The “JBL Jr Pop will not turn on” problem can be caused by several issues. The battery might not be charged, there might be a glitch in the software, or this might be caused by a hardware problem. To fix this you will need to perform a series of troubleshooting steps.
The Jr Pop is a small Bluetooth speaker designed specifically to be used by kids. It comes in various colors, is designed to be rugged, and comes with a built in strap allowing it to be easily attached to a bag . Some of its features include an IPX7 waterproof design, wireless Bluetooth streaming, and up to 5 hours of playtime on a single charge.
Technical specifications of Jr Pop:
- Bluetooth version: 4.2
- Support: A2DP V1.2, AVRCP V1.5
- Transducer: 1.5inch
- Rated Power: 3W RMS
- Frequency response: 190Hz–20kHz
- Signal to noise ratio: ≥80dB
- Battery type: Li-ion Polymer battery (3.7V/600mAh)
- Battery charge time: 2H
- Charging Input: 5V/0.5A
- Music playtime: 5H
- Bluetooth transmitter power: 0-4dB
- Bluetooth transmitter frequency range: 2.402–2.480GHZ
- Bluetooth transmitter modulation: GFSK/DQPSK/8DPSK
- Dimension (H x W x D): 39.7mm x 87.8mm x 75.5mm
- Weight: 121.2g
What to do when your JBL Jr Pop won’t turn on
One issue that you might encounter with the Jr Pop Bluetooth speaker is when it will not turn on. This can be an annoying issue especially if you want to listen to your favorite music. Here are the troubleshooting steps you need to do to fix the problem.
Method 1: Perform a factory reset on the Jr Pop
The first thing to do in this particular case is a factory reset or hard reset. This is a procedure that will erase the data on this speaker and bring it back to its default settings. This is a useful troubleshooting step to perform whenever you are experiencing problems with the device such as when you can’t make a Bluetooth connection or when there are power problems.
Time needed: 2 minutes.
Reset the speaker
- Press and hold the Volume Up and Bluetooth button until the light starts flashing white.
This will initiate the reset process.
- Turn on the Jr Pop.
You can do this by pressing on the power button.
Method 2: Charge the speaker to fix will not turn on issue of JBL Jr Pop
If the speaker battery has been drained of charge then you won’t be able to turn it on. To fix this problem all you need to do is to charge the speaker.
- Insert the micro USB charging cord into the charging port of the speaker.
- Insert the other end of the micro USB charging cord to a USB wall charger with an output of not greater than 2.0A.
- Connect the wall charger to a power outlet.
Leave this charging for at least 2 hours then check if the speaker will turn on.
Method 3: Faulty battery
There’s a possibility that the problem is caused by a faulty speaker battery. Replacing the battery will fix this however it is recommended that you have this done at a service center.
Some of the causes why a battery will fail is if it is constantly being overcharged or when it is always being exposed to heat. These factors will rapidly degrade the battery performance.
Method 4: Faulty circuit board
Although this speaker has a waterproof rating there are still instances when water can get into it. If the circuit board of the speaker gets wet then it will get damaged. You will then need to have this fixed at a service center.
Having power issues on this Bluetooth speaker can be a frustrating experience. Hopefully, this solution will help you fix the problem.
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