Did you just buy JBL speakers to crank up the volume and enjoy music to its fullest but aren’t able to connect them together? Then cheer up as we got the right solution to your problem!
JBL speakers have been a popular choice among the new generations for various reasons, its neutral and well-balanced sound profile that gives clear output.
Moreover, it has a durable, sturdy build quality, water resistance, and powered battery, allowing you to enjoy music even when you run out of power.
So, if you got your JBL speakers and are looking for a detailed step-by-step guide regarding how to connect JBL speakers together, directly jump to the next section.
Undoubtedly, the prime reason JBL speakers stand out in the magazine is its Bluetooth connectivity feature, leaving you with no need to hassle between wires.
But most users have difficulty connecting two JBL speakers together.
JBL Connection And Technologies
Before moving on to the steps, you should check the connection technology and generation of the two speakers.
One possible reason is that you are trying to connect two different generations of JBL speakers together. If yes, there is no way out.
So, it is better to check the generation of your speaker first.
There are three different JBL speaker generations that you can’t mix and connect. Only the speakers that have the same technology can be connected. The three categories are:
1. JBL Connect Speakers
The generations which fall under the category of JBL connect are:
- JBL CHARGE 3
- JBL XTREME
- JBL CLIP 2
- JBL PULSE 2
- JBL FLIP 3
2. JBL Connect Plus Speakers
The JBL speakers that use connect plus speakers are:
- JBL PULSE 3
- JBL FLIP 4
- PBL BOOM BOX
- JBL XTREME 2
- JBL CHARGE 4
3. JBL PartyBoost Speakers
The speakers that fall under the JBL PartyBoost category are:
- JBL CHARGE 5
- JBL PULSE 4
- JBL FLIP 5
- JBL XTREME 3
- JBL BOOMBOX 2
If your speakers use the same technology, keep calm as your problem will be solved in the next 5 minutes.
6 Easy Steps To Connect Jbl Speakers Together
Once you have made sure that your JBL speakers belong to the same category, follow the given six steps to connect them together.
- Turn On Both The JBL Speakers
First of all, you need to turn on both the speakers. Press the power button and hold it until the LED light turns white or blue, and you hear a vibration tune. Repeat the same for the second speaker.
- Turn On Bluetooth On Your Device
Once you have turned the speakers on, the next step is to turn on the Bluetooth of your device with which you want to connect the speakers, be it your PC, laptop, tablet, or personal mobile phone.
To turn on Bluetooth:
- Go to the settings
- Search for the “Bluetooth” icon and press it
- Turn it on, and tick the box next to “Make it discoverable to other devices.”
- Connect Speakers Via Bluetooth
Here comes the foremost step. Once you have enabled your device’s Bluetooth, next comes connecting the two speakers one by one with the device.
To do so, follow the given steps:
- Search for the Bluetooth button on your JSL speaker
- Press and hold it for a few seconds until you hear a tune or feel the vibration
- Go to your device’s Bluetooth settings, and search for your JBL speaker model in the “Available Devices” list.
- Press it, and wait for the two devices to pair
- Repeat all steps for the second speaker now
Here you go! Both the JSL devices are connected and ready to play the music.
- Play The Song On Your Device
Now, since both the devices are connected, open and play any song on your device.
What? Only one of the speakers is working?
Nothing to stress about, and the next step got your answer.
- Press The Connect Button On The Primary Speaker
Now, press the connect button on your primary JSL speaker until you hear a tune.
The connect button is like an infinity sign and is usually present near the other function buttons of the speaker.
Turning it on will allow the primary JSL speaker to sync with other speakers
- Press Connect Button On Other Speakers
And here comes the last step. Press the connect button on the other JSL speakers. As soon as they turn on, you will be able to hear audio from all the speakers.
Connected your speakers too? Congrats!
Can You Connect Mixed Generations Of JBL Bluetooth Speakers?
Most of the time, no, In most cases, you can’t connect two JBL speakers of different generations.
The only way possible to do so is if your mobile phone has a dual audio Bluetooth mode. In that case, you can connect the two JBL speakers one by one with the device. However, even in that case, you won’t be able to get sound stereo output.
How To Disconnect JBL Speakers?
If you want to disconnect any of the JBL speakers, press and hold the connect button. It will get disconnected.
You can also directly turn off the speaker by pressing the power button.
If you want to turn off all the speakers simultaneously, press the connect of the primary speaker or turn its Bluetooth option off.
The Final Thought!
Connecting two JBL speakers requires no technical procedure. All you need to do is follow the five easy steps we discussed and connect your speakers. To be honest, it’s not rocket science, but a heck of a simple procedure that anyone can do. However, checking the speaker technology is essential.
So, what are you waiting for? Gear up, get your speakers, and follow the guide to enjoy loud music!
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