What JBL speakers can connect? [JBL Connect+ function]

JBL an American based company that manufactures audio hardware which includes loudspeakers and headphones. For multiple years bow, JBL is known for its speakers with supper bass with superior quality sound

With its Connect+ feature that allows you to connect to more than one JBL speakers to make your listening experience even better. To know more about this function, you can read on in this article.


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What can these speaker connect?

The unique function that JBL came up with “Connect +” allows you to connect your JBL speakers with multiple speakers to help boost the volume.

You can use this function on the following speakers:

  • JBL Flip 4
  • JBL Pulse 3
  • JBL Xtreme
  • JBL Charge 4
  • JBL Boombox

One thing to notice with these functions are that you can only connect speakers which have connect + function. For example, you can connect JBL Flip 4 to a JBL Boombox but you cannot connect JBL Charge 4 to JBL Pulse 4. Before connection, you must also keep in mind that you need to update your software through the JBL connect app.

How to connect the JBL speakers?

To connect JBL speakers together is not a hard task but to do that you need to follow a few steps to enjoy better music quality:

  1. Connect all your speakers to a source which can be your phone, laptop, iPad, etc. as your source to sync the speakers together at.
  2. Open Bluetooth list of devices and there you will find a list of all connected JBL speakers.
  3. You need to make sure that all the speakers are connected properly so that there is no problem.
  4. Play any audio and you will see the sound coming out from one of the speakers. To connect other speakers, click on the hourglass looking icon with a plus sigh on your speaker. This is the connect+ button.
  5. Take your other speaker and do the same thing to make it sync together. It would then be connected and play music at the same time. You can connect up to 100 JBL speakers at the same time.

Keep in mind that you would need to repeat the pairing process when you set up two or more JBL speakers together.


JBL Basic troubleshooting

Sometimes the pairing process may not be successful all the time. This is why knowing basic troubleshooting steps. Here are some of the most common connecting issues and how to solve them:

  • NO AUDIO: you would first need to check if your device has the right column setting and if not, turn them up. Make sure that your music platform is playing a song. Also check if your device has proper battery since low battery causes problems like these.
  • CHARGING ISSUES: Low battery creates a lot of problems too so you better check if the battery is full and if it isn’t defected. Some JBL speakers are not water-proof so exposing your batteries to water can cause damage.
  • BLUETOOTH ISSUES: If your speakers go out of the 30 feet range, the possibility of obstacles in between can create problems. This is why while connecting your device, make sure you are connected to the right device and at a correct distance.

Questions commonly ask regarding JBL connect + function

Can we connect JBL Flip and JBL charge speakers together?

Yes, JBL Flip and JBL Charge speakers can be connected together because both of these have the connect + feature.

Can you connect JBL Xtreme 2 and JBL Xtreme 1?

Unfortunately to say so, you cannot. This is not possible because JBL Xtreme 2 and JBL Xtreme 1 do not have the JBL Connect + pairing technology.

What is the range of the JBL Connect+ Function?

The range for the JBL Connect + technology is 30 feet since it uses the regular Bluetooth connection technology with the range of 10 meters (30 feet),

How to know if my speaker has the connect + feature?

To know if your laptop has the feature or not you can just check on your speaker for a symbol that looks like an hourglass.


Is there any quality loss when connecting to JBL speakers using the connect + feature?

No, when you connect JBL speakers together, there is not quality loss noticed. These speakers produce high quality sounds. If you ever face any problems, it can be due to interference. Make sure there are no obstacles between you speaker and the device.

Ending thoughts

JBL are known for its excellent speaker quality and have been known for a decade now. JBL speakers are designed to be comfortable, durable and in a price range that fits your budget.

The Connect+ function only adds on to the advantage and positive features of the speakers. With this new technology you can now use multiple speakers at the same time with the same device.

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