Screenshot of the JBL Connect Plus app on iOS, displaying its splash screen.

JBL Connect Plus App Screenshot Picture Gallery, iOS Version




The JBL Connect Plus (Connect+) app manages connections to compatible JBL Bluetooth speakers.  In this piece, we’ve included the screenshots we took of the iOS version of this app, while conducting various tests of our JBL portable speakers.  This is our JBL Connect Plus app screenshot picture gallery for the iOS version of this app.




JBL Connect Plus App Screenshot Picture Gallery, iOS Version of the App

How the JBL Connect Plus app appears on our iOS iPad Air tablet home screen.

Screenshot of the iOS 11 home screen, showing the JBL Connect app highlighted.
JBL Connect Plus app screenshot picture gallery. iOS 11 home screen, showing the JBL Connect app highlighted.

Various screenshots of the JBL Connect Plus app, managing a JBL Flip 4 waterproof Bluetooth speaker.

JBL Flip 4 Bluetooth Speaker Screenshots

Here’s the app home screen when it discovers the JBL Flip 4 speaker.

Screenshot of the JBL Connect app on iOS, showing its Home screen with the -Settings- button highlighted.
JBL Connect Plus app screenshot picture gallery. The Connect app on iOS, showing its Home screen with the -Settings- button highlighted.

Renaming the JBL Flip 4 Speaker Bluetooth Name

JBL Connect Plus app screenshot picture gallery. Screenshot of the JBL Connect app on iOS, showing its -Change Speaker Name- screen, with the Edit box highlighted.
JBL Connect Plus app screenshot picture gallery. The Connect app on iOS, showing its -Change Speaker Name- screen, with the Edit box highlighted.




Editing the Flip 4 Speaker Name Field 

Screenshot of the JBL Connect app on iOS, showing its -Change Speaker Name- screen with the Edit box erased.
JBL Connect Plus app screenshot picture gallery. The Connect app on iOS, showing its -Change Speaker Name- screen with the Edit box erased.

Typing In a New Bluetooth Name

Screenshot of the JBL Connect app on iOS, showing its -Change Speaker Name- edit box with a new name filled in.
JBL Connect Plus app screenshot picture gallery. The Connect app on iOS, showing its -Change Speaker Name- edit box with a new name filled in.

Showing the Renamed JBL Flip 4 Speaker Home Screen

 

Screenshot of the JBL Connect app on iOS, showing its -Settings- screen, with the new speaker name assigned.
JBL Connect Plus app screenshot picture gallery. The Connect app on iOS, showing its -Settings- screen, with the new speaker name assigned.




JBL Charge 3 Power Bank Bluetooth Speaker Screenshots

Applying Firmware Updates to the JBL Charge 3 Speaker

Firmware Update Notification Screenshot

Here, we have the home screen in the app, just after connecting it with a JBL Charge 3 speaker and power bank.  Note the orange encircled exclamation point in the top right corner of the speaker image in the next picture.  This means that there is at least one pending notification to view about the speaker.

Screenshot of the JBL Connect Plus app on iOS. Showing the JBL Charge 3 speaker, needing a firmware update. Notification symbol for that is highlighted.
JBL Connect Plus app screenshot picture gallery. The Connect Plus app on iOS. Showing the JBL Charge 3 speaker, needing a firmware update. Notification symbol for that is highlighted.
Barrage of Important Notices

Next. we show the first notification.  It’s telling us that a new version of the speaker firmware is available for the Charge 3.

Screenshot of the JBL Connect Plus app on iOS. Connected to a JBL Charge 3 speaker. Displaying first important notice about upgrading the firmware on this connected Bluetooth speaker.
JBL Connect Plus app screenshot picture gallery. The Connect Plus app on iOS. Connected to a JBL Charge 3 speaker. Displaying first important notice about upgrading the firmware on this connected Bluetooth speaker.

Then, there’s another important notice.

Screenshot of JBL Connect Plus app on iOS, paired with a JBL Charge 3 speaker. Displaying the 2nd important notice, warning about this firmware update being permanent and thus, not reversible.
JBL Connect Plus app screenshot picture gallery. The Connect Plus app on iOS, paired with a JBL Charge 3 speaker. Displaying the 2nd important notice, warning about this firmware update being permanent and thus, not reversible.




And yet another notice.

Firmware Update Confirmation Screen

Next, we have the firmware update confirmation screen, shown next.

Screenshot of the JBL Connect Plus app on iOS, connected with a JBL Charge 3 speaker. Prompting to plug in the speaker to AC power to update its firmware.
JBL Connect Plus app screenshot picture gallery. The Connect Plus app on iOS, connected with a JBL Charge 3 speaker. Prompting to plug in the speaker to AC power to update its firmware.
Update Firmware Progress Screens

As the firmware image file transfers from the mobile device to the speaker, we see a pie chart progression indicator screen.  The next several screenshots show the progression of the update process.

Screenshot of the JBL Connect Plus app on iOS, connected with a JBL Charge 3 Bluetooth speaker. Displaying the -Transferring Firmware Update File- page as the new firmware file is copied from the mobile device to the speaker.
JBL Connect Plus app screenshot picture gallery. The Connect Plus app on iOS, connected with a JBL Charge 3 Bluetooth speaker. Displaying the -Transferring Firmware Update File- page as the new firmware file is copied from the mobile device to the speaker.

Forty percent complete.

Screenshot of the JBL Connect Plus app on iOS, paired with a JBL Charge 3 wireless speaker. Transferring update firmware file to that speaker, 40 percent done.
JBL Connect Plus app screenshot picture gallery. The Connect Plus app on iOS, paired with a JBL Charge 3 wireless speaker. Transferring update firmware file to that speaker, 40 percent done.




Almost sixty six percent finished.

Screenshot of the JBL Connect Plus app on iOS, linked via Bluetooth with a JBL Charge 3 waterproof speaker. Transferring new firmware file, 65 percent complete.
JBL Connect Plus app screenshot picture gallery. The Connect Plus app on iOS, linked via Bluetooth with a JBL Charge 3 waterproof speaker. Transferring new firmware file, 65 percent complete.

Firmware file transfer to the speaker has finished.

Screenshot of the JBL Connect Plus app on iOS, paired with a JBL Charge 3 portable speaker. Transferring new firmware update file to that speaker, 100 percent done.
JBL Connect Plus app screenshot picture gallery. The Connect Plus app on iOS, paired with a JBL Charge 3 portable speaker. Transferring new firmware update file to that speaker, 100 percent done.
Firmware Update Complete Screen

A short time, the new firmware installation on the JBL Charge 3 is done.

Screenshot of the JBL Connect Plus app on iOS, paired with a JBL Charge 3 Bluetooth speaker and power bank. The new firmware update to the speaker is successful. Done button highlighted.
JBL Connect Plus app screenshot picture gallery. The Connect Plus app on iOS, paired with a JBL Charge 3 Bluetooth speaker and power bank. The new firmware update to the speaker is successful. Done button highlighted.

Finally, the Connect Plus app takes us back to its Home screen for the JBL Charge 3.  Note here though, that orange exclamation point has disappeared, indicating that the firmware version currently installed on the JBL Charge 3 is indeed the most recently issued one.

Screenshot of the JBL Connect Plus app on iOS, linked with a JBL Charge 3 splashproof speaker. The firmware update to that Bluetooth speaker is done. No newer firmware version available.
JBL Connect Plus app screenshot picture gallery. The Connect Plus app on iOS, linked with a JBL Charge 3 splashproof speaker. The firmware update to that Bluetooth speaker is done. No newer firmware version available.




Changing Bluetooth Name of a JBL Speaker Using the Connect+ App

Screenshot of the JBL Connect Plus app on iOS, showing its JBL Charge 3 speaker Home screen. The Settings button is highlighted.
JBL Connect Plus app screenshot picture gallery. JBL Connect Plus app on iOS, showing its JBL Charge 3 speaker Home screen. The Settings button is highlighted.

How to Update the JBL Charge 3 Speaker Bluetooth Speaker Name

Tapping the pencil icon activates the speaker name edit box.

Screenshot of the JBL Connect Plus app on iOS. Showing its JBL Charge 3 Speaker Settings Screen, with the -Edit Name Pencil- button highlighted.
JBL Connect Plus app screenshot picture gallery. JBL Connect Plus app on iOS. Showing its JBL Charge 3 Speaker Settings Screen, with the -Edit Name Pencil- button highlighted.

The cursor then moves into that edit box.

Screenshot of the JBL Connect Plus app on iOS. Showing its JBL Charge 3 Change Name edit box highlighted.
JBL Connect Plus app screenshot picture gallery. JBL Connect Plus app on iOS. Showing its JBL Charge 3 Change Name edit box highlighted.

Use common virtual keyboard editing techniques to change the JBL Charge 3 speaker name to whatever you wish.

Screenshot of the JBL Connect Plus app on iOS. Showing its JBL Charge 3 Change Speaker Name edit box with new name filled in.
JBL Connect Plus app on iOS. Showing its JBL Charge 3 Change Speaker Name edit box with new name filled in.




First, blank out the old one by backspacing over it.

Screenshot of the JBL Connect Plus app on iOS. Showing the JBL Charge 3 speaker -Change Speaker Name- edit box, erased.
JBL Connect Plus app on iOS. Showing the JBL Charge 3 speaker -Change Speaker Name- edit box, erased.

Then, type in the new Bluetooth name and then tap the Done key.  This takes you back to the speaker’s home screen, showing the updated Bluetooth name.

Screenshot of the JBL Connect Plus app on iOS. Showing its JBL Charge 3 Bluetooth speaker -Home- screen. The speaker has been renamed to -Toms Charge 3-.
JBL Connect Plus app on iOS. Showing its JBL Charge 3 Bluetooth speaker -Home- screen. The speaker has been renamed to -Toms Charge 3-.

After altering the Bluetooth name, the Connect app instructs you to pair again to the speaker, using its new name, after renaming it.

Screenshot of the JBL Connect Plus app on iOS. Showing its -Reconnect to Apply New Name- window, with the -Got It- link circled.
JBL Connect Plus app screenshot picture gallery. JBL Connect Plus app on iOS. Showing its -Reconnect to Apply New Name- window, with the -Got It- link circled.

 

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Revision History

  • 2018-07-27: First published.