option for earbuds as Skullcandy headphones easily connect to just about all smartphones as well as all android smartwatches, activity tracker devices like Fitbit, and many more. However, figuring out the connection process can somehow be confusing especially for new users. So how does one pair up Skullcandy Wireless headphones to an android device?

Android smart devices pair up with your Skullcandy wireless headphone using Bluetooth wireless connectivity that requires activating for it to work. Though each android device may have its unique way of activating the Bluetooth pairing mode, the process of connecting Skullcandy wireless headphone to android are standard.  

In this article, I will take you through the connection process of these headphones to your android device. All the steps that you need to follow in order to connect the Skullcandy wireless headphones to your Android. Though I may not specifically include all android devices available on the market, the connectivity process Iam sharing with you here can also be used on other Skullcandy headphones and portable wireless speakers too. Pairing them will seem to be a very tough task, but once you learn, the process is very easy and simple. 

Connecting A Skullcandy Wireless Headphone To An Android Device

To pair up Skullcandy wireless headphones, you need to open up your android device and tap the Bluetooth discovery setting to trigger your discoverability mode on and follow the on-screen instructions to connect or pair up your headphones to your android smartphone, android smartwatch activity tracker, or tablet. Though activity tracker s like Fitbit can be paired to your Skullcandy headphones without a smartphone, pairing your headphones through the app makes sure your Fitbit device and phone or tablet can communicate with one another (sync their data).

How Do I Connect Bluetooth Audio Devices To My Fitbit Watch?

The Step By Step Pairing Of A Bluetooth Wireless Skullcandy Headphone To An Android Device.

  1. On your android smartwatch, select Settings.
  2. Select Bluetooth.
  3. Select + Audio Device.
  4. Your watch should locate your Bluetooth headset. Select your headset. 
  5. Your headset is now paired to your watch. A checkmark will appear on the screen to confirm the pairing is complete.

Troubleshooting Steps When Pairing Skullcandy Wireless Headphones With Fitbit Versa.

In cases of failed wireless connectivity between your Skullcandy wireless headphone with your Fitbit Versa, you will need to force quit the Fitbit app and attempt reopening it to establish a new wireless Bluetooth connectivity. 

  • So, to do that, scroll on your android device to locate your Settings.
  • Inside your android device settings, you will need to go to Bluetooth and turn Bluetooth off and back on. This allows for your android device to initiate an aut-device flush so it can start connection afresh after abandoning the first wireless connection attempt.
  •  Suppose your Fitbit device still doesn’t sync with your Skullcandy headphones. In that case, you may need to connect the Fitbit Versa as a solo first by removing all other Fitbit devices from your account from the list of connected Bluetooth devices on your android device and try to sync.

Activate the Skullcandy Wireless Headphones Pairing Mode

The next step when it comes to pairing your headphones to any device is to put them in a pairing mode. With the Skullcandy wireless headphones, you will use a power on/off button that is located in the side of the right ear-cup. 

This power button is used to activate the device’s Bluetooth connectivity. Pressing this button for 3 to 4 seconds will activate the Bluetooth. This will then activate the headphones pairing mode. A LED lights starts to flash showing you that the headphones are in pairing mode. 

Turn on the Bluetooth on your Device

The second step involved locating your headphones on the device that you are pairing them to. For this to be possible, you need to turn on the Bluetooth on your android device. You should also ensure that the device is in visibility mode so that it can easily be discovered. 

When the Android device is not visible, the headphones will have trouble in locating this device. 

Pairing The Skullcandy headphones To Android Device

In order to pair these headphones to your android device. You should go to your device’s settings and activate the Bluetooth on your device. 

You should then check the devices that are available in your list of available devices. You will see your headphones appear on that list. Then click the headphones go pair them with your Android device. Complete the pairing. 

Confirm that your device has been paired successfully

Once your device has been paired, you need to confirm that the pairing was successful, you can use so many ways in order to confirm that the connection was successful.

The headphones will produce a sound, a beep when they have been successfully connected to your android. 

There is also a LED light that stops blinking when connection is successful. 

The Skullcandy wireless headphones have a LED light that flashes when these headphones are in pairing mode. This is the same LED light the will stop flashing when the connection on your Skullcandy wireless is successful. When there is no beeping sound and you see that the LED light is still fishing, this is an indication that the pairing process was not successful. 

You can, therefore, restart the pairing process by resetting your headphones. To reset the headphones you need to look at the manual as this will depend on the model of the Skullcandy wireless headphones that you are using. 

However, most of the Skullcandy wireless headphones have a reset process that involves the following steps: 

  1. Firstly, turn off the wireless headphones. 
  2.  Once they are off you should hold the plus button and the minus button at the same time. You should wait until you hear two beeps then stop. This will reset your headphones. 
  3. You can then restart the pairing process. 

How To Fix Bluetooth Pairing Problems On Your Skullcandy Wireless Headphones

Pairing problems are very common with Bluetooth devices. Bluetooth connectivity can be unsuccessful due to several reasons including hardware or software problems. To ensure that you have a successful connection with your android device. It is essential to know how you can fix these pairing problems. 

Some of the most commons reasons as to why your headphones may not be pairing to your device include: Interference with other devices, low battery power in your devices, trying to connect the headphones while they are connected to another device, devices are not in the same proximity and many more. Use the following steps in order to connect your headphones to your android successfully and solve all the problems related to spring them to your device: 

Check The Bluetooth Connectivity

On your android device, you need to make sure that your Bluetooth is on. You can do this by checking for the Bluetooth symbol on your device’s screen. You can enable the Bluetooth by going into the device settings. You can also use the shortcut on the taskbar on your phone. 

Know The Paring Process Used By Your Other Device

The mode in which you can pair devices will not be the same for every device. There are some phones that will pair to a device through your phone’s Bluetooth directly while others can use NFC communication. Therefore, before the pairing process begins, know this. The Skullcandy wireless headphones can be paired by going to your device settings and searching for it to pair it to your phone. 

Put The Device In Discoverable Mode

For the device, in this case, the Android, to be easily discovered by your headphones. You should put in discoverable mode. The discoverable mode can be turned on through your phone’s settings. This allows you to easily pair the two devices together. 

Put The Two Devices In Close Proximity

The two devices should not be very far away from each other. Putting them very far way for each other will affect the connectivity which may lead to unsuccessful pairing. 

Get Rid Of All Other Bluetooth Connections

If there are any other devices that your Skullcandy wireless headphones are connected to, you should get rid of these connections. This can interfere with the pairing as they may end up connecting to the other devices instead of your android device. If you are still having problems with pairing, resetting the headphones can also be very helpful. 

Charge Your Devices

The two devices that you are trying to pair should have some power in them. Due to smart power management features, some devices will turn off the Bluetooth feature if you are running low on battery. Therefore, make sure that there is enough power in your android device as well as your Skullcandy wireless headphones before you start pairing them up. 

Rediscover your device

You should try to restart the pairing from scratch. This really helps. You should go to your Android’s settings and forget the device, then try to pair it again. 

Get Away From Interference

Another reason why you may be experiencing problems with pairing your device is because there is some interference with other devices like a router since these work in the same spectrum as the Bluetooth. Therefore, avoid putting your devices very close or in top of your WiFi router as this will cause problems with pairing your devices. 

Skullcandy Wireless Headphones At Glance

The Skullcandy Bluetooth wireless headphones are not your average cheap and feebly built portable audio device you see on the market daily. They are stylish, durable, and come in a sleek and sturdy design. The interior of the Skullcandy wireless headphones is made of soft padding that ensures comfort after long usage. This also helps to give a tight seal thereby isolating noises. 

Skullcandy Wireless Headphones Key Features

  • They are very easy to carry around. They come with a bag that you can easily toss them in when you are traveling for safekeeping. 
  • They have buttons on the ear-cups that can be used to activate the Bluetooth mode, change the tracks as well as adjust the volume. 
  • They are equipped with bass sliders. This allows you to change the bass according to your liking. The sounds produced by these headphones also make them a great choice for gamers. 
  • They have a long battery life of up to 13 to 15 hours. The Bluetooth connection they used is very strong as well as reliable. These headphones also come with a 3.5mm audio jack that can be used when you run out of power or simply want to save some battery power. 

Frequently Asked Skullcandy Wireless Headphones Android Device Question.

Why Is My Fitbit Versa Not Showing Up On Bluetooth?

Cases of your android device like Fitbit Versa not showing up on Bluetooth discovery are common when pairing android devices. So, before the whole pairing process begins, you must look at your headphones and know how to trigger them into pairing mode, so your android device can discover them. 

Your Fitbit Versa may not show up on the Bluetooth list of discoverable devices to pair up with either your Skullcandy wireless headphones because you haven’t been able to locate the kinds of buttons you need to press to activate the device’s Bluetooth pairing mode. 

The power button on your Skullcandy headphones are used as a Bluetooth pairing button. It also plays other roles. The minus and the plus buttons can be used to adjust the volume. They are also used to reset the headphones. Use the manual to help you with the instructions on how you can use the buttons. Once you know about your headphones, you can then connect these headphones to your Android devices. 

Can Fitbit Play Music Without An Android Smartphone?

The pairing of android devices to your favorite headphones only makes sense the most especially with autonomous android gadgets like activity trackers and smartphones capable of playing audio. But, can Fitbit play music without an android smartphone?

Fitbit has the ability to play music without an android smart phone’s apps. And that’s because Fitbit features media download abilities that has made it probably one of the most successful smartwatches on the market to day that allow it’s users the ability to download and enjoy listening to music downloaded on it without the need for your android smart phone.


Pairing the Skullcandy wireless headphones is a very easy process as long as you follow all the right steps. We hope that all the information that we have provided to you was able to help you on how you can pair your Skullcandy wireless headphones. Make sure to use the techniques provided in this article if you are still facing connectivity problems. 

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