Picture of the JBL Clip 2 speaker, showing its -Bluetooth- button highlighted.

How to Make JBL Clip 2 Discoverable

To pair the Clip 2 JBL speaker with a BT source device for the first time, or to renew the connection data kept on that device, you must know how to make the JBL Clip 2 discoverable by nearby devices.  In this discovery mode, the JBL Clip 2 sends out its Bluetooth name and current linkage data over the BT airwaves.  So in this article, we show you how to put the JBL Clip 2 tiny speaker into pairing mode, so you can then join it to phones, tablets, computers, and smart speakers.





How to Make JBL Clip 2 Discoverable, Step by Step

1. Turn On the Speaker

Firstly, power up the unit by pressing and releasing its  Power  button once.

E.g. See this button, pointed at by the bright green arrow, in the next picture.

Picture of the JBL Clip 2 speaker, side view, showing the Power button highlighted.
JBL Clip 2 speaker, side view, showing the Power button highlighted.

The speaker then comes on, as pictured next.

Top rear view of the mini speaker, powered on. showing the status lamp glowing blue highlighted.
Top rear view of the mini speaker, powered on. showing the status lamp glowing blue highlighted.

2. Press the Discovery Mode Button and Release when the Status Lamp Starts Quickly Flashing

Secondly, to be able to discover your speaker on your source Bluetooth device, place it into pairing mode. For that, press and release the the Discovery Mode button. E.g. The green arrow points at this button in the next picture.

Picture of the -Pairing- button highlighted on the little speaker. How to Put JBL Clip 2 in Pairing Mode.
The -Pairing- button highlighted on the speaker.

When you press this button, the speaker makes a plucking guitar pairing sound. Plus, the Status lamp begins fast-blinking blue.





3. Done with How to Make JBL Clip 2 Discoverable !

While the Status light is blinking, you should be able to see your Clip 2 JBL on any in-range phone, computer, tablet, or smart speaker, as shown next. Our speaker here is named “JBL Clip 2”.

Screenshot of the iOS Bluetooth Settings page, showing the JBL Clip 2 speaker discovered but not paired, highlighted.
iOS Bluetooth Settings page, showing the JBL Clip 2 speaker discovered but not paired, highlighted.

Other Posts About the JBL Clip 2 Bluetooth Speaker

  1. JBL Clip 2 Reset Instructions, for Default Settings
  2. How to Charge JBL Clip 2 Bluetooth Speaker
  3. JBL Clip 2 Volume Control Explained
  4. How to Know if JBL Clip 2 Speaker is Fully Charged
  5. How to Tell if JBL Clip 2 is Charging

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References for How to Make JBL Clip 2 Discoverable

  1. JBL Clip 2 Portable Speaker Official Product Page at JBL.com

Revision History

  • 2020-08-15: First published.
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