How to Charge Sony XB20

This piece covers how to charge the Sony XB20. Do this easily through the micro USB power in port, shown in the pictures below. Note that you can still play your XB20 as it recharges, without raising the charging time by very much. First, pick a powerful enough USB adapter, as no charger comes with … Continue reading How to Charge Sony XB20



How to Check Sony XB20 Battery Life

Covers how to check battery life and level on the Sony Extra Bass SRS XB20 Bluetooth speaker, and also, how to tell if the battery life is shortening over time. How to Check Sony XB20 Battery Life, Current Charge 1. First, Turn ON the XB20 You won’t be able to read battery charge status unless … Continue reading How to Check Sony XB20 Battery Life



How to Turn On Sony XB20

We explain how to turn on the Sony XB20 desktop speaker here.  Now most Bluetooth speakers have a Power button that Sony prominently places on the unit so it’s easy to find.  Indeed, this speaker is no exception to this, as we find its Power button on the top of the XB20, as we see … Continue reading How to Turn On Sony XB20



How to Connect Sony XB20 to Alexa

This post shows how to connect the Sony XB20 blue light show 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 XB20 to Alexa, Step by Step With … Continue reading How to Connect Sony XB20 to Alexa



How to Check Sony XB20 Battery

Covers how to check the battery in the Sony Extra Bass SRS XB20 Bluetooth speaker, and also, how to tell if battery capacity is shortening over time. How to Check Sony XB20 Battery, Current Charge 1. First, Turn ON the XB20 You won’t be able to read battery charge status unless the speaker is ON. … Continue reading How to Check Sony XB20 Battery



How to Bass Boost Sony XB20

You can change how loud the bass is on the Sony XB20, by turning on and off its bass boost mode. When switched on, this mode makes this speaker vibrate much more. Plus it adds a low rumble quality to the playing program, that travels pretty far from the unit.  So, for you boom lovers, … Continue reading How to Bass Boost Sony XB20



How to Tell if Sony XB20 is Charging

How to tell if Sony XB20 wireless Bluetooth speaker is charging?  This desktop speaker has an orange LED light just above the Power-Pairing button, as shown in the next photo.  This light, labeled as the CHARGE lamp, flashes orange when the battery is about dead. So it does tell battery level (to a degree).  When … Continue reading How to Tell if Sony XB20 is Charging



How to Turn Off Lights on Sony XB20

This speaker comes equipped with a set of party LED lights that, by default, blink and pulsate in a vivid blue color to the beat of whatever you play on the speaker.  However sometimes, you may not like a party atmosphere, such as when you want to play the speaker while drifting off to sleep … Continue reading How to Turn Off Lights on Sony XB20



How to Connect to Sony XB20

This post shows how to connect to the Sony XB20 Extra Bass portable speaker from Bluetooth source 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 as Amazon Fire tablets. … Continue reading How to Connect to Sony XB20



How to Hard Reset Sony XB20

Show you how to hard reset your Sony XB20 BT speaker to its factory default settings.  hard resetting restores the 20 to default state. Plus, it erases any earlier paired Bluetooth devices from its memory. This stops the speaker from pairing to any nearby Bluetooth devices. Furthermore, you might hard reset the unit to get … Continue reading How to Hard Reset Sony XB20