Picture of the JBL Go 2 wireless speaker, top view, showing its Bluetooth Pairing button circled.

How to Make JBL Go 2 Discoverable

To link the Go 2 JBL speaker with a Bluetooth source device for the first time, or to reset the connection information on that device, you must know how to activate discovery mode on the speaker.  You must know this because in this mode, the JBL Go 2 calls out its Bluetooth name and current linkage data on the BT airwaves.  So in this post, we show you How to make JBL Go 2 discoverable, so you can connect it to phones, tablets, computers, and smart speakers.





How to Make JBL Go 2 Discoverable, Step by Step Directions

1. Turn On the Go 2

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

See this button, circled in green, in the next picture.

Picture of the JBL Go 2 speaker, top view, showing the -Power- button circled.
JBL Go 2 speaker, top view, showing the -Power- button circled.

The speaker then comes on, we see next. Further, the pilot lamp on the front panel slow-blinks white or steady white, depending on speaker’s current pairing state.

Front view of the speaker, with the Power / Status lamp glowing white, highlighted.
Front view of the speaker, with the Power / Status lamp glowing white, highlighted.

But whether it’s currently paired or not, you ca follow the next steps to pair it anew with a Bluetooth source device.

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

Now, to discover your speaker on your source Bluetooth device, place it into discovery mode. For that, press and release the the Discovery Mode button, as circled in the next picture.

Speaker top view, showing its Bluetooth Pairing button circled.
Speaker top view, showing its Bluetooth Pairing button circled.

When you press this button, the speaker makes a plucking guitar pairing sound. Plus, the front panel Status lamp starts quickly blinking white.





3. Done with How to Make JBL Go 2 Discoverable

Next, while the Status light is blinking, you should be able to see your Go 2 JBL on any in-range phone, computer, tablet, or smart speaker, as shown next.

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

Other Posts About the JBL Go 2 Bluetooth Speaker

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  2. JBL Go 2 Specs, Specifications
  3. How to Connect JBL Go 2 to iPhone
  4. JBL Go 2 Volume Control Explained
  5. How to Know if JBL Go 2 Speaker is Fully Charged

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References for How to Make JBL Go 2 Discoverable

  1. JBL Go 2  Mini Speaker Official Product Page at JBL.com

Revision History

  • 2021-08-09: First published.
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