How to Use a Denon AVR-S530BT Home Theater System

Introduction

This guide will take you through basic usage of your Denon AVRS530BT.

The following topics will be covered:

  • Basic Setup
  • Connecting Bluetooth devices to your receiver
  • How to play or stream audio to your receiver
  • How to install and setup your companion app

? What would you like to do with your AVR?

  1. Setup
  2. Play or stream music
  3. Connect to Bluetooth
  4. Choose input source
  5. Download app

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This guide will take you through basic usage of your Denon AVRS530BT.

The following topics will be covered:

  • Basic Setup
  • Connecting Bluetooth devices to your receiver
  • How to play or stream audio to your receiver
  • How to install and setup your companion app
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  1. Use the scroll wheel or the quickselect buttons to select Bluetooth.
    Denon receiver front panel highlighting the selector knob and the LCD display.
  2. With Bluetooth selected, press Option on your remote.
    Denon remote showing bluetooth and option buttons
  3. The AVR will enter pairing mode.
    Denon receiver on-screen display for Bluetooth pairing mode.
  1. Open Settings.
    iOS Settings.
  2. Select Bluetooth.
    iOS Bluetooth
  3. Ensure that the Bluetooth toggle is in the On position.
    Bluetooth toggle switch highlighted in iOS settings.

Some Bluetooth accessories are configured with a PIN or a passkey that is often listed in its information manual. Check your Bluetooth accessory documentation for the correct PIN or passkey.

From Any iOS Device (iPod, iPad, iPhone)

  1. Open Settings
    iOS Settings.
  2. Then Bluetooth.
    Settings menu with Bluetooth highlighted.
  3. Set the Bluetooth accessory in pairing/discovery mode.
  4. Wait for your iOS device to display the detected Bluetooth accessory.
    Bluetooth settings page.
  5. Select the Bluetooth accessory to pair it with the iOS device.
    • If a PIN or passkey is required, you will be prompted to enter it.
    • If there is no passkey, your Bluetooth accessory should connect without issue.
  1. Swipe down from the top of the screen.
    Swipe down
  2. Tap the Bluetooth icon to enable it.
    Bluetooth Enabled
    Bluetooth Enabled
    Bluetooth Disabled
    Bluetooth Disabled

Depending on what device (Smartphone or Tablet) and which generation you have, the menu theme and options might look slightly different on your screen. However, the steps should be similar to all Android devices and generations.

From any Android Device

  1. Open the App Drawer.
    App drawer icon

    Newer versions of Android's operating system may not have the app drawer button. If you do not see the button, you will simply swipe up from the bottom of your screen to get to your apps.

  2. Go to Settings.
    Android Settings.
  3. Tap Bluetooth. You may need to select Connections first.
    Bluetooth
  4. Set the Bluetooth accessory in pairing/discovery mode.

    This process will vary depending on what kind of device you have. Refer to your device's documentation for specifics on how to accomplish this.

  5. Ensure Bluetooth is On and then select your device from the list below.
    Bluetooth toggle switch highlighted in Android settings.

    Some Bluetooth accessories are configured with a PIN or a passkey that is often listed in its manual. Check your Bluetooth accessory manual for the correct PIN or passkey.

Select your desired input mode on the remote.
Top of a denon remote showing the inputs
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