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Question: pairing JBL Flip to my MacBook Pro

I am trying to pair my JBL Flip with my MacBook Pro and for some reason it is not picking it up. Can anyone give me any input on this?😐

MacBook, OS X Mountain Lion (10.8.2)

Posted on May 12, 2013 5:51 PM

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May 25, 2013 8:02 AM in response to AKAY1431 In response to AKAY1431

Just tried this earlier today and was able to get it to work.

1. Turn on Flip (short hold of the power button) - the power button should light up blue.

2. On your MBP, select "Set up Bluetooth Device" from the Bluetooth drop down in the menu bar - your MBP should start browsing for devices.

3. Hold down the power button on the Flip until it begins alternating back and forth from blue to red.

4. Your MBP should discover the Flip at this point and automagically pair with it. I didn't need to enter "0000" like I did when pairing it with my iPhone.

5. Under the Bluetooth drop down menu the Flip should be listed under Devices.

6. Go to the Flip in the menu and select "Use as Audio Device"

7. The Flip should chirp and sounds should begin playing via the Flip.

Hope this helps!

May 25, 2013 8:02 AM

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Sep 23, 2016 4:43 AM in response to AKAY1431 In response to AKAY1431

DELETE TWO BLUETOOTH FILES:



1. go to finder


at the top menu, under the 'GO' tab, select 'Go to folder'


search for '/Library/Preferences' folder


locate and delete 'com.apple.Bluetooth.plist'



2. go to finder


at the top menu, under the 'GO' tab, select 'Go to folder'


search for '~/Library/Preferences/Byhost'`folder


locate and delete 'com.apple.Bluetooth.******'


(****** this file will end in various numbers and letters, just get rid of it)


3. Restart mac

Your Welcome







.apple.Bluetooth.plist

Sep 23, 2016 4:43 AM

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May 25, 2013 8:02 AM in response to AKAY1431 In response to AKAY1431

Just tried this earlier today and was able to get it to work.

1. Turn on Flip (short hold of the power button) - the power button should light up blue.

2. On your MBP, select "Set up Bluetooth Device" from the Bluetooth drop down in the menu bar - your MBP should start browsing for devices.

3. Hold down the power button on the Flip until it begins alternating back and forth from blue to red.

4. Your MBP should discover the Flip at this point and automagically pair with it. I didn't need to enter "0000" like I did when pairing it with my iPhone.

5. Under the Bluetooth drop down menu the Flip should be listed under Devices.

6. Go to the Flip in the menu and select "Use as Audio Device"

7. The Flip should chirp and sounds should begin playing via the Flip.

Hope this helps!

May 25, 2013 8:02 AM

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May 5, 2015 10:53 PM in response to dillybean In response to dillybean

Hiya,

my jbl flip 2 doesn't turn red/blue when you press the on/off button, 😟 And the macbook won'T see it at all 😟

which is also weird because my dad had the same model, and a few months back when i was visiting it paired perfectly...

any ideas?

thx!

May 5, 2015 10:53 PM

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Sep 23, 2016 4:43 AM in response to AKAY1431 In response to AKAY1431

DELETE TWO BLUETOOTH FILES:



1. go to finder


at the top menu, under the 'GO' tab, select 'Go to folder'


search for '/Library/Preferences' folder


locate and delete 'com.apple.Bluetooth.plist'



2. go to finder


at the top menu, under the 'GO' tab, select 'Go to folder'


search for '~/Library/Preferences/Byhost'`folder


locate and delete 'com.apple.Bluetooth.******'


(****** this file will end in various numbers and letters, just get rid of it)


3. Restart mac

Your Welcome







.apple.Bluetooth.plist

Sep 23, 2016 4:43 AM

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