How To Connect Bluetooth Speaker To PC With Aux Cable?

If your laptop has a 3.5mm audio output port and your speakers have an audio input port, a 3.5mm to 3.5mm stereo audio cable or a 3.5mm to RCA stereo audio cable can be used. Some high-quality devices with inbuilt modern features along with an AUX input are Anker SoundCore Motion +, Bose SoundLink Revolve + 11, JBL Flip 4, and JBL Charge 4. Today’s blog will discuss how to connect Bluetooth speakers to a PC via an AUX cable. 

Key takeaways:

  • While playing music or any other form of audio via AUX, moving to the next song or to the previous one is only possible using control buttons in your connected device.
  • Locating an analog output before connecting to the internal audio interface if your PC is necessary and 3.5mm headphones are generally used.
  • As long as your PC has a speaker/headphone jack or USB, you should be able to connect mist-wired computer speakers which have a 3.5mm audio input connector.

So what is an AUX cable?

AUX cable

An auxiliary cable is a standard communication port on a device that becomes necessary for the widespread distribution of digital music, and adapts to audio signals for the following devices:

  • Speakers
  • Microphones
  • Headphones, headsets
  • Mp3 players

It also allows a PC to transmit data one bit at a time and can be used with any audio device. 

Almost all Bluetooth speakers are embedded with an AUX port which enables them to connect with Mobile/PC/Laptop hence with this particular Bluetooth speaker, an AUX cable is provided. A potentially good AUX cable has the certain distinct feature as follows:

  • Aluminum build
  • Q gold plated connector 
  • Braided cable

How will you  connect your Bluetooth speakers via AUX cables:

  1. Connect one end of the AUX cable to the AUX input located at the bottom of your speaker
  2. Connect the other end of the AUX cable to the AUX output port on your audio device
  3. Now turn the source knob to AUX, then click to activate/play.

By using the AUX Input, you can control the one end of a one-way AUX cable that connects to the bottom of the speaker which can be made easier by making use of your sound card’s output. The mini phone’s multi-compatibility RCA power cord can also be utilized with a dual-redistributor adapter. An auxiliary port will enable the audio source to be connected to an MP3 player. 

Earphones/headphones are necessary audio devices that allow communication with the rest of the world. 

If your device supports aux, you can connect it to the aux port by using an aux cable. If your other devices use a USB port, you must purchase a Bluetooth adapter to connect them directly to this port which can be used in concurrence with an existing speaker most importantly making sure the speaker is powered off and fully charged is essential before making the connection.

Final thought

If your concern is only regarding the connection of Bluetooth speakers to a PC/Laptop, considering connecting it via an AUX cable is advisable. Even in 2022, it is quite possible to get a quality Bluetooth speaker with an embedded AUX input. Let me know in the comments section if these solutions worked for you and feel free to ask any questions!


Do Bluetooth speakers have an AUX input? 

Although many don’t need one they are inbuilt with the required auxiliary inputs. Some famous brands such as JBL or Ultimate Ears only provide AUX inputs in their party products. 

How do I enable my AUX port?

Click on Multi Control and press it until Language Select appears on display. Now turn the former to select one of the initial settings. Now turn it clockwise to select and turn on AUX1/AUX2. 

What is the use of AUX cable?

These cables are used to transfer sound. You can also use these small, slim wires to connect your device to a home theatre system to effortlessly enjoy smooth music in your own comfort.

Is it possible to play music in Bluetooth and aux simultaneously? 

Any audio can be played via Bluetooth and AUX simultaneously which can be archived through the use of Bluetooth adapters, speakers, and transmitters. 

Parag Banerjee
Parag Banerjee

Parag Banerjee is an experienced Search Engine Optimizer. He has a wide knowledge of Google Updates, Analytics, and many others. He studied Computer Application from Techno India.

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