How to connect Bluetooth speakers

How to connect Bluetooth speakers

Bluetooth technology is common in almost all our devices nowadays and it is used to connect ( pair: it is the technical term for connecting two Bluetooth devices) devices over a short distance.

It can be sometimes tricky to connect your newly porches Bluetooth speaker to your devices at home so today I will be giving a quick guide on how to pair each of those devices to your speaker. Below is the table of contains your can just skip to any part.
What is a Bluetooth Speaker?
How do Bluetooth speakers work?
How to enable pairing mode on a Bluetooth speaker
How to connect a Bluetooth speaker to your android phone
How to Connect a Bluetooth Speaker to your iPhone
How to connect a Bluetooth speaker to your Laptop (Windows 10)
What is a Bluetooth Speaker?
How to connect a Bluetooth speaker to your TV

What is a Bluetooth Speaker?

Bluetooth speakers are a type of wireless speaker that is aimed at improving the convenience and comfort of listening to music or watching videos. Unlike the traditional speakers which are connected to the sound system or audio source via cables, this type has no wires.

What this means is that you can use the speakers on devices such as stereo systems, TVs, tablets, smartphones, and more without having to fix a cable to a specified port of jack. You can also move with the speaker around without carrying the audio source.

How do Bluetooth speakers work?

BLUETOOTH SPEAKER

Bluetooth speakers, as well as any other Bluetooth-enabled device, use short-range radio waves to connect and communicate with each other.

Bluetooth speakers are literally a radio receiver tuned to exactly one channel. They have their own power source, usually, batteries, although sometimes wall power. Bluetooth speakers have found many takers, particularly people who love to enjoy music, streaming videos, and more.

How to enable pairing mode on a Bluetooth speaker

Before you pair any device to your Bluetooth speaker you have to, first of all, place your speakers into a pairing mode which will permit it to be discovered by your device for initial setup.

I will be showing you two general methods on how to place your speaker into pairing mode, but if the tips don’t apply to your device Please check out the Bluetooth Speaker’s user manual for steps on how to Pair to your specific Bluetooth speaker.

• One of the most popular ways of placing your Bluetooth speaker into pairing mode is by holding down the power button. With this method when powering the speaker ON you keep your fingers pressed on the power button until the light indicator start flashing or you hear a soft voice saying “Bluetooth device ready to pair”.


• Some Bluetooth speakers have a dedicated button for placing your device into pairing mode, this method demands you to look for the button on your device and hold it down until you see the light indicator start flashing or you hear a sound letting you know your device is ready to pair.
With your Bluetooth speaker now discoverable, it can be paired to any device.


How to connect a Bluetooth speaker to your android phone

BLUETOOTH CONNECTION ON ANDROID


Begin by placing your Bluetooth speaker into pairing mode. As explained above.


• On your android phone Swipe down from the top of the screen and press the Bluetooth icon to toggle Bluetooth On or off.
Or you can go to settings>> connection>> Bluetooth and you can toggle the switch next to it on or off.


• Select Pair a new device to place your Bluetooth device in pairing mode.


• Hold your smartphone close to the speaker and wait until it appears on the Bluetooth screen under ‘Other devices’.


• In most cases, the speaker’s name or brand will appear here. Tap the name and your smartphone will establish a connection to your Bluetooth speaker.


How to Connect a Bluetooth Speaker to your iPhone


Begin by placing your Bluetooth speaker into pairing mode. As explained above.


• On your iPhone, open Settings.

• Select Bluetooth.


• Ensure your Bluetooth functionality is switched on at the top of your screen. If the switch is green, your Bluetooth is already enabled and nothing needs to be changed. If not, tap the toggle.


• Scroll down to Other Devices and look for your new Bluetooth speaker’s name in the given list. Be patient, as it may take a moment to show up.


• Once it appears, tap it to connect.


• It will take a few seconds for the two devices to pair. When they’re done, the status will update to Connected on your screen.


How to connect a Bluetooth speaker to your Laptop (Windows 10)

Bluetooth connected to computer


Begin by placing your Bluetooth speaker into pairing mode. As explained above.
• Open Control Panel
• Click on Change Bluetooth Settings
• Check the Allow Bluetooth devices to find this PC checkmark
• Check the other desired options
• Click OK
• Then, you need to enable Bluetooth at all. To do this, click on the Action Center icon. Then, check if the Bluetooth box shows your Bluetooth connection as “on” or “off”. Click to activate or right-click to go back to the Bluetooth Settings.
• The Bluetooth settings page has a slider to toggle Bluetooth connectivity on and off and also lists all the paired and available Bluetooth devices.
• You need to download all the required drivers for you Bluetooth speaker to work, so scroll to the bottom of the page and check “Download over metered connections” for your laptop to download drivers even on mobile connections.
• Now, your Bluetooth speaker should be visible to the laptop and ready to pair.


How to connect a Bluetooth speaker to your TV

Bluetooth to TV


Begin by placing your Bluetooth speaker into pairing mode. As explained above.
Check if your TV support Bluetooth connectivity, if yes
Put on the Bluetooth on and allow the device to pair using your TV screen
But if you’re TV doesn’t support Bluetooth you will have to look at what audio outputs are available on the TV and purchase the right Bluetooth adapter.


When you look at the back of your TV, you are likely to find left and right composite audio jacks, a standard 3.5mm headphone jack, and also an optical TOSLINK jack. The first two transmit audio in an analog format, while the last one is used for digital transmissions. The availability of audio connectors determines what kind of Bluetooth transmitter you should get. If you want to use more than just one pair of Bluetooth headphones, you need to look for a multiple-output compatible transmitter.

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