How to Pair Sony SRS XG500 to Alexa

This post shows how to pair the Sony SRS XG500 boombox Bluetooth speaker to Alexa smart speakers. Since this pairing happens between the Sony and Echo devices directly, you need not turn Bluetooth on in the mobile device you’re using to set up this connection. How to Pair Sony SRS XG500 to Alexa, Step by … Continue reading How to Pair Sony SRS XG500 to Alexa



How to Put JBL Boombox in Pairing Mode

To pair the Boombox JBL speaker with a Bluetooth source device for the first time, or to refresh the connection information stored on that device, you must know how to launch pairing mode on this speaker.  Further, in this mode, the JBL Boombox sends its Bluetooth name and current linkage info on the BT airwaves.  … Continue reading How to Put JBL Boombox in Pairing Mode



How to Pair Sony SRS XG300 to Alexa

This post shows how to pair the Sony SRS XG300 boombox Bluetooth speaker to Alexa smart speakers. Since this pairing happens between the Sony and Echo devices directly, you need not turn Bluetooth on in the mobile device you’re using to set up this connection. How to Pair Sony SRS XG300 to Alexa, Step by … Continue reading How to Pair Sony SRS XG300 to Alexa



JBL Boombox Buttons Meanings Functions

The JBL Boombox waterproof speaker features several buttons and lights across its top and back, as well as battery charge status lamps across the front bottom. The power button lights in either white, blue, or both, to show Bluetooth speaker status. There’s also a port access panel on the back bottom, sealed with a press-down … Continue reading JBL Boombox Buttons Meanings Functions



JBL Boombox Firmware Update Instructions

Here, we offer JBL Boombox firmware update instructions for this awesome sounding power bank BT speaker. This upgrade can take up to fifteen minutes depending on the speed of your internet connection. Plus, you cannot easily reverse it. So you won’t be able to downgrade to the earlier firmware version once you complete this upgrade. … Continue reading JBL Boombox Firmware Update Instructions



How to Connect Sony SRS XG300 to Alexa

This post shows how to connect the Sony SRS XG300 boombox Bluetooth speaker to Alexa smart speakers. Since this pairing happens between the Sony and Echo devices directly, you need not turn Bluetooth on in the mobile device you’re using to set up this connection. How to Connect Sony SRS XG300 to Alexa, Step by … Continue reading How to Connect Sony SRS XG300 to Alexa



How to Adjust Volume on JBL Boombox Speaker

There are a few ways to adjust the JBL Boombox volume on this Bluetooth speaker. These can depend on the app(s) you’re playing from. In fact, many apps provide volume controls for their audio output.  Moreover, this JBL speaker has two buttons for volume control too.  Find these (the + and -) shaped buttons  on … Continue reading How to Adjust Volume on JBL Boombox Speaker



JBL Boombox Charging Instructions

Follow these JBL Boombox charging instructions for convenient recharging of this Bluetooth speaker via its hidden DC input charging port in the back of the unit, discussed below. JBL Boombox Charging Instructions Summary In short, first, we suggest that you recharge the Boombox with the included JBL charger. Why? Because this charger meets the speaker’s … Continue reading JBL Boombox Charging Instructions



JBL Boombox Battery Life, How Much Playtime

The battery life on the JBL Boombox Bluetooth speaker we discuss in terms of either how long the speaker will play after a full charge, before going dead again.  Or, how long the battery will last before a battery replacement is necessary. JBL Boombox Battery Life Per Charge How long should the battery last?  The … Continue reading JBL Boombox Battery Life, How Much Playtime



JBL Boombox Won’t Turn On Unless Plugged In

When your JBL Boombox won’t turn on unless it is plugged in, this likely means one or more things.  Either your speaker is broken beyond repair, the battery inside no longer recharges due to age or heavy use, or, you accidently put your speaker into service mode a.k.a. secret or weird mode.  So, assuming that … Continue reading JBL Boombox Won’t Turn On Unless Plugged In