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JBL Flip 4

JBL Flip 4 is the next generation in the award-winning Flip series; it is a portable Bluetooth speaker that delivers surprisingly powerful stereo sound. This compact speaker is powered by a 3000mAh rechargeable Li-ion battery that offers up to 12 hours of continuous, high-quality audio playtime. Sporting durable, waterproof fabric materials that are available in 6 vibrant colors, Flip 4 is the all purpose, all weather companion that takes the party everywhere. It also features a built-in noise and echo cancelling speakerphone for crystal clear conference calls, and JBL Connect+ technology that can wirelessly links more than 100 JBL Connect+ enabled speakers together to amplify the listening experience. With a simple button press, you can activate and talk to Siri or Google Now from your JBL Flip 4.

Product Specifications

General Specifications

Music playing time (hrs) 12
Output power (W) 2 x 8

Dimension Specifications

Dimensions (cm) 6.8 x 17.5 x 7.0
Weight (kgs) 0.51

Control Connect Specifications

Bluetooth version 4.2
Please consult the documents for in-depth specs

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What’s in the Box

  • 1 x JBL Flip 4
  • 1 x JBL Micro USB Cable
  • 1 x Safety Sheet
  • 1 x Quick Start Guide
  • Warranty Card
JBL Flip 4 - What's in the Box

FAQs & How-Tos

  • Do the Flip 4 and Charge 3 float in water?

    No, the IP waterproof specification means that these speakers can be immersed in water 1 m deep for 30 minutes. It does not mean that they can float, so please be careful. If dropped, they will sink to the bottom.

  • Can I change the name of my speaker?

    Yes, the JBL Connect App allows you to change the name of your speaker.

  • How can I check the software version on my Flip3, Flip4 or Xtreme??

    By pressing Volume - & JBL Connect button for 3 seconds. A voice will tell you the current software version.

  • 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 or Connect+ compatible speaker, this can be installed through the 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

  • Changing the name of the speaker

    1. In order to change the name of the speaker, you must first connect your speaker via Bluetooth and then download the JBL Connect app.
    2. Once the app is downloaded choose app and wait for it to recognize your device.
    3. Now that your speaker is highlighted, choose the gear located either below or to the right of the speaker image.
    4. Once you choose the gear you will have the option to edit the name by clicking on the small pencil icon.
    5. After you change the name, you will see a notification stating to "Reconnect to  Apply New Name"
    6. Go to your Bluetooth settings select "Forget This Device" and then reconnect to establish the new speaker name.
  • What do the LED indicators show?

    Power button, no light: Product is OFF. Power button, constant light: Product is ON. Power button: constant white, when no Bluetooth device connected. Power button, flashing blue in Bluetooth pairing mode. Power button, constant blue light: Bluetooth connected. Battery indicator LEDs: Five LEDs show battery level. When charging, the blinking LED shows how far charging has progressed. When fully charged, the LED lights will turn off. JBL Connect button flashes white in connection mode. When connected: constant light.

  • My device is waterproof, but what about salt water or chlorine water?

    Your JBL speaker is waterproof with IPX7 rating. (IPX7 means it can survive immersion in 1 meter/3.3 feet for up to 30 minutes.) To maintain the looks and functions of your speaker, please make sure to rinse it with fresh water after using it at a swimming pool or the ocean, then dry off all covers and areas where water can gather. The standard for waterproofing is for tap water. Chemicals and salt in your pool or the ocean can damage the waterproof seals or harm the surface finish over time if not rinsed off after use.

  • Upgrading the software on your PartyBoost or Connect+ Speaker

    Software updates for your speaker can be done using the JBL Connect app. Download it from the Apple App store and Google Play store. If there is an available update, look for the small red dot above the gear icon and follow the download instructions.

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  • My Apple device displays an error "Your device does not support BLE", what is that?

    Our JBL Connect app requires that your Apple device supports BLE (Bluetooth Low Energy). Apple devices from iPhone 4S and up support BLE, but iPhone 4S cannot use JBL Connect app with PULSE 2, as PULSE 2 has newer hardware, which iPhone 4S does not support. iPod Touch 5th generation supports BLE as well.

  • How do I use the unit as a microphone/speaker?

    Make sure your device is paired with a mobile device. When receiving a call, press the phone button to answer the call. You can now use it as a speakerphone.

  • 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.

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  • What is connect+?

    JBL Connect+ can wirelessly link more than 100 JBL Connect+ enabled speakers together to amplify the party

  • How can I upgrade the software on my speaker?

    Software updates for your speaker can be done using JBL Connect app. Download it from Apple App store and Google Play store.

  • Do I need to close the USB cap for the speaker to be waterproof?

    Yes, it is needed to close the USB cap completely for waterproof.

  • Waterproof Information (IPX7)

    This unit is IPX7 rated, which means that you can submerge the unit in water as deep as 3 feet (1 meter) for up to 30 minutes.


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  • Can I set Flip 4 speakers to Stereo mode when they connect together?

    Yes, from within the JBL Connect App, when you have 2 Flip 4 speakers connected, set them in Stereo Mode. When you add a 3rd ( or more ) Flip 4 speakers, they will automatically revert back to Party mode

  • Does Connect plus work with an analog input or from PC?

    No, Connect+ is only supported on Bluetooth from mobile devices on which the JBL/HK Connect+ App can be installed.

  • How many smartphones or tablets can connect to my speaker?

    You can connect 2 smart devices ( iOS or Android ) simultaneously by Bluetooth. One when connecting via AUX cable.

  • Connection issues using PartyBoost or Connect+

    If there are drop out or connection issues when using PartyBoost or Connect+, it could be one of three things.

    1.      Units are too far apart (move units closer together) 

    2.      Interference from other 2.4gHz wireless units in the area.

    3.     Unit is no longer working as designed

    Here are some steps to isolate the issue:

     Try taking the units out of the house and test it outside with no interference to see if you still experience connectivity issues. If you still experience connectivity issues, please try steps below:

    Whatever unit drops off, remove that from the chain. Test the rest of the speakers and keep doing it until you find the speaker that is causing the drop outs.  If all speakers begin to drop off, please try a different order and repeat. Repeat this process with each unit being the “main speaker”. 

     Make sure to turn off all WiFi/RF devices. (Router, laptop, baby monitor, Nest cams, IP cams, WiFi switches, WiFi outlets, WiFi lights, cordless phones, etc.) 

    You should be able to identify the issue/speaker by following these steps. 

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  • Can I wirelessly link JBL Flip 4 together with JBL Flip 3, Pulse 2 or Xtreme?

    No, JBL Flip 4 can wirelessly link with JBL Connect+ compatible speakers only. Currently, the Flip 4, Pulse 3 and Charge 3 ( after a firmware upgrade ) have the JBL Connect+ feature

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  • Which JBL portable Bluetooth speakers have the JBL voice integration with SIRI and Google Now feature?

    JBL Xtreme, JBL Pulse 2, JBL Charge3, JBL Flip 3, Pulse 3, and Flip 4 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.

  • Does the Flip 4 fit into the Flip 3 carrying case?

    No, the Flip 3 carrying case is too small. At the moment, no carrying case is available for Flip 4. We suggest that you check out manufacturers that specialize in this kind of accessory.

  • Audio distortion or drop outs while using JBL PartyBoost or Connect+

    If you are having trouble with distortion or drop out, try the following suggestions:

    Move the audio source closer to the speakers

    Move the speakers closer to each other

    Make sure the streaming speaker (host) only connects to one audio source, disconnect the Bluetooth connection between the streaming speaker (host) and other audio source

    Make sure the audio source only connects with one streaming speaker (host), disconnect the Bluetooth connection between the audio source and other speakers

    Restart both your speakers and the audio source

    Make sure speakers are away from other sources of wireless signal – you could be experiencing interference

    Re-pair the audio source with your speaker

    If you’re streaming audio content from the internet, the issue could be with the internet connection and not your speaker

  • How do I connect my Flip 3 or Flip 4 to Bluetooth sources?

    Turn the FLIP3 or FLIP 4 on by pressing the power button. If your FLIP hasn't been connected via Bluetooth before, it will start up in pairing mode. To put it in pairing mode, hold down the Bluetooth button for atleast 3 seconds, until the light flashes blue. You are now in pairing mode. Locate the FLIP on your device and pair them together. The two devices will sync together and you will hear a tone from the FLIP indicating it is successful.

  • How to reset Flip 4

    In power ON mode press and hold the "Volume +" and "Play" buttons at the same time for more than 3 seconds -> Unit will power Off by itself. Now the unit is reset to factory default.

  • Charging the Speaker When Wet

    You will need to dry the charging port completely before plugging in power for charging.
     
  • Sound Distortion After Immersing Speaker in Water

    If you experience any sound distortion after immersing your speaker in water, simply shake the speaker to get rid of any excess moisture and allow the speaker to completely dry. Once dry, the sound quality should return to normal.
  • What are the differences between Partyboost and Connect+

    Our newest products, such has JBL Pulse 4 and JBL Flip 5, feature a new technology called Partyboost .

    Partyboost technology
    • Improved Bluetooth connection between speakers.
    • A more powerful Bluetooth transmitter means that the speakers can be farther apart.
    • Connect hundreds of speakers.
    • Partyboost can only connect to other Partyboost speakers.
    All newer Portable products from JBL will have Partyboost integrated.
    Unfortunately, this feature is not backwards compatible with  previous models that have JBL Connect or Connect+.
     

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