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OontZ BudZ Manual

Thank you very much for being an OontZ BudZ owner. With the OontZ BudZ you can enjoy listening to your music, videos and games and have phone calls wirelessly, with high quality audio. We have engineered the OontZ BudZ to provide a very comfortable fit and deliver exceptionally clear audio with distinctive mids and highs with deep rich bass. You can play wirelessly over Bluetooth from your iPhone, smartphone, iPad, tablet and Bluetooth iPod. Click here to download the OontZ BudZ manual as a PDF

Table of Contents:

  1. Overview
  2. In the Package
  3. Buttons and Charging Connector
  4. Charging your OontZ BudZ
  5. Turning the OontZ BudZ On/Off
  6. Pairing and Connecting to your Bluetooth device
  7. Play Functions
  8. Wireless Hands-Free Calls
  9. Wearing the OontZ BudZ
  10. Troubleshooting
  11. Safety and precautions

 

1) Overview

The OontZ BudZ allow you to listen to music, videos and games wirelessly from almost all smartphones, tablets and other Bluetooth devices. These headphones deliver surprisingly loud sound and deep rich bass in high quality, distortion-free stereo sound.

2) In the Package

The following is included in the OontZ BudZ box:

1 - OontZ BudZ Headphones 6 pairs - In-Ear Cushions (2 pairs Small, 2 pairs Medium, 2 pairs Large) 3 pairs - Stay in Place Ear Cushions
(1 pair Small, 1 pair Medium, 1 pair Large)
1 - USB Micro Charging Cable
(for charging only, not for data)
1 - OontZ BudZ Carry Case

1 - Quick Start Guide


3) Buttons and Charging Connector

  1. + Button:
    Function A: Increase Volume - Press and release quickly to increase the volume
    Function B: Track Advance - Press and hold for two seconds to advance to the next track
    Function C: Reject a phone call – Press and hold down for 2 seconds to reject an incoming call
    Function D: Transfer Call – Press and hold down for 2 seconds to transfer the call between OontZ BudZ and smartphone during a call
  2. Center Button:
    Function A: Power on and Power Off, Press and hold for 2 seconds to turn on and 3 seconds to turn off
    Function B: Pause / Play – Press and release to pause and to play
    Function C: Phone Calls – Press and release to answer a call, press and release to end a call
    Function D: Last Number Redial – Press twice to redial the last number called
  3. Bluetooth Indicator Light
  4. – Button:
    Function A: Decrease Volume - Press and release quickly to decrease the volume
    Function B: Track Back - Press and hold for two seconds to go to the beginning of the track and repeat to skip back one track
    Function C: Call mute function - Press and hold for 2 seconds to mute call
  5. Built-In Microphone for wireless calls
  6. Micro USB Connector for charging, under rubber flap

4) Charging your OontZ BudZ

Gently open the rubber flap over the Micro USB Connector (6) and plug in the connector end of the included Micro USB cable. You can charge from either a USB wall charger or a USB port on your laptop or computer.

(Please note the image below is revised from the Quick Start Guide)

When charging, the Bluetooth Indicator Light (3) will be solid red. When fully charged, the Bluetooth Indicator Light (3) will turn blue. The headphones will take about 2-3 hours to charge.


 

5) Turning the OontZ BudZ On/OFF

To turn on, press and hold the Center Button (2) for two seconds. The Bluetooth Indicator Light (3) will flash blue twice to indicate that the headphones are on.

To turn off, press and hold the Center Button (2) for three seconds. The Bluetooth Indicator Light (3) will flash red twice and then the OontZ BudZ will shut off.


 

6) Pairing and Connecting to your Bluetooth Device

Step 1 – Turn on the OontZ BudZ by pressing and holding the Center Button (2) for two seconds. The Bluetooth Indicator Light (3) will flash blue quickly to indicate that the OontZ BudZ are in pairing mode and ready to pair and connect to your device.

Step 2 – Enable the Bluetooth function on your device and then search/scan for the OontZ BudZ. When “OontZ BudZ” appears on the Bluetooth device list, select it and your device will pair and connect to the OontZ BudZ. Make sure your device indicates that it is connected to “OontZ BudZ” in your device list.

Step 3 – The Bluetooth Indicator Light (3) will flash blue slowly to indicate the OontZ BudZ is paired and connected to your device and you will hear two brief audio tones. You can now play wirelessly from your device.

 


 

7) Play Functions

Pause/Play: Press and release the Center Button (2)

Next Track: Press and hold the + Button (1) for 2 seconds

Previous Track: Press and hold the – Button (4) for 2 seconds to go to the beginning of the track. Press again and hold down for 2 seconds to go to the previous track.


 

8) Wireless Hands-Free Calls

To answer an incoming call, press and release the Center Button (2).

To end a call, press and release the Center Button (2).

To reject a call, press and hold the + Button (1) for 2 seconds.

To mute a call, press and hold the – Button (4) for 2 seconds.

To redial, press the Center Button (2) two times.

To transfer a call between OontZ BudZ and your smartphone, press and hold the + Button (1) for 2 seconds.

You may also be able to use your smartphone to switch between using Hands-Free Calls and your smartphone .


 

9) Wearing the OontZ BudZ

Important: Please try each size of the OontZ BudZ In-Ear Cushions to select the size that is most comfortable and provides a snug fit. A proper fit ensures that you will have the best listening experience.

When you insert the OontZ BudZ In-Ear Cushions into your ears, the OontZ BudZ In-Ear Cushions will angle inwards following the direction of your ear canal.

For a more secure fit, especially while exercising, attach the Stay in Place Ear Cushions and guide them into the fold of your ear. We have included three sizes so you can select the best fit.

The controller will be on your right side when the earbuds are worn under-ear.


 

10) Troubleshooting

Problem Solution

OontZ BudZ will not turn on

  • Make sure the OontZ BudZ battery has sufficient charge.
  • If the battery is fully drained, a computer USB may not have sufficient power to charge the OontZ BudZ. Try charging it from a USB wall adapter for at least 2-3 hours.
  • The Bluetooth Indicator Light (3) should be solid red to indicate that the OontZ BudZ is properly charging
Cannot pair the OontZ BudZ with my Bluetooth device
  • Your Bluetooth device may be out of range; move the device within 33 unobstructed feet of the headphones
  • Make sure the OontZ BudZ is not currently connected to any other device. You will need to disconnect the other device from the OontZ BudZ.
  • Make sure your device supports Bluetooth audio.
  • Make sure the OontZ BudZ is in pairing mode, the blue light should be flashing.
OontZ BudZ appears on my device, but will not connect
  • Make sure the OontZ BudZ is not currently connected to any other device. Disconnect the other device from the OontZ BudZ. Make sure volume is up on your device and the OontZ BudZ. Turn the OontZ BudZ off then on again.
  • If your device is connected to another Bluetooth accessory, this may interfere with the pairing process, make sure your device is not connected to any other Bluetooth accessory when pairing to the OontZ BudZ
Paired Bluetooth device will not connect
  • Make sure the OontZ BudZ is not currently connected to any other device. Disconnect the other device from the OontZ BudZ.
  • Turn the OontZ BudZ off and back on.
  • Remove the OontZ BudZ from the Pairing list on the device, restart the device, and then repair.
OontZ BudZ turns off when pairing
  • To put the OontZ BudZ in pairing mode to connect to a Bluetooth device, be sure you only hold the Center Button (2) down for 2 seconds
  • Holding the button down for 3 seconds will turn the headphones off
Can't tell if OontZ BudZ is paired
  • Once paired, you the Bluetooth Indicator Light (3) will flash blue slowly
  • You will hear two brief audio tones
  • OontZ BudZ will appear as connected on your device’s Bluetooth list
No audio from a Bluetooth device
  • Make sure the volume is up on your OontZ BudZ.
  • Make sure your Bluetooth device is playing audio, not paused and volume is up.
  • Your Bluetooth device may be out of range, move closer within 33 unobstructed feet.
  • Turn your OontZ BudZ off and back on.
  • Some devices have a default volume when they connect to a new device, try turning up the volume on the headphones and device after connecting.
Cannot answer calls
  • Check whether the paired mobile phone supports Bluetooth profile HFP
  • Check whether the Bluetooth wireless connection has been set up between the paired device and the OontZ BudZ
  • Depending on the type of phone you’re using, make sure phone audio is enabled
  • Be sure to press the Center Button (2) to answer and end calls
Poor sound quality from a
Bluetooth device, laptop or computer
  • Your Bluetooth device may be out of range, move closer within 33 unobstructed feet.
  • If you’re MacBook, iPad, PC or tablet has an option to select stereo or Mono select Stereo.
  • Try another track or music app.
  • Turn your OontZ BudZ off and back on.
  • Some devices need to have their WIFI turned off to improve audio quality over Bluetooth.
  • It may be that you need to re-pair the OontZ BudZ with your device. Remove it from your paired devices list, restart the device/computer, and then follow the steps to re-pair the headphones.
Music does not resume after hanging up a call
  • Ensure you have paired the OontZ BudZ correctly with your Bluetooth device
  • Resume music play on the Bluetooth connected device
Windows laptop is asking for drivers
  • The OontZ BudZ does not require drivers, and there are none for it.

If a message like this or similar is displayed, you need to download the drivers from your vendors support site. After doing so, your system should be restarted then the appropriate steps in the user guide to pair and connect to your computer.

OontZ BudZ switches off
  • It will not switch off automatically at any point when plugged in and charging.
  • Make sure your OontZ BudZ has sufficient charge and connect to a USB wall charger for 2-3 hours
OontZ BudZ won’t fit or stay in place
  • Choose the In-Ear Cushions and Stay in Place Ear Cushions that fit best in your ears
  • Be sure the OontZ BudZ is being worn correctly by checking on each earbud for which side it should be worn on

 

11) Safety & Precautions

PLEASE LISTEN RESPONSIBLY
Avoid listening at excessive volume levels or for prolonged periods. Do not use near traffic.

FCC Warning:
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one of the following measures:

- Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
- Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
- Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected.
- Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.

This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.

Any changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the user’s authority to operate this equipment.

Safety
a. CAUTION: Danger of explosion if battery is incorrectly replaced. Replace only with the same or equivalent type.
b. A warning that batteries (battery pack or batteries installed) shall not be exposed to excessive heat such as sunshine, fire or the like.
c. Correct Disposal of this product. This marking indicates that this product should not be disposed with other household wastes throughout the EU. To prevent possible harm to the environment or human health from uncontrolled waste disposal, recycle it responsibly to promote the sustainable reuse of material resources. To return your used device, please use the return and collection systems or contact the retailer where the product was purchased. They can take this product for environmental safe recycling.

1. Read these instructions – All the safety and operating instructions should be read before this product is operated.
2. Keep these instructions – The safety and operating instructions should be retained for future reference.
3. Heed all warnings – All warnings on the appliance and in the operating instructions should be adhered to.
4. Follow all instructions – All operating and use instructions should be followed.
5. Do not use this apparatus near water – The appliance should not be used near water or moisture – for example, in a wet basement or near a swimming pool, and the like.
6. Clean only with dry cloth.
7. Do not block any ventilation openings. Install in accordance with the manufacture’s instructions.
8. Do not install near any heat sources such as radiators, heat registers, stoves, or other apparatus (including amplifiers) that produce heat.
14. Refer all servicing to qualified personnel. Servicing is required when the apparatus has been damaged in any way, such as power supply cord or plug is damaged, liquid has been spilled or objects have fallen into the apparatus has been exposed to rain or moisture, does not operate normally, or has been dropped.

- This lightning flash with arrowhead symbol within an equilateral triangle is intended to alert the user to the presence of non-insulated “dangerous voltage” within the product’s enclosure that may be of sufficient magnitude to constitute a risk of electric shock.
- The exclamation point within an equilateral triangle is intended to alert the user to the presence of important operating and maintenance instructions in the literature