Set up and use your Studio3 Wireless headphones

Here's everything you need to know to make the most of your Studio3 Wireless headphones.

  1.  

    Turn on

    Press and hold the power button for 1 second to turn your headphones on or off.

  2.  

    Set up

    If the indicator light on your earphones turns on but doesn't flash, your earphones have already been set up with a device. In that case, follow the steps to connect to a different device.

    If you have an iPhone using iOS 11, follow these steps. When you set up your headphones in this way, they pair with your other devices that are signed in to iCloud and using iOS 11, macOS Sierra or later, or watchOS 3 or later.

    1. Hold your headphones next to your unlocked iPhone.
    2. Press the power button on your headphones for 1 second.
    3. After a few seconds, your iPhone asks you to connect. If it doesn't, press the power button on your headphones for 5 seconds.
    4. Follow the instructions on your iPhone.

    If you have some other Bluetooth device, follow these steps to pair your headphones with that device.

    1. Press the power button for 5 seconds. When the Fuel Gauge flashes, your headphones are discoverable.
    2. Go to Bluetooth settings on your device.
    3. Select your headphones from the list of discovered Bluetooth devices.
  3.  

    Connect to a different Apple device

    Your headphones automatically reconnect to the last device you used with them. To connect to a different device, follow these steps.

    For iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch using iOS 10 or later:

    1. Open Control Center by swiping up from the bottom edge of the screen.
    2. Swipe to the side in Control Center to show the Now Playing card.
    3. Tap the device name in the corner of the card, then choose your headphones from the list of playback devices. If you don't see your headphones, follow the steps for all other devices, below.

    All other devices:

    1. Go to the Bluetooth settings on your device. For example, on your Mac, click the Bluetooth icon in the menu bar.
    2. Select your headphones from the list of Bluetooth devices. If you don't see your headphones after a few seconds, press and hold the power button for 5 seconds.
  4.  

    Charge

    Plug your headphones into a power source using the included micro USB cable. As the headphones charge, the Fuel Gauge lights flash. When charging is complete, all five lights will remain lit.

    Your headphones provide up to 22 hours of playback from 90 minutes of charging, and up to 40 hours when you turn off Pure ANC. And with Fast Fuel, your headphones provide up to 3 hours of playback from a 10-minute charge.

  5.  

    Control

    To control audio playback, use b on the left earcup, or the center button on the RemoteTalk cable in wired mode.

    • To pause or play audio playback, press once.
    • To skip to the next track, press twice. To skip backward, press three times.
    • To scan forward through a track, press twice and hold on the second press. To scan backward through a track, press three times and hold on the third press. 

    To control the playback volume or call volume, use the volume buttons above and below b on the left earcup. You can also use the RemoteTalk cable to control playback volume.

    • Press and release the volume up button, or press and hold to increase volume continuously. 
    • Press and release volume down button, or press and hold to decrease volume continuously.

    To control the playback volume or call volume, use the volume buttons above and below b on the left earcup. You can also use the RemoteTalk cable to control playback volume.

    • Press and release the volume up button, or press and hold to increase volume continuously. 
    • Press and release volume down button, or press and hold to decrease volume continuously.

    To control phone calls, use b on the left earcup, or the center button on the RemoteTalk cable.

    • To answer or end a call, press once.
    • To answer a second incoming call and put the first call on hold, press once. When two calls are active, this switches between calls.
    • To reject an incoming call, press and hold for 1 second.
    • To stop listening through your headphones and send the call to the phone, press twice.

    To activate Siri on your iOS device or the voice-command feature on another device, use b on the left earcup, or the center button on the RemoteTalk cable. Press and hold until you hear a chime, then say what you need.

    To check the Fuel Gauge, which shows battery level and charging status, tap the power button.

    To turn Pure ANC off, double-press the power button while connected to your device. To turn Pure ANC back on, repeat this process. Pure ANC enables each time you power on your Beats Studio3 Wireless, reducing external noise during playback.

  6.  

    Reset

    1. Hold down the power button and volume down button for 10 seconds. 
    2. When the Fuel Gauge flashes, release the buttons.

    Your headphones are now reset and ready to be set up with your devices again.

  7.  

    Update

    Your headphones are automatically kept up to date when they're set up with an iPhone using iOS 11.

    If your headphones aren't paired with an iPhone using iOS 11, you can use the Beats firmware updater.

  8.  

    Learn more

    Read about pure active noise cancelation (ANC).

Set up and use your Studio3 Wireless headphones

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