Picture of the Bluetooth pairing button on the left side of the JBL Clip 4 speaker.

How to Make JBL Clip 4 Discoverable

To pair the Clip 4 JBL speaker with a Bluetooth source device for the first time, or to re establish the connection information on that device, you must know how to start off pairing mode on the speaker.  In this mode, the JBL Clip 4 announces its Bluetooth name and current linkage data over the BT airwaves, which lets you find and connect to it on your BT source device.  So in this article, we show you how to make the JBL Clip 4 speaker discoverable, so you can join it to phones, tablets, computers, and smart speakers.





How to Put JBL Clip 4 Mini Speaker in Pairing Mode

1. Turn On the Clip 4

Firstly, turn on the speaker by pressing its  Power  button once.

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

Picture of the -Power- button on the left side of the JBL Clip 4 speaker.
The -Power- button on the left side of the JBL Clip 4 speaker.

The speaker then comes on, as pictured next.

The status lamp glowing white on the JBL Clip 4 speaker.
JBL Clip 4 speaker status lamp, glowing white.

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

Secondly, to be able to find your speaker on your source Bluetooth device, place that speaker into pairing / discovery mode. For that, press and release the the Bluetooth Discovery Mode button, as we point out in the next picture.

Picture of the Bluetooth pairing button on the left side of the speaker.
The Bluetooth pairing button on the left side of the speaker.

Next, when you press this button, the speaker makes a plucking guitar pairing sound. Plus, the Status lamp on the top starts quickly blinking white.





3. Done with How to Make JBL Clip 4 Discoverable

While the Status light is blinking, you should be able to see your Clip 4 JBL on any in-range phone, computer, tablet, or smart speaker, as shown next. E.g. Our speaker here is named “JBL Clip 4”.

Screenshot of the iPadOS Bluetooth Settings page, showing the JBL Clip 4 speaker as discovered.
iPadOS Bluetooth Settings page, showing the JBL Clip 4 speaker as discovered.

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References 

  1. JBL Clip 4 Wireless Speaker Official Product Page at JBL.com

Revision History

  • 2022-08-14: First published.
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