This wireless earbuds guide explains everything you need to know about Samsung Galaxy Buds: box contents of the buds, the layout of the buds, how to use the buds, how to charge the buds, how to check the battery status, how to pair the buds with other devices, how to use touchpad commands to control the buds. A concise review of the Galaxy Buds was also included.
Of course, some questions you may have on Samsung Galaxy Buds were also answered.
What is Samsung Galaxy Buds?
Samsung announced Galaxy Buds, a wireless earbud for Android phones, together with the Galaxy S10 in March 2019.
Prior to Galaxy Buds, Samsung already offered Gear IconX as a fitness (and wireless) earbud.
Galaxy Buds is smaller and lighter by removing the built-in storage and workout-tracking ability in IconX.
What devices are compatible with Galaxy Buds?
But this is for “quick” pairing.
In fact, you can use Samsung Galaxy Buds as a normal Bluetooth headset. Therefore, you can use the Samsung Galaxy Buds with most devices that support Bluetooth audio, for example, iPhone, Windows PCs, and laptops.
Unlike AirPods, Galaxy Buds does follow the Bluetooth standards. This means it is compatible with most devices that follow the Bluetooth standards.
In short, if your device can use other Bluetooth headphones, it can also use Galaxy Buds.
What is included in the Samsung Galaxy Buds box?
In most regions, you can find the following items in the Samsung Galaxy Buds box:
- Earbuds (L/R).
- Charging case (wireless charging dock).
- Wingtips (3 sizes, S/M/L, M is pre-installed).
- Ear tips (3 sizes, S/M/L, M is pre-installed).
- A USB cable (USB-A to USB-C).
- Quick Start Guide.
Please note, there is no charger (wall or wireless) inside the box.
Layout of Galaxy Buds and the charging case
To use Galaxy Buds effectively, you need to know the layout of both the buds and the charging case.
As illustrated below, there are mainly 11 parts you need to know:
- Battery (and charging) status light for the charging case.
- USB-C port for charging the charging case.