Are you struggling to put the JBL speaker in pairing mode? You are not alone, almost every new user has struggled to pair the JBL speakers with devices.
To pair the JBL speaker with devices, you first have to learn to put it in pairing mode. No matter what JBL speaker you are using, you have to follow the same procedure.
How to put the JBL speaker in pairing mode?
To put the JBL speaker in pairing mode, you have to follow the same procedure as regular speakers.
Here is the brief step-by-step guide that would help you in pairing the JBL speaker without any hassle. Read and follow along.
1. Consult the user manual
Since you are planning to pair the JBL speaker to another device for the first time, consult the user manual.
The purpose of consulting the user manual should be to know where the speaker’s power and pairing button is.
If the user manual contains any valuable information relating to your plan, you can read it as well. It would assist you in putting the JBL speaker in pairing mode without any hassle.
2. Turn on the JBL speaker
To put the JBL speaker in pairing mode, the first thing you need to do is turn on the JBL Speaker. Know that you can only go ahead with the plan when the speaker is on.
Almost every JBL speaker has a power button. Therefore, what you need to do is press the power button and wait for the speaker to turn on.
Usually, the speaker takes about 2 to 3 seconds to turn on. The power button would light up when the speaker is on.
3. Spot the pairing button
The pairing button is usually at the right next to the power button on the speaker. Most speaker has it on the left side. Press the pairing button to bring the power button into pairing mode.
Again, the speaker would take about 2 to 3 seconds to be in the pairing mode. The power button of the speaker would start flashing. Moreover, It would also notify you by making a sound.
4. Check the pairing mode
Once you get to hear the speaker making a sound, double-check it. Take a smartphone, tablet, laptop, or any other device and turn on the Bluetooth. Once the Bluetooth is on, search for available devices.
A list of devices ready to be connected would appear, see if the JBL speaker you have recently put in the pairing mode appears or not.
If the JBL speaker appears on the list, congratulations! Your job is done. You can now connect and enjoy music.
Bonus information: what to do when the speaker does not go into pairing mode?
When we press the pairing button, the speaker sometimes does not go into the pairing mode and other times it fails to establish a connection. This rarely happens but happens. Here is what you have to do in such situations.
If the speaker does not go into pairing mode
If you can not hear any sound or the power button’s light flashes within two to three seconds of pressing the button, turn off the speaker.
Give it some time or put it on charge. After a good 10 to 15 minutes, turn it on again and go through the whole process again. There are some solid chances, the issues would get resolved. Connecting JBL with roku tv sometimes create this issue.
If you fail to establish a connection
When the speaker appears to be in pairing mode but fails to establish a connection or keeps turning off move the device a bit closer.
Try again and see if this works or not. If moving the device closer does not do any good, turn off the speaker and the device and re-pair.
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I put my JBL speaker in Bluetooth mode?
To put the JBL speaker in Bluetooth mode, all you have to do is press the pairing button next to the power button. The Bluetooth mode would be on when the speaker made a sound and the power button starts flashing.
Why is my JBL speaker not pairing?
Sometimes the JBL speaker does not pair because of some temporary bug. Turn off and switch on the speaker once again to get rid of the issue.
How do I connect the JBL speaker to Andriod?
To connect the JBL speaker to Andriod, you have to turn on Bluetooth on the speaker, and Andriod, pair them up, and connect.
To put the JBL speaker in pairing mode, turn on the speaker by pressing the power button for 5 seconds. Once the speaker is on, press and release the pairing button next to the power button. The speaker would get into pairing mode when it notifies you with a sound and the power button start flashing.
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