Whether you’re using one of JBL’s wireless speakers (such as the Flip 4, Charge 3 or Clip 3), JBL’s wireless headphones (like the Reflect Mini BT), or even one of JBL’s soundbars, the Bluetooth pairing process is pretty much identical. Follow the steps below to:
- Turn on pairing mode for your JBL deivce
- Find your JBL device on your phone or laptop and pair them
- Confirm successful pairing
- Troubleshoot your Bluetooth connection.
1. Turn on pairing mode for your JBL device
If your speaker/headphone/soundbar hasn't been connected to Bluetooth before, it will automatically start up in pairing mode when you power on (you should notice the LED light blinking). If you have paired your device previously, you can manually put it in pairing mode by holding down the Bluetooth button for at least 3 seconds, until the LED flashes (JBL speakers typically have a dedicated Bluetooth button. For JBL headphones, the Power button usually doubles as the Bluetooth button).
2. Find your JBL device on your phone or laptop and pair them
Android. Go to Settings and turn on Bluetooth. In Bluetooth click “Pair new device”. When you see your JBL device come up in the list, tap it and it should be paired with your phone.
iPhone. Go to Settings and then Bluetooth. Turn on Bluetooth. Look for your JBL device under “OTHER DEVICES” and tap on it to connect.
MacOS. On your Mac, choose Apple menu > System Preferences, then click Bluetooth. Select your JBL device from the list, then click Connect. If asked, click Accept.
Windows 10. Open “Bluetooth & other devices” in the System Settings either by clicking on your Bluetooth button in the tool bar and selecting “Show Bluetooth devices”. If the Bluetooth button is hidden, you'll find it under the upward arrow on the task bar at the bottom of your display (see below).
When the Add a device window comes up, click “Bluetooth”. Look for your JBL device in the list and tap on it to connect. Alternatively, search for “Bluetooth” in your Windows search box. When the Bluetooth & other devices window comes up, make sure Bluetooth is on then click “Add Bluetooth or other device” and select your device from the list.
3. Confirm successful pairing
When you have successfully paired your JBL speakers or headphones to your phone or laptop, the LED on your JBL device will stop blinking and you should hear an audio confirmation that your device is paired (either a tone or voice confirmation).
Troubleshooting your Bluetooth connection
If you have followed the steps above and your device still isn’t pairing, try the steps in our detailed guide on how to fix Bluetooth pairing problems.
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From Donna on January 23, 2019 :: 1:13 pm
How do I connect my speakers to a Google Home mini
To connect your speaker to
From Suzanne Kantra on January 23, 2019 :: 4:59 pm
To connect your speaker to a Google Home mini via Bluetooth, you need to pair it using the Google Home app.
- Open the Google Home App
- Tap the Google Home device (i.e. your Google Home mini) you’d like to pair with your speaker
- In the top right corner, tap the Settings gear icon, the select Default music speaker
- Tap Pair Bluetooth speaker. Your Google Home mini will then scan for Bluetooth speakers.
- Tap the JBL speaker when it appears on the screen.
For more details on Google Home mini Bluetooth speakers pairing, check out the Google FAQ.
JBL Amour Headphone bluetooth pair to samsung A71
From Firmansyah on November 12, 2020 :: 11:21 pm
I never successed to pair my JBL Amour Headphone bluetooth to Samsung A71. Please tell me who has successed to do it.