How to Turn On JBL Charge 5 Bluetooth Speaker

We explain how to turn on the JBL Charge 5 BT speaker here.  Now most speakers have a Power button that they prominently position on the unit so it’s easy to find.  Indeed, this speaker is no exception to this pattern, as we find its Power button on the side button panel, as we see … Continue reading How to Turn On JBL Charge 5 Bluetooth Speaker



How to Turn Off JBL Charge 5 Ultra Portable Speaker

We explain how to turn off the JBL Charge 5 BT speaker here.  Now most speakers have a Power button that they prominently position on the unit so it’s easy to find.  Indeed, this portable speaker is no exception to this pattern, as we find its Power button on the side button panel to the … Continue reading How to Turn Off JBL Charge 5 Ultra Portable Speaker



JBL Charge 5 Hard Reset Instructions

These JBL Charge 5 hard reset instructions show how to restore this BT speaker to its original fresh-from-factory settings. Moreover, hard resetting erases any earlier paired Bluetooth devices from its memory. So it stops the speaker from pairing to any nearby devices after hard reset. Also, hard reset it to get the Charge 5 ready … Continue reading JBL Charge 5 Hard Reset Instructions



How to Tell if JBL Charge 5 is Charging

How to tell if JBL Charge 5 is charging?  Well, this power bank speaker has a strip row of LEDs on the lower front, as shown in the pictures following.  These lights display battery charge level.  Thus, to tell if this speaker is charging, look at these to see Charge 5 charging in action and … Continue reading How to Tell if JBL Charge 5 is Charging



How to Put JBL Charge 5 in Pairing Mode

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 start off discovery mode on the speaker.  In this mode, the JBL Charge 5 broadcasts its Bluetooth name and current linkage … Continue reading How to Put JBL Charge 5 in Pairing Mode



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



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 Connect JBL Charge 5 to iPhone

This post lays out how to connect an iPhone to the JBL Charge 5 Bluetooth party speaker. How to Connect JBL Charge 5 to iPhone, Step by Step Turn on your JBL Charge 5 speaker and run through this routine to connect it to your iPhone.  We’re using an iPad Air tablet for this demo … Continue reading How to Connect JBL Charge 5 to iPhone



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