How to Enable Google Fast Pair 2024 and How do You Use it?

Google Fast Pair

Fast Pair is an always-on feature to detect incoming pairing signals from nearby Bluetooth accessories using your phone’s Bluetooth low-energy radio. To work, Google Fast Pair uses two technologies: Bluetooth Low Energy and Android Location Services.

It works on Android phones and tablets, Android 6.0 and Chromebooks, and Android TVs. In addition to simplifying device pairing, find my support for your accessories using Google Fast Pair. It also makes it easy to locate if lost. It allows you to sync your paired accessories with a Google account. We will discuss it in detail in this article. Interested people, stay tuned and read the article carefully.

Enable Notifications for Google Play Services:

For Fast Pair to work correctly on your device, pop-up notifications for Google Play services must be enabled. Follow the steps mentioned below to enable Google Play Services notifications

  • First, you need to enable notifications for Google Play services on your phone
  • Then go to settings.
  • Then select Apps & Notifications.
  • Click on Google Play Services.
  • Finally, choose Notifications. Allow it.

Which Accessories Support Fast Pair?

Let’s take a look at the accessories that support Fast Pair below.

  1. Fitbit fitness tracker
  2. Nothing Ear series
  3. Sony WF-1000XM4, WH-1000XM4
  4. Beats Studio Buds and Beats Studio Bud+
  5. Google Pixel Buds headphones
  6. Jabra Elite 2
  7. Sony Linkbuds and Linkbuds S
  8. Bang & Olufsen Bioplay H9
  9. Libratone’s Q Adapt on-ear headphones
  10. QuietComfort 45
  11. Bose QuietComfort 35 II
  12. OnePlus Buds
  13. Google Pixel Watch
  14. Wear OS devices

How to Use Google Fast Pair?

How to use Google Fast Pair is discussed below; let’s take a look

  • Turn on your Smartphone.
  • Make sure Bluetooth is turned on.
  • Please turn on the accessory you want to connect and put it in pairing mode.
  • Once your accessory is in pairing mode, bring it closer to the Android device or Chromebook you want to pair with.
  • A pop-up will appear on your screen, asking you to connect to the device.
  • Tap Connect to pair the device.
  • Once the pairing process is complete, you may receive a notification to download a companion app for your device.

Which Devices Support Fast Pair?

  • ChromeOS devices
  • Wear OS devices
  • Android devices
  • Google TV and Android TV products

How to Enable Google Fast Pair?

Follow the steps below to enable Google Fast Pair on your device.

  • First, open the settings on your device.
  • Second, go about the phone.
  • Select Check for Updates here.
  • If the system runs on your device, proceed to the next step. But if the system is not running on your device, you must wait a bit for the updates to download and install.
  • Then, checking the device version, close the app.
  • After, go to your phone settings again.
  • Then, go to the Connect or Sharing option. (You can check the option where Bluetooth, VPN, Wi-Fi, etc. are available.)
  • Then, you will see Quick Nearby Connect or a related option. Activate it.

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