How to add Bluetooth to an iPod

Bluetooth audio system and headphones are wildly widespread nowadays, thanks to the improved sound high quality, wi-fi connectivity, and commodity costs.

These merchandise are perfect for use with the Bluetooth phones, music enjoying gadgets akin to iPod contact, iPhone and iPad and different Android-powered smartphones and tablets, however, what about the common-or-garden iPod basic, or the unique iPod contact.

Apple hasn’t up to date the iPod basic for about 5 years. It nonetheless options the previous 30-pin connector, and that was a very long time in the past, to get replaced on all of Apple’s different mobile gadgets. And, most of all, not the built-in assist for Bluetooth.

Without any further {hardware}, the iPod, the iPod basic, simply cannot appear to pair it with a Bluetooth speaker or Bluetooth wi-fi headphones. See additionally: Best audio system for iPhone and Best earbuds and headphones for iPhone, iPad

How do you get an previous iPod to work with Bluetooth audio system or headphones

You can purchase a Bluetooth transmitter that can match on the older iPods.

You can purchase Bluetooth transmitters that work with the older iPods, from online shops akin to Amazon and eBay, plus an online client electronics retail. This is to use the headphone jack or the 30-pin connector slot, and a link to the shop.

We examined a Kokkia i10s Bluetooth iPod transmitter, which makes use of the 30-pin connector, and it price £ 39.99 from Amazon. This labored out very effectively, and is straightforward to pair with our check Creative Hitz WP380 Bluetooth wi-fi headphones.

Any different Bluetooth-enabled gadgets that work with the iPod, the iPod basic is from Sony, Belkin, and Gear4, from round £20 up to £60.

It would not want batteries, however, it’ll drain your iPod battery quicker than you are used to.

Read more: How to change a Mac’s Bluetooth title

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