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How to turn tv to have bluetooth

I am hard of hearing. I want to buy headphones so I can listen to Television but it says I have to have a bluetooth tv. Is there any adapter that I can use so I can buy the headphones. I do have the tv ears however very uncomfortable. Anyone have any ideas. My husband hears fine and I do not

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Not all TVs have bluetooth audio and worse news.

On the sets I've seen if you turn on bluetooth audio, the TV speakers go silent.

Since you have a working TV EARS you may want to talk to the salesfolk about compatible headsets.

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Question not quite answered, but thanks anyway

The headset's i want are nice padded ones and they say bluetooth compatiable but if my TV does not have bluetooth is there like a firestick or another thing I can insert to make these wireless work? Can you turn a tv to get bluetooth adabtlablity was my question. Yes I have TV ears , 2, however they just make the little plugs so looking for the earphones that pic up volume of tv and they all say tv has to have bluetooth

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I can't answer. Why?

I don't see the exact make and model TV and I can't tell which TV Ears you have as well.

There might be a solution but without exact models I can't be sure. For example ALL the TVs I know that can do bluetooth audio shut off the TV speakers so we know that 99% sure to not be what folk are asking for.

If you have TV Ears, many of those accept other headphones via some audio jack so there is no need for Bluetooth for those as any wireless headset (it's a set of transmitter and the headphones) will use that jack.

So back to the TV, if you insist on Bluetooth you have to test if the TV has a headphone jack and what happens when you use it. Most turn off the TV speakers and volume control is done at the headset so many jump in and find out later they hate the headset volume controls. I can't guess here as you can see. Tell more.

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Bluetooth

I just bought some basic JBL Reflect Mini earbuds, bluetooth earbuds and paired with my Samsung 55UH6830 smart tv almost a few years old so yes, will depend on your tv make and model if it supports bluetooth pairing. I did have to unpair from my phone to pair to tv but worked just fine. By the way when I check the price some other pairs I was so happy.

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Can you share the other issue?

All the models I know MUTE the TV speakers when on Bluetooth (reason? Stadium effect.)

When I see the question above, almost all want to keep the TV speakers on for others to hear since they have other folk in the house plus their own needs.

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A small solution

A firestick does not have a audio transfer ability but the roku ultra 2017 model does and it works great, you simply put your headphones ear buds in the remote audio jack and you can hear great. Now if you are watching tv with your husband he won't be about to hear while the head phones are plugged in to the remote only you. I have a suggestion for that. I too had to find a solution for me to hear louder but not have my tv blasting and my tv does not support bluetooth and all the apps that might be able to let me won't download because they won't update my tv apps anymore. I hate smart TVs. I'd rather just buy media boxes. Anyways I have inserted a audio to audio cable from my roku remote to my bose revolve plus speaker. I can keep the speaker close to me so I can here but not disturb everyone with being so loud yet they can here the same program at a reasonable sound for them. Hope this halos and it's not too late lol.

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