Adding another music source

You can use another audio device, such as a portable digital music player, with your SoundLink® speaker. This requires using an audio cable with a 3.5 mm plug on one end to connect with the aux input on the SoundLink® speaker. A cable with a 3.5 mm plug on both ends doesn't come with your system.

To use an external audio device, follow these steps:

From the external audio device, insert the 3.5 mm plug into the Aux jack located on the back of the SoundLink® speaker

on the speaker, press aux


Adjust the volume on the connected device to near maximum, then use the SoundLink® speaker volume buttons to adjust the volume level

Note: If a device is connected but not playing audio, the speaker will turn itself off after 30 minutes.

Regarding the USB connector

The USB connector on the back of the speaker is for power/charging only and will not play audio from any connected device.

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