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How to Connect a Bluetooth speaker to my laptop, phone, and other devices.

How to Connect a Bluetooth speaker to my laptop, phone, and other devices.

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Connecting a Bluetooth to your laptop and other devices is not as hard as it sounds. Most computers and other systems nowadays are Bluetooth compatible making for an easy speaker setup. If you have an older laptop/computer that’s not compatible with Bluetooth then you will want to purchase a dongle. This will allow you to use to Bluetooth speakers or headphones with your computer. Here’s a good one on Amazon. Now lets’ look into how to setup Bluetooth speakers on your laptops and other popular devices.

How to connect Bluetooth Speakers to a Laptop/Computer

  1. Make sure your Bluetooth speaker is in pairing mode
  2. Press the start button
  3. Click on the settings quad-wheel (Windows setting page will come up)
  4. Click on the device button
  5. Click Add Bluetooth or other device
  6. Choose Bluetooth (The computer will scan for Bluetooth
  7. And your device and connect.


How to connect a Bluetooth speakers to an Ipad


If you tend to be more of an I pad person and still want to use Bluetooth speakers for sound quality, then you’re in luck
most if not all Ipads are Bluetooth compatible. Here’s how to connect your favorite speakers to an
Ipad. Locate the settings button on your IPad

  1. Make sure your Bluetooth speaker is in pairing mode
  2. Press the setting button on your IPAD menu. (quad -wheel)
  3. Select Bluetooth
  4. Make sure Bluetooth is on
  5. Bluetooth device will appear automatically, if it doesn’t then toggle on/on button
  6. Find you device and connect


How to connect a Bluetooth speaker to an Iphone

Generally, IPAD and Iphone settings are the same. So connecting a Bluetooth speaker to an Iphone should be just a simple.

  1. Make sure your Bluetooth speaker is in pairing mode
  2. Press the setting button on your IPhone menu. (quad -wheel)
  3. Select Bluetooth
  4. Make sure Bluetooth is on
  5. Your Bluetooth device should appear automatically, if it doesn’t then toggle on/on button
  6. Find you device and connect

Has to connect a Bluetooth speaker to Alexa

Many of the newer Alexa speakers have good sound quality, but if you want to use your own Bluetooth speaker you surely can. The setup steps are fairly easy.

  1. Go to the Alexa App on your phone
  2. Hit the more button on the bottom right
  3. Hit the setting buttons
  4. Hit the Device settings
  5. Find Your Echo device click once
  6. Under wireless click on Bluetooth devices
  7. Click on pair a New Device (Make sure your speaker is in pairing mode I
  8. Select your speaker
  9. Now you speaker is connected. To disconnect, say Alexa disconnect my speaker.


How to Add Bluetooth speakers to Google home

  1. launch Google home App
  2. Find the Google device you want to use
  3. Click setting Gear in upper right column
  4. Scroll down until you find paired Bluetooth devices click on that.
  5. Click enable pairing Mode
  6. Go Back one page, and click on default music speaker
  7. Click on pair Bluetooth speaker (Make sure your Bluetooth speaker is in pairing mode) and find your
  8. Bluetooth speaker


How to Connect a Bluetooth Speakers to Roku TV

  1. Connect your Bluetooth speaker or headphones to your mobile phone.
  2. Go to the App store or Google play Store
  3. Select Roku Official Remote Control
  4. Scroll to Bluetooth device and press OK
  5. Open App & search for new devices( If your device is already plugged in and working than the digital remote should locate it)
  6. After the Roku device is located, then connect to it.
  7. Now that your device is connected, click on the remote button on at the bottom of the App
  8. You should see your digital remote. Now all you have to do is press the headphone button at the bottom right.

How to add Bluetooth speakers to an Amazon fire TV


1 Go to your setting menu
2 click on controllers 4 Bluetooth devices
3 Click on other Bluetooth devices
4 click Add Bluetooth devices
5 The first, eh will search for available devices
6 Next Hold down the mic button on your fire stick
remote control to sync the mic of your blu tooth
speaker with the fire stick. This will you the abl.tn
to use your Bluetooth as the main microphone instead
of the remote.

How to Connect Bluetooth speakers to an XBOX one & PS5)

Connecting an Xbox or PS5 can be a little tricky. For one, these systems don’t support Bluetooth devices. You will either have to purchase a Bluetooth transmitter or use a middle ground app that connects with Bluetooth.

Bluetooth Transmitter ( All Gaming Systems)

Purchase a Bluetooth transmitter. Here’s a good one on Amazon

Connect an optical cable to the transmitter

Turn on the transmitter and connect your Bluetooth speaker to it.

Enjoy low latency sound from your Bluetooth speaker

Middle Man APP (Xbox One)

Turn on and Go to Xbox setting

Devices and Connections

Enable Remote Features

Make sure that Power mode is on Instant- on

Download Xbox app and sign in with your Xbox login

Click on Xbox WIFI button at the top right

Click on the remote Play on this device

You may will receive a prompt to a connect a controller. Click Continue Anyway

You should be connected to your Xbox. Please note: If you receive an error trying to connect, try again until your Xbox connects. Now all you have to do is connect a Bluetooth speaker to your phone and you’re good to go.

Markeyus Franks Markeyus Franks is an author, entrepreneur, and Youtuber who has a strong passion for technology. He's the owner of Plentyofgadgets and has authored three books to date. Mark believes in a future where technology pushes the limits of what's possible and what's not. He also believes it's better to be well informed and prepared to take on any new technology of the future than to sit back a let innovation pass us by.

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