Picture of the Bluetooth button blinking on the JBL Flip 6 speaker.

How to Make JBL Flip 6 Discoverable

To pair the Flip 6 JBL speaker with a Bluetooth source device for the first time, or to revise the connection information on file in that device, you have to know how to first make the JBL Flip 6 discoverable.  In discovery mode, the speaker transmits its Bluetooth name and current connection data over the BT airwaves, making it possible to find on nearby BT source devices.  So in this post, we show you how to make the Flip 6 speaker discoverable, so you can join it to phones, tablets, computers, and smart speakers.

How to Make JBL Flip 6 Discoverable: Step by Step

1. Turn On the JBL Flip 6

Firstly, power up the speaker by rapidly pressing its  Power  button.

See this button that we point out with the green arrow in the next picture.

Picture of the dark -Power- button on the JBL Flip 6.
The dark -Power- button on the JBL Flip 6.

The speaker then comes on, as pictured next.

Picture of the glowing -Power- button.
The glowing -Power- button.

2. Press the Discovery Mode Button for Two to Three Seconds

Secondly, to be able to locate your speaker on your source Bluetooth device, place it into discovery mode. So to do that, press and release the the Discovery Mode button, as circled in the next picture.

Picture of the Bluetooth button flashing.
The -Bluetooth- button blinking.

When you press this button, the speaker makes a plucking guitar pairing sound. Plus, the Discovery Mode button lamp starts fast blinking white. E.g. See this in the last picture, pointed at by the green arrow.

3. Done with How to Make JBL Flip 6 Discoverable

At last, while the Power button is flashing, you should be able to see your JBL Flip 6 on any in-range phone, computer, tablet, or smart speaker, that is within several feet of it, as shown next. E.g. Our speaker here is named “JBL Flip 6”.

Screenshot of the iPadOS Bluetooth Settings page, showing the JBL Flip 6 as discovered.
iPadOS Bluetooth Settings page, showing the JBL Flip 6 as discovered.

Other Posts About the JBL Flip 6

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    2. PartyBoost Button on the JBL Flip 6 Explained
    3. JBL Flip 6 Pairing Directions
    4. The Charger Type to Use
    5. JBL Flip 6 Red Light Stays On, How to Fix

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References

    1. JBL Flip 6 Official Product Page at JBL.com

Revision History

    • 2021-08-08: First published.