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    Default Note 3: bluetooth connecting trouble with jbl charge

    I picked up my note 3 today and when trying to sync it with my jbl charge it says nothing is found. Any tips?
    Last edited by NotJustAPhone; 02-27-2014 at 08:56 PM.
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    Default Re: bluetooth connecting trouble with jbl charge

    Sorry to start with the basics.

    Is the JBL Charge in pairing mode?
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    Hold down the power button for a few seconds on the jbl charge till it starts flashing red then scan again.
    If that doesn't solve it there must be another issue.

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    yeah I've paired the charge with many things. I know how it works lol. The charge will be flashing and the Note will be searching and will come up with nothing. I tried it so many times I went ahead and bought a 3.5 audio cable to connect it. Would much rather be able to keep the Note in my pocket than plugged in.
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    Default Re: Note 3: bluetooth connecting trouble with jbl charge

    A friend has the same problem pairing the JBL Charge to the Note 3 though the JBL Charge pairs to everything else without a hitch.
    I can't get the Note 3 to pair to my Bluetooth TV sound bar even though it pairs with the Note 8, S3 and S4.
    Furthermore, these are the only two devices that the Note 3 will not pair with of the half dozen devices I have.

    UPDATE: Trying to pair a couple of more times with the JBL Charge and the Note 3 resulted in a successful pairing. The issue I was having was actually getting into "pairing mode" on the JBL Charge.

    UPDATE DEUX: Digging out the instruction manual for my VIZIO sound bar I found that I was not really getting the sound bar into pairing mode, confused on the particular light show on the sound bar I was supposed to see. Once I got that straigthened out the Note 3 paired in a flash. Can't blame the phone for operator error.
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    Default Re: Note 3: bluetooth connecting trouble with jbl charge

    yeah I still can't get it to connect. I hate it but for now I'm just connecting it with the cable or just using my nexus 7 to play music
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    Thank you!
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    Thank you! I couldn't figure out why it wasn't showing up in the scans. You're a genius for posting this step.

    Quote Originally Posted by alxarambula View Post
    Hold down the power button for a few seconds on the jbl charge till it starts flashing red then scan again.
    If that doesn't solve it there must be another issue.

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    Your welcome
    Last edited by alxarambula; 07-14-2014 at 11:32 PM.
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    Quote Originally Posted by kylebw7 View Post
    yeah I've paired the charge with many things. I know how it works lol. The charge will be flashing and the Note will be searching and will come up with nothing. I tried it so many times I went ahead and bought a 3.5 audio cable to connect it. Would much rather be able to keep the Note in my pocket than plugged in.
    Hi, Was the same problem with my Galaxy S5. I Just turn on NFC function in my Galaxy S5 and keep it close to JBL while pairing by bluetooth. Hope it will be helpful for guys with the same problem. :-)
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    Default Re: Note 3: bluetooth connecting trouble with jbl charge

    Quote Originally Posted by kylebw7 View Post
    yeah I've paired the charge with many things. I know how it works lol. The charge will be flashing and the Note will be searching and will come up with nothing. I tried it so many times I went ahead and bought a 3.5 audio cable to connect it. Would much rather be able to keep the Note in my pocket than plugged in.
    Hi, Was the same problem with my Galaxy S5. I Just turn on NFC function in my Galaxy S5 and keep it close to JBL while pairing by bluetooth. Hope it will be helpful for guys with the same problem. :-)

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