JBL Charge 5 Won’t Turn On – How to Fix

When your JBL Charge 5 won’t turn on unless it is plugged in, this likely means one or more things.  Either your speaker is broken beyond repair, the battery inside no longer recharges due to age or heavy use, or, you mistakenly put your speaker into service mode a.k.a. secret or weird mode.  So, assuming … Continue reading JBL Charge 5 Won’t Turn On – How to Fix



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 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 Flip 5 Specs, Bluetooth Speaker Specifications

Here, we list JBL Flip 5 specs.  First of all, these specifications cover the speaker’s length, width, weight, battery recharge time, output power, and music play time per charge.  We also give this speaker’s frequency response, and Bluetooth support details as well as other interesting tidbits. Moreover, it’s clear from the published specs, that the … Continue reading JBL Flip 5 Specs, Bluetooth Speaker Specifications



JBL Flip 5 Buttons Not Working, How to Fix

When the buttons on your JBL Flip 5 speaker are not working, this likely means one or more things.  Either your unit is broken past reparability, the battery inside no longer recharges due to age or heavy use, or, you accidently put your speaker into service mode a.k.a. secret or weird mode.  So, assuming that … Continue reading JBL Flip 5 Buttons Not Working, How to Fix



JBL Flip 5 Battery Life, How Long the Battery Should Last

The battery life on the JBL Flip 5 Bluetooth speaker we can discuss in terms of either how long the speaker will play after a full charge, before going dead again.  Or, we may want to know how long the battery will last before battery replacement becomes necessary. JBL Flip 5 Battery Life Per Charge … Continue reading JBL Flip 5 Battery Life, How Long the Battery Should Last



JBL Charge 5 Low Frequency Mode, Not So Fast

Unfortunately, the usual way adjust the bass response of the JBL Charge 5, by turning on and off its low frequency mode does not seem to work. Plus, we know of no other way to activate this mode. Hopefully, JBL will re add this feature in a later version of the firmware.  But if this … Continue reading JBL Charge 5 Low Frequency Mode, Not So Fast



JBL Flip 5 Speaker Restart Instructions

Gives JBL Flip 5 speaker restart instructions, for returning it to default settings.  Restarting erases any earlier paired Bluetooth devices from internal memory.  Wiping these stops it from pairing to any in-range Bluetooth devices after the restart.  Also, you might restart the Flip 5 JBL to get it ready for sale or re gifting, or … Continue reading JBL Flip 5 Speaker Restart Instructions



JBL Flip 5 Review of this Portable Bluetooth Speaker

In this piece, we review the JBL Flip 5 portable Bluetooth speaker.  We cover this waterproof speaker’s performance, and accessories.  Indeed, this speaker sounds great and can play quite loud. Plus, even when playing at max volume, the built-in lithium ion battery lasts up to twelve hours per charge. The only major drawback we found, … Continue reading JBL Flip 5 Review of this Portable Bluetooth Speaker



How to Tell if JBL Flip 5 is Charging

How to tell if JBL Flip 5 is charging?  Well, this Bluetooth speaker features a bar of lights on its top panel, as shown in the pictures that follow.  This reports battery status.  In short, look at this battery level meter to check Flip 5 charging progress. How to Tell if JBL Flip 5 is … Continue reading How to Tell if JBL Flip 5 is Charging