How to Check JBL Flip 5 Firmware Version

Here, we show how to check the current firmware version installed on the JBL Flip 5 Bluetooth speaker. First, you might want to know the exact version number when troubleshooting speaker connections, pairing, and other issues and errors. So, to get this, you just need the JBL Flip 5 speaker itself. Now this takes but … Continue reading How to Check JBL Flip 5 Firmware Version



JBL Flip 5 Firmware Upgrade Instructions

Here’s our JBL Flip 5 firmware upgrade instructions.  This routine can take up to thirty minutes to finish, depending on the speed of your WiFi connection.  Plus, you can’t reverse once done.  That is, you won’t be able to return to any prior firmware version once you complete this speaker upgrade.  So, be sure that … Continue reading JBL Flip 5 Firmware Upgrade Instructions



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 Specs, 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, Specifications



How to Pair JBL Flip 5 with Alexa Device

This post shows how to pair a JBL Flip 5 speaker with an Alexa assistant speaker device. We illustrate this on the Alexa Input device, although just about any Alexa speaker would pair the same way as shown here.  Since this Bluetooth connecting happens right between the speaker and Alexa, you need not turn Bluetooth … Continue reading How to Pair JBL Flip 5 with Alexa Device



JBL Flip 5 Charging Time

You charge Flip 5 Bluetooth speakers conveniently via their USB-C charge port. And to get the shortest charging time and fullest charge when the JBL Flip 5 runs dead, be sure to use a large enough USB-C power delivery adapter. JBL Flip 5 Charging Time: How Long to Fully Recharge According to the specs, the … Continue reading JBL Flip 5 Charging Time



JBL Flip 5 Battery Life, How Long Battery Lasts

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 Battery Lasts



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 Blinking Red Light, How to Fix

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



JBL Flip 5 Buttons Explained, Codes, Meaning

The JBL Flip 5 waterproof mono speaker features several buttons and lamps across its top and side panels.  The Power button lights solid when the speaker is ON. and the Bluetooth button glows or flashes to indicate current pairing status.  Plus, an oval ring around these buttons lights up during reset or changes in speaker … Continue reading JBL Flip 5 Buttons Explained, Codes, Meaning