How to Make JBL Xtreme 3 Discoverable

To pair the Xtreme 3 JBL speaker with a Bluetooth source device for the first time, or to refurbish the connection information stored on that device, you must know how enter discovery mode on the speaker.  Moreover, in this mode, the JBL Xtreme 3 advertises its Bluetooth name and current linkage details on the BT airwaves.  So in this post, we show you how to make the JBL Xtreme 3. With this knowledge, you can then join it to phones, tablets, computers, and smart speakers.





How to Make JBL Xtreme 3 Discoverable

1. Turn On the Xtreme 3

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

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

Top panel of the JBL Xtreme 3 speaker, showing all button lamps as OFF.

The speaker then comes on, as pictured next.

Top view of the JBL Xtreme 3 speaker, showing the -Power- button glowing.
JBL Xtreme 3 speaker, top view, showing the -Power- button glowing.

2. Press the Discovery Mode Button and Release when that Button Starts Flashing

Secondly, to be able to find your speaker on your source Bluetooth device, make the speaker discoverable by pressing and releasing the the Discovery Mode button. E.g. The green arrow points at this button in the next picture.

The -Bluetooth- button glowing on the JBL Xtreme 3 speaker.

When you press this Pairing button, the speaker makes a plucking guitar pairing sound. Plus, the lamp inside the same button starts fast-flashing white. See this in the last picture, just to the right of the Power button.





3. Done with How to Make JBL Xtreme 3 Discoverable

Finally, while the Discovery Mode button is flashing fast, the speaker is  discoverable.  Thus you should be able to find your Xtreme 3 on any phone, computer, tablet, or smart speaker, that is within a small number of feet of it, as seen next. For example, our speaker here is named “JBL Xtreme 3”.

The iPadOS -Bluetooth Settings- page, showing the JBL Xtreme 3 speaker discovered, though not connected.
The iPadOS -Bluetooth Settings- page, showing the JBL Xtreme 3 speaker discovered, though not connected.

Other Posts About the JBL Xtreme 3  Speaker Power Bank

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  2. JBL Xtreme 3 Pairing Instructions
  3. How to Bass Boost JBL Xtreme 3 for Bigger Sound
  4. JBL Xtreme 3 Firmware Update Instructions
  5. How to Connect JBL Xtreme 3 to iPhone

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References for How to Make JBL Xtreme 3 Discoverable

  1. JBL Xtreme 3 Official Product Page at JBL.com

Revision History

  • 2021-08-09: First published.
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