Sony SRS XB31 Charging Instructions

This piece gives Sony SRS XB31 speaker charging instructions. Recharge this speaker at will through the micro USB DC power input port, behind the water resistant door in the back of the unit. See it in the pictures below. Note that you can still play your XB31 while charging, without upping the recharge time very … Continue reading Sony SRS XB31 Charging Instructions



Sony SRS XB31 Hard Reset Instructions

We offer here our Sony SRS XB31 hard reset instructions, to return this Bluetooth speaker to its out-of-the-box settings.  Hard resetting to factory default state takes the XB31 back to a fresh, known-good state. Plus, it blanks  any earlier paired Bluetooth devices from memory. Removing these stops this speaker from pairing to any nearby Bluetooth … Continue reading Sony SRS XB31 Hard Reset Instructions



Sony SRS XB31 Factory Reset Instructions

We offer here our Sony SRS XB31 factory reset instructions, to return this Bluetooth speaker to its out-of-the-box settings.  Resetting to factory default state restores the XB31 to a fresh, known-good state. Plus, it erases any earlier paired Bluetooth devices from its memory. Deleting these stops this speaker from pairing to any nearby Bluetooth devices. … Continue reading Sony SRS XB31 Factory Reset Instructions



How to Connect Sony SRS XB31 to iPhone

This post shows how to connect a Sony SRS XB31 wireless speaker to an iPhone smart phone.  Doing this gives you a much bigger, and clearly better sound when you stream music from the iPhone to speakers like this one. How to Connect Sony SRS XB31 Speaker to iPhone, Step by Step Details With the … Continue reading How to Connect Sony SRS XB31 to iPhone



How to Make Sony SRS XB31 Discoverable

To pair your SRS XB31 Sony Extra Bass speaker with a Bluetooth device for the first time, or to refresh stale linkage data in that device, you need to understand how to start up discovery mode on this unit.  Now in discovery mode, the speaker digitally announces its name and connection data over Bluetooth, so … Continue reading How to Make Sony SRS XB31 Discoverable



How to Put Sony SRS XB31 in Pairing Mode

To pair your SRS XB31 Sony speaker with a Bluetooth source device for the first time, or to update old connection info in that device, you have to know how to begin pairing mode on the speaker.  Moreover, in this mode, the speaker broadcasts its name and currently valid connection information over the Bluetooth airwaves.  … Continue reading How to Put Sony SRS XB31 in Pairing Mode



How to Pair Sony SRS XB31 Bluetooth Speaker

This post shows how to pair the Sony SRS XB31 Extra Bass wireless speaker by way of Bluetooth to common portable devices. E.g. These  include the Apple line of device like the iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad. This routine also works for Android base devices as well, such as Samsung and LG phones, as well … Continue reading How to Pair Sony SRS XB31 Bluetooth Speaker



How to Turn Off Sony SRS XB31 Bluetooth Speaker

We explain how to turn off the Sony SRS XB31 wireless speaker here.  Now most speakers have a Power button that Sony places on the unit so it’s easy to locate.  Indeed, this speaker is no exception, as we find its Power button near the bottom in the button panel. See this next. There’s also … Continue reading How to Turn Off Sony SRS XB31 Bluetooth Speaker



How to Turn Off Lights on Sony SRS XB31 Speaker

This speaker comes equipped with a set of party LED lights that, by default, blink, scan, and pulsate in all sorts of colors to the beat of whatever you play on the speaker.  However sometimes, you may not want a party atmosphere, like when you want to play the speaker while drifting off to sleep … Continue reading How to Turn Off Lights on Sony SRS XB31 Speaker



How to Tell if Sony SRS XB31 is Charging

How to tell if Sony SRS XB31 Bluetooth wireless speaker is charging?  This extra bass speaker has an orange LED light on the rear port panel, just above the micro USB power input port, as shown in the following picture.  This light that Sony labels as the CHARGE lamp flashes orange when the battery is … Continue reading How to Tell if Sony SRS XB31 is Charging