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 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 Review of this Portable Bluetooth Speaker

In this piece, we review the JBL Flip 5 portable Bluetooth speaker.  We cover this waterproof speaker’s performance, and accessories.  Indeed, this speaker sounds great and can play quite loud. Plus, even when playing at max volume, the built-in lithium ion battery lasts up to twelve hours per charge. The only major drawback we found, … Continue reading JBL Flip 5 Review of this Portable Bluetooth Speaker



How to Tell if JBL Flip 5 is Charging

How to tell if JBL Flip 5 is charging?  Well, this Bluetooth speaker features a bar of lights on its top panel, as shown in the pictures that follow.  This reports battery status.  In short, look at this battery level meter to check Flip 5 charging progress. How to Tell if JBL Flip 5 is … Continue reading How to Tell if JBL Flip 5 is Charging



How to Hard Reset JBL Flip 5 Speaker

Shows how to hard reset the JBL Flip 5 Bluetooth speaker, to restore it to default settings.  Hard resetting erases any earlier paired Bluetooth devices from its memory.  Clearing these stops the 5 from pairing to any nearby Bluetooth devices after the hard reset.  Also, you might hard reset this speaker to get it ready … Continue reading How to Hard Reset JBL Flip 5 Speaker



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 Firmware Update Instructions

Here’s our JBL Flip 5 firmware update 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 update.  So, be sure that … Continue reading JBL Flip 5 Firmware Update Instructions



JBL Flip 5 Software Update Instructions

Here’s our JBL Flip 5 software update 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 software version once you complete this speaker update.  So, be sure that … Continue reading JBL Flip 5 Software Update Instructions



Updating Firmware on JBL Flip 5 Speaker

We demonstrate updating firmware on the  JBL Flip 5 Bluetooth speaker.  This routine can take up to thirty-five minutes to finish, depending on the speed of your WiFi link.  Plus, you can’t undo this once done.  That is, you won’t be able to return to any earlier firmware version once you complete this speaker update.  … Continue reading Updating Firmware on JBL Flip 5 Speaker



How to Rename JBL Flip 5 Bluetooth Speaker

When you scan for in-range Bluetooth speakers, a JBL Flip 5 speaker shows up as “JBL Flip 5” by default.  But you can rename the JBL Flip 5 using the JBL Connect app, running on an iOS or Android based mobile device.  In the post, we outline how to do this, step by step. First, … Continue reading How to Rename JBL Flip 5 Bluetooth Speaker