How to Charge JBL Charge 5, Step by Step Instructions

With its sleek style and ease of use, the JBL Charge 5 is one of the most popular portable Bluetooth speakers on the market. Whether you’re using your speaker at home or on the go, here are some essential tips to help keep your JBL Charge 5’s battery in good condition, fully charged and ready to use, so it’s always available whenever you need it.

What charger do I use for JBL Charge 5? 

The JBL Charge 5 comes with a USB-C cable that can be plugged into any computer or charging adapter so long as it’s USB A Female compatible.

To charge your JBL Charge 5, simply plug the USB-C cable into the open port located on the back of the device, then plug the other end into any USB A Female port (these are the standard ports you see on most computers). If you lose your cord or simply want to use a different cord, you can use any USB-C cable to charge your JBL Charge 5.

How can I charge the JBL Charge 5 in an electrical outlet using an adapter?

If you want to charge it in your standard AC wall socket, you can use any USB A Female charging adapter that is compatible with USB-C cables. Simply plug the USB-C end (this is the smaller end) of the cable into the speaker and the other end into the power adaptor.

Then plug the power adapter into an electrical outlet. The speaker will begin charging immediately as indicated by a flashing on the battery gauge below the JBL logo.

How do I know my JBL Charge 5 is charging?

Located just below the JBL logo the JBL Charge 5 has a battery level indicator to show how charged the battery is. It is a straight vertical line that fills up with a light indicating the charge level of the battery, which flashes when the device is actively charging and lights up as a solid line when charging is complete.

How can I tell when my JBL Charge 5 is fully charged?

How can I tell when my JBL Charge 5 is fully charged?

You can tell that the JBL Charge 5 is fully charged when the indicator bar just below the JBL logo is fully lit up and is no longer flashing. At this point you can remove it from the charger and take the device with you anywhere you want to enjoy your speaker.

How do I check the battery level on my Charge 5

The JBL Charge 5 had an indicator line that lights up showing the battery level whenever it is switched on. You can tell how charged the battery is by how fully lit up the indicator line is. 

How long does the JBL Charge 5 take to charge?

The JBL Charge 5 takes about 4 hours to fully charge from a completely depleted battery. However, the actual charging time may vary depending on the charging method and the current battery level of the speaker.

Can you charge JBL with a phone charger?

Yes, you can charge your JBL Charge 5 with an Android phone charger so long as the adaptor is 5V, .5A or higher.

Extending the life of your battery 

Avoid using damaged chargers.

Using a damaged charger could potentially harm the JBL Charge 5 and cause it to charge slower. Always make sure to use a charger that is in good condition and working properly.

Avoid charging your JBL Charge 5 when it’s wet or too hot.

Avoid charging your JBL Charge 5 when it’s wet or too hot

It’s important to avoid excessive heat or water when charging the JBL Charge 5 to avoid overheating and potential damage. Avoid charging the speaker in direct sunlight or when wet. 

Charge your JBL Charge 5 regularly

One of the best ways to extend the battery life of your JBL Charge 5 speaker is to avoid draining the battery and charge it regularly. It’s best to charge the speaker after every 20 hours of play or when the battery gauge shows that it is nearly empty. Letting it drain completely too often can harm the battery over time.

Avoid overcharging the battery.

It’s important to avoid overcharging the battery of your JBL Charge 5 speaker. If you leave the speaker plugged in for extended periods of time, it can overcharge the battery and potentially shorten its lifespan. To prevent overcharging, make sure to unplug the speaker once it has reached a full charge.

Store your speaker in a cool, dry place.

Another way to extend the battery life of your JBL Charge 5 speaker is to store it in a cool, dry place when not in use. Exposure to extreme temperatures or humidity can cause damage to the battery. By storing your speaker in a cool dry place, you can ensure that the battery stays in good condition for as long as possible.

We hope you found this helpful. Using these tips will help keep your JBL Charge 5 fully charged and ready to use while also helping you preserve its battery allowing you to enjoy your speaker for a long time. 

To keep your JBL Charge 5 fully charged and in good condition, remember the following: 

  1. Use the correct type of charger, one that is USB-C and USB-A Female compatible.
  2. Use the correct type of adapter when charging through standard AC outlets, one that is USB-A female compatible. 
  3. The JBL Charge 5 is charging when the battery indicator line is flashing 
  4. To determine the current charge level observe how much of the battery indicator line is lit up
  5. When the JBL Charge 5 is has a full battery, the battery indicator line will be fully lit up and no longer flashing
  6. It takes about 4 hours to fully charge the JBL Charge 5 from an empty battery
  7. You can charge the JBL Charge 5 using an Android phone charger so long as the adaptor is 5V, .5A or higher
  8. Avoid using damaged chargers
  9. Avoid charging your JBL Charge 5 when it is wet or too hot
  10. Charge the JBL Charge 5 regularly and avoid draining the battery
  11. Avoid overcharging the JBL Charge 5 battery
  12. Store your JBL Charge 5 in a cool dry place

 

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