How to Pair and Connect Bluetooth Devices to TCL Roku TV Models

TCL Roku TV models allow you to connect Bluetooth devices like wireless headphones, speakers, keyboards, and more. Here is a step-by-step guide on how to pair and connect various Bluetooth accessories to your TCL Roku TV.

Check if Your TCL Roku TV Supports Bluetooth

  • Most modern TCL Roku TVs come with built-in Bluetooth support.
  • To confirm, check the specifications on the TV box or manual. You can also go to the settings on your TV.

To check for Bluetooth support:

  • Press the home button on your TCL Roku remote
  • Go to Settings > System > About
  • Look under Network and see if Bluetooth is listed as a supported feature

If Bluetooth does not show as supported, your TCL Roku TV model may not have Bluetooth capabilities. Consider getting a Bluetooth transmitter to add Bluetooth to your TV.

Put Bluetooth Device in Pairing Mode

Before pairing your Bluetooth device:

  • Ensure Bluetooth is enabled on the device
  • Put it in discoverable pairing mode

To enable pairing mode:

  • Refer to the instructions for your specific Bluetooth device on how to make it discoverable for pairing
  • It usually involves pressing and holding a pairing button until an indicator flashes
  • On smartphones, go to Bluetooth settings and choose the option to be visible to all nearby Bluetooth devices

Pair Bluetooth Device on TCL Roku TV

To pair a Bluetooth device to your TCL Roku TV:

  • Press the home button and go to Settings
  • Select Remotes & Devices > Add Bluetooth devices
  • Choose your device from the list of available Bluetooth devices
  • Confirm pairing on both TV and device when prompted

Some Bluetooth devices may not show up in the list. Try putting the device closer to the TV, below 3 feet. Restart both the TV and device and retry pairing if needed.

Reconnect a Paired Bluetooth Device

For already paired Bluetooth devices:

  • Turn on the Bluetooth device
  • On your TCL Roku TV, go to Settings > Remotes & Devices > Bluetooth devices
  • Select your saved Bluetooth device
  • If unavailable, select Add Bluetooth devices and choose your device again

Troubleshooting TCL Roku TV Bluetooth Issues

If having issues pairing or connecting Bluetooth devices:

  • Move device closer, within 3 feet of TV
  • Disable/re-enable Bluetooth on both TV and device
  • Forget the device and re-pair it from scratch
  • Restart both TV and Bluetooth device
  • Check if other Bluetooth devices work or have same issue
  • Update TV and device software/firmware

If problems persist, your TCL Roku TV may not fully support that Bluetooth device. Consider getting a Bluetooth transmitter to add better Bluetooth support.

Connect Bluetooth Headphones to TCL Roku TV

To connect Bluetooth headphones specifically:

  • Put headphones in pairing mode
  • Go to Settings > Remotes & Devices > Add Bluetooth devices
  • Select your Bluetooth headphones from the list of available devices
  • Confirm pairing prompts on both devices

If headphones fail to connect or audio does not play:

  • Ensure TV audio output is set to headphones
  • Disconnect and re-pair the Bluetooth headphones
  • Check headphone battery and power them off/on
  • Move the headphones closer to the TV, within 3 feet

Connect Bluetooth Speakers to TCL Roku TV

To connect Bluetooth speakers:

  • Enable pairing mode on your speakers
  • Go to Settings > Remotes & Devices > Add Bluetooth devices
  • Choose speakers from the list of Bluetooth devices
  • Complete pairing between TV and speakers

If no audio from connected Bluetooth speakers:

  • Confirm TV audio output is set to external speakers
  • Disconnect and re-pair the Bluetooth speakers
  • Check speaker battery and power off/on if needed
  • Move speakers closer, within 5 feet of the TV

This covers the main steps to connect common Bluetooth accessories like headphones and speakers to TCL Roku TV models. Follow the pairing process, ensure devices are in range, and troubleshoot connectivity issues for a smooth Bluetooth experience on your TCL Roku TV.