[BCAB] Pairing a Bluetooth speaker to a laptop

Mobeen Iqbal mobeeniqbal at gmail.com
Tue Mar 20 12:09:14 GMT 2018

Hi Claire.

Did the cable have a 3.5MM headphone plug on both ends? If so then these 
are very common indeed, I could pop one in the post.



On 20/03/2018 11:48, Andrew Hodgson wrote:
> Hi,
> When the device is in pairing mode, go to the Start menu in Windows 10 and type in bluetooth.
> In the list that comes up, there is an option called Bluetooth and other Devices.  Choose this then there is an option called add Bluetooth device.  Go here and follow the prompts.  The speaker will pair and it will be seen as an additional sound card in Windows.
> Due to the cost of the replacement cable I would go down that route in preference to be honest.
> Andrew.
> ________________________________________
> From: David Reynolds [david at dkreynolds.plus.com]
> Sent: 20 March 2018 11:32
> To: BCAB Discussion List
> Subject: Re: [BCAB] Pairing a Bluetooth speaker to a laptop
> Claire,
> To a certain extent, this depends on the speaker. Do you have any
> pairing instructions for it.
> Normally, you have to hold down a button on it to make it discoverable
> by the PC, but there's no standard. There may even be a pair button, but
> in cases where there isn't, it may be a case of holding down the on/off
> button.
> In theory though, there's no reason why you can't do this,
> David.
> On 20-Mar-18 11:27 AM, Claire Potter wrote:
>> Hi list, I know this is a slightly odd question but does anyone know if and how I would go about pairing a Bluetooth speaker to a Windows PC? My speaker did have a 3.5mm cable so I could just use that to plug it into the headphone socket of the PC, unfortunately though, the cable became damaged and I can't find another cable, so I'm wondering if I can pair the speaker to the PC via bluetooth instead? Any help would be greatly appreciated.
>> Warm regards, Claire Potter
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