How to Pair JBL Flip 4 With Android? (Beginner’s Guide 2023)

To connect JBL Flip 4 with an Android device, you need to turn on the Pairing mode for the speaker. Go to the Settings of the Android device, turn on the Bluetooth, and from the Bluetooth list, look if the JBL Flip 4 model appears. Now, select Pair New Device; right beside the name of the speaker, tap on “Connect”. Now, both devices will get connected, and you can play some music for a quick test.

JBL Flip 4 can be repaired with Android, iPhone, another JBL Flip 4, and JBL Flip 5 as well due to its communication protocol. It has made it easier to connect more than two devices together.

So, let’s get to know how you can connect JBL Flip 4 with other devices in detail.

How to connect JBL Flip 4 with an Android device?

If you are an Android user, then you can connect the JBL Flip 4 speaker and listen to your favorite track. You need to go through the pairing process to establish a stable connection.

Step 1

You need to check whether the JBL Flip 4 speaker has enough charge or if you can connect it to the power outlet using the cable. Now, press the Power button, and this will turn on the speaker. You will hear a standard startup tone that will indicate that you have successfully powered on the speaker.

Step 2

You need to set up the Pairing mode. Press the Bluetooth button on the JBL Flip 4 speaker and wait for a moment. You will see the blue light flashing, and this indicates that your device is ready to pair with any other device.


On your Android phone and go to Settings > Bluetooth Settings, where you have to enable the Bluetooth feature. From the Bluetooth list, you need to select the speaker that you want to connect. Now, select the Pair option, and you might have to put a code to continue. The pairing code is generally “0000”, and your JBL speaker will be paired with your Android phone.

Step 4

Take your Android phone and play some music. You can play from already downloaded music or refer to some music services or applications, like YouTube, Spotify, etc. Once you can hear the sound, it confirms that the JBL Flip 4 and the Android device have established a proper connection 

Remember, you need to go through this process only for the first time if you haven’t connected the JBL speaker to your Android device previously. But, the next time when you turn on the Bluetooth feature for both devices, they will connect automatically.

How to Connect JBL Flip 4 with iPhone?

Here also you need to utilize Bluetooth technology to pair your iPhone with JBL Flip 4.

However, the steps might differ based on the operating system. So, follow the steps given below:

Step 1

you need to turn on the Bluetooth feature for the JBL Flip 4. You can do this by pressing the Bluetooth button, and it will help you enter the Pairing mode. If any other Bluetooth-enabled JBL speaker is present, make sure that its Bluetooth button is turned off. Otherwise, these devices have a risk of getting paired with JBL Flip 4 through “Auto connect”.

Step 2

Now, go to your iPhone and turn on the Bluetooth button. You can find it on the Bluetooth Settings of the iPhone. Go through the list of devices and click on JBL Flip 4. You will find the option to Connect, and tap on it and try to play music to check whether the sound is coming from JBL Flip 4 rather than your iPhone’s internal speaker. Once you have connected the JBL Flip 4 speaker and iPhone successfully, you can enjoy your favorite music or even use it for party purposes.

How to connect 2 JBL Flip 4 speakers together?

If you want to pair 2 JBL flip 4 speakers for a better sound experience, then you can do so by following these steps:

Step 1

Turn on the JBL Flip 4 speaker and check that none of the other speakers around it are connected. Now, follow the steps mentioned above and either connect the speaker to an Android phone or your iPhone.

Step 2

Try to play music after you pair 2 JBL Flip 4 speakers and see whether you can gain a better sound experience. Here, one of the speakers acts as the left side and the other one as the right side. This pairing also doubles up the base, and you get an exclusive stereo sound.

If you want to play the same music for all the speakers, then you need to press the JBL Connect button. Now, you can see that the music is playing from both the speakers and at the same time.

How to connect a JBL Flip 4 speaker to a laptop?

Before you proceed, you need to update your Bluetooth driver. Otherwise, they will create technical glitches during the connection.

Step 1

Go to the Start menu of your computer, look for Settings, click on “Bluetooth and other devices”, and click on “Add Bluetooth or other devices”. 

Step 2

Now, allow the laptop to locate the JBL Flip 4 speaker. If you can see the JBL Flip 4 on the Bluetooth list on your laptop screen, then tap on the Connect button right beside it. Finally, to test and check the connectivity, you can play some music.

Why is JBL Flip 4 not connected to my smartphone?

You need to know that the JBL speaker would not get connected to any devices nearby until and unless you have configured it. You need to follow the steps that would ensure that your JBL Flip 4 is connected to the Android through the Pairing Mode settings. Now, this step would clear out all the devices that were paired previously.

Can JBL Flip 4 be paired with JBL Flip 5?

No, JBL Flip 4 cannot be paired with JBL Flip 5 directly because they use different communication protocols. So, you need to go through the user manual if you want to connect the devices.

Can you connect the JBL Flip 4 to the TV?

Yes, you can connect your JBL Flip 4 with the TV that has Bluetooth feature. Other than this, you can also use an AUX cable connection if your smart TV lacks Bluetooth features.

Can you connect JBL Flip 4 if your computer lacks a Bluetooth audio driver?

Now, if your computer does not have a Bluetooth audio driver, you cannot connect the JBL Flip 4 speaker to the computer. Your computer must have the requisite software so that it can pair with the JBL Bluetooth speaker. Usually, computers have the standard Bluetooth audio driver, which helps them to establish a secure and perfect connection. But, in case your computer lacks the driver, then you need to download it from the manufacturer.

What is a JBL portable app?

The JBL Portable app is designed by the JBL manufacturers that help in connecting two JBL speakers without much hassle. You can find the app for both Android and iOS devices and download it from Google Play Store or App Store. It comes with unique features, such as an adjustable equalizer, managing different speakers from your smartphone, customizing pulse light show, and more. At present, It has been upgraded, and the features have changed to a newly formed app, i.e., JBL Connect.

Parag Banerjee
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