How to Connect to Multiple Bluetooth Speakers at a Go

How to Connect to Multiple Bluetooth Speakers at a Go

Whether you enjoy music, video games, or movies, good sound is essential. One of the best ways to enhance your experience is using several speakers. If you have several Bluetooth speakers, you can connect them all to your laptop, phone, or even TV via Bluetooth. It is always advisable to purchase Bluetooth speakers because they are portable, energy-efficient, and wireless. They also provide high-quality sound and require little or no installation. Here are tips on connecting multiple speakers to one phone at a go, along with laptops and TV.

How to connect multiple Bluetooth speakers to your phone

To connect your phone to several Bluetooth speakers, you will need to use an app. These apps are available on the Apple app store and the Google Playstore. Some phone brands also come with a feature that allows you to listen to music using more than one speaker. Check out the following popular apps and how to use them to connect your phone to several speakers.

AmpMe

AmpMe is an excellent app because it allows you to connect to several Bluetooth speaker brands. Note that apps like Ultimate ears and Bose Connect will only enable you to connect to their particular brands. AmpMe syncs your speakers and phone and will allow you to stream music from Youtube, Spotify, SoundCloud, or your media library. After downloading the app to your phone, follow these easy steps to connect and sync it with your Bluetooth speakers.

  • Start by pairing your Bluetooth speakers.
  • Tap the Plus button on the app.
  • Select a music streaming service and then tap on connect.
  • Log into your account on the service and either create a playlist or choose an existing one.
  • You can invite your friends to listen to the same songs you are if they also have the AmpMe App.

Audio Company Apps

Bose Connect and Ultimate Ears are excellent apps to connect to the Bose and Ultimate Ears speakers. The apps are available on the App Store and Google Play to use on your phone. After downloading, pair your devices and pick the music or streaming service, you intend to use for your entertainment. Ultimate Ears has two apps: MegaBoom and Boom, and they correspond with their two lines of speakers. When downloading, ensure that you get the right app for your speakers.

Samsung Dual Audio

The Samsung Galaxy S8, S+, or other newer versions come with Bluetooth Dual Audio, which allows you to connect to two speakers simultaneously. You do not have to have Bluetooth 5 to take advantage of this feature. Follow these steps to use Dual Audio.

  • Go to the settings menu and select connections, then Bluetooth.
  • Tap advanced in Android Pie or the menu button in older Android versions.
  • You will see the Dual Audio button; turn it on.
  • Use the feature to pair your phone with two headphones or speakers, and you will get audio on both of them.
  • Bear in mind that if you try to add another device, one of the first two will be removed.

HomePod Stereo Pair

The idea here is similar to Samsung Dual Audio but is available for Apple users. You can use it to connect multiple Bluetooth speakers to one iPhone, iPad, or iPod. This feature is only available for iPhones running iOS 11.4 or higher and MacBook using macOS Mojave or above. Your HomePod speakers should also run at iOS 11.4 or higher. If your HomePods are in the same room, you can run them as stereo speakers, and that feature is available whether you are using an iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, or a MacBook. Follow these steps to activate it.

  • Open the Home app on your device and long press or double click HomePod.
  • Tap or click on the Settings option.
  • On the menu that appears, tap or click on create stereo pair.
  • Select the new HomePod speaker.
  • On display, you will see two HomePod icons, Move them around to place them on the right or left channel.

How to connect multiple Bluetooth speaker to your laptop

Whether you are using a Mac or Windows laptop, you can pair it with multiple speakers. Follow these easy steps to do that.

How to connect multiple Bluetooth speakers to MacBook

  • Start by opening the Finder app.
  • Click on Go, and you will see a dropdown menu
  • On the “go menu,” click on utilities.
  • A menu will appear; on it, click the audio midi setup option.
  • On the bottom left corner of your screen, you will see a + symbol. Click on it to add new Bluetooth speakers.
  • A menu will appear; choose the create multi-output device option. You will see a list of all connected speakers.
  • Select your Bluetooth speakers by checking the boxes next to the speaker names.
  • You can rename the multi-output device so that you can easily find it.
  • Finally, set the speaker as your audio output device. To do that, tap on the Apple menu and choose system preferences in the menu that appear.
  • Choose “sound,” and on the Output tab, then select the speakers you renamed.
  • You can now listen to music using both speakers at the same time.

How to connect to multiple Bluetooth speakers windows 10

  • Start by turning on your Bluetooth speakers. Bear in mind that the speakers you choose should pair with one another. Pick speakers from the same manufacturer, for instance.
  • Pair those devices with your Windows10 laptop by going to the search bar and entering Bluetooth. In the list that comes up, click on Bluetooth and other devices. Turn your Bluetooth to the on position and click on the pairing button. Please wait for it to find the available speakers and then click add Bluetooth or another device. Next, click on Bluetooth and then the speaker. Follow the onscreen instruction to pair your laptop with the speaker.
  • Next, pair the speakers. Some manufacturers provide an app that can help you pair your speakers.  
  • Open the Windows audio setting by searching audio in the search bar. Then click on manage audio devices.
  • Click on speakers and choose set default.
  • After that, open the Recording tab and choose Stereo Mix. If you do not see it, right-click anywhere on the screen and choose the show disabled devices option.
  • Click enable to activate stereo mix.
  • Set Stereo Mix as the default by clicking on set default.
  • Click on “stereo mix” again, click on properties, and choose the listen to option. On the listen tab choose, “listen to this device.” Next, choose the second speaker by selecting it on the “play through this device.” menu. This device is not one of your defaults. Click on ok. Finally, click ok again on the recording tab.
  • Restart your computer, and you can now play sound through both your speakers at the same time.  

Best speakers to simultaneously connect to multiple Bluetooth speakers

Here are some of the best speakers to simultaneously connect to multiple Bluetooth speakers.

Can you connect two Bluetooth speakers to one TV?

You can easily connect two Bluetooth speakers to one TV. Note that if your TV does not have Bluetooth, you can buy a Bluetooth transmitter/receiver to connect Bluetooth speakers. Follow these steps to connect Bluetooth speakers to your TV.

  • Go to the settings menu on your smart TV.
  • Select the Bluetooth settings and then advanced Bluetooth options.
  • Select Dual audio and then pair one speaker at a time.