How To Connect Altec Lansing Bluetooth Speaker: Full Guide

Have you purchased an Altec Lansing Bluetooth speaker but need help connecting it? Don’t worry. In this article, we will walk you through all the steps you need to know about connecting and common reasons why you can not paring.

If you want to pair your Bluetooth speaker, hold the power button for approximately 3 to 4 seconds. For clarity, here we provide a step-by-step guide for 3 different types of devices:

Connecting With Your Ios And Android Device

Do you want to connect the Altec Lansing Bluetooth speaker but need help pairing it with your iOS or Android device? Here is step-by-step guide:

Step 1: Power on your speaker

In the first step, you turn on your Altec speaker. Some speakers might have an LED light that turns on or blinks when powered up.

Step 2: Activate Bluetooth on your device

Next, for both iOS and Android devices, you go into the settings menu. Next, look for the “Bluetooth” option and tap it.

Step 3: Pair the devices

Now, in the list of available devices, look for “Altec Lansing” and tap on it to initiate the pairing. After a moment or two, your device should be connected to your speaker.

Connect the Altec Lansing Bluetooth speaker

Pairing With Windows Computer And Apple Mac

You’ve decided to enhance your computer audio with your Altec types. So, here’s how to do it:

Step 1: Turn on your Altec speaker

First of all, make sure your Altec speaker is on. Next, you must access your Windows computer’s or Apple Mac’s Bluetooth settings.

You can do this for Windows by clicking on the Windows icon in the lower-left corner of your screen and selecting “Settings” From there, go to “Devices” and then “Bluetooth & other devices

On a Mac, you can find the Bluetooth settings by clicking on the Apple menu at the top left of your screen, selecting “System Preferences” and then clicking “Bluetooth

Step 2: Pair the devices

Once you’re in the Bluetooth settings, you continue to click on “Add Bluetooth or other devices” (for Windows) or “Connect” (for Mac).

Now, a list of available devices will pop up. Look for your Altec Lansing speaker on the list and click on it to start pairing.

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Bluetooth pairing with laptop

Pairing Your Altec Lansing Bluetooth Speaker With A Tv

If you want to connect your Altec Lansing Bluetooth speaker to your TV? Now, we provide you with two approaches: physical and Bluetooth. Let’s dive into both methods:

Physical connection

The first is a physical connection. In this way, you should use an HDMI Cable. We highly recommend using this cable to connect your speaker to your TV. Here’s how to do it:

Step 1: Find the HDMI port

First, turn your TV around and find the port labeled “HDMI“. Next, find the HDMI ARC port on your Altec Lansing device.

Step 2: Connect the HDMI cable

Afterward, take your HDMI cable and connect one end to the HDMI port on your TV. Plug the other end of the cable into the HDMI ARC port on your Altec Lansing speaker.

HDMI port on the electronic device

Bluetooth connection

With pairing via Bluetooth, here we give you a detailed guide to help you do the following:

Step 1: Finding the Bluetooth setting

Turn on your TV and go into the settings menu. Next, look for the Bluetooth settings in the section titled “Sound“, “Audio” or “Wireless and Networks“.

Step 2: Pairing the Bluetooth with the TV

You activate the Bluetooth setting on your TV and wait for it to search for available devices. Then, you will see your Altec Lansing appears on the list, select it to begin pairing. In a few moments, your speaker should be connected to your TV.

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Altec Lansing Speaker Not Going in Pairing Mode: 3 Common Reasons

Now, we delve into three common causes to provide you with a clear understanding:

Insufficient charge

The insufficient charge is one of the most common reasons your Altec Lansing speaker is not entering pairing mode. So, ensure your speaker is fully charged before pairing it with any device.

Interference from other wireless devices

Another reason could be interference from other nearby wireless devices. Your speaker may struggle to enter pairing mode if you’re in an area with several other Bluetooth-enabled devices. Thus, you should clear the area of any unnecessary wireless devices and then attempt to pair your speaker.

Full Bluetooth memory

Altec Lansing speaker might not enter pairing mode because its Bluetooth memory is full. In this case, you will need to clear the memory. Besides, you should consult your speaker’s user manual to learn how to do this, as the process can differ between models.

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Knowing how to connect Altec Lansing Bluetooth speaker is crucial for maximizing its utility. So with this guide, whether you’re pairing it with your mobile device, your computer, or your TV, the process is simple.


Ciaran Gonzan

Ciaran Gonzan

Ciaran Gonzan is the CEO and founder of Audiosk. He has 25+ years of experience and expertise in audio production, mixing, and mastering across music, film, and gaming.