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How To Connect JBL Boombox To JBL Xtreme?

You can connect as many JBL speakers as you want using the JBL Connect+ app. Doing so allows you to increase the volume of your music by many folds and enable the Partboost mode. Regardless of the JBL speaker, the method to connect them remains the same as long as they are compatible with each other. In this article, we will learn how to connect JBL Boombox to JBL Xtreme along with the list of similarly compatible JBL speakers and a brief review and comparison of them in the end.

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Step 1: Download the JBL Connect+ App

connect jbl boombox to jbl xtreme

JBL Connect+ app allows you to connect as many compatible JBL speakers as you want to your smartphone device. You can output the sound from one speaker in Stereo mode or from multiple speakers in Party mode. 

Moreover, you can personalize and control all your portable JBL speakers from one single app. You get regular updates and also receive product support and claim warranty within the app itself.

In short, JBL Connect+ is a must-have application in your smartphone if you are an owner of any of the following compatible JBL speakers:

  • Boombox, Boombox 2
  • Xtreme, Xtreme 2, Xtreme 3
  • Pulse 2, Pulse 3, Pulse 4
  • Charge 3, Charge 4, Charge 5
  • Flip 3, Flip 4, Flip 5

You can download the app using the links below according to your smartphone:

Android: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.harman.ble.jbllink

IOS: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/jbl-portable/id994041762

Step 2: Connect the JBL Boombox to Connect+ App

Press the power button on the JBL Boombox to turn it on. If this is your first time connecting your JBL Boombox, the speaker will by default start in pairing mode, so you don’t have to do anything.

Else, to start pairing mode, make sure you hold down the Bluetooth button on the speakers for at least 3 seconds until the LED starts flashing blue.

Your speakers are now in pairing mode.

Next, start the Connect+ on your smartphone. The app will automatically locate your Boombox and pair them together The speakers and smartphone will start syncing the data and once everything is done, you will hear a flip done indicating success.

Step 3: Start streaming music in your JBL Boombox

Start any app you use to stream music from your smartphone. Play the song of your choice. The song will now start streaming from your JBL Boombox.

In case, you cannot hear anything, press the play button on your Boombox or try holding the volume up button.

If everything went well, we can now move to the next step.

Step 4: Connect the JBL Xtreme to Connect+ App

Now press the power button on the JBL Xtreme to turn it on. To start pairing mode, make sure you hold down the Bluetooth button on the JBL Xtreme for at least 3 seconds until the LED starts flashing blue.

Next, press the connect+ button in the JBL Connect+ app. The app will automatically locate your JBL Xtreme and pair your JBL Boombox and Xtreme together. The speakers and smartphone will again start syncing the data and once everything is done, you will hear a flip from your JBL Xtreme indicating a successful pairing.

You can now play music from two or more of your speakers. If you want to disconnect any of them, just press the connect+ button again or simply turn off one of your speakers.

JBL Boombox

JBL Xtreme

Detailed Comparison

FeaturesJBL BoomboxJBL Xtreme
Output Power2×30 watt2×20 watt
Signal-to-noise Ratio80 dB80 dB
Dimensions495 x 254.5 x 195.5 mm496 x 111 x 480 mm
Weight5.25 kg2.11 kg
Lowest Frequency50 Hz70 Hz
Highest Frequency20,000 Hz20,000 Hz
Battery Power20,000 mAh10,00 mAh
Charging Time6.5 hours3.5 hours
Battery Life (advertised)24 hours16 hours
Bluetooth Version4.24.1
USB Ports21
Water ResistanceIPX7IPX7

Final Words

As you can see, connecting your JBL Boombox and JBL Xtreme is very convenient and only require very few easy steps. You can connect up to hundreds of JBL speakers to your Smartphone using the Connect+ app or even multiple devices to your single JBL speaker as long as they are compatible with each other.

In case, you are looking for a new Boombox for yourself, don’t miss our detailed review of the best Portable Boombox to buy in 2021.

Also, check out our review of the best free karaoke apps for Fire TV Stick and the best Bluetooth Boombox  2021. Make sure you bookmark our website for exciting articles on music and lifestyle. See you next time.

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