How to Fix Only One Galaxy Bud is Connecting || Only One Galaxy Bud working

Samsung Galaxy Buds are the wireless earphone which allows you to enjoy your favorite music anywhere, anytime you want without worrying about tangly wires. Galaxy Buds provide seamless connectivity to your Galaxy Smartphone. Recently, we heard lots of complaints on online forums about only one Earbud is connecting to their Samsung Smartphone, or only one Earbud is working.

Connecting the Samsung Buds to your smartphone is pretty easy if you are doing it correctly. But, if you are one of the unlucky users whose only one earbud works, then first make sure that both earbuds are paired correctly. So, in this article, we will guide how to pair your Samsung Buds easily and if you are right about the pairing process and still facing the issue, then follow along we some tips and tricks that might help you,

Pair the Galaxy Buds to a Samsung Smartphone:

Paring the Earbuds with a smartphone is a pretty easy job; follow the steps below to pair Buds seamlessly.

  1. Put the Galaxy Buds in the charging box and charge them. 
  2. Bring the charging case near to the Samsung Smartphones and open the lid.
  3. A pop-up will appear on your screen, seeking permission to connect earbuds.
  4. Select connect.

How to Pair the Galaxy Buds Manually?

If your Galaxy Buds are not connecting with your smartphone automatically, then don’t worry. Follow the steps below to connect Galaxy Buds manually to your smartphone.

  1. Press and hold the touchpad on your Galaxy buds to activate the pairing mode.
  2. On your smartphone, go to Settings Connection and then Bluetooth.
  3. Now, tap on the Galaxy Buds when it appears.

If still, only one Galaxy Buds is working, then follow the tips and tricks below to solve the issue.

How to Fix Only One Galaxy Bud working or Connecting with a Smartphone?

If the method shown in the video does not work for you, then here are some more tips and tricks you can try,

Solution 1: Update the Samsung Buds

You’re facing the connection issue in Galaxy earbuds might be because of outdated software. Most of the connection issues on Earbuds are caused by outdated firmware. So, you have to upgrade the firmware of Galaxy Buds to solve this issue. For upgrading the software of Galaxy Buds follow along,

  1. Open the Samsung wearable app on a smartphone while one Earbud is still connected.
  2. Select the about earbuds option.
  3. Now, all the information about the Earbuds will be displayed on the screen.
  4. If there is a software update available, then do it.
  5. It might fix your problem.

Please make sure that your smartphone is not causing the problem. To ensure that it is not your device’s fault, try connecting the earbuds with any other device and make sure that your device is also updated to the latest version.

Solution 2: Reset Earbuds


If your earbuds are on the latest version and you are still facing the connection issue, then factory resetting them might help. Follow the steps below to reset earbuds,

  1. Open the Galaxy Wearables app.
  2. Tap on the About earbuds option.
  3. Scroll down and select the reset earbuds option.
  4. Confirm the reset option.

It will erase all the customization you have done to your earbuds. But, it doesn’t matter as your both earbuds start working, you can customize them again.

Solution 3: Update the Galaxy Wearable app

Sometimes the problem is not as serious as we think. The connection issue you are facing with earbuds might be caused by the outdated version of the Galaxy wearable app. So, update the Samsung wearable, and you are ready to go.

Solution 4: Re-install the Galaxy wearable app

This is the last thing you can do if all solutions don’t work for you. Uninstalling the wearable app will delete all the data and cache files stored in it. So, it might help you as it will the corrupt file with the data.

Solution 5: Connect Samsung Care

All the solutions we have provided didn’t work for you. In that case, you should visit Samsung Care to repair or replace your Galaxy earbuds. If your Samsung Buds are under warranty, then they will return or repair your Earbuds free of cost.

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Yes, you can change Bluetooth name of Galaxy Buds.

Can I Connect Galaxy Buds with the PS 5 or PS 4?

Yes, you can connect Galaxy Buds with PS 5 and PS 4. But, it will require USB Bluetooth audio dongle as both PS 5 and PS 4 does not support Bluetooth audio.

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Melky Gahutu

my left galaxy buds is not connected. tried to follow the instruction on how to fix it bus still the same, even i decided to reset it unfortunately the reset in my wearable app is disabled. Help pls

Melky Gahutu

My left galaxy buds is not connected. I tried to follow the instruction on how to fix it but still the same, even I decided to reset it unfortunately the place to reset in my wearable app is disabled. Help pls


thank you, this helped!