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# 249414 9-May-2019 18:46
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My wife has just given me a pair of AKG N60 bluetooth noise cancelling headphones for my birthday. They fit on the head nicely and are comfortable to wear. Sound pretty decent too.

 

However I can't seem to pair them with my HTC cellphone. They will pair perfectly with my windows tablet and a cheap $100 Huawei cell. My other pair of Jabra headphones that are not noise cancelling pair perfectly with the HTC. The HTC phone also pairs with the Bluetooth in my car seamlessly for the phone function and for playing music. The AKG phones work perfectly with the HTC if you use the supplied cable but the point of getting them was so they could be used with out the cord.

 

Is Bluetooth connection a bit hit or miss, ie works with some and not others or should I reasonably expect a connection.

 

If you have any thoughts on this mater as to what I can do, please can you pass your knowledge on.

 

Thank you.


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  # 2233990 9-May-2019 20:37
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Have you tried pairing the headphones with the HTC first? If not, have you tried doing a reset and doing first with the HTC?

 

Some headphones ask for additional permissions - like access to you contacts. This is to be able to dial by voice. I've noticed that with a previous pair of headphones I had they would pair but if I ignored the notification asking for this permission to be granted they wouldn't work.





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  # 2234108 9-May-2019 20:56
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Several things come to mind:

 

-restart phone

 

-turn on then off airplane mode

 

-is there a clear bt cache setting?

 

-del all other pairings, restart phone

 

-check you have latest firmware

 

 


 
 
 
 




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# 2234122 9-May-2019 21:13
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Thank you both Freitasm and Sqishy for you very prompt replies.

 

I was trying to pair my new AKG headphones in the vicinity of my tablet and other cell phone, both that paired first of all, with no problem or mucking around.

 

I have just taken my HTC phone and new headphones up to my office out of range of the other items. I turned the phone off then on again, turned both the bluetooth and wifi off and on again and "hey presto " both paired with each other. Turned both devices off then on again and they paired up again very quickly.

 

Just as an aside. HN were selling these for $500 last week and had them on special for $250.00 at the weekend. That's what my wife got them for. Quality and sound, and noise suppresion  wise I think they equal my Five year old Bose quiet comfort 25's. 

 

Next month I have two 30 hour plane flights so I will be giving them a good try out.

 

I'm happy with the result !

 

Thank you


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