Q: How do I use my ULTIMATE EARS BOOM with a computer?

A: You can connect your ULTIMATE EARS BOOM to a Macintosh or PC that has Bluetooth capabilities.

Macintosh

  1. From the Apple menu, select System Preferences.
  2. Open the Bluetooth preference pane.
  3. Click “+” to add a new Bluetooth device.
  4. Turn the speaker on.
  5. Hold down the Bluetooth button (above the power button) until you hear a tone.NOTE: The Bluetooth connection button will blink rapidly, meaning the speaker is ready for pairing.
  6. Select ULTIMATE EARS BOOM from the list of available devices and click Continue.

IMPORTANT: The ULTIMATE EARS BOOM can also be a speakerphone, and the Macintosh operating system sets it as a headset device by default.

To set ULTIMATE EARS BOOM as a stereo speaker on your Mac:

  1. From the Apple menu, select System Preferences.
  2. Select Sound.
  3. On the Output tab, you’ll see both “ULTIMATE EARS BOOM” and “ULTIMATE EARS BOOM Stereo” select “ULTIMATE EARS BOOM Stereo”.
  4. Close System Preferences.

PC

  1. Turn the speaker on.
  2. Hold down the Bluetooth button (above the power button) until you hear a tone.NOTE: The Bluetooth connection button will blink rapidly, meaning the speaker is ready for pairing.
  3. Open your Control Panel.
  4. Select Hardware and Sound.
  5. Select Devices and Printers.
  6. Select Bluetooth Devices.
  7. Click Add a device.
  8. Select ULTIMATE EARS BOOM from the list of devices, and then click next.

NOTE: If the Bluetooth Device Control window opens, expand the Headset type menu and select “My hands-free device ULTIMATE EARS BOOM does not have a display” and then click Apply.

Once your speaker is paired and connected, you’ll have to select the ULTIMATE EARS BOOM as the default playback device in the Windows Sound settings. Here’s how:

  1. Open your Control Panel.
  2. Select Hardware and Sound.
  3. Select Manage audio devices (under Sound).
  4. Select “Speakers Bluetooth Hands-free Audio” and click Set Default.
  5. Click OK.