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Audio dropouts in Bluetooth headphones? 5 effective ways of figuring it out

By Cleer Audio

You may have noticed that your High-End Bluetooth Noise Cancelling Headphones go silent or stutter when you move. This is because although Bluetooth headphones are designed to connect to your phone or tablet, they can - and will - also connect to other devices, such as your laptop or desktop computer if it's in the vicinity. When you are moving, the Bluetooth signal may be interrupted.

Whether you're experiencing audio problems for the first time, or you've been suffering for a while, this Bluetooth headphones repair guide will show you audio dropout fixes so you can enjoy your favorite music in peace.

Common causes of Bluetooth stuttering

When it comes to Bluetooth headphones problems and audio dropout issues, there are a few common culprits.

This can include:

  • Your battery is low. [Read: Battery Draining Issue in Bluetooth Headphones? Try These Smart Hacks]

  • The device is far away from the Bluetooth signal.

  • You have a signal mismatch.

  • Your body reacts to the signal.

  • Other obstacles can be the cause of Bluetooth stuttering problems.

  • Bandwidth accumulates when you have one or more Bluetooth devices connected.

  • Your wireless Bluetooth headset should be reset.

  • The headset has not been updated to the latest version.

  • Headphones are old, time to upgrade.

These may seem like a lot of issues to check, but they don't happen all at once. But if you know what to look for, you can isolate the problem and solve it in minutes.

So, how can you address Bluetooth headphones problems and audio dropout issues and implement audio dropout fixes?

Here's what you need to do to fix any of the above issues.

  • Make sure you have a reliable battery and charger

If you've been using your wireless Bluetooth headphones for a while, you've probably noticed that the sound gets louder when the charge stops.

If so, you have a headset that should have some charge to work properly. Make sure they are loaded regularly, and the problem will go away.

If you've been using headphones for a while and they're not holding a charge like they used to, it might be time to get a new battery or invest in High-End Bluetooth Noise Cancelling Headphones.

  • Manage your headphone signal strength

Bluetooth technology transmits data over long distances using short radio waves. When you're not around, your wireless Bluetooth headset stops playing. Continue and the link will be completely disconnected. The manufacturer of your High-End Bluetooth Noise Cancelling Headphones indicates the Bluetooth range right on the packaging.

And that might be one of the details you check before buying the pair. You can also check the headphone manual or the manufacturer's website for that number. Most Bluetooth devices work safely within 4-5 feet of the source device.

However, the most important is the audio profile. Take the A2DP profile (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile), for example. It can be difficult to adjust the output clock and consumption clock of the source device and the headset. So, check your headphone manufacturer's website to see if they have a firmware fix for the problem.

  • Check the interference between the body

Have you ever worn a pair of wireless headphones and noticed Bluetooth stuttering?

If you've ever experienced this, it's the water content of more than 70% of your body that blocks the Bluetooth signal. Bluetooth radio waves travel well through liquids because they are weak. To fix this, change the position of your phone until the stuttering goes away.

  • Metal and reinforced concrete can be problematic

The barrier deflects, bounces, or blocks the Bluetooth radio waves from passing through it. Reinforced concrete, such as that which separates buildings from workplaces, houses, or schools, has steel rods. Concrete can also block the transmission of radio waves if it is too thick for them to penetrate.

  • Avoid places with high Wi-Fi usage

Modern technology offers a variety of wireless devices, such as smart bulbs and lighting systems, Wi-Fi routers, microwaves, cordless and hands-free phones, baby monitors, and wireless Bluetooth headphones. You may not know it, but Wi-Fi technology operates in the same 2.4 GHz-2.5 GHz frequency range as Bluetooth technology.

Although the two technologies are different, they share a network. This means that they can block each other's data transmission methods.

Don’t let audio dropouts get the better of you.

When it comes to sound technology, and especially common issues associated with it, the fixes are usually pretty straightforward.

So, the next time your Bluetooth headphones stutter, give this article a read and implement a simple yet effective audio dropout fix.

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