If you have a Bluetooth speaker, you may want to use it with your laptop. But connecting your laptop to a Bluetooth speaker isn’t always as easy as you might think.
You can easily pair a Bluetooth speaker with your laptop by following a few simple steps. It’s a great way to get better sound from your music or movies.
1. Turn on your speaker:
If you have a laptop, a Bluetooth speaker can make your device a much better audio experience. You can stream music to it from your computer and enjoy the crisp sound.
If your laptop doesn’t have a Bluetooth port, you can use the speaker’s audio output jack instead. This is usually the one that’s positioned in the front panel of the laptop.
Turn on your speaker and position it as close to your laptop as possible. It should be within five feet, but it’s best to move away from the Wi-Fi router, which can interfere with the connection.
2. Press the pairing button:
Your speaker will be ready to connect to your laptop once you’ve pressed its “Pair” button. This button’s location and appearance will vary from speaker to speaker, so check your manual to find out where to find it.
Typically, you’ll see a blinking LED somewhere on the speaker once it’s in pairing mode, and a solid light once the connection is established.
If you don’t see the blinking LED, you can usually set the device into discoverable mode by pressing and holding the Power button or Bluetooth button for about five seconds. You’ll then see a blue indicator that flashes quickly to let you know the device is ready for pairing.
3. Wait for a few seconds:
Before you can connect a Bluetooth Speaker to your laptop, it must be discoverable. This is a process that may vary by model, so check your speaker’s manual for more details.
Once it’s discoverable, wait for a few seconds and your laptop should recognize it as a Bluetooth device. Then, follow the instructions on your laptop’s screen to pair it with your speaker.
When you’re done, your laptop should be able to play audio through your Bluetooth speaker. Make sure your computer’s audio settings are set to use the speaker’s output, not your laptop’s speakers or headphone jack.
4. Press the pairing button again
If your speaker isn’t connecting to your laptop, try pressing the pairing button again. This will reset the Bluetooth settings and make your speaker discoverable again.
To do this, press and hold the Volume Up and Power buttons simultaneously for about ten seconds. The ring around the power button will flash red three times and then turn solid blue before turning off to indicate that you’ve successfully reset the speaker.
This process works for JBL Charge 4, JBL Xtreme, Boombox, and Go 2 speakers. For more information, see the user manual for your speaker.
5. Wait for a few seconds:
If you’re lucky enough to have a Bluetooth-enabled laptop, you can connect your speaker to it with ease. Generally, you just need to make sure that both of your devices are on, and you’re good to go.
The best part about the whole thing is that it’s easy to do. You simply need to find a few seconds of your time and you’ll be rewarded with the most enjoyable wireless music listening experience of your life.
Using a Bluetooth-enabled laptop to play your favorite tunes through your speaker is an excellent way to spend those precious minutes you don’t have to work.
6. Press the pairing button again:
If you have a Bluetooth speaker and it doesn’t work when connected to your laptop, it might be that the pairing button isn’t pressed correctly. If so, you can press the button again and connect your speaker to your laptop.
The location and appearance of the pairing button will vary from speaker to speaker, so it’s a good idea to check the user manual for your device.
Once your speaker is paired, you can play music through it from your computer or another device. To do this, follow these steps: