JBL Free Wireless Earbuds Manual

JBL Free Wireless Earbuds

JBL Free Wireless Earbuds Manual

1. What’s in the box

in the box

2. Customize your fit

a. Mix and match ear tips and silicone sleeves for a perfect fit and audio performance.

Mix and match ear tips

b. Installation

Installation

3. Wireless Device Pairing
a. First time pairing with device:
Step 1 – Ensure to give the ear pieces a full charge before initiating pairing.
*Ear pieces and charging case are packed separately.

Ensure to give the ear pieces a full charge

Step 2 – Remove right ear piece from case, it will turn on automatically, entering pairing mode (alt. blue/white).

Remove right ear piece from case

Step 3 – From device, go to Bluetooth menu.

go to Bluetooth menu

Step 4 – Remove left ear piece from case, it will automatically connect with the right ear piece.

Remove left ear piece from case

b. From second time onwards: Wireless connections are automatically established when the headphones are taken out of the case.

c. Ear pieces automatically power off and recharge when put in the charging case.

Ear pieces automatically power off and recharge

* To turn on ear pieces manually, long press the button on ear piece for 5s.

4. a. Buttons

Buttons

 

b. Manual power on and off

Manual power on and off

 

5. Charging

Charging

 

6. Manual controls for special situations

a. Manual Bluetooth pairing to device when ear pieces do not pair automatically.

Step 1 – Long press (>8s) right ear piece button when powered off

Long press

Step 2 – Choose JBL Free

Choose JBL Free

Choose “JBL Free” to connect

b. Manual pairing of left and right ear pieces when connection is lost.

Manual pairing of left and right ear pieces

c. Manual power off.

 Manual power off

 

7. a. LED Behaviors

LED Behaviors

b. Specifications

• Model: JBL Free X
• Bluetooth version: 4.2
• Support: A2DP V1.3, AVRCP V1.5, HFP V1.6
• Headset Battery type: Lithium-ion polymer (3.7V, 85mAh)
• Bluetooth transmitter power < 9.5dBm
• Bluetooth transmitter frequency range: 2.402 – 2.480GHz
• Bluetooth transmitter modulation: GFSK, π/4 DQPSK, 8DPSK
• Dynamic drivers: 5.6mm
• Frequency Response: 10Hz – 22 KHz
• Charging case battery: 1,500 mAH (est)
• Earbuds Battery life: Up to 4 hours
• Charging time: < 2 hours
• Compatibility: Use with Phones, Tablets, Computers
• Weight : 99g

IC RF Exposure Information and Statement
The SAR limit of Canada (C) is 1.6 W/kg averaged over one gram of tissue. Device types:

(IC: 6132A-JBLFREEX) has also been tested against this SAR limit According to this standard, the highest SAR value reported during product certification for head use is 0.033W / kg.

The device was tested for typical bodily operations where the product was kept 5 mm from the head.

To maintain compliance with IC RF exposure requirements, use accessories that maintain a separation distance of 0mm between the user’s head and the back of the headset. The use of belt clips, holsters and similar accessories shall not contain metal parts in its assembly. Use of accessories that do not meet these requirements may not comply with IC RF exposure requirements and should be avoided.

Head operation
The device was subjected to a typical head manipulation test. In order to comply with RF exposure requirements, a minimum separation distance of 0 cm must be maintained between the user’s ear and the product (including the antenna). Head exposure that do not meet these requirements may not meet RF exposure requirements and should be avoided. Use only the supplied or approved antenna.

 

FCC AND IC STATEMENT FOR USERS
THIS DEVICE COMPLIES WITH PART 15 OF THE FCC RULES. OPERATION IS SUBJECT TO THE FOLLOWING TWO CONDITIONS: (1) THIS DEVICE MAY NOT CAUSE HARMFUL INTERFERENCE, AND

(2)THIS DEVICE MUST ACCEPT ANY INTERFERENCE RECEIVED, INCLUDING INTERFERENCE THAT MAY CAUSE UNDESIRED OPERATION. CAN ICES-3 (B) / NMB-3 (B).  FEDERAL COMMUNICATION COMMISSION INTERFERENCE STATEMENT
THIS EQUIPMENT HAS BEEN TESTED AND FOUND TO COMPLY WITH THE LIMITS FOR A CLASS B

DIGITAL DEVICE, PURSUANT TO PART 15 OF THE FCC RULES. THESE LIMITS ARE DESIGNED TO PROVIDE REASONABLE PROTECTION AGAINST HARMFUL INTERFERENCE IN A RESIDENTIAL INSTALLATION. THIS EQUIPMENT GENERATES, USES AND CAN RADIATE RADIO FREQUENCY ENERGY
AND, IF NOT INSTALLED AND USED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE INSTRUCTIONS, MAY CAUSE HARMFUL INTERFERENCE TO RADIO COMMUNICATIONS. HOWEVER, THERE IS NO GUARANTEE THAT
INTERFERENCE WILL NOT OCCUR IN A PARTICULAR  NSTALLATION. IF THIS EQUIPMENT DOES CAUSE HARMFUL INTERFERENCE TO RADIO OR TELEVISION RECEPTION, WHICH CAN BE DETERMINED BY TURNING THE EQUIPMENT OFF AND ON, THE USER IS ENCOURAGED TO TRY TO CORRECT THE  INTERFERENCE BY ONE OR MORE OF THE FOLLOWING MEASURES:

• REORIENT OR RELOCATE THE RECEIVING ANTENNA.
• INCREASE THE SEPARATION BETWEEN THE EQUIPMENT AND RECEIVER.
• CONNECT THE EQUIPMENT INTO AN OUTLET ON A CIRCUIT DIFFERENT FROM THAT TO WHICH THE
RECEIVER IS CONNECTED.
• CONSULT THE DEALER OR AN EXPERIENCED RADIO/TV TECHNICIAN FOR HELP.

INSTRUCTIONS FOR USERS ON REMOVAL, RECYCLING AND DISPOSAL OF USED BATTERIES FOR PRODUCTS WITH A BUILT-IN BATTERY THAT LASTS FOR THE LIFETIME OF THE PRODUCT,
REMOVAL MAY NOT BE POSSIBLE FOR THE USER. IN THIS CASE, RECYCLING OR RECOVERY CENTERS HANDLE THE DISMANTLING OF THE PRODUCT AND THE REMOVAL OF THE BATTERY. IF, FOR ANY REASON, IT BECOMES NECESSARY TO REPLACE SUCH A BATTERY, THIS PROCEDURE MUST BE PERFORMED BY AUTHORIZED SERVICE CENTERS.

IN THE EUROPEAN UNION AND OTHER LOCATIONS, IT IS ILLEGAL TO DISPOSE OF ANY BATTERY WITH HOUSEHOLD TRASH. ALL BATTERIES MUST BE DISPOSED OF IN AN ENVIRONMENTALLY SOUND MANNER. CONTACT YOUR LOCAL WASTE-MANAGEMENT OFFICIALS FOR INFORMATION REGARDING THE ENVIRONMENTALLY SOUND COLLECTION, RECYCLING AND DISPOSAL OF USED BATTERIES. WARNING: DANGER OF EXPLOSION IF BATTERY IS INCORRECTLY REPLACED. TO REDUCE RISK OF FIRE OR BURNS, DON’T DISASSEMBLE, CRUSH, PUNCTURE, SHORT EXTERNAL CONTACTS, EXPOSE
TO TEMPERATURE ABOVE 60°C (140°F), OR DISPOSE OF IN FIRE OR WATER. REPLACE ONLY WITH SPECIFIED BATTERIES.

THE SYMBOL INDICATING ‘SEPARATE COLLECTION’ FOR ALL BATTERIES AND ACCUMULATORS SHALL BE THE CROSSED-OUT WHEELED BIN SHOWN BELOW:

 WHEELED BIN

IN CASE OF BATTERIES, ACCUMULATORS AND BUTTON CELLS CONTAINING MORE THAN 0.0005% MERCURY, MORE THAN 0.002% CADMIUM OR MORE THAN 0.004% LEAD, SHALL BE MARKED WITH THE CHEMICAL SYMBOL FOR THE METAL CONCERNED: Hg, Cd, OR Pb RESPECTIVELY. PLEASE REFER TO THE BELOW SYMBOL:

WARNING
DO NOT ATTEMPT TO OPEN, SERVICE, OR DISASSEMBLE THE BATTERY | DO NOT SHORT CIRCUIT | MAY EXPLODE IF DISPOSED OF IN FIRE | RISK OF EXPLOSION IF BATTERY IS REPLACED BY AN INCORRECT TYPE | DISPOSE OR RECYCLE USED BATTERIES ACCORDING TO THE INSTRUCTIONS

ANATEL

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31 Comments

  1. I am left handed, and also left “eared”. Is there a way to change main earbud to left instead of right, when I’m talking to people on the phone? I use it at work, and can only use one earbud at a time, to be able to stay connected to my surroundings.

  2. dont like them
    phone only works in one ear.
    no volume control
    dont fit well into ear

    1. Hello
      I ask myself the same question, did you get the answer?

      Bonjour
      je me pose la même question, avez vous eu réponse ?

  3. The left side is not charging. Please ask

    ด้านซ้ายชาร์จไม่เข้าเป็นเพราะอะไรครับ. ขอสอบถามหน่อยครับ

  4. The left side earphone does not charge, how can the battery be changed and what characteristics should the replacement battery have?
    El auricular del lado izquierdo no carga, cómo se puede cambiar la batería y que características debe tener la batería de reemplazo?

    1. The right side earphone does not charge, what can I do, can you help me, I don’t know what to do?
      El auricular lado derecho no carga que puedo hacer me pueden ayudar ya no se que hacer

  5. My PC is asking for a PIN to pair. I don’t know what the PIN is, so I can’t use these with my PC. So frustrated!

      1. And what if they do not work? nor 1111 as others have suggested

        Og hvad så når de ikke virker? heller ikke 1111 som andre har foreslået

    1. Did you get to know what the PIN was? I have tried with 0000, 1234 and 1111 and it does not connect me. Desperate!
      Conseguiste saber cual era el PIN? He probado con 0000, 1234 y 1111 y no se me conecta. Desesperada!

      1. It happens the same to me
        What solution do we have?
        Me ocurre lo mismo
        ¿Qué solución tenemos?

        1. In the same way, apparently this device comes with the defect of the left earphone, it does not charge and turns off in 1 minute. The company should make a recall in this regard, collect all the models with this defect and not remain silent. Of of
          Igual manera al parecer este dispositivo vienen con el desperfecto del auricular izquierdo no se carga y se apaga en 1 minuto. Deberían hacer un recall al respecto la empresa recoger todos los modelos con ese desperfecto y no quedarse callados. De de

  6. the right side earphone does not charge therefore it does not allow operation of the left earphone. Is there a way to reset the headphones or what do I do?
    el audifono de lado derecho no carga por locual no permite el funcionamiento del audifono izquierdo. hay forma de reiniciar los audifonos o que hago?

  7. Charging box when charging does not light up, how to fix it?
    กล่องชาร์จเวลาชาร์จไฟไม่ขึ้นครับมีวิธีแก้ยังไงครับ

  8. hi, the left earphone won’t charge, what can i do?
    salve, l’auricolare sinistro non si carica, cosa posso fare?

  9. How can I lower the volume of the headset?

    Como puedo bajarle el volumen al auricular?

  10. the left does not connect. How do I fix it? has battery and is on
    Thanks for the help

    el izquierdo no se conecta. Cómo lo arreglo? tiene batería y está encendido
    gracias por la ayuda

  11. Tom … Download an application to regulate bass I did it and it was great
    Tom… Baja una aplicación para regular graves lo hice y quedó bárbaro

  12. Gets really angry soon over them I can not connect the right headset on the phone and I have tried EVERYTHING!
    Blir virkelig snart sur over dem jeg kan ikk koble højre headsæt på telefonen og jeg har prøvet ALT!

  13. Gets really angry soon over them I can not connect the right headset on the phone and I have tried EVERYTHING! A really disappointing purchase!

    No recommendation from here!
    Blir virkelig snart sur over dem jeg kan ikk koble højre headsæt på telefonen og jeg har prøvet ALT! Et virkelig skuffende køb!

    Ingen anbefaling herfra!

  14. The right earbud does not charge, therefore it does not allow me to link to Bluetooth, what can I do, a way to restart them ???
    El auricular derecho no carga, por ende no me permite hacer el enlace al Bluetooth, que puedo hacer, una forma de reiniciarlos???

  15. What is the Pen Code? Not working 0000 1111 1234?
    מה הקוד פין? לא עובד 0000 1111 1234?

  16. Hello, my headset does not connect, just turn on the left one, I don’t know what else to do, I used it normal, suddenly I couldn’t use it, or even the cell phone looks for it, the bluetooh
    Hola mi auricular no se conecta solo prende el izquierdo ya no se que más hacer lo usaba normal de repente no pude usarlo ni siquiera lo busca el celular el bluetooh

  17. The left earphone is dead or out of battery. No light comes on when it’s in or out of the box, or when pressed, and it doesn’t sound
    El auricular izquierdo está muerto o sin batería. No se enciende ninguna luz cuando está en la caja ni tampoco fuera, o al pulsarlo, y no suena

  18. From one moment to the next, only one earpiece connects. The other flashes blue-white. Well charged. Everything done; back to factory settings, click 3x on both earphones (simultaneously???), bluetooth off and on again, etc. Now what?
    Van het ene op het andere moment maakt maar één oortje verbinding. De andere knippert blauw-wit. Wel opgeladen. Alles gedaan; terug naar fabrieksinstellingen, 3x klikken op beide oortjes (tegelijk???), bluetooth uit en weer aan, etc. Wat nu??

  19. Hello, I rebooted the headset because it did not hold me and to link to the bluetooh it asks me for a link code, could you help me thanks
    Hola re inicie de fabrica el auricular porque no me agarraba y para vincular al bluetooh me pide código de vinculación me podrían ayudar gracias

  20. Hol restarted it and I don’t know what the factory code is
    Hol lo reinicie y no se cual es el código de fabrica

  21. I miss my right side earbud but can’t connect in my mobile left side. how to connect left side.

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