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How to pair JLab Audio headphones and earbuds via Bluetooth

Here is how to pair your JLab Audio earbuds and headphones connected to your device.
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August 29, 2022

Connecting your JLab headphones via Bluetooth breaks down into three categories depending on your model: true wireless earbuds, wireless earbuds, and wireless headphones. The process will differ slightly for each of these, but none of them make it too hard to get everything set up.

Here’s how to connect your JLab headphones or earbuds to your devices via Bluetooth.

Read more: Headphone buying guide: A beginner’s guide to all things headphones

Putting your JLab headphones or earbuds into pairing mode

The JLab GO Air cheap true wireless earbuds sitting atop the charging case; punch cards are nearby for a size comparison.

Getting your JLab Audio product into pairing mode will depend on what type of earbuds or headphones they are.

True wireless earbuds

Here’s how to get JLab true wireless earbuds, including the JBuds Air, JBuds Air Sport, Go Air Pop, Go Air Tones, Epic Air Sport, and JBuds Executive, into pairing mode:

  1. Press and hold the multifunction button on both earbuds for at least three seconds.
  2. On some models, there is no multifunction button, and removing the earbuds from the charging case automatically puts them into pairing mode.
  3. The left earbud’s LED should turn solid white, and the right earbud’s LED should blink between blue and white. Some models, including the Epic Air Elite, will have both buds blinking blue and white, and others might give you a voice prompt, like the Go Air Po.

Wireless earbuds

You can put JLab’s wireless earbuds, including the JBuds Elite, JBuds Pro, Fit 2.0, Fit Sport, and Fit Sports 3 into pairing mode in the following manner:

  1. Press and hold the multifunction button for 10 seconds.
  2. The LED should start blinking between red and blue.

Wireless headphones (on-ear and over-ear)

Here’s how to put JLab’s wireless headphones into pairing mode, including the Studio Wireless, Studio ANC, Studio Icon, Studio On-Ear, Rewind Retro, Rewind Icon, Rewind Bluetooth, Flex Sport, Jubiddies Play Gaming Wireless Kids, Neon Wireless, Omni Folding, and Play Gaming Wireless:

  1. Ensure the headphones are powered off.
  2. Press and hold the power button for 10 seconds.
  3. The LED should start blinking between red and blue when ready to pair.

Note that some models may show different colors to indicate they’re ready to pair, and some may even provide an auditory prompt as well.

Pair your JLab Audio headphones or earbuds to an Android device

Connecting your JLab Audio headphones to your Android device is pretty simple:

  1. Ensure your JLab Audio headphones or earbuds are in pairing mode.
  2. Open Settings > Connected devices > Pair new device.
  3. Select your JLab headphones from the list.

Pair your JLab Audio headphones or earbuds to an iOS device

iOS also makes pairing JLab headphones straightforward:

  1. Ensure your JLab Audio headphones or earbuds are in pairing mode.
  2. Open Settings > Bluetooth.
  3. Your JLab Audio headphones should appear under Other Devices, where you can tap on them to get them connected.

Pair your JLab Audio headphones or earbuds to a Windows PC

One earbud outside of the case, which is standing vertically.
Each earbud houses a touch-capacitive panel responsible for different controls.

You will have to dive further into menus to get your JLab Audio headphones connected to a Windows PC, but it’s not too bad. First, make sure you have enabled Bluetooth on your PC, then:

  1. Ensure your JLab Audio headphones or earbuds are in pairing mode.
  2. Open the Start Menu > Settings > Bluetooth & devices > Add device > Bluetooth.
  3. Select your JLab Audio headphones from the list of devices.

Pair your JLab Audio headphones or earbuds to a Mac

Getting your JLab Audio headphones connected to a Mac is relatively quick. First, ensure you have enabled Bluetooth on your Mac, then:

  1. Ensure your JLab Audio headphones or earbuds are in pairing mode.
  2. Open the Apple Menu > System Preferences > Bluetooth.
  3. In the list of devices, click on your JLab Audio headphones.

Pair your JLab Audio headphones or earbuds to a Chromebook

If your Chromebook has Bluetooth, make sure it’s enabled first, then:

  1. Ensure your JLab Audio headphones or earbuds are in pairing mode.
  2. t the bottom right of the screen, select Battery > Bluetooth > Pair new device.
  3. Click on your JLab Audio headphones in the list.

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FAQs

If the pairing process was successful, the LEDs on your JLab Audio headphones or earbuds should stop blinking or blink slowly, depending on the model. Some may also give you an auditory announcement that the pairing process was successful.

No, you will have to remove the earbuds from the case to get them into pairing mode.