Today, mini-speakers connected to gadgets via Bluetooth are quite popular accessories. You can connect them to a Mac (MacBook, iMac, Mac mini, etc.), expanding the sound range of standard speakers. Thanks to a wireless speaker, for example, an Apple laptop can turn into a real mini-cinema with impressive deep sound.
Connecting a Bluetooth speaker to a MacBook Air (for example) is a fairly simple task. The main requirement is one – the included wireless interface on the computer itself and the location of the audio device within range of the signal.
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In macOS is generally easily paired via Bluetooth with any audio device, from headsets to trendy speakers.
My walkthrough will be useful for those who have never previously paired their Mac with speakers via Bluetooth or who have no experience wirelessly connecting audio devices to a computer.
How to Connect a Bluetooth Speaker to Mac?
To connect Bluetooth to speakers your MacBook Air, you need:
- Turn on the power of the wireless speaker and put it into detection mode. This is usually done by pressing the power key or a special button with the Bluetooth icon;
- On a macOS device, click System Preferences;
- Go to the Bluetooth section;
- In the panel that opens, turn on the wireless interface if it is disabled. After the appearance of a new element with the speaker icon in the device list, click on the “Connect” button on the right side of the line;
- Wait a few seconds. After connecting a Bluetooth speaker, a small inscription “Connected” appears in the list of devices below it.
That’s all! After connecting the Bluetooth speaker, adjust the sound volume. You can do this both on the speaker itself and on the computer and start listening to your favorite songs on stereo speakers via Bluetooth from your Mac.