About the touch sensor

Tap the touch sensor for various operations, such as music playback, phone calls, or changing the setting of the noise canceling function.

Illustration indicating the locations of the touch sensors (A) on the headset

A: Touch sensors (left, right)


To operate the touch sensor, tap the touch sensor with your forefinger.

Some available operations

Left Right
Tap To switch the noise canceling function and Ambient Sound Mode To play or pause music
Tap twice To receive or end a call To skip to the beginning of the next track
To receive or end a call
Tap 3 times To skip to the beginning of the previous track (or the current track during playback)
Hold your finger to the touch sensor To activate the Quick Attention Mode To use or cancel the voice assist function (Google app/Siri)


Hint

  • When tapping the touch sensor 2 or 3 times, tap it quickly with an interval of about 0.3 seconds between taps.
  • You can change the function assignments to the touch sensors of the left and right units using the “Sony | Headphones Connect” app. For example, the music playback function that is assigned to the touch sensor of the right unit in the factory settings can be changed to the touch sensor of the left unit.
    You can also change the settings that do not assign the music playback function, noise canceling function, Ambient Sound Mode and playback volume adjustment function, etc.

Note

  • You cannot operate the touch sensors when not wearing the headset. If you disable the wearing detection automatic power off function with the “Sony | Headphones Connect” app, the touch sensors can be operated even when the headset is not worn.
  • When you make initial settings for the Google Assistant on your smartphone, the function assignments to the touch sensors may change automatically.
    Check the function assignments to the touch sensors with the “Sony | Headphones Connect” app.
  • When you make initial settings for Amazon Alexa on your smartphone, the function assignments to the touch sensors may change automatically.
    Check the function assignments to the touch sensors with the “Sony | Headphones Connect” app.