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How to Fix Bluetooth Speakers that Keep Turning OFF

Why do my Bluetooth speakers keep turning OFF?

Your Bluetooth speakers can keep turning OFF because of bluetooth timeout, a drained battery, an out-of-range device transmitter, or pending reboot.

  • Bluetooth timeout
  • Drained battery
  • Out-of-range device transmitter
  • Pending reboot


Bluetooth timeout

If your Bluetooth device remains inactive for ten minutes, it goes into standby mode by default. You can easily resolve this issue by accessing the connectivity settings on your device and ensuring that Bluetooth is switched ON.


Drained battery

A drained battery can cause the Bluetooth speakers to keep turning OFF. You can enable the battery optimization feature on your devices. This helps save the battery from getting drained out fast but the Bluetooth feature is disconnected. This issue can be rectified by selecting the battery optimization feature to enable a change of settings across your apps.


Out-of-range device transmitter

When the device receiver or transmitter is out of range, the Bluetooth speaker gets disconnected. When you are unable to reach another receiver, Bluetooth gets disconnected automatically.


Pending reboot

If you are unable to resolve the Bluetooth speaker issue, the simplest solution is to reboot your device.


How do I stop my Bluetooth speaker from turning off?

You can stop your Bluetooth speaker from turning OFF by disabling the power settings, switching OFF other Bluetooth devices, or updating the outdated drivers.

These small glitches are often encountered and can be easily solved by following the instructions given below.


  • Disable power settings
  1. Go to Settings.
  2. Click on Battery.
  3. Choose Power saving mode and select TURN OFF.


Switching off other Bluetooth devices

  1. Locate the other Bluetooth devices in your immediate surroundings.
  2. Switch OFF these devices.


Update outdated drivers

  1. Press on the Windows key.
  2. In the search bar, type device manager.
  3. Locate and right-click your device.
  4. Select Update driver.
  5. Select Search automatically for updated driver software.
  6. Follow the prompts on the screen.


Why is there no sound coming from my Bluetooth speaker?

There is no sound coming from your Bluetooth speaker because of the low level of audio, the playback device has not been set to default or a disabled Bluetooth support service.


The steps given below help solve these issues.


Low level audio

  1. Type sound in the search bar and click on it.
  2. In the Playback tab, click on your Bluetooth device.
  3. Click Properties.
  4. Click the Levels tab.
  5. Drag the volume slider to an audible level.
  6. Unmute the sound icon if it is muted.


Set Playback device to default

  1. Type control panel in the search bar.
  2. Under Sound, click Manage audio devices.
  3. In the Sound pop-up window, click the Playback tab.
  4. Select the Bluetooth device and click Set default and then click OK.


Disabled Bluetooth support service

  1. Press the Windows key and the key simultaneously.
  2. Type services.msc in the space bar and press Enter.
  3. Double-click on Bluetooth support service.
  4. In the Startup drop-down menu, select Automatic.
  5. Click Start and then click Apply and OK.


bluetooth speaker turning off


Why do my Bluetooth speakers keep cutting out?

Your Bluetooth speakers keep cutting out due to drained batteries, weak signal strength, or the power management settings.

You can fix these problems in the following way.


Drained batteries

  1. Unscrew your Bluetooth speaker.
  2. Remove the drained-out or weak batteries and replace them with new ones. You can seek the assistance of a technician to help you replace old batteries with new ones.


Weak signal strength

The Bluetooth connectivity range extends to about 10 meters beyond which it signals strength gets weakened.

  1. Ensure the Bluetooth speakers are relatively close to the source.
  2. Keep the Bluetooth speakers within a range of ten meters or a little less than ten meters.


Power management settings

  1. In the search bar, type Bluetooth.
  2. Open the Bluetooth options.
  3. Select your Bluetooth adapter.
  4. Open Bluetooth adapter settings.
  5. Disable power management.


Why do my Bluetooth speakers keep cutting out on my PC?

Your Bluetooth speakers keep cutting out on your PC because of a pending reset of Bluetooth settings on Windows, enabled audio enhancements, or a pending update of the audio driver.

Follow the instructions given below to resolve the problems with ease.


Reset Bluetooth settings on Windows/Mac

  1. Press and hold down the Shift and Option keys.
  2. On the top right of the screen, click on the Bluetooth icon.
  3. On the menu screen, click Remove all devices.
  4. Press and hold down the Shift as well as Option keys again.
  5. Click the Bluetooth icon.
  6. Click Reset the Bluetooth module.
  7. Pair your devices again.


Disable audio enhancements

  1. Type control panel in the search bar.
  2. In the Control Panel, click Sound and click on the Playback tab.
  3. Choose the device whose audio enhancements you wish to disable.
  4. Right-click on the selected device and click on Properties.
  5. Click on the Enhancements tab.
  6. Uncheck the box next to Disable all enhancements and click OK.


Update the audio driver on Windows

  1. Type settings in the search bar.
  2. In the Settings window, click Update & Security.
  3. In the pop-up that appears, click Windows Update.
  4. Click Check for updates.
  5. Click Download and install.


Why does my Bluetooth speaker keep turning off with full battery?

Your Bluetooth speaker keeps turning OFF with full battery due to an incorrect pairing of devices, a faulty charging cable, or a pending reset of the network settings.

The simplest solutions can help you overcome the most difficult-sounding issues. 


Incorrect pairing of devices

  1. Type settings in the search bar.
  2. Go to Devices and click on Bluetooth & other devices.
  3. Tap on the Bluetooth device that is paired but not functional.
  4. Select Remove device and click on Yes.
  5. Pair the device once again.


Faulty charging cable

  1. Check the cable for any minor chippings across its length.
  2. Try recharging your smartphone with the cable.
  3. If the devices don’t get charged, then the cable is faulty and you have to buy a new one.


Reset the network settings

  1. Open the search bar and type settings.
  2. Click on System.
  3. Expand the advanced section.
  4. Tap on the Reset options.
  5. Select Reset Wi-fi, Mobile & Bluetooth.
  6. Select Reset Settings.


Why does my Bluetooth speaker turn off automatically when playing at full volume?

Your Bluetooth speaker turns OFF automatically when playing at full volume because of a pending factory reset of the speaker, an unstable voltage supply to your speaker, or a damaged amplifier.

Read the solutions given below.


Factory reset the Bluetooth speaker

  1. Press and hold the Volume and Bluetooth buttons at the same time for about six seconds. A beep tone is heard once the reset is completed and your speaker is turned OFF.
  2. Use the Power button to turn ON your speaker.


Unstable voltage supply

Physical obstructions by other Bluetooth devices impact your Bluetooth speakers. Ensure there is minimal interference by reducing the number of other devices in close proximity to your speakers.


Damaged amplifier

High volume heats the driver coils and causes impedance mismatch. A damaged amplifier due to high volume has to be replaced. You have to seek technical assistance for the same.


Why does my Bluetooth speaker cut during quiet moments?

Your Sony SRS-X7 or Sony SRS-X9 Bluetooth speaker cuts during quiet moments because of the auto standby feature, connection issues, or software issues.

These are common problems that can be easily resolved in the following manner.


Auto standby

  1. Type settings in your audio device.
  2. Tap on Power option.
  3. Turn OFF Auto Standby.


Connection issues

  1. In your speaker, go to Settings, and go to Connected Devices.
  2. Click on Connection Preferences.
  3. Click on Bluetooth and connect the device again.


Software issues

  1. Go to Settings.
  2. Click on Software updates.
  3. Install the latest update.


Why my Bluetooth speaker won’t connect to iPhone

Your Bluetooth speaker won’t connect to your iPhone because of a long distance between your speaker and your iPhone, your Bluetooth batteries may not be fully charged, or the devices are not in a pairing mode.

Eager to get your iPhone connected to your Sony XB23 portable Bluetooth speakers? Let’s understand how the problems can be solved!


Reduce the distance between your speaker and the iPhone

Move the two devices closer to each other.

This will improve connectivity between your Bluetooth speaker and iPhone.


Bluetooth speakers not fully charged

  1. Switch OFF your Bluetooth speaker.
  2. Plug your audio device in a power socket and switch it ON after five minutes. The row of LED lights that appear in front of your speaker stay lit until your speaker is fully charged. The battery indicator on top of your device provides the charging status. When you see four LED lights, it indicates the battery is completely charged. 


Pair the devices

  1. Go to Settings and select Bluetooth.
  2. Ensure your iPhone’s Bluetooth connection is switched ON.
  3. Enable the pairing feature on your speaker.
  4. On iPhone, under Other devices, locate your speaker.
  5. Tap on Speaker to connect.


Why my Bluetooth speaker won’t connect to an Android phone

Your Bluetooth speaker won’t connect to the Android phone because the distance between the two devices exceeds 30 feet, both the devices need to be restarted, or Bluetooth cache and data.

If you are facing issues with your LG 2.1 multimedia Bluetooth speaker, they are easy to overcome. The following instructions help solve these glitches.


Maintain a distance of only 30 feet between the two devices

  1. Move your Android device and the Bluetooth speaker within reasonable proximity of one another.
  2. Ensure the two devices are maintained at a distance of 30 feet of each other.


Restart both the devices

  1. Switch OFF and then restart your Android device.
  2. Tap the Bluetooth icon and ensure it’s in pairing mode.
  3. Once the device name reflects on the screen, tap on it and click on Connect.


Clear the Bluetooth cache and data

  1. In the search bar, type settings.
  2. Tap on Apps and then tap on the Cort icon.
  3. Locate Bluetooth and tap on it.
  4. When the next screen appears, tap Storage followed byClear Cache and tap on OK.


Why my Bluetooth speaker won’t connect to my laptop?

Your Dynaudio Music 5 Bluetooth speaker won’t connect to the laptop because of an enabled airplane mode, the Bluetooth feature is switched OFF, or your system is not discoverable.

There are many solutions to these minor issues. Let’s go through some of them.


  • Disable airplane mode
  1. Tap on the Wi-Fi icon on the bottom right of the taskbar on your computer.
  2. Switch OFF the Airplane mode.


  • Switch On Bluetooth feature
  1. Type settings in the search bar.
  2. Click on Bluetooth & devices.
  3. Switch Bluetooth OFF and after a few seconds switch it ON.


  • Make your system discoverable
  1. Go to Settings, click on Devices and then click on More Bluetooth options.
  2. Tick-mark the box against Allow Bluetooth devices to find this PC and click OK.
  3. Restart your computer and reconnect your computer with your Bluetooth speakers.


Why does my JBL speaker keep turning off?

Your JBL Go speaker keeps turning OFF due to a pending reset of the speaker, a damaged charging cable, or a low battery.

JBL speaker issues can be easily overcome with the following solutions.

  • Reset JBL speaker
  1. Press and hold the Volume down and the Bluetooth buttons at the same time for 10 seconds.
  2. Press the Power button to turn ON the speaker.


  • Damaged charging cable 
  1. Check the charging cable for any faults along its entire length.
  2. If damaged, replace it with a new one.


  • Low battery
  1. Charge the batteries till they are fully charged.
  2. If the batteries are fully drained out due to high usage, replace them with new ones.


Why does my Bose speaker keep turning off?

Your Bose SoundLink Revolve II speaker keeps turning OFF due to a dirty battery terminal, an enabled automatic power-off feature or a malfunctioning Bose connect app.

  • Dirty battery terminals
  1. Open the battery cover and examine the terminal to locate dust deposits.
  2. Use a spray can with an electrical contact cleaner to remove the dirt deposits.
  3. Ensure regular cleaning of the terminals.
  • Disable the automatic power-off feature
  1. Press and hold the Volume Up button and the multi-function button simultaneously.
  2. Continue doing this until you hear theAuto-off disabled message.


  • Malfunctioning Bose connect app
  1. Go to the official website – btu.bose.com.
  2. Open the Bose updater.
  3. View terms of usage, click Accept and Continue.
  4. Click Download and save the file to your computer.
  5. Open the file and install the updater.
  6. Connect your product to the computer with a USB cable.


Why does my Ultimate Ears Boom Bluetooth speaker keep turning off?

Your Ultimate Ears Boom 3 Bluetooth speaker keeps turning OFF because it isn’t in pairing mode, there are more than two devices connected to the speaker, or because of a due factory reset.

These problems may sound worrisome but can be solved with the instructions given below.


  • Ultimate Ears Boom Bluetooth pairing
  1. Press and hold the Bluetooth pairing button located above the Power button.
  2. Continue holding the button down until you hear a beep sound. Once the Bluetooth LED light on the speaker starts blinking, the pairing is complete.


  • Too many devices connected to the speaker

At any point in time, you can pair only two devices to the Ultimate Ears Boom Bluetooth speaker.Disconnect additional devices to connect to another.


  • Factory reset
  1. Switch ON the Ultimate Ears Boom speaker
  2. Press and hold the Volume and Power buttons down simultaneously until you hear a beep sound. Your speaker will turn OFF.
  3. Turn ON your speaker and try to pair it with your device.

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