How to Pair Bluetooth Devices to Onkyo TX-SR373

Introduction

The Onkyo TX-SR373 allows you to connect wirelessly to devices using Bluetooth. This guide will help you with that process. Once paired, you may stream audio from the device to the home theater system.

1 Enable Bluetooth

  1. Press the Bluetooth button on your Receiver
    Front of an onkyo receiver showing the bluetooth button
  2. The AVR will enter pairing mode.

2 Choose Device for Bluetooth

For the next step we need to know what device you intend to connect to.

? What device do you want to connect with Bluetooth?

  1. Android
  2. iOS
  3. macOS
  4. Windows 10
  5. Chromebook

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The Onkyo TX-SR373 allows you to connect wirelessly to devices using Bluetooth. This guide will help you with that process. Once paired, you may stream audio from the device to the home theater system.
  1. Press the Bluetooth button on your Receiver
    Front of an onkyo receiver showing the bluetooth button
  2. The AVR will enter pairing mode.

For the next step we need to know what device you intend to connect to.

Some Bluetooth accessories are configured with a PIN or a passkey that is often listed in its manual. Check your Bluetooth accessory manual for the correct PIN or passkey.

Depending on what device (Smartphone or Tablet) and which generation you have, the menu theme and options might look slightly different on your screen. However, the steps should be similar to all Android devices and generations.


Using the Dropdown Menu

  1. Swipe down from the top of the device screen if it's a phone or up from the bottom of the device screen if it's a tablet to access the menu.
  2. Locate the Bluetooth icon.
    Bluetooth icon.
  3. Press and hold the Bluetooth icon.
  4. Swipe the switch to your right to set the Bluetooth accessory in pairing/discovery mode.
  5. A list of nearby devices and previously paired devices will be shown.
  6. In the list of Available Devices, choose the Bluetooth accessory you wish to pair with.
    Android bluetooth menu showing the bluetooth switch in the on position and a list of bluetooth devices currently in range.
  7. If you are prompted for a passkey, put it in. If there is no passkey, then your Bluetooth accessory should be paired now.

Using Settings within the Android Menu

  1. Locate and tap the Apps Menu.
    Android apps icon.
  2. Locate and tap the Settings icon.
    Android Settings icon.
  3. Select the Bluetooth. You may need to select Connections first.
  4. Swipe the switch to your right to set the Bluetooth accessory in pairing/discovery mode.
  5. A list of nearby devices and previously paired devices will be shown.
  6. In the list of Available Devices, choose the Bluetooth accessory you wish to pair with.
    Android bluetooth menu showing the bluetooth switch in the on position and a list of bluetooth devices currently in range.
  7. If you are prompted for a passkey, put it in. If there is no passkey, then your Bluetooth accessory should be paired now.

Depending on what device (iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch) and which generation you have, the menu theme and options might look slightly different on your screen. However, the steps should be the same across all iOS devices and generations.

From any iOS Device

  1. Open Settings.
    iOS Settings.
  2. Tap Bluetooth.
    iOS Bluetooth.
  3. Set the Bluetooth accessory in pairing/discovery mode.

    This process will vary depending on what kind of device you have. Refer to your device's documentation for specifics on how to accomplish this.

  4. Ensure Bluetooth is On then select your device from the list below.
    Bluetooth toggle switch highlighted in iOS settings.

    Some Bluetooth accessories are configured with a PIN or a passkey that is often listed in its information manual. Check your Bluetooth accessory documentation for the correct PIN or passkey.

  1. Set your device to pairing mode. The way you do this may differ from device to device.

    In many cases, you can place your device in pairing mode by having the device off, then pressing and holding the power button to start it up. Usually, after a few moments, it will indicate it is in pairing mode (flashing its indicator light, for example), and you can release the power button.

  2. On the menu bar, click the Apple menu, then System Preferences.
    macOS Apple Menu with System Preferences highlighted.
  3. Select Bluetooth.
    System Preferences with Bluetooth highlighted.
  4. Ensure that it says Bluetooth: On. Turn it on with the button if it isn't.
    Screenshot of the Bluetooth properties box. Annotation that shows how to turn the Bluetooth radio on.
  5. Your computer will search for any Bluetooth devices in range.
  6. Once your device is located, click Pair.
    Bluetooth properties box with directions to click the Pair button next to the device you wish to connect to.
  7. Once the pairing process is complete, your Mac will automatically connect to the device whenever it is in range.

Some Bluetooth accessories are configured with a PIN or a passkey that is often listed in its manual. Check your Bluetooth accessory manual for the correct PIN or passkey.

  1. Turn on your Bluetooth device, and make it discoverable.
  2. Make sure Bluetooth is turned on. Select the Action Center in the bottom-right corner, then Bluetooth. It should be highlighted.
  3. Open the Action Center, and choose Connect.
    Windows 10 action center with Connect tile highlighted. Screenshot.
  1. Select the user menu in the bottom-right corner.
    Chrome user menu
  2. Select Bluetooth.
    Chrome user menu with the bluetooth area highlighted
  3. Turn on Bluetooth.
    Chrome Bluetooth settings with the on off switch highlighted
  4. Your Chromebook will start scanning for your Bluetooth device.
    Chrome Bluetooth settings stating it is scanning for devices
  5. Place your Bluetooth device in pairing mode. This varies from device to device, but in many cases, you can push and hold the power button to turn on your Bluetooth device for a couple extra seconds.
  6. Your Chromebook will locate your Bluetooth device, and list it for you to connect to. Select your Bluetooth device.
    Chrome Bluetooth settings with an unpaired device highlighted
  7. Your Chromebook will attempt to pair to your Bluetooth device. If your device requires a password, you'll be prompted for it at this time.
    Chrome Bluetooth settings as it is connecting to a bluetooth device with the connecting message highlighted
  8. Once connected, a small message will display in the corner, letting you know your Bluetooth device is connected and ready to use.
    Chrome pop-up message indicating a bluetooth device is now connected
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