JBL Charge 5 Specs and Features

The Charge 5 JBL speaker sounds HUGE, and plays strong enough to saturate outside parties with ponderous sounding response. Thus, as we find in the JBL Charge 5 specs below, it offers substantially more bass output than models in the JBL Flip family.  So this is a certain advance from Flip. Plus, even when playing … Continue reading JBL Charge 5 Specs and Features



JBL Charge 5 Firmware Update Instructions

Here are our JBL Charge 5 firmware update instructions. First, this routine can take up to thirteen minutes to finish, depending on the speed of your WiFi connection, the speed of your tablet or phone, and other factors.  Plus, you can’t reverse once you update.  Thus you won’t be able to return to any prior … Continue reading JBL Charge 5 Firmware Update Instructions



JBL Charge 5 Buttons, Codes Combinations

The JBL Charge 5 party speaker has six buttons and a few lamps across its top, as well as battery gauge light strip on the front. The Power button lights in white to show that the speaker is ON or OFF. The Bluetooth lamp blinks or glows solid to show the speaker’s pairing status. And, … Continue reading JBL Charge 5 Buttons, Codes Combinations



How to Hard Reset JBL Charge 5

Here, we show how to hard reset the JBL Charge 5 portable power bank speaker.  Hard resetting puts the unit back into its default state. Plus, it deletes any earlier paired Bluetooth devices from memory.  Thus, hard resetting stops the speaker from connecting to any nearby Bluetooth devices afterwards. Also, you should reset the speaker … Continue reading How to Hard Reset JBL Charge 5



JBL Flip 5 Volume Control Explained

There are a few ways for how to set the volume control on the JBL Flip 5 Bluetooth speaker. These depend on the app(s) you’re playing from mostly. Many apps provide volume controls.  Plus, this JBL speaker has two buttons for volume control too.  Find these (the + and -) buttons on its top side. … Continue reading JBL Flip 5 Volume Control Explained



JBL Charge 5 Battery Indicator

The Charge 5 Bluetooth speaker has a group of LEDs behind a translucent white bar in its front lower area, as we see in the pictures that follow.  This displays battery status whether it’s draining or charging.  I.e. The Charge 5 JBL battery indicator shows you charging progress, or how full the battery is at … Continue reading JBL Charge 5 Battery Indicator



How to Make JBL Charge 5 Discoverable

To pair the Charge 5 JBL BT speaker with a Bluetooth source device for the first time, or to download the connection information for the speaker onto that device, you must know how to make the JBL Charge 5 discoverable.  In this mode, this speaker broadcasts its Bluetooth name and current linkage data over the … Continue reading How to Make JBL Charge 5 Discoverable



How to Reset the JBL Charge 5 Speaker

Here, we show how to reset the JBL Charge 5 speaker.  Resetting puts the speaker back into its default factory state. Plus, it purges any earlier paired Bluetooth devices from memory, and so, stops the speaker from connecting to any nearby Bluetooth devices after the reset. Also, you should reset the speaker to get it … Continue reading How to Reset the JBL Charge 5 Speaker



JBL Charge 5 Volume Control Explained

There are a few ways for how to set the JBL Charge 5 volume control on this Bluetooth speaker. These can depend on the app(s) you’re playing from. In fact, many apps offer volume controls for their sound output levels.  Furthermore, this JBL BT speaker has two buttons for volume control too.  Find these (the … Continue reading JBL Charge 5 Volume Control Explained



How to Connect JBL Flip 5 to iPhone

This post shows how to connect a JBL Flip 5 wireless speaker with the iPhone. How to Connect JBL Flip 5 to iPhone, Step by Step With your Flip 5 powered OFF (power button is dark), run through this routine to connect it with your iPhone. 1. Visit the Home Screen on the iPhone Firstly, … Continue reading How to Connect JBL Flip 5 to iPhone