How To Connect A JBL Boombox / JBL Xtreme / Partybox 300

If you have recently purchased or thinking of getting JBL smart speakers; and wondering about connectivity options and how you can connect them to your smartphone or TV, you have landed in the right place. In this article, we will be taking a look at the ways you can connect any of the three most popular JBL speakers namely JBL Boombox, JBL Xtreme, or Partybox 300 to your smartphone or TV, and then take a small tour of FAQs you will need to know before making your purchase. So, without any further delay, let’s get started.

Connecting JBL Boombox To Smartphone

There a too many ways through which you can connect your JBL speakers to your smartphone; wirelessly and wired. In wireless form, you have the option to either connect it directly with Bluetooth or via the JBL app to access exclusive features of the app.

1. Wireless Connection Via JBL Connect App

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Connecting your JBL Boombox with JBL connect app will give you exclusive access to features such as playlist, loop, boost, and exclusive offers for new JBL products. Following the below steps will make the required process a cakewalk for you:

2. Wireless Connection Via Bluetooth

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Wirelessly connecting JBL speakers to your smartphone is very easy and can be achieved like any other Bluetooth device. Just follow the below steps and you are done:

  • 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, turn on the Bluetooth of your smartphone.
  • Locate the Boombox device in the list of visible devices 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.

3. Wired Connection Using RCA Cable

how to connect jbl speakers to smartphones using rca cables

For making a wireless connection, you will require an RCA cable which is easily available both online and in any local electronics market.

  • Connect one side of the white RCA cable to the jack-in port of your smartphone.
  • Connect the other side of the white RCA cable with the audio-out port in your JBL Boombox.
  • Turn on your JBL Boombox by pressing the power on the button.
  • If everything is done, you will get a small microphone label in the notification bar of your smartphone.
  • Test your speakers at a low volume, and if everything appears fine you are done.

Connecting JBL Speaker To Windows/ MacOS PC

Wirelessly connecting JBL speakers to your PC is similar to how you would do with your smartphone.

  • Press the power button on the JBL Boombox to turn it on.
  • The speaker will by default start in pairing mode otherwise 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.
  • Turn on the Bluetooth of your PC.
  • Locate the Boombox device in the list of visible devices and pair them together.
  • If each above step was followed correctly, you will hear a flip done successful connection.

Connecting JBL Speaker to TV

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You can connect your JBL speakers to both Smart TVs and non-Smart TVs easily using the conventional AUX cable. Just use your regular white cable to connect your Non-Smart/Smart TV to JBL speakers. Connection via Bluetooth is not supported for TVs.

  • Connect one side of the white RCA cable to the backport of your TV and the other side with the audio-out port in your JBL Boombox.
  • Turn on your TV using the power button or remote.
  • Turn on your JBL Boombox by pressing the power on the button.
  • Test your speakers at a low-level song and you are done.

About JBL Boombox

Designed for parties and outdoor events, JBL Boombox is one of the most powerful portable Bluetooth speakers out there. With its hard-hitting boost and massive 20,000 mAh battery, enjoy music 24 hours non-stop without missing a track. The compactibility of the speakers allows you to listen to music from sunrise to sunset. Add to that the promise of quality by JBL, it’s one of the most demanded speakers to have.

FAQ’s

How To Factory Reset Your JBL Boombox?

In case you want to restore your JBL Boombox to factory settings, just follow the below simple steps:

A. Turn on your JBL Boombox.
B. Hold down the Volume “+” button and power button at the same time for at least 30 seconds.
C. Your speakers will now go into the power-off mode.
D. Turn on your speakers and it would reset to factory default.

How many JBL Boombox can you pair at a time?

In case you want to restore your JBL Boombox to factory settings, just follow the below simple steps:

A.Turn on your JBL Boombox.
B. Hold down the Volume “+” button and power button at the same time for at least 30 seconds.
C. Your speakers will now go into the power-off mode.
D. Turn on your speakers and it would reset to factory default.

How many JBL Boombox can you pair at a time?

Yes, using the JBL Connect App via Bluetooth connection, you can connect up to 2 JBL Boombox speakers for Dolby Mode. You can also connect up to three speakers in Stereo mode using the Party option within the JBL Connect app itself. You can connect any number of JBL speakers using the below steps:

Start streaming music from any of your JBL speakers via JBL connect app.
Press the Connect+ button in the JBL connect app.
Pair with the second speaker to start streaming in pair.
Follow the above steps to connect any number of JBL speakers.

How to make JBL Boombox louder?

Besides following commonly known speaker hacks such as placing it on the ground or corner of a wall, you can use the Connect App to make your JBL Boombox louder. The comes with a lot of options such as echo boost, pitch control, vocal remover, and equalizer helpful in obtaining desired output.

Moreover, JBL Boombox supports multiple speaker connections as explained in the above faq which can be used to make your party louder.

Can you connect JBL Boombox to TV?

Yes, as explained in the section above, you can very conveniently connect your Smart/Non-Smart TV using the traditional white RCA cable. Just plug the cable into your and JBL speakers and you are good to go. Although connection via Bluetooth to Smart TV is not possible yet.

Final Words

As you can see, connecting your JBL speakers is very convenient whether it is your Smartphone, Windows/Mac PC, or TV set. Even if you don’t have a device that supports a Bluetooth connection, you can just simply use the traditional white RCA cable.  You can connect multiple JBL speakers to your device or even multiple devices to your single JBL speaker.

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

Also, check out our review of the best wireless microphones and our best choice of karaoke apps for Android/IOS devices. We always update our website with exciting reviews and tutorials regarding music and lifestyle. See you next time.

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