Picture of the JBL Flip 2 Bluetooth speaker, front side view, held in hand.

JBL Flip 2 Wireless Portable Bluetooth Speaker Picture Gallery




We picked up this JBL speaker for testing and review, and took some pictures of it for those posts.  The result is this JBL Flip 2 wireless portable Bluetooth speaker picture gallery.  Hopefully, these pictures answer most questions about how to pair, unpair, connect, and recharge this speaker.  Enjoy.




JBL Flip 2 Wireless Portable Bluetooth Speaker Picture Gallery

JBL Flip 2 Wireless Speaker Top, Front, Back, and Side Views

First, we have the Flip 2 speaker with its drivers facing the camera.

JBL Flip 2 wireless portable Bluetooth speaker picture gallery. Picture of the JBL Flip 2 portable Bluetooth speaker, front side view.
JBL Flip 2 wireless portable Bluetooth speaker picture gallery. The JBL Flip 2 portable Bluetooth speaker, front side view.

Next is this mall speaker with big sound, held in hand.

Picture of the JBL Flip 2 Bluetooth speaker, front side view, held in hand.
JBL Flip 2 Bluetooth speaker, front side view, held in hand.

The information label strip, showing some certification logos and serial number, that we blanked out in pink.

JBL Flip 2 wireless portable Bluetooth speaker picture gallery. Picture of the Flip 2 wireless speaker, label side view.
JBL Flip 2 wireless portable Bluetooth speaker picture gallery. The Flip 2 wireless speaker, label side view.

Port side, showing AUX In and USB power port, along with the battery charge level gage.

JBL Flip 2 portable Bluetooth speaker, showing USB charge port highlighted.




Flip 2 Speaker End Views

Next, we powered on the speaker, and the power button is aglow.  Plus, we paired it as well (the Bluetooth discovery mode button lights solid white.  No blinking).

Picture of the JBL Flip 2 Bluetooth speaker, button side view, held in hand, powered on and paired.
JBL Flip 2 Bluetooth speaker, button side view, held in hand, powered on and paired.

Next, we show the end of the speaker that has the NFC (near field communications) antenna.

JBL Flip 2 wireless portable Bluetooth speaker picture gallery. Picture of the Flip 2 wireless speaker, NFC antenna end view, speaker held in hand.
JBL Flip 2 wireless portable Bluetooth speaker picture gallery. The Flip 2 wireless speaker, NFC antenna end view, speaker held in hand.

A closer view.  The antenna is immediately beneath the “nfc” logo, near the bottom of the next picture.

Picture of the JBL Flip 2 wireless speaker, showing the NFC antenna end view, close up.
JBL Flip 2 wireless speaker, showing the NFC antenna end view, close up.




Flip 2 Speaker Control Panel Shots

The next pic shows the speaker control panel.  The speaker here is powered on (power button glowing), but not paired (Bluetooth button is dark).

Picture of the JBL Flip 2 wireless speaker, showing its control button side. The speaker is powered On but not paired. The Bluetooth button is dark.
JBL Flip 2 wireless speaker, showing its control button side. The speaker is powered On but not paired. The Bluetooth button is dark.

Next, the speaker here is turned on but not paired.  Nor is it in Bluetooth discovery mode, as the Bluetooth button is totally dark.

Picture of the JBL Flip 2 wireless speaker, showing the -Bluetooth Discovery Mode- button highlighted.
JBL Flip 2 wireless speaker, showing the -Bluetooth Discovery Mode- button highlighted.

Next, we see how the buttons on the Flip 2 light up when power is on and the speaker is either paired or in Bluetooth discovery mode.

Picture of the JBL Flip 2 wireless speaker, showing the control buttons side. Speaker is powered on and paired.
JBL Flip 2 wireless speaker, showing the control buttons side. Speaker is powered on and paired.

Next, we call out the Power and Vol Down buttons with the blue arrows.

Picture of the JBL Flip 2 wireless speaker, showing the -Volume Down- and -Power- buttons highlighted.
JBL Flip 2 wireless speaker, showing the -Volume Down- and -Power- buttons highlighted.

How the speaker button panel looks when the Flip 2 is totally powered down. Turned off.

Picture of the JBL Flip 2 wireless speaker, showing the control buttons end. The speaker is powered Off. No lamps lit.
JBL Flip 2 wireless speaker, showing the control buttons end. The speaker is powered Off. No lamps lit.

We point out the ON-OFF button in the next pic, with the blue arrow.

Picture of the JBL Flip 2 wireless speaker, powered OFF, showing its -Power- button highlighted.
JBL Flip 2 wireless speaker, powered OFF, showing its -Power- button highlighted.




Battery Charge Level Gage

Picture of the JBL Flip 2 speaker battery status gage, circled, showing the battery almost dead. Needs charging.
JBL Flip 2 speaker battery status gage, circled, showing the battery almost dead. Needs charging.

Just before the battery goes dead completely, the battery status gage shows one lamp, flashing red, as shown next.

JBL Flip 2 wireless portable Bluetooth speaker picture gallery. Picture of the Flip 2 wireless speaker, showing battery critically low reading The last battery gage light is glowing red.
JBL Flip 2 wireless portable Bluetooth speaker picture gallery. The Flip 2 wireless speaker, showing battery critically low reading The last battery gage light is glowing red.

Battery recharging just begun on this speaker, shown next.

JBL Flip 2 wireless portable Bluetooth speaker picture gallery. Picture of the Flip 2 speaker battery status gage, showing battery almost dead, but charging.
JBL Flip 2 wireless portable Bluetooth speaker picture gallery. The Flip 2 speaker battery status gage, showing battery almost dead, but charging.

Next, we have the battery recharge status gage on the speaker, showing fully charged state.

JBL Flip 2 battery status gage at full charge, all lamps lit.




JBL Flip 2 Portable Speaker USB Cable and Charger

The Flip 2 with a black USB cable and the RavPower two-port USB charger adapter.

Picture of the JBL Flip 2 portable Bluetooth speaker with a RavPower charger and USB power cable.
JBL Flip 2 portable Bluetooth speaker with a RavPower charger and USB power cable.

The RavPower charger, charging the Flip 2.  We plugged the  USB adapter into a power strop at the right in the next picture.

JBL Flip 2 wireless portable Bluetooth speaker picture gallery. Picture of the Flip 2 portable Bluetooth speaker, connected to power, with battery charging in progress.
JBL Flip 2 wireless portable Bluetooth speaker picture gallery. The Flip 2 portable Bluetooth speaker, connected to power, with battery charging in progress.

USB power cord plugged into the Flip 2, shown next.

JBL Flip 2 wireless portable Bluetooth speaker picture gallery. Picture of the JBL Flip 2 portable Bluetooth speaker, showing a USB charge cord plugged in and highlighted.
JBL Flip 2 wireless portable Bluetooth speaker picture gallery. The Flip 2 portable Bluetooth speaker, showing a USB charge cord plugged in and highlighted.

The JBL Flip 2 with Other Bluetooth Devices

Picture of the JBL Flip 2 Bluetooth speaker alongside the Humanware Victor Reader Trek talking book player and GPS navigator.
JBL Flip 2 Bluetooth speaker alongside the Humanware Victor Reader Trek talking book player and GPS navigator.

 

Picture of an Amazon Alexa Echo Dot smart speaker with a JBL Flip 2 Bluetooth speaker.
Amazon Alexa Echo Dot smart speaker with a JBL Flip 2 Bluetooth speaker.

Pairing Screenshots for the JBL Flip 2

Screenshot of the iOS 11 Bluetooth Settings screen, showing the JBL Flip 2 found, discovered.
iOS 11 Bluetooth Settings screen, showing the JBL Flip 2 found, discovered.

iOS 11 Bluetooth screen, after successfully pairing with a JBL Flip 2 speaker.

Picture of the iOS 11 Bluetooth Settings screen, showing the JBL Flip 2 Bluetooth speaker, paired.
iOS 11 Bluetooth Settings screen, showing the JBL Flip 2 Bluetooth speaker, paired.

 

Picture of the Amazon Alexa app on iOS, showing its -Bluetooth Setup- screen, with the JBL Flip 2 wireless speaker discovered and highlighted.
Amazon Alexa app on iOS, showing its -Bluetooth Setup- screen, with the JBL Flip 2 wireless speaker discovered and highlighted.

 

Picture of the Amazon Alexa app on iOS, showing its -Bluetooth Devices- screen, with a JBL Flip 2 wireless speaker paired and highlighted.
Amazon Alexa app on iOS, showing its -Bluetooth Devices- screen, with a JBL Flip 2 wireless speaker paired and highlighted.

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Revision History

  • 2018-06-11: First published.