If you are having issues with bad-quality audio with static from your Bluetooth headphones, particularly on Windows 11. This article will guide you through several different troubleshooting steps you can use to fix static noises and other issues with Bluetooth headphones on Windows 11.

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When experiencing bad audio quality in Bluetooth headphones on Windows 11, several factors could be at play. The common culprits include signal interference from other wireless devices, outdated or corrupted Bluetooth drivers, Bluetooth version incompatibility, and obstacles affecting the Bluetooth range.

It could also be caused by multiple connected devices, low battery levels, and hardware limitations in the headphones themselves. To address these issues, you can try updating drivers, managing connected devices, adjusting audio codecs, avoiding interference, and ensuring optimal Bluetooth settings. If troubleshooting doesn't resolve the problem, reaching out to the headphone manufacturer's support or considering alternative headphones may be necessary.

How do you fix Static and general bad quality in Bluetooth Headphones on Windows 11?

Below are several different troubleshooting steps you can use to fix audio quality, particularly static in Bluetooth headphones on Windows 11. These steps will also work on Windows 11 if you are using your device across different operating systems.

Reduce wireless interference

  • Keep your Bluetooth device (e.g., computer) close to the headphones.
  • Avoid using Bluetooth headphones near other wireless devices like Wi-Fi routers or microwave ovens.

Update Bluetooth drivers

  • Right-click on Start and select Device Manager.
  • Find your Bluetooth adapter, right-click it, and select Update driver.
  • Choose "Search automatically for drivers" and wait for the process to complete.
  • Restart your computer to implement the changes.

Check headphone battery levels

  • Ensure your Bluetooth headphones are fully charged before using them.
  • Regularly check the battery level to avoid static noise when it's low.

Reset Bluetooth headphones

  • Power off your Bluetooth headphones.
  • Follow the specific reset process for your headphone model (refer to the manual).

Troubleshoot Bluetooth

  • Go to Settings > Update & Security > Troubleshoot.
  • Select Bluetooth and run the troubleshooter to diagnose and resolve any issues.

Adjust audio settings

  • Right-click on the Speakers icon and select Sounds.
  • Under Playback, make sure your Bluetooth headphones are selected.
  • Click on Properties for more options, adjust volume levels, and check for any enhancements that might be causing problems.

Remember, if you encounter any issues within the Windows system itself, using a PC repair tool like Fortect might help resolve the problem quickly and efficiently.

Try these steps one by one to see if any of them solve the static noise issue with your Bluetooth headphones on Windows. If the problem persists, you can also try support for further assistance or explore other troubleshooting methods specific to your headphone model.