Article ID : 00242918 / Last Modified : 10/08/2020

How can I determine which Bluetooth codec is being used by my headphones?

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    You can check which codec is being used by the smartphone using the Sony | Headphones Connect app:

    • Subband Codec (SBC) or
    • Advanced Audio Coding (AAC) 

    The codec used to make a Bluetooth® connection depends on the type of connected device, its Operating System, software version, and device settings. 

    Headphones connect screenshot with shows codec info