JBL Charge 4 Firmware Upgrade Instructions

Here’s our JBL Charge 4 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 upgrade.  So, be certain that you … Continue reading JBL Charge 4 Firmware Upgrade Instructions



JBL Charge 4 Change Name, How to Rename Speaker

When you scan for in-range Bluetooth speakers on a phone, desktop computer, or tablet, your JBL Charge 4 speaker shows up as “JBL Charge 4” by default. That is, its default Bluetooth name is, “JBL Charge 4”. But you can change this name using the JBL Connect app along with an iOS or Android mobile … Continue reading JBL Charge 4 Change Name, How to Rename Speaker



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 4 Reset Instructions and Help

These JBL Charge 4 reset instructions show how to reset your JBL Charge 4 Bluetooth speaker.  Resetting returns the speaker to its default factory settings. It erases any earlier paired Bluetooth devices from memory, and stops the speaker from pairing to any nearby Bluetooth devices after the reset. Also, reset it to get the Charge … Continue reading JBL Charge 4 Reset Instructions and Help



How to Pair JBL Charge 4 with Alexa Echo Speakers

This post demonstrates how to pair JBL Charge 4 with Amazon Alexa Echo and Echo Dot speakers. These instructions include the all Bluetooth (BT) compatible Echo smart speakers. And, since this pairing occurs right between the Charge 4 and the Echos, you need not turn BT on in the mobile device you’re using to create … Continue reading How to Pair JBL Charge 4 with Alexa Echo Speakers



Finding JBL Charge 4 Firmware Version

Here, we show how finding JBL Charge 4 firmware version works on this Bluetooth speaker. You may wish to know the exact version number of the currently installed speaker firmware, while troubleshooting speaker connection and other issues. Thus, it’s handy to be able to quickly find this number in a pinch. Now, to get the … Continue reading Finding JBL Charge 4 Firmware Version



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 Charge 4 Charging Instructions

Follow these instructions that show how JBL Charge 4 charging via its hidden DC input charging USB-C port, discussed below. JBL Charge 4 Charging First Remarks   First, we suggest that you recharge the JBL Charge 4 with a full power USB 2.0 charger such as the JBL USB charger for Bluetooth speakers, sold separately. … Continue reading JBL Charge 4 Charging Instructions



JBL Charge 4 Buttons, Codes, Combinations, Meanings

The JBL Charge 4 waterproof speaker has six buttons and several lamps across its top, as well as battery gauge lights across the front bottom. The Power button lights in white to show that the speaker is ON or OFF. There’s also a port access panel on the back bottom. This protects the USB-C charge … Continue reading JBL Charge 4 Buttons, Codes, Combinations, Meanings



How to Bass Boost JBL Charge 4 Speaker

You can adjust the bass response of the JBL Charge 4, by turning on and off its bass boost mode. Now shen ON, bass boost makes the passive bass radiators on this speaker vibrate a lot more, and adds a decidedly “thumpy” quality to the content playing. But when OFF, you get a more flat … Continue reading How to Bass Boost JBL Charge 4 Speaker