Are you unable to turn on your Anker Soundcore Flare 2 speaker? This could be caused by a software glitch, bad battery, faulty charging cable, or a defective charger. To fix this you will need to perform a series of troubleshooting steps.
The Soundcore Flare 2 is one of the latest portable Bluetooth speaker models manufactured by Anker that is designed to provide high-quality audio with a 360-degree immersive sound. This makes it ideal for use at indoor and outdoor activities such as parties, gatherings, and home entertainment. The Flare 2 has a sleek and modern design with LED lights , has an IPX7 waterproof rating that allows it to withstand water immersion up to 1 meter deep, and features two full-range drivers and two passive radiators that deliver a 20W sound output with deep bass and clear highs. It also has a BassUp technology that enhances the bass frequencies, providing a powerful and deep sound.
- Input: 5 V 2 A
- Rated output power: 2 x 10 W
- Battery capacity: 5200 mAh
- Charging time: 3.5 hours
- Playtime: (varies by volume level and content) 12 hours
- Frequency response: 50 Hz – 20 kHz
- Bluetooth version: V 5.0
- Bluetooth range: 20 m / 66 ft
How do I turn on Anker Soundcore Flare 2?
Has your Anker speaker suddenly stopped working? This can be an annoying experience especially if you are about to use it to listen to your favorite music.
Here’s what you need to do to fix this Anker speaker not turning on issue.
Solution 1: Press the power button on the Soundcore Flare 2
The first troubleshooting step you should try on your Anker Soundcore Bluetooth speaker is to press and hold for a second the power button which is located at the top of the speaker. If all goes well then the speaker should turn on. If it doesn’t then proceed to the next step.
Solution 2: Charge your Anker Soundcore speaker
One of the reasons why your Anker speaker will not turn on is because its battery is drained. You should make sure that the built-in battery of your Anker Soundcore Bluetooth speaker is fully charged then check if this will fix the problem.
Locate the USB-C charging port on the Anker speaker.
Plug one end of the USB-C charging cable into the charging port on the speaker.
Plug the other end of the USB-C charging cable into a power source, such as a wall adapter or a USB port on a computer.
Unplug the charging cable from the speaker and power source once the battery is fully charged.
Once your Anker Soundcore Bluetooth speaker is fully charged try to press and hold the power button and check if it turns on.
Solution 3: Hard reset the Anker Soundcore Flare 2
Sometimes the power issue you are experiencing on your Anker Soundcore Bluetooth speaker is caused by the software freezing. A factory reset should be done in this case which will delete the data on this Bluetooth speaker and bring it back to its default settings.
Reverting Anker Soundcore Bluetooth speaker to factory settings
Power on your speaker.
Press and hold both Volume+ and Play/Pause buttons at the same time for about 5-8 seconds until you hear a voice prompt that informs you that the speaker has powered off.
Take note that the hard reset erases all settings and reverts the speaker to its default out-of-box state.
Solution 4: Bring your Anker Soundcore Flare 2 speaker to a service center
There are instances when your speaker will not turn on because of a hardware issue. This can be due to faulty batteries or even a damaged circuit board. If this is the case then you will need to have the Anker Soundcore Bluetooth speaker fixed at a service center.
Frequently Asked Questions
- How do I pair the Soundcore Flare 2 with my Android phone or iPhone?
Here's what you need to do to create a Bluetooth connection between this speaker and another Bluetooth device.
Press and hold the Bluetooth button on the speaker until the LED lights start flashing. This will put the speaker in pairing mode.
On the Bluetooth device, turn on Bluetooth and search for available Bluetooth devices.
Select “Soundcore Flare 2” from the list of available devices.
Once the speaker is paired with the new device, the LED lights on the front of the speaker will stop flashing.
- How do I set up PartyCast mode?
You can set up one Flare 2 as the primary speaker and connect it with more than 100+ secondary Flare 2 speakers to control audio and all the light effects.
Connect one Flare 2 speaker to your phone or other devices via Bluetooth. When successfully connected, the Bluetooth LED will turn blue.
Press and hold the Bluetooth button on this Flare 2 for 3 seconds until you hear a sound and the Bluetooth LED flashes white to indicate this Flare 2 is the primary speaker.
Make sure the secondary speakers aren't connected to any Bluetooth devices.
Press the Bluetooth button for 3 seconds until you hear a sound and the Bluetooth LED flashes white to indicate the secondary speaker is in connection mode.
When the secondary speakers are close to the primary speaker, they will connect to the primary speaker automatically. When successfully connected, the Bluetooth LED on the primary speaker will continue flashing white, while on the secondary speakers will turn white.
- How do I update the firmware on the Soundcore Flare 2?
You can update the firmware on the Soundcore Flare 2 using the Soundcore app. Simply connect your speaker to the app and follow the instructions to update the firmware to the latest version.
- How long does the battery last on the Soundcore Flare 2?
The battery life of the Soundcore Flare 2 is up to 12 hours on a single charge, depending on the volume level and other usage factors.
- Is the Soundcore Flare 2 waterproof?
Yes, the Soundcore Flare 2 has an IPX7 waterproof rating, which means it can withstand immersion in water up to 1 meter deep for up to 30 minutes.