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



JBL Charge 5 Battery Life, How Long it Lasts

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



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



How to Connect JBL Charge 5 to Alexa

This post shows how to connect the JBL Charge 5 Bluetooth speaker to Alexa smart speakers. Since this pairing happens between the JBL and Alexa devices directly, you need not turn Bluetooth on in the mobile device you’re using to set up this connection. How to Connect JBL Charge 5 to Alexa With your Charge … Continue reading How to Connect JBL Charge 5 to Alexa



JBL Charge 5 Blinking Red Light, How to Fix

Many JBL speakers, including the Charge 5 model, have a blinking red light when the battery is almost out of power. In the case of this 5, we find this lamp in the battery gauge on the speaker’s front grill. Sometimes though, this red light blinks for long periods as you play the speaker.  E.g. … Continue reading JBL Charge 5 Blinking Red Light, How to Fix



JBL Charge 5 Watts Output, Input, Battery, AC…

The Charge 5 JBL Bluetooth speaker by Harman Kardon is a moderate to medium power, desktop style unit with enough RMS watts to fill a typical size room with full sounding tunes. It also has a built in power bank for recharging light to moderate duty phones and smaller tablets. But what do the watts … Continue reading JBL Charge 5 Watts Output, Input, Battery, AC…



How to Turn On Low Frequency on JBL Charge 5

Unfortunately, the usual way to up the bass on the JBL Charge 5 speaker, by turning on low frequency mode does not seem to work. Plus, we know of no other way to switch to this mode. So Hopefully, JBL will re add this feature in a later version of the firmware.  This mode on … Continue reading How to Turn On Low Frequency on JBL Charge 5



JBL Charge 5 Factory Reset Instructions

These JBL Charge 5 factory reset instructions show how to reset your JBL Charge 5 Bluetooth speaker to restore the original fresh-from-factory settings. Moreover, factory resetting the speaker erases any earlier paired Bluetooth devices from memory. Plus, it stops the speaker from pairing to any nearby Bluetooth devices after the reset. Also, reset it to … Continue reading JBL Charge 5 Factory Reset Instructions