How to Use a JBL Flip 4 Wireless Speaker

Introduction

This guide will walk you through using your JBL Flip 4 speakers.

JBL Flip 4

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  1. How to setup my device.
  2. How to pair my device over bluetooth
  3. How to update the firmware for my speaker
  4. Basic Functions of the speaker.
  5. How to charge the speaker
  6. Linking Speakers

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  1. Ensure that you have paired your speakers to your mobile device.
  2. Open the JBL Connect app from your home screen.
  3. Once your speaker is detected you will be notified of any available updates.
    JBL Connect with speaker and update notification is highlighted 
  4. Read the update notes and swipe to the left on the message.
    important notice screen with arrows indicating swiping to the left
  5. Read the important notice and then tap on the box to accept the notice and then tap Install.
    Important notice with acknowledgment box and install button highlighted
  6. Plug your speaker into power and then tap OK to start the update.
    Upgrade speaker screen with the ok button highlighted
  7. When update is complete tap OK and wait for the speakers to restart.
    Upgrade complete screen with the done button highlighted

diagram showing the function buttons on the speaker

Bluetooth This button will enable/disable Bluetooth.
Volume Down This button will lower the volume.
Power This button will turn the power on/off.
Link This button allows you to link multiple supported speakers together.
Volume Up This button will raise the volume.
Play This button will allow you to answer/hang up phone calls and will allow you to play/pause music.

diagram of audio and u s b port

  • Connect an audio cable on any device with 3.5mm Headphone Jack
  • Plug power adapter into the wall to charge 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
  1. Start by linking your speakers to each other. This can be done by pressing the JBL Link button on each speaker.
    Multiple JBL speakers with the link button highlighted on them
  2. Pair one of the speakers to your mobile device.
  3. Open the JBL Connect app from your home screen.
  4. Once your speakers are discovered you will be given the option to set your speakers in either stereo or party mode.
    JBL Connect app with the party and stereo buttons highlighted
  • Stereo Mode will play music in stereo using a speaker for left channel and a speaker for right channel.
  • Party Mode will play both channels on all speakers connected.
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