Picture of the glowing / flashing Bluetooth button on the JBL Boombox 2 speaker.

How to Make JBL Boombox 2 Discoverable

To pair the Boombox 2 JBL speaker with a Bluetooth source device for the first time, or to refresh the connection information stored on that device, you must know how to launch discovery mode on this unit.  Furthermore in this mode, the  Boombox 2 sends its Bluetooth name and current linkage info on the BT airwaves that enable this pairing to happen.  So in this post, we show you how to make the JBL Boombox 2 discoverable, so that you can then link  it to phones, tablets, computers, and smart speakers.





How to Make JBL Boombox 2 Discoverable, Step by Step

1. Turn On the Boombox 2

First, turn on the speaker by pressing and releasing its  Power  button once.

E.g. See this button, that we point at with the bright green arrow in the next picture.

Picture of the dark -Power- button on the JBL Boombox 2 speaker.
The dark -Power- button on the JBL Boombox 2 speaker.

The speaker then comes on, and the Power button lights up white to signal that power is ON.

The glowing -Power- button on the JBL Boombox 2 portable speaker.

2. Press the Discovery Mode Button and Release when That Button Starts Blinking

Now, to see this speaker on your source Bluetooth device, place the Boombox 2 into discovery mode. For that, press and release the the Discovery Mode button.

E.g. This button we point out in the next picture.

Picture of the glowing / flashing Bluetooth button on the JBL Boombox 2 speaker.
The glowing / flashing Bluetooth button on the JBL Boombox 2 speaker.

When you press this button, the Boombox 2 plays a plucking guitar pairing sound. Furthermore, the Bluetooth / Discovery button lamp begins fast-blinking white.

3. Done with How to the Make JBL Boombox  2 Discoverable

While the Discovery button is flashing white, you should then see your Boombox 2 on any phone, computer, tablet, or smart speaker, that is within several feet of it, as seen next. Our speaker here has its default name here, called “JBL Boombox 2”.

Picture of the iPadOS Bluetooth Settings page, showing the JBL Boombox 2 speaker as discovered.
The iPadOS Bluetooth Settings page, showing the JBL Boombox 2 speaker as discovered.

 





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References for How to Make JBL Boombox  2 Discoverable

  1. JBL Boombox 2 Power Bank Speaker Official Product Page at JBL.com

Revision History

  • 2022-08-14: First published.
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