JBL LIVE 220BT Manual

JBL LIVE 220BT Manual

What’s in the box


Charging cable

Ear tips

Warranty card, Warning card, QSR, QSG


Buttons & LEDs




Wearing the headphone

  1. Select the ear tips
  2. Check R (right) and L (left) on the ear buds
  3. Wear around the neck
  4. Put on the ear buds
  5. Put down the ear buds and they will stick together through the magnet.

Bluetooth ® Pairing

  1. Turn on the headphone
  2. If connecting for the first time, the headphone will enter the pairing mode automatically after it is powered on
  3. Connect to Bluetooth device

Controlling music

Managing phone calls

Voice Assistant

Download My JBL Headphones APP

Google Play Store or App Store

The Google Assistant

To set up the Google Assistant
  1. Connect your headphones to your mobile device
  2. Set up your Google Assistant using your mobile device:
    • On your Android™ device, press and hold the home button to open the Google Assistant and follow the on-screen instructions.
    • On your iOS devices, open or download the Google Assistant app and follow the app instructions.
Google Play Store or App Store

Note: The Google Assistant is available on eligible Android™ 6.0 devices* or later.For iOS devices, the Google Assistant app needs to be downloaded. Works on Lollipop, Marshmallow and Nougat Android™ Phones with Google Play™ Services, >1.5GB of memory and 720p or higher screen resolution.For more information on what your Google Assistant can do, visit: https://assistant.google.com/platforms/headphones

To use your Google Assistant


  1. The Google Assistant isn’t available in certain languages and countries.
  2. If you want to turn on or off the Google Assistant, please download our JBL APP (see Section 8). You can select under Settings > Voice assistant > The Google Assistant.

Amazon Alexa

  1. Connect your headphones to your mobile device.
  2. Download JBL APP and follow the app instructions, select Settings > Voice assistant > Amazon Alexa
  3. On your mobile device, open or download the Amazon Alexa app and follow the app instructions.

    Play Store or App Store

  4. In the Amazon Alexa App, navigate to the Device Page.
  5. Click the Plus (+) button on the top right of the screen and select ‘Add Device’.
  6. Select Headphones from the list and then choose your Live Series Headphones in the Available Devices section. Follow the rest of the instructions in the Alexa App to complete set up.
  7. Alexa is now enabled on your device. Press the action button and try one of the below utterances:


  1. For more information and things to try with Alexa, visit: www.amazon.com/Alexa devices and select ‘Use Alexa’.
  2. If you want to turn on or off the Amazon Alexa, please download our JBL APP (see Section 8). You can select under Settings > Voice assistant > Amazon Alexa.
  3. Alexa is not available in all languages and countries.

Ambient Aware & TalkThru

  1. Short press once to activate TalkThru, which allows you to clearly hear others for quick conversations, without removing your headphones. You will hear your music volume level lower when TalkThru Technology is engaged.
  2. Press once more to activate Ambient Aware, which allows you to hear your surroundings.
  3. Press again to turn off TalkThru Technology.

Note: You can also turn on or off the Ambient Aware & TalkThru with our JBL APP (see Section 8).

Seamlessly switch between devices

  1. Pair and connect the headphone with the 1st Bluetooth device (see Section 4 Bluetooth ® Pairing)
  2. Enter pairing mode for connection with the 2nd Bluetooth device
  3. Connect to Bluetooth device
  4. Go back to the Bluetooth device list on the 1st device and select the headphone* to connect

Items to note:Maximum 2 devices can be connected simultaneously

LED behavior


  • Driver Size: 8.0mm Dynamic Driver
  • Frequency Response: 20Hz – 20kHz
  • Sensitivity: 104dB /1mW
  • Maximum SPL: 96dB
  • Microphone sensitivity: /Pa
  • Impedance: 31 ohm
  • Bluetooth transmitted power: <4 dBm
  • Bluetooth transmitted modulation: GFSK, π/4 DQPSK , 8DPSK
  • Bluetooth frequency: 2.402 GHz-2.48 GHz
  • Bluetooth profile version: A2DP v1.3, AVRCP v1.5, HFP v1.6
  • Bluetooth version: 4.2
  • Battery type: Polymer Li-ion Battery (220mAh/3.7V )
  • Power supply: 5V , 1A
  • Charging time: <2 hrs from empty
  • Music playtime with BT on: up to 10hrs
  • Weight: 31g

The Bluetooth ® word mark and logos are registered trademarks owned by the Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks by HARMAN International Industries, Incorporated is under license. Other trademarks and trade names are those of their respective owners. Google, Android, Google Play, the Google Play logo and related marks and logos are trademarks of Google LLC. The Google Assistant is not available in certain countries and languages. Availability and performance of certain features, services and applications are device and network dependent and may not be available in all areas. Controlling certain devices in your home requires compatible smart devices. Subscriptions for services and applications may be required and additional terms, conditions and/or charges may apply.


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