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JBL Live Free 2 | Manual & Instructions

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The JBL Live Free 2 earbuds come with the IPX5 sweat and dust-proof certification, a 10mm dynamic driver, up to 7 hours of battery life, Bluetooth 5.2, a working range of 10 meters, and more. Learn how to use these earbuds using this manual!

JBL Live Free 2 – Everything You Need To Know!

How to Pair The Earbuds?

To iOS and Android Phones

Step 1: Open the lid of the charging case. After that, the earbuds will turn on automatically.

When a blue light starts flashing quickly, the earbuds will be ready to pair with any device.

Step 2: Turn on Bluetooth on the desired device.

Step 3: Go to the device’s Bluetooth settings.

Step 4: Select “JBL LIVE FREE 2 TWS”. If a password is needed, type “0000”. After that, a blue light will stay on, and the pairing will be done.

To PC (Windows)

Step 1: Turn on Bluetooth on the desired device.

Step 2: Go to the settings.

Step 3: Go to “Bluetooth and other devices”.

Step 4: Click on “Add device”.

Step 5: Open the lid of the charging case. After that, the earbuds will turn on automatically.

When a blue light starts flashing quickly, the earbuds will be ready to pair with any device.

Step 6: Select “JBL LIVE FREE 2 TWS”. If a password is needed, type “0000”. After that, a blue light will stay on, and the pairing will be done.

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Multipoint Connection

Step 1: Pair the earbuds with the first device as said above.

Step 2: Once that’s done, press the multifunction touch button on any of the earbuds one time and then press and hold for 5 seconds.

Step 3: Turn on the Bluetooth on the second device, and pair the earbuds as said above.

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How to Wear?

Step 1: Take both earbuds out of the charging case.

Step 2: Identify the left and right earbuds.

Step 3: Choose the ear tips that best suit your ears.

Step 4: Insert the headphones into the inner canal of the ears.

Step 5: Rotate for the best possible comfort and best fit, and make sure that the microphone is pointing to the mouth.

How to Turn On and Off?

Turn on: Open the lid of the charging case. After that, the earbuds will turn on automatically.

Turn off: Place the earbuds into the charging case and close its lid. After that, the earbuds will turn off automatically.

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How to Control? / How to Operate? – Instructions

  • Play or pause music: Press the multifunction touch button on the right earbud one time.
  • Play the next song: Press the multifunction touch button on the right earbud two times.
  • Play the previous song: Press the multifunction touch button on the right earbud three times.
  • Answer an incoming call: Press the multifunction touch button on any of the earbuds two times.
  • End a current call: Press the multifunction touch button on any of the earbuds two times.
  • Mute or unmute the microphone: Press and hold the multifunction button on any of the earbuds for about 2 seconds.
  • Activate the voice assistant: Press and hold the multifunction button on any of the earbuds for about 2 seconds.

How to Activate The ANC And Ambient Aware Modes?

To activate, deactivate, and change between the ANC and ambient aware modes in these earbuds, all you have to do is to press the multifunction touch button on the left earbud one time.

How to Activate The TalkThru Mode?

To activate or deactivate the TalkThru mode in these earbuds, all you have to do is to press the multifunction touch button on the left earbud two times.

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How to Charge The Earbuds?

Earbuds

To charge the earbuds, all you have to do is to place them into the charging case and close the lid. The earbuds will start charging automatically.

Charging case

To charge the charging case, all you have to do is to connect the case to a USB charger or charging port with the included USB-A to C cable. It will start charging automatically. Also, the case can be charged using a Qi wireless pad.

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What Do The Lights Mean?

Earbuds

  • A blue light flashing quickly: The earbuds are connecting.
  • A blue light on: The earbuds are connected.
  • A blue light flashing slowly: The earbuds are not connected.

Charging case

  • A white light flashing slowly: The case has a low battery.
  • One light on and one flashing quickly while charging: The case is charging.
  • All lights turn off while charging: The case is fully charged.
  • A white light flashing quickly: The earbuds are connecting.
  • All lights turn on: The earbuds are connected.
  • All lights turn off: The earbuds are not connected.
  • A white light flashing slowly with the earbuds inside: The earbuds have a low battery.
  • One light on and one flashing quickly with the earbuds inside: The earbuds are charging.
  • All lights turn off with the earbuds inside: The earbuds are fully charged.
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How to Reset The Earbuds?

Step 1: Delete all “JBL LIVE FREE 2 TWS” pairing information from the connected device.

Step 2: Take the earbuds out of the charging case.

Step 3: Press the multifunction touch button on both earbuds two times.

Step 4: Press and hold the multifunction touch button on both earbuds for about 5 seconds.

Step 5: Place the earbuds into the charging case. After that, the resetting will be done.

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Credits: JBL

A Guide To JBL Live Free 2 APP

The JBL Live Free 2 can be used with an application, called JBL HEADPHONES. This application is available in the Apple Store and in the Play Store for iOS and Android devices. When opening the application, the first thing we have to do is connect our earbuds, and after that, three specific pages:

  • First page: This is the first page of this application, and you will be able to see the connected device.
  • Second page: On the second page, we will not only find the connected device, but also the battery percentages of both earbuds. Also, you will find options like enabling or disabling the ANC, enabling or disabling the Ambient Sound Control, and the Smart Audio and Video feature.
  • Third page: On the third and last page, you will be able to configure the controls of the earbuds, enable or disable the auto turn-off of the earbuds, the Find My Earbud feature, and information about the earbuds, and the firmware version.
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Some Common Earbuds Problems & Troubleshooting

Left / Right / One side of the earbuds have stopped working

If this happens, it may be because it is low on battery or it did not connect correctly with the device. To fix this, you can do the following:

1. Try charging the earbud that is not working or both, placing them in the charging case.

2. Try factory resetting the earbuds.

3. Check if the earbuds are operating within a normal working range

If that doesn’t work, the earbud is probably faulty, and I can go for a refund or replacement of it.

Left / Right / One side of the earbuds has a low volume

If this happens, it may be because the earbuds are dirty or the volume is set low. To fix this, you can do the following:

1. Try cleaning the earbud using a cotton swab or carefully clean the mesh with a pin.

2. Try factory resetting the earbuds.

The microphone is not working

If this happens, it can be because the microphone is muted, or the earbuds are badly positioned. To fix this, you can do the following:

If the microphone is muted, check the device microphone volume. If that doesn’t work, that means that there might be a defect in the earbud, so try replacing them or get a refund.

The earbuds are not connecting to Windows/laptop/PC

If the earbuds are earbuds not connecting, it can be because the Bluetooth on the computer has a pairing problem. To fix this, you can do the following:

1. Try disabling Bluetooth from nearby devices >>> then activate the pairing mode of the earbuds, pair and connect earbuds from Settings >>> Bluetooth & other devices >>> Add a new device >>>> select Bluetooth.

2. Try uninstalling and reinstalling the Bluetooth driver, or updating the Bluetooth driver. All can be done in Manage >>> Device Manager, reset earbuds (if available), and then repeat the step.

3. Try resetting the earbuds.

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FAQs

Are the JBL Live Free 2 waterproof?

No, the JBL Live Free 2 are not waterproof (IPX6 and up). They have a rating of IPX5, which means they’re protected against some water projected from a nozzle.

Do the JBL Live Free 2 have a microphone?

Yes, the earbuds come with integrated microphones.

Do the JBL Live Free 2 have a low latency/gaming mode?

No, these earbuds don’t have a low latency/gaming mode.

Can the JBL Live Free 2 connect to PCs and laptops?

Yes, these earbuds can connect to PCs, laptops, and even tablets.

Are the JBL Live Free 2 noise-canceling?

Yes. These earbuds come with noise-cancellation technology.

How to know when the JBL Live Free 2 are fully charged?

When the earbuds are charging, some lights are on the case. When fully charged, said lights turn off.

We hope you now know how to operate the earphone from the above JBL Live Free 2 manual. Want to know anything about the earphones? Do not hesitate to ask in the comments section.