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 Turn On JBL Charge 5 Bass Mode

Unfortunately, the usual way of how to turn on bass mode on the JBL Charge 5 speaker does not work. Further, we know of no other way to activate this mode. But you could simulate it by adjusting an equalizer app on your streaming source device. Hopefully, JBL will add this feature in a later … Continue reading How to Turn On JBL Charge 5 Bass Mode



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



JBL Charge 5 Software Update Instructions

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



JBL Charge 5 Charging Time, How Long to Fully Charge

The usual JBL Charge 5 charging time we discuss in this post. You charge the Charge 5 JBL Bluetooth speakers via the USB-C charge port door on the back of the unit. And to get the quickest charge time and fullest charge when the power bank battery inside runs low, be sure to use a … Continue reading JBL Charge 5 Charging Time, How Long to Fully Charge



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 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



How to Factory Reset JBL Charge 5 BT Speaker

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