JBL Charge 3
|Maximum music playing time (hrs)||20|
|Output power (W)||2 x 10|
|Dimensions (cm)||21.3 x 8.7 x 8.85|
|Dimensions (in)||8.38 x 3.42 x 3.48|
Control Connect Specifications
Documents & Downloads
Quick Start Guide
What’s in the Box
- 1 x JBL Charge 3
- 1 x 5V 2.3A USB Adapter
- 1 x Micro USB Cable
- 1 x Quick-Start Guide
- 1 x Safety Sheet
- 1 x Warranty Card
FAQs & How-Tos
Can I submerge Charge 3 in water?
Yes. The Charge 3 can be submerged in 1 meter of water for 30 minutes in accordance with the international IPX7 standard.
Which JBL products have the Connect technology
The first JBL speakers featuring the JBL Connect technology are: JBL Flip 3, JBL Pulse 2, JBL Xtreme, JBL Boost TV and JBL Charge 3, SB 450 A firmware upgrade is available for the JBL Charge 3 ,which will upgrade Connect to JBL Connect+. After this fw upgrade, it is no longer possible to connect the Charge 3 with other products which have JBL Connect ( Flip 3, Boost TV, Pulse 2, Xtreme )
What can I do with the Connect app?
It is possible to rename the Bluetooth name of the primary connected device and set the Party or Stereo mode. If a firmware upgrade is available for any Connect, Connect+, or Partyboost compatible speaker, this can be installed through the JBL Portable app. Only identical products can be set to stereo mode. Please note that, even though you can pair a Boost TV with JBL Connect, you cannot control this from the JBL Connect App
How will I know when Charge 3 needs to be recharged?
The JBL Charge 3 has a battery level indicator, which consists of 5 LED's and display battery level.
Will it work with a wireless microphone?
No - it is not designed to work with a wireless microphone.
JBL Portable App: PC Information
You cannot download the JBL Portable App on a PC. This app is only available on mobile devices.
how many speakers can I stream to simultaneously?
You can stream to two speakers simutanouisly with the Connect function.
What is the expected playing time on a fully charged battery?
Playing time is up to 20 hours.
What is the bluetooth range?
Bluetooth range is normally up to about 10 m. More than that the signal will get unstable.
Does Charge 3 support WiFi?
Charge 3 is a bluetooth speaker, it also has AUX connection, but not wi-fi capability.
Is there a mounting kit available for bicycles and motorcycles?
Unfortuately - There does not exits a mounting kit for bicycles or motorcycles for the Charge 3.
does Charge 3 come with a case?
There does not exits a case for Charge 3 currently ?
Which colors are the JBL Charge 3 available in?
JBL Charge 3 is available in 5 fashionable finishes: Teal, Gray, Black, Blue and Red.
What is the battery life expectancy?
Charge 3 will play upto 20 Hours of music. (varies by volume level and content)
What is Connect and how does it work?
The JBL Connect technology links two JBL Connect enabled speakers wirelessly to each other, so the play the same music. This is done by pressing the Connect button on both devices.
PartyBoost support on the JBL Connect and JBL Connect+
The new PartyBoost does not support the previous Connect and Connect+ features. For example: You will not be able to successfully connect the new PartyBoost enabled Flip 5 with a Connect+ enabled speaker like the Pulse 3 or Flip 4. You will not be able to connect the Boombox 2 to the original Boombox speaker.
How do I activate the SIRI® and Google Now™ voice assistant integration on my JBL Charge 3?
1. Download and run the latest JBL Connect app on your phone 2. The JBL Connect app will begin discovering your JBL Charge 3 (please make sure your speaker is connected via Bluetooth first) 3. Click on the software update and plug your speaker into a power source during the update 4. Once the upgrade is successful, use the toggle switch to change the play/pause button to now have the voice assistant function 5. Simply press the play/pause button on your JBL Charge 3 (you will hear a brief tone) and begin speaking your commands via SIRI and Google Now. Please check the below links for more information regarding SIRI and Google Now available voice commands: SIRI: https://support.apple.com/HT204389 Google Now: https://support.google.com/websearch/answer/2940021 Android, Google Now, Google Play are trademarks of Google Inc. Siri, iTunes, and Apple Music are trademarks of Apple Inc. Spotify is a registered trademark of Spotify AB. IOS is a registered trademark of Cisco in the US and is used by Apple under license.
Issues with the JBL Portable App and your Android device
There might be several reasons that our Portable app may not be working correctly on your Android device. First, your Android device must have 5.0 OS (Operating system) or higher to support JBL Connect app. Devices under 5.0 OS will not be supported. If you are having trouble viewing your JBL Portable device in the app, please disable Bluetooth, and then turn it back on again. Now you should be able to see your device in the JBL Portable app.
Can Charge 3 be updated and how?
Charge 3 can be updated with the JBL Connect app, which will inform the user when an update is available.
Is it ok to keep it plugged into a power source all the time?
It will not damage the battery that power supply is connected all the time.
is it possible to see what the battery level is?
There are 5 leds which indecates the current charge level, Each led indicates 20% of charge.
What is connect+?
JBL Connect+ can wirelessly link more than 100 JBL Connect+ enabled speakers together to amplify the party