To pair your Sony X5 with a Bluetooth source device for the first time, or to refresh old connection info in that device, you have to know how to start up pairing mode on that speaker. Moreover, in this mode, the speaker broadcasts its name and currently valid connection information over the Bluetooth airwaves, and this allows other devices to pair to it. So in this post, we show you how to put the Sony X5 in pairing mode, to let you to sync it with phones, tablets, computers, and smart speakers and enjoy better sound.
How to Put Sony X5 in Pairing Mode, Step by Step
1. Turn On the X5 Speaker
Turn on the speaker by quickly pressing and releasing its Power button.
E.g. See this button, that we point out with the blue arrow, in the next picture.
The speaker then comes on.
2. Press and Hold the Pairing Button for Two to Three Seconds
Secondly, place the speaker into pairing mode by pressing and holding the the Pairing button, as pointed out next. It in the front row of buttons as you face the speaker, second button in from the left.
When you press this button, the speaker beeps twice. Plus, the Pairing lamp begins rapidly pulsing white.
3. Done with How to Put Sony X5 in Pairing Mode
While the Pairing light is blinking, you should be able to see the X5 on any in-range phone, computer, tablet, or smart speaker, that is within several feet of it, as shown next.
Note in the last picture, that the speaker appears as “SONY:SRS-X5”. So at this point, you could connect to this speaker if you wish.
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- 2023-04-30: First published.