How To Fix Anker Soundcore 2 Will Not Connect To Bluetooth Problem

The Anker Soundcore 2 will not connect to Bluetooth problem prevents you from connecting the speaker to your music source. Several factors can cause this such as low battery power, device not paired, or device not within range. You need to do several troubleshooting steps to fix this.

The Anker Soundcore 2 is a portable Bluetooth speaker that can deliver a loud volume with enhanced bass. This usually sells for US$40 and is perfect to use indoors or outdoors. Some of its features include 24 hours of playback time, an IPX7 protection and Bluetooth 5.0 just to name a few.

Technical Specifications of Anker SoundCore 2:

  • Weight: 414g/12.6 ounces
  • Size: 6.6 x 1.9 x 2.2 inches
  • Playtime: 24 Hours
  • Bluetooth Range: 20m/66ft
  • Playtime: Up to 24 hours
  • Input: 5V=2A
  • Impedance: 4Ω
  • Audio Output: 6W x 2
  • Driver(full range): 1.5 ” x 2
  • Charging time: 3 hours
  • Frequency Response: 70 Hz-20KHz

What to do when your Anker Soundcore 2 won’t connect to a Bluetooth device

One problem that you might encounter with your Soundcore 2 Bluetooth speaker is it’s Bluetooth feature doesn’t seem to work. This can be an annoying issue especially if you want to use it to play your favorite music. Here are the troubleshooting steps you need to do to fix the problem.

Method 1: Perform a factory reset

The first troubleshooting step you should do is a factory reset or hard reset. This is a procedure that removes any custom data on this Bluetooth speaker and brings it back to its default settings. This is a useful troubleshooting step to do when you are experiencing problems with the device such as when you can’t make a Bluetooth connection or when there it does not turn on.

Time needed: 2 minutes.

Reset the speaker

  1. Press and hold the power button.

    You need to do this for 8 seconds.Fix Anker Soundcore 2 Will Not Connect To Bluetooth Problem

  2. Press and hold the Bluetooth button.

    You need to do this for 2 seconds.What to do when your Anker Soundcore 2 won’t connect to a Bluetooth device

After performing these steps try checking if the issue still occurs.

Method 2: Pair the Bluetooth device

There’s a possibility that the problem is caused by the Bluetooth speaker being currently paired to another device. To fix this you will need to pair the speaker again by pressing and holding the Bluetooth button for at least 2 seconds. Make sure to delete this speaker connection on your phone before connecting to it again.

Method 3: Charge the Anker SoundCore 2

When this speaker battery is low in charge then there’s a possibility that its Bluetooth feature won’t work. If the battery has no power left then all you need to do is to charge it. When charging this speaker its best to use a wall charger with an output of at least 2 amps. Leave the speaker charging for at least 3 hours then try to check if the Bluetooth issue still occurs.

Method 4: Device is not in range

To get the best listening experience using this Bluetooth speaker, the device it is connecting to should not be more than 100 feet away. This range will decrease if there are a lot of obstructions or signal interference such as walls or radios between both devices.

Try placing the speaker and the device it is connecting to side by side then check if the problem still occurs.

Having connection issues on a Bluetooth speaker can be a frustrating experience. Hopefully, this solution will help you fix the problem.

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Chad Buenaflor

Chad has been in the tech industry since 2000. He has a degree in Electronics Engineering and is interested in the hardware and software side of technology. Initially working for a Japanese semiconductor company as a Test Engineer for nearly 10 years, he then pursued his passion for internet technology by working for the support team of Time Warner Cable then finally joining TheDroidGuy as one of their troubleshooting and tech writers. On his free time he plays his favorite games on his PC, Xbox Series X, and Android phone. Contact me at Email

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