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

How to Put JBL Flip 6 in Pairing Mode

In pairing mode, the speaker broadcasts its Bluetooth name and current linkage data.  Receiving source devices need this information to connect.  So in this post, we show you how to put the JBL Flip 6 in pairing mode. That way you can join it to phones, tablets, computers, and smart speakers.

How to Put JBL Flip 6 in Pairing Mode: Step by Step

1. Turn On the Speaker

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

For example, see this button, pointed at by the bright green arrow, in the next picture.

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

The speaker then comes on, as pictured next.

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

2. Press the Pairing / Discovery Mode Button and Release when That Button Starts 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 Pairing button, as we point out in the next picture.

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

Now when you press this Pairing button, the speaker makes a plucking guitar pairing sound. Furthermore that same button lamp begins fast-flashing white. See this in the last picture, pointed at by the green arrow.





3. Done with How to Put JBL Flip 6 Bluetooth Speaker into Pairing Mode

Finally, while the Pairing button is blinking, you should see the speaker on any in-range media player device. Our speaker here is named “JBL Flip 6”, although yours may have a different name.

Screenshot of 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. Solving the Blinking Red Light Problem
    3. Technical Specs
    4. Restarting Tips
    5. Fixing Buttons Not Working Problem

References

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