How To Reset JBL Flip 4 (Step By Step)

How To Reset JBL Flip 4

JBL flip 4 is an award-winning Bluetooth speaker that delivers powerful stereo sound. 

It is a compact speaker powered by a 3000mAh rechargeable Li-on battery that offers up to 12 hours of continuous, high-quality audio playtime.

The JBL Flip 4 speaker is portable, comes in various colors, and is also water resistant, perfectly fit for all music lovers. 

Are you facing some issues with the JBL Flip 4? It is always not best to take your speaker to get it fixed when you can try it at home.

The best solution to almost all JBL Flip 4 problems can be solved by resetting the speaker.

If your speaker faces a minor problem like doesn’t pair up with a device or doesn’t charge then it is likely that your speaker needs to be reset.

Reasons To Reset JBL Flip 4 Speaker

Before we learn how to reset the speaker, it is important that we know and identify the possible reasons why our speakers may not be working. 

1. Connected To Any Other Device

Sometimes when you switch on your JBL Flip 4 speaker, it automatically connects to the previously connected device without asking for permission. 

This could cause a problem because the device that you actually want to pair won’t connect.

To solve this issue, you can reset the JBL Flip 4 speaker so that all the previously connected devices are disconnected.

2. No Audio

When there is no audio upon playing music from the JBL Flip 4 speaker, its solution could be resetting the speaker.

If you hear no sound or a broken sound coming from the speaker, try resetting.

3. Selling It To Someone Else

If you are going to sell the speaker, then it is important that you reset the speaker.

Resetting the speaker makes it as good as new, so that the next customer faces no problem.

4. Any Other Issue

There could be other minor issues like the battery isn’t charging or the LED lights keep blinking.

For all these issues, it is recommended that you first reset the speaker before concluding it to be a major problem.

How To Reset JBL Flip 4 (Step By Step)

Now that you know the possible reasons of why the speaker needs resetting, let us now learn how to actually do it.

Here is the step by step guide.

Firstly, you need to power on the JBL Flip 4 speaker. To factory reset your speaker, it is essential that the speaker is powered on.

When the speaker’s power is on, the indication should be the blue power button.

Next, press the “Volume up” and the “play/pause” button simultaneously for a good few seconds until all the lights disappear.

Your speaker has now reset to factory default settings and is as good as new. 

Lastly, press the power button on once again to switch on the speaker, and if the blue power button light blinks, it means the reset was successful and that your speaker is ready to pair with a Bluetooth device.

Note: Remember that factory resetting the speaker will remove any device that was previously connected with the speaker and you will have to pair up the device again.


That was all you had to do to reset the JBL Flip 4 speaker.

Resetting the speaker should’ve solved the issues that you were facing. If not, then it is likely that the issue is not minor and that you will have to take it to a professional to help you get it fixed.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What happens when you reset JBL Flip 4?

At times, you play with the speaker’s settings and it creates a problem as the speaker stops working.

However, if you reset the JBL Flip 4, all the settings go back to how they were when you first bought it.

This solves any minor issues that could’ve been caused.

When do I reset my JBL Flip 4?

You should reset the JBL Flip 4 when small issues like the audio is not clear, the speaker is not charging, when the speaker isn’t connecting to the new device you want it to connect to etc.

 How do reset JBL Flip 4 Bluetooth speaker to factory settings?

It is very simple to reset the JBL Flip 4 Bluetooth speaker to factory settings. You just have to press the Volume up and pause/play button together when the speaker is powered on.

The speaker should then switch off. Switch on the speaker by pressing the power button once again and that’s all.

Why is my JBL Flip 4 speaker not turning on?

Make sure that the battery on the JBL Flip 4 speaker is charged up.

Clean the speaker to ensure that no water has seeped inside through any loose fixes. Finally, replace batteries in case the batteries could’ve been dead.

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