If you’re an avid music fan, you probably spend a good chunk of your day with your favorite songs emanating from your iPhone. If you’re worried that your listening habits are a little out of control, don’t be. The average music listener spends an average of 4.5 hours a day listening to music, according to Nielsen so you’re definitely not alone.
But, how many of those hours do you spend listening to music the same way? Or, better yet, how many of those hours do you want to spend listening to music the same way? If you love listening to music from your iPhone but want to expand the variety of the devices delivering the beat, we’ve got some good news. Thanks to the Bluetooth and AirPlay functionality on your iPhone, there are so many wireless options available to you – from Apple’s AirPods and third-party earbuds to wireless headphones and portable speakers to the sound system in your car.
With your iPhone, you can set up your entire day around your music. You can sync noise-canceling headphones for work, wireless earbuds at the gym, a Bluetooth connection in your car and smart speaker on the kitchen counter – all ready to queue up the perfect song for any moment. If you’re ready for the freedom of that kind of listening experience, keep reading to learn how to sync your iPhone to a variety of devices and speakers.
The right pair of headphones can provide an amazing listening experience, but some songs just sound better with the volume as high as it can get. When you want to crank your music up to 11, here’s how to use Bluetooth to sync your iPhone to third-party devices like smart speakers and your car’s sound system. (This process works if you’re just trying to use headphones and earbuds that aren’t by Apple as well).
Let’s say you paired multiple sound systems to your iPhone using the steps above and want to listen to two or more devices simultaneously to really let the music envelope you. Assuming the devices are compatible with your AirPlay system, you can get this going in just a few simple steps:
Let’s say you’re watching a music video on your phone and want to enjoy the full experience on the big screen. AirPlay also allows you to stream videos to your Apple TV. Here’s how to start streaming:
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