How To Clean JBL Flip 4 (Properly)

How To Clean JBL Flip 4 (Properly)

If you own a JBL flip 4 speaker and want to know how to clean it, then you are on the right page. Here in this article, I am going to explain how to clean JBL Flip 4 properly.

JBL Flip 4 launched in 2017, is a portable Bluetooth speaker that delivers powerful stereo sound. It is a compact speaker, powered by a 3000mAh rechargeable Li-ion battery that offers up to 12 hours of continuous playtime.

How To Clean JBL Flip 4 (Properly)

And it only takes 3 to 3.5 hours to completely charge the JBL flip 4 speakers.

It has a waterproof, colorful design that offers various new features.

If you want to play music for a party at your home, you will definitely need a Bluetooth speaker. JBL Flip 4 does exactly that and you can also pair it up easily with your smartphone via Bluetooth.

The best part is that it is waterproof so even if you are having a pool party, you don’t have to worry about the JBL Flip 4 as it can sink right beside you for up to 30 minutes. 

Meanwhile, You can also check out our article to reset JBL Flip 4 Speaker and JBL Flip 4 Won’t Turn On (Fixed).

How To Clean JBL Flip 4 (Properly)
JBL Flip 4

JBL Flip 4 speaker also comes with an audio jack connection in case your phone doesn’t support Bluetooth.

The funny thing is, that the sound quality works best when it is connected via an audio jack rather than Bluetooth.

If you try to hear music at high volumes with a Bluetooth connection the sound quality starts to suffer whereas with an audio jack the sound resolution is kept intact.

You can also connect multiple JBL speakers together if all of the speakers have the JBL connect plus feature.

Let us now talk about the main topic which is how you can clean your JBL Flip 4 speaker. You might want to learn how to clean your speaker because it stopped working or simply because you think it’s dirty.

Whatever it is, it is essential that you provide regular cleaning to the JBL Flip 4 speaker so that it works with great sound quality.

Steps To Clean The JBL Flip 4 Speaker

Below is a 6 step checklist that you need to go through stepwise to ensure proper cleaning of your JBL Flip 4 speaker:

  • Cleaning the outer body
  • Cleaning the inner body
  • Cleaning the fabric cover
  • Wiping the body
  • Drying
  • Assembling

1. Cleaning The Outer Body

Grab a soft piece of cloth and gently rub it over the body of the JBL Flip 4 speaker.

If you’ve previously used it at a pool party, you may even want to dry it up with a soft cloth.

2. Cleaning the inner body

To clean the inner body you have to remove the fabric cover that covers the body. To do that, use a flathead screwdriver to carefully remove the fabric cover.

Locate the power button which would be at the back of your JBL Flip 4 speaker. Insert the flathead screwdriver between the fabric cover and the plastic covering right below the power button.

Remember, you could easily damage the speaker if you are not careful with it. You can also get a professional to help you with the process.

Separate the fabric cover slightly from the body up to a quarter of an inch by sliding the screwdriver along the edges to loosen up the covering as you go along.

When all the clips loosen up and you can easily slide your fingers inside, hold the cover gently and separate it from the plastic body.

Now, you’ll see two circular components which are called the drivers of the speaker. These are what you need to clean.

How To Clean JBL Flip 4 (Properly)

Run a soft-bristled brush on the drivers to remove any dust particles that might’ve settled inside.

3. Cleaning the fabric cover

Grab the removed fabric cover and run normal temperature water over it. Using a clean toothbrush, scrub the fabric cover with mild soap to remove dirt and dust.

4. Wiping the body

Using wet cotton dipped in water; gently wipe the plastic body and the drivers.

5. Drying

Leave all the parts of the JBL Flip 4 speaker to either air dry or you can wipe it with a clean dry cloth.

6. Assembling

Lastly, insert the fabric cover into the plastic body, making sure everything clicks back into its place.

Power On your speakers to check whether everything is right back at its place and there you go, you have now successfully cleaned your JBL Flip 4 speakers.

That’s all you need to do to clean your JBL Flip 4 speaker. It is not a difficult task and you do not need to take the speakers for professional cleaning. The only tricky part is separating the fabric cover from the plastic body.

If your JBL Flip 4 speaker stops working and you cannot troubleshoot the problem, it could be that the speakers require a good cleaning session.

Give your JBL Flip 4 speaker cleaning at least once in six months so that they can always add the rock vibes to your party!

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Why won’t my JBL Flip 4 speaker turn on after cleaning it?

Please make sure that you have properly placed all the parts of the speaker in place.

Even though it is waterproof, chances are that you have put it under high-pressure water which could’ve seeped inside.

But this could only happen if you have changed the speaker’s batteries previously. Otherwise, put everything back to place, let it air dry, and then try once again.

How do I clean JBL Flip 5 speakers?

Next, after the JBL Flip 4 in the series is the Flip 5. You can clean JBL Flip 5 speakers the same way you clean the Flip 4 speakers.

Following the 6 step routine which was described in the article:

1. Cleaning the outer body
2. Cleaning the inner body
3. Cleaning the fabric cover
4. Wiping the body
5. Drying
6. Assembling

When do I need to provide cleaning to my JBL speakers?

Your JBL speakers should be cleaned once in six months for best results or you can also provide good cleaning once a year.

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