How to Set Up a JBL Flip 4 Wireless Speaker

1 Introduction

This guide will teach you how to set up your Flip 4 speaker, how you can play music using a 3.5mm audio cable, or how pair it with your favorite Bluetooth device to play your music wirelessly.
Tools You'll Need:
  • Micro USB cable (included) to charge the speaker.
  • USB wall charger or other powered USB port to charge the speaker.
  • 3.5mm audio cable to connect the speaker to an external source.
JBL Flip 4

2 Charging Your Speaker

First, make sure your speaker is adequately charged before powering on.

  1. Lift the rubber flap to expose the audio and charging ports of your speaker.
    Protective Cover
  2. Connect the micro USB cable into the charging port of your speaker. The other end must be connected to a USB charging block or a powered USB port to charge the speaker.

    Depending on the method being used to charge your speaker, charging times will vary. Charging your speaker to full takes approximately 3.5 hours.

    Always remember to firmly replace the rubber flap on your Flip 4 when the ports beneath are not in use. This flap is part of what allows your Flip 4 to achieve its IPX7 water resistance rating.

     Charging Port

3 Play Audio Using an Audio Cable

One way to make use of your Flip 4 speaker is to connect it directly to an audio source with a 3.5mm audio cable.

  1. Press the Power button to turn on the speaker.
    Power Button

    When powered on, the power button will be a blue color, and the five lights beneath the power button indicate how much battery life remains on your speaker. 

     
  2. Lift the rubber flap to expose the audio and charging ports of your speaker.

    Always remember to firmly replace the rubber flap on your Flip 4 when the ports beneath are not in use. This flap is part of what allows your Flip 4 to achieve its IPX7 water resistance rating.

    Protective Cover
  3. Connect a 3.5mm audio cable into your speaker, and connect the other end to the device you wish to play music from.
    Audio Port
  4. Your Flip 4 is now a wired speaker and is ready to use with the device it's been connected to.

    If playing music from a computer, you may need to configure sound output options to route audio to your speaker correctly.

4 Bluetooth Pairing

If you'd rather use your Flip 4 wirelessly, it can be paired with your favorite Bluetooth audio device.

  1. Ensure the power to the speaker is turned on.
  2. Press the Bluetooth button on your Speaker. The power button will begin to flash.
    Bluetooth Button
  3. Your speaker is now in pairing mode and is ready to be paired with a Bluetooth audio device such as your smartphone, tablet, or computer.

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This guide will teach you how to set up your Flip 4 speaker, how you can play music using a 3.5mm audio cable, or how pair it with your favorite Bluetooth device to play your music wirelessly.
Tools You'll Need:
  • Micro USB cable (included) to charge the speaker.
  • USB wall charger or other powered USB port to charge the speaker.
  • 3.5mm audio cable to connect the speaker to an external source.
JBL Flip 4

First, make sure your speaker is adequately charged before powering on.

  1. Lift the rubber flap to expose the audio and charging ports of your speaker.
    Protective Cover
  2. Connect the micro USB cable into the charging port of your speaker. The other end must be connected to a USB charging block or a powered USB port to charge the speaker.

    Depending on the method being used to charge your speaker, charging times will vary. Charging your speaker to full takes approximately 3.5 hours.

    Always remember to firmly replace the rubber flap on your Flip 4 when the ports beneath are not in use. This flap is part of what allows your Flip 4 to achieve its IPX7 water resistance rating.

     Charging Port

One way to make use of your Flip 4 speaker is to connect it directly to an audio source with a 3.5mm audio cable.

  1. Press the Power button to turn on the speaker.
    Power Button

    When powered on, the power button will be a blue color, and the five lights beneath the power button indicate how much battery life remains on your speaker. 

     
  2. Lift the rubber flap to expose the audio and charging ports of your speaker.

    Always remember to firmly replace the rubber flap on your Flip 4 when the ports beneath are not in use. This flap is part of what allows your Flip 4 to achieve its IPX7 water resistance rating.

    Protective Cover
  3. Connect a 3.5mm audio cable into your speaker, and connect the other end to the device you wish to play music from.
    Audio Port
  4. Your Flip 4 is now a wired speaker and is ready to use with the device it's been connected to.

    If playing music from a computer, you may need to configure sound output options to route audio to your speaker correctly.

If you'd rather use your Flip 4 wirelessly, it can be paired with your favorite Bluetooth audio device.

  1. Ensure the power to the speaker is turned on.
  2. Press the Bluetooth button on your Speaker. The power button will begin to flash.
    Bluetooth Button
  3. Your speaker is now in pairing mode and is ready to be paired with a Bluetooth audio device such as your smartphone, tablet, or computer.
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