How to Sync JBL Flip 6

Explains how to sync a JBL Flip 6 with common mobile devices like the iPhone, iPad, and iPod.

How to Sync JBL Flip 6: Step by Step

With this speaker powered OFF, run through this routine to sync it to your mobile device.

1. Navigate to the Home Screen on your Mobile Device

Firstly, press the Home button to bring up the mobile iOS device’s Home screen. Shown next.

2. Find the Settings App

Then we find ours on the second page of an iPad home screen.

Picture of an iOS Home screen showing the -Settings- app.
An iOS Home screen showing the -Settings- app.

3. Bring up the Settings App

Tap the Settings app icon.

The mobile device then displays the first page of its settings.

4. Go to Bluetooth Settings  to Continue with How to Sync JBL Flip 6

Then the Bluetooth settings page displays, similar to the following.





Note that our Bluetooth is ON here. But since JBL speaker is currently OFF, it does not appear in the Bluetooth devices list. Also, we don’t see it since we’ve never synced this speaker with the iPad Air before.

Screenshot of the previously paired Bluetooth devices list. Note that no JBL Flip 6 appears.
The previously paired Bluetooth devices list. Note that no JBL Flip 6 appears.

5. Turn On your JBL Flip 6 

Turn on this speaker by quickly pressing its Power button.

Picture of the dark -Power- button on the JBL Flip 6.
The dark -Power- button on the JBL Flip 6.

The speaker then powers up.

But since the iPad does not know about this speaker, it will not sync with it automatically. So the light in the Pairing  button denotes this not-synced state by slow flashing or staying dark.

6. Put your JBL Flip 6 in Discovery Mode

Then to see your Flip 6 on your device, place it into discovery mode. So to do that, press and release the Bluetooth button.

Picture of the Bluetooth button blinking on the JBL Flip 6 speaker.
The -Bluetooth- button blinking.

When you press the Bluetooth button, the speaker plays a repeating single pluck guitar note. Also, the Bluetooth button begins fast flashing white.

7. Find the Speaker on your Mobile Device to Continue with How to Sync JBL Flip 6

Then we find our speaker as follows.

Screenshot of the -Bluetooth Settings- page. Showing the JBL Flip 6 discovered.
The -Bluetooth Settings- page. Showing the JBL Flip 6 discovered.

8. Next, Sync with the JBL Flip 6

So tap the speaker entry in the Other Devices section of the Bluetooth devices list.

Your source device then syncs with the JBL Flip 6 (“JBL Flip 6” in this demo). The mobile device’s Bluetooth Settings screen then changes to look something like the following.

Picture of the -Bluetooth Settings- page. showing our speaker now Connected.
The -Bluetooth Settings- page. showing our speaker now Connected.

9. Done with How to Sync JBL Flip 6 !

At last we have now synced our Flip 6. Also, similar routines work with iPod Touch, iPad Pros, and any iPhones as well.  As long as they support Bluetooth. Furthermore, syncing with Android devices works in a similar way too.

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    3. When the Charging Light Blinks – How to Fix
    4. What to Do When JBL Flip 6 Hard Reset is Not Working
    5. Extra Bass Mode Explained

References for How to Sync JBL Flip 6

    1. JBL Flip 6 Official Product Page
    2. Where to Buy the JBL Flip 6