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How To Pair Altec Lansing Speaker? (Complete 2022 Guide!)

Jamey Muller
Updated: July 6, 2022
5 min read

Altec Lansing is a popular choice for people looking for high-quality and accessible speakers. Pairing these speakers with compatible devices is also a breeze.

This guide will show how to successfully pair your Altec Lansing speaker with your Android device, iPhone, laptop, MacBook, and even television.

Here’s How to Pair Your Altec Lansing Speaker:

Place your Altec Lansing speaker into pairing mode by pressing and holding the Power button for five seconds. It should show up in the list of selectable options in the Bluetooth Manager of your device. Tap on the Altec Lansing speaker to start connecting and wait a few seconds.

The speaker will confirm the pairing if successful. You will hear “You are now paired” from most Altec Lansing speakers.

In some cases, you will be required to enter a PIN code before the pairing is initiated. The most common code is 0000. You can verify this in your user manual.

The pairing process between your Altec Lansing speaker and the device only needs to happen one time. Once the pairing is successful, they should automatically link each time the speaker is powered on.

How to Pair Your Altec Lansing Speaker With Android Devices

Your Altec Lansing speaker should be powered on to enter pairing mode. Once it is on, do the following steps:

1.     Enable Bluetooth on your Android device by going to Settings > Connections > Bluetooth.

2.     Search for the Altec Lansing speaker on the list of devices to be paired. This may take several seconds to show up so be patient.

3.     Select the speaker's name to start connecting. You will hear the speaker confirm the pairing once it is complete.

4.     Ensure that your Android device is within the speaker’s range for optimum performance. Most Altec Lansing speakers are good for around 30 feet (9 meters).

5.     To unpair, press and hold the Power button on your speaker or turn off the Bluetooth in your device. The connection will be lost automatically.

Android devices vary slightly in their menu options, so make adjustments as needed when pairing.         

How to Pair Your Altec Lansing Speaker With Apple Devices (iPhone)

Your Altec Lansing speaker should be powered on to enter pairing mode. Once it is on, do the following steps:

1.     Enable Bluetooth on your Apple device by going to Settings > Bluetooth. The toggle switch should be green.

2.     Search for the Altec Lansing speaker on the list of devices to be paired. This may take several seconds to show up so be patient.

3.     Select the speaker's name to start connecting. You will hear the speaker confirm the pairing once it is complete.

4.     Ensure that your Apple device is within the speaker’s range for optimum performance. Most Altec Lansing speakers are good for around 30 feet (9 meters).

5.     To unpair, press and hold the Power button on your speaker or turn off the Bluetooth in your device. The connection will be lost automatically.

How to Pair Your Altec Lansing Speaker With Your Laptop

Once your Altec Lansing speaker is in pairing mode, you can connect it to your laptop by following these steps:

1.     Enable Bluetooth on your laptop by going to Devices > Bluetooth & Other Devices. Click on the “+” sign at the top of the tab and select Bluetooth.

2.     Search for the Altec Lansing speaker on the list of devices to be paired. This may take several seconds to show up so be patient.

3.     Select the speaker's name to start connecting. You will hear the speaker confirm the pairing once it is complete.

4.     Ensure that your laptop is within the speaker’s range for optimum performance. Most Altec Lansing speakers are good for around 30 feet (9 meters).

5.     To unpair, press and hold the Power button on your speaker or turn off the Bluetooth on your laptop. The connection will be lost automatically.

How to Pair Your Altec Lansing Speaker With Your MacBook

Once your Altec Lansing speaker is in pairing mode, you can connect it to your MacBook by following these steps:

1.     Enable Bluetooth by clicking on the Apple icon on the top left corner of your screen. Then, go to System Preferences > Bluetooth.

2.     Select the “Show Bluetooth in the menu bar” option.

3.     Search for the Altec Lansing speaker on the list of devices to be paired. This may take several seconds to show up so be patient.

4.     Select the speaker's name to start connecting. You will hear the speaker confirm the pairing once it is complete.

5.     Ensure that your MacBook is within the speaker’s range for optimum performance. Most Altec Lansing speakers are good for around 30 feet (9 meters).

6.     To unpair, press and hold the Power button on your speaker or turn off the Bluetooth in your MacBook. The connection will be lost automatically.

While paired, you can activate the Siri audio personal assistant application on your iOS device by pressing the speaker's Power button three times.

How to Pair Your Altec Lansing Speaker With Your TV

You should ensure that your television is equipped with Bluetooth capabilities before attempting to pair it with an Altec Lansing speaker.

Initiate the pairing process with the following steps:

1.     Enable Bluetooth on your television by going to Settings and locating the Bluetooth menu. You will see a scan option or “search for new Bluetooth devices.”

2.     Click on the scan option and wait for the Altec Lansing speaker to show up in available pairings or devices. This may take several seconds to show up so be patient.

3.     Select the speaker's name to start connecting. You will hear the speaker confirm the pairing once it is complete.

4.     Ensure that your television is within the speaker’s range for optimum performance. Most Altec Lansing speakers are good for around 30 feet (9 meters).

5.     To unpair, press and hold the Power button on your speaker. The connection will be lost automatically.

You can use a Bluetooth adapter if your television has no Bluetooth capabilities. A Bluetooth audio transmitter or a media streamer should work.

Sources:

Altec Lansing Support
Best in Tech: Altec Lansing Mini LifeJacket Jolt Bluetooth Speaker Review

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Jamey Muller
I'm the head-writer @ Knowledge Eager (or, in plain English, I'm the guy writing the majority of the content here). Addicted to the stock market, football, sushi and tacos.
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Jamey Muller
I'm the head-writer @ Knowledge Eager (or, in plain English, I'm the guy writing the majority of the content here). Addicted to the stock market, football, sushi and tacos.