How to Tell if Sony SRS XB12 is Charging

How to tell if Sony SRS XB12 wireless BT speaker is charging?  This extra bass speaker has an orange LED light on its rear side panel, near the bottom, as shown in the picture above.  This light flashes orange when the battery is nearly dead. So it also tells battery level (to a degree).  To … Continue reading How to Tell if Sony SRS XB12 is Charging



How to Check Sony SRS XB12 Battery

Covers how to check battery life and level on the Sony Extra Bass SRS XB12 Bluetooth speaker, and also, how to know if the battery life is shortening over time. How to Check Sony SRS XB12 Battery, Current Charge 1. First, Turn ON the XB12 You won’t be able to read battery charge status unless … Continue reading How to Check Sony SRS XB12 Battery



How to Connect Sony SRS XB12 to Alexa

This post shows how to connect the Sony SRS XB12 mini 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 XB12 to Alexa, Step by … Continue reading How to Connect Sony SRS XB12 to Alexa



How to Reset Sony SRS XB12

Show you how to factory hard reset your Sony SRS XB12 Bluetooth speaker to its default settings. Hard factory resetting restores the XB12 Extra Bass speaker to factory default state. Plus, resetting erases any earlier paired Bluetooth devices from its memory. Clearing these stops this speaker from pairing to any nearby Bluetooth devices. Also, you … Continue reading How to Reset Sony SRS XB12



How to Connect to Sony SRS XB12

This post shows how to connect to the Sony SRS XB12 Extra Bass Bluetooth speaker with common portable devices, including the iPhone, iPod Touch, and the iPad line of Apple phones, media players, and tablets. How to Connect to Sony SRS XB12: Step by Step With your SRS XB12 powered OFF (power button is dark), … Continue reading How to Connect to Sony SRS XB12



How to Make Sony SRS XB12 Discoverable

To pair your SRS XB12 Sony speaker with a Bluetooth device for the first time, or to refresh old connection info in that device, you have to know how to start up discovery mode on this BT speaker.  Now in this mode, the speaker broadcasts its name and currently valid connection information over the Bluetooth … Continue reading How to Make Sony SRS XB12 Discoverable



How to Pair Sony SRS XB12 with Alexa

This post shows how to pair the Sony SRS XB12 Bluetooth extra bass speaker to a typical Alexa device. We demonstrate this using the Alexa Echo Input smart device.  But the same you could also do with an Echo Dot, Spot, or any other Alexa device that supports Bluetooth pairing, which includes just about all … Continue reading How to Pair Sony SRS XB12 with Alexa



How to Factory Reset Sony SRS XB12

We explain how to factory reset the Sony SRS XB12 BT speaker to set it back to its default settings. Factory resetting restores the XB12 to out-of-the-box default state. Plus, it wipes any earlier connected Bluetooth devices from its memory. Clearing these stops this unit from pairing to any nearby BT devices. Also, you might … Continue reading How to Factory Reset Sony SRS XB12



How to Turn On Sony SRS XB12

We explain how to turn on the Sony SRS XB12 portable BT speaker here.  Now most speakers have a Power button that Sony prominently positions on the unit so it’s easy to find.  Indeed, this speaker is no exception to this pattern, as we find its Power button near the bottom in the button panel, … Continue reading How to Turn On Sony SRS XB12



How to Hard Reset Sony SRS XB12

We explain how to hard reset the Sony SRS XB12 portable wireless speaker to set it back to its default settings. Hard resetting restores the XB12 to factory default state. Plus, it wipes away any earlier connected Bluetooth devices from its memory. Clearing these stops this unit from pairing to any nearby BT devices. Also, … Continue reading How to Hard Reset Sony SRS XB12