How To Connect Bluetooth Speaker To PC In Windows 7/8/10, iOS, Smartphones

how to connect bluetooth speaker to pc in windows 7

In this post, you are going to learn how to connect a Bluetooth speaker to pc and phone in straightforward steps.

This post also includes:

  • How to connect Bluetooth speaker to PC in windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 10?
  • How do you connect Bluetooth speakers to Mac OS?
  • How to connect Bluetooth speaker to smartphones?
  • How to connect a Bluetooth speaker if there is no inbuilt bluetooth in pc?
  • Few questions and answers regarding Bluetooth connectivity
  • And many more

Let’s begin.

How to Connect Bluetooth Speaker to PC in Windows 7

First of all, turn ON your PC.

Click on the windows icon at the left lower corner of the screen and click on the Control Panel.

At the screen, you will find a View by option. Click to the next and select the Category.

windows 7 control panel view by

Click on Hardware and Sound.

Under the Devices and Printers category, click on Add a  Bluetooth device.

Sound And Hardware option

Now turn ON your Bluetooth speaker and pair the speaker with pc.

You can see Bluetooth speakers paired to pc. Open the song you love and enjoy the music.

How To connect Bluetooth Speaker To PC Windows 8

We are going to follow the same method to connect, but there are a few changes. Let’s check it.

Turn ON your PC powered by Windows 8.

Go to the search box and type Bluetooth and hit enter.

After that, you will get the list of few options. Click on the first option, i.e. Bluetooth Settings.

search box Wondows 8

On the next screen, below the title Manage Bluetooth devices, turn the Bluetooth ON.

Now switch ON your Bluetooth speaker and press the pairing button.

windows 8 bluetooth setting

As soon as you turn the Bluetooth ON of both pc and speaker, you will get the list of available devices on the screen

list of devices

Click on the device, i.e. Bluetooth speaker name and click on Pair.

After a few seconds, your Bluetooth speaker gets connected to Windows 8 PC.

How To Connect Bluetooth Speaker To PC Windows 10

Turn ON your Windows 10 PC.

On the standby screen, at the left lower corner, you will find a small Notification icon. Click on that notification icon.

windows 10 homescreen

When you click on that icon, a small box will appear on the screen containing several setting icons. 

Move your cursor on the Bluetooth icon and right-click there. You will find the Go To Settings option. Click on it.

windows 10 icons

The next screen will appear in front of you is Bluetooth and Other Devices. Turn Bluetooth ON and click on Add Bluetooth or other devices.

bluetooth setting windows 10

After that, you will find options to add various devices like Bluetooth, Wireless display, Xbox controllers etc. You need to click on the Bluetooth option.

windows 10 bluetooth setting

Now turn ON your Bluetooth speaker and enable the pairing mode.

As soon as pairing mode gets enabled, your pc displays the name of your Bluetooth speaker on the screen.

windows 10 bluetooth setting paired

Click on the devices, and after a few seconds, you will hear the voice that ensures the device is connected successfully.

windows 10 device connected

How To Connect Bluetooth Speaker Mac PC

Turn on your Mac PC.

Click on System Preferences from the taskbar.

apple pc home

Several menus get opened on the screen. Check for the Bluetooth icon and click on it.

The Bluetooth window will open in front of you. Turn ON the Bluetooth.

apple pc bluetooth setting

To add the device, you need to click the back navigation menu at the upper side shown as “<“.

Now you get returns to System preferences.

Find the option Network and click on it.

Apple pc bluetooth settings

After opening the network option, on the right side, you will find the option Bluetooth PAN. Click on it. And select the Bluetooth device that you want to connect.

PAN option

Select the Bluetooth device that you want to connect.

apple pc available devices

Click on Pair and your Bluetooth Speaker will Connect.

apple pc connected

How To Connect Bluetooth Speaker To Android Smartphones

To connect the Bluetooth speaker, go to the Settings menu of your smartphone and click on Bluetooth.

setting menu of android smartphone

Turn ON your Bluetooth speaker and enable the pairing mode.

After turning ON the Bluetooth, you will get the list of available devices on your smartphone screen.

available bluetooth devices

Click on the name of the speaker to connect.

You will hear the sound that ensures the pairing of your device.

Connected device

How To Connect Bluetooth Speaker To iPhone

From the main menu, select Setting

iphone menu

In the setting menu, click on Bluetooth

iphone setting menu

When you turn Bluetooth ON, you will get the list of available devices. Select your device that you want to connect and touch on it.

Your device will get connected.

iphone pairing

How To Connect Bluetooth Speaker To PC Without Bluetooth

The majority of computers do not contain inbuilt Bluetooth. To connect the Bluetooth speaker to pc, you need a dongle or external Bluetooth.

how to connect bluetooth speaker to pc without bluetooth

It is a small and compact device that can transmit and receive Bluetooth signals. You can call it a Bluetooth adaptor too. The shape and size of this device is the same as a Pendrive. It is available in the local as well as the online market, starting from just around Rs.200. All you need to do is buy this dongle and connect it directly to any USB port of your pc. It’s going to work as a Bluetooth wireless signal transmitter and receiver. Now you can pair your Bluetooth speaker with your PC.

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