Smart Headphones Troubleshooting

General Help

How to Wear your Smart Headphones

  1. Bend the memory wire on the headphones to adjust the earbuds to the desired position.
  2. Memory wire should rest on top of the ear where glasses rest.
  3. Wear the headphone base as close to the back of the ear as possible.
  4. Place goggles on top of the headphones crossing the play/pause & the shuffle buttons.
  5. Pull the cord keeper tight to secure the headphones.
  6. Tuck slack from the cord keeper under the goggle strap.

How to Wear Video Guide


Caring for your Smart Headphones

  • After each swim, unplug your headphones and rinse under some fresh water. This will help get any chlorine or salt off.
  • Only charge the smart headphones when needed.
  • Do not charge went wet. (This is the most common cause of battery related issues.)

Using your MP3 Headphones

  • You can control your music and more with the simple six external buttons.

    • Play/Pause: Press button once to play then press again to pause any audio track.
    • Volume up: Press and hold to increase volume.
    • Volume down: Press and hold to lower volume.
    • Next: Press once to move to the next audio track.
    • Previous: Press once to move to the previous track.
    • Shuffle/Battery Level: Press to turn on/off (LED light pattern will change) Press and hold for 2 seconds. Three chimes means full charge, two chimes means half charge, one chime means low battery.

  • LED Light Messages
    • Playback Mode:
      Ordered: blue light blinks once per second
      Shuffled: blue light blinks once per three seconds
      Paused: solid blue light (light turns off in 3 minutes)
      Fast Forward/Rewind: blue light blinks once per sec
      Low Battery: very quick blinking light
    • USB Mode:
      Charging: solid red light
      Charged: red light turns off

Using your Bluetooth Headphones

  • You can control your music and more with the simple six external buttons.

    • Play/Pause/Reconnect: Press button once to play then press again to pause any audio track. Hold for 3 secs to reconnect pairing.
    • Volume up: Press and hold to increase volume.
    • Volume down: Press and hold to lower volume.
    • Next: Press once to move to the next audio track.
    • Previous: Press once to move to the previous track.
    • Mode: Answer Call - press once, Ignore Call - press and hold, End Call - press once, Redial - press twice, Check Battery Status - quick press, Voice Control - press and hold.

  • LED Light Messages
    • Playback Mode:
      Power On: two blue blinks
      Disconnected/Power Off: one red light blink
      Pairing in Progress: flashing red and blue lights
      Paired: flashing blue light
    • USB Mode:
      Charging: solid red light
      Charged: red light turns off

Troubleshooting

Reset Smart Headphones

  • Swimbuds MP3: Reset by pressing and holding the Play/Pause button for at least 8-seconds.
  • Swimbuds Bluetooth: Hold down both the Next Track and the Previous Track buttons. The Swimbuds Bluetooth® Headphones will then power off. Power on normally to restart.

Charging Help

  • To properly connect the headphones to their charging cable you may need to wiggle the headphones while they are attached to the USB adapter to ensure they are sitting correctly on the connector till the lights indicate connections.

Bluetooth Pairing

  • With the device powered off, hold the Play/Pause button until the light blinks blue and red alternately, showing the headphones are in pairing mode.
  • Turn on the Bluetooth® wireless function on the device you want to connect to.
  • Locate SB100 on your connecting device's provided list, and select it. (For some devices, you may need to input 0000 as a password.)
  • If pairing is successful, a series of tones will play and the light will change to blinking blue.
  • To pair with a new device, simply turn Swimbuds Bluetooth® Headphones on in pairing mode again.

Swimbuds Bluetooth User  Manual