- Wondering how to connect two jbl speakers?
- Follow our step-by-step guide to pair them with ease
- FAQs answered at the bottom
- aAlso, check out our separate guide on how to pair jbl speakers with windows/ios /android
the jbl speakers are great. they sound good, they come in various shapes and prices, and they’re pretty easy to use.
You can connect JBL speakers to your smartphone or laptop, but did you know thatyou can connect multiple JBL speakers together?Well, now you know!
Reading: How to double connect jbl speakers
If you’re wondering how to do this, or maybe having a hard time doing it, then fear not! we will explain exactly what you need to do.
here’s how to pair jbl speakers.
how to enable pairing mode to connect jbl speakers
To connect jbl speakers via bluetooth, pairing mode must be enabled. this means your jbl speakers can complete a connection and be detected by your music device.
Luckily, this is very easy to do. all you need to do is follow these two steps:
- turn on your jbl speaker
- press and hold the bluetooth button for 3 seconds or more
if you’re wondering how to connect jbl speakers, this is the first and most important thing to do!
how to connect jbl speakers to a music device
Now you need to get your jbl speakers to connect to your phone, laptop, tablet or computer.
This is done quickly and easily by going into your device’s bluetooth settings and locating and selecting your speakers. try playing a song after this is done to test the connection.
- the process will vary from device to device. We won’t go into full details, but we recommend you check out our guide to pairing your jbl speakers.
how to pair jbl speakers
the jbl connect feature is extremely easy and there are several reasons why you might want to set it up this way.
for example, you may want place your speakers in different rooms but be able to listen to the same track seamlessly in each room. maybe you’re on a camping trip with friends or just want to make your music louder!
Whatever the reason, if you’re wondering how to connect two (or more) JBL speakers, it’s a simple process. just follow these instructions:
- make sure one of the speakers is in pairing mode
- connect the speaker to your device
- tap the jbl connect button on the speaker to allow it to connect with the other jbl speakers in the chain. the connect button will show this symbol: ∞
- press the “connect” button on the second speaker to complete the connection
As you can see, knowing how to connect two jbl speakers doesn’t take much. to connect more speakers, simply repeat the process.
how many jbl speakers can i connect?
This is model dependent as there are two connection features available: jbl connect and jbl connect+.
‘connect’ can be thought of as the most basic, allowing you to connect two jbl speakers at once, while ‘connec+’ will allow you to connect up to a hundred speakers.
can i connect any jbl speaker to another?
Not all jbl speakers can be paired through the jbl connect function. the easiest way to tell is to see if there is a connect button on the speaker. however, here is a list of supported jbl models:
- jbl xtreme 2
- jbl pulse 3
- jbl charge 4
- jbl boombox
boost jbl party
- jbl flip 5
- jbl pulse 4
- jbl xtreme 3
- jbl boombox 2
- jbl charge 5
If you are not sure, check the jbl website and locate your model to check the specifications.
Speakers without the feature tend to be older models, so if you’re currently looking for a jbl speaker on the market, it will have the tethering feature.
what is jbl party boost?
jbl party boost is essentially an improved version of connect+ and is available on newer models.
If you plan to place your speakers in multiple locations, you need to consider how far away they will be from your music device. another consideration is whether you’ll be moving around with your device, such as a mobile phone that may be in your pocket.
party boost offers much greater range than its plug-in counterparts, which is ideal if your speakers aren’t going to be close by.
what is the jbl portable app?
The JBL Wearable App (formerly known as the JBL Connect App) adds an extra level of customization that’s useful when pairing multiple speakers.
Built into the app are options to manage your speakers, adjust EQ settings, and even control a light show on Pulse models.
the other cool feature of the jbl app is the ability to put the speakers in party or stereo mode.
party mode means all speakers will play the same thing, while stereo mode allows two speakers to play in stereo (or left and right), which can be useful when placed in different areas of the room.
why won’t my jbl speakers connect to each other?
There may be a few common reasons why you are having problems with your speakers:
1. speakers are not in range
If your speaker is not near your device, then you will not be able to connect. this applies to both the music device and compatible speakers.
If your speakers won’t connect, try moving them closer together.
2. speakers not charging properly
If you’re trying to connect your speakers but are having trouble, it could be a charging problem.
make sure both speakers are charged and try again.
3. check your bluetooth device
Please check your music device if you are not getting any sound from your jbl speakers despite successful pairing.
First of all, is the bluetooth connection successful? if your phone or laptop isn’t connected to one speaker, it will affect the other speakers it’s paired with.
Similarly, make sure the volume is turned up and the device is charged.
Before you go, check out our guide to the 9 best portable speakers with an auxiliary input.