How to Pair Skullcandy Earbuds to Android

Pairing Skullcandy earbuds to your Android device is a quick and simple process that only takes a few minutes.

In this guide, we’ll walk you through the step-by-step instructions to get your Skullcandy earbuds connected via Bluetooth.

Steps to Pair Skullcandy to Android

Follow these steps to pair your Skullcandy earbuds to an Android smartphone or tablet:

1. Activate Pairing Mode on Earbuds

First, ensure the Skullcandy earbuds are turned off and not currently connected to any device. Then press and hold the multi-function button on the earbuds for 2-3 seconds until the LED light begins flashing red and blue to indicate pairing mode.

2. Turn Bluetooth On via Android Settings

On your Android device, open the Settings menu and ensure Bluetooth is turned on. The Bluetooth menu will begin scanning for nearby available devices.

3. Select “Skullcandy Earbuds” to Connect

Under the list of Available Devices, you should see an option pop up for “Skullcandy Earbuds”. Tap on this to initiate pairing. The earbuds LED light will turn blue once successfully connected.

4. (Optional) Rename Earbuds

If desired, you can rename your earbuds within your Android Bluetooth settings to make them easier to identify in the future.

Pros and Cons of Skullcandy Earbuds for Android


  • Good sound quality with enhanced bass
  • Long battery life
  • Comfortable and secure fit
  • Easy to pair and connect
  • Affordable price point


  • Audio can sometimes sound distorted at max volume
  • Not completely wireless, still has wire between earbuds
  • Noise isolation could be better


Why won’t my Skullcandy earbuds connect to my Android phone?

If your Skullcandy earbuds won’t connect to your Android device, first make sure Bluetooth is enabled on your phone. Then reboot both your phone and earbuds and try pairing again. Ensure the earbuds are in pairing mode, indicated by the flashing LED. Also check that no other nearby device is connected to the earbuds.

How do I reset my Skullcandy earbuds?

To reset Skullcandy earbuds, hold down the multi-function button for 10-15 seconds until the LED light flashes red and blue, indicating a reset to factory settings. This will clear any previous paired connections.

Why does only one Skullcandy earbud connect to my phone?

If only one Skullcandy earbud is connecting, the earbuds may need to be reset. Follow the reset steps above. Also ensure both earbuds are charged and being worn while pairing in order to connect properly.

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