How to Reset Sony XB21

Show you how to reset your Sony XB21 Extra Bass speaker to its default settings.  Resetting restores the 21 to default state. Plus, resetting erases any earlier paired Bluetooth devices from its memory. Clearing these stops this wireless speaker from pairing to any nearby Bluetooth devices. Also, you might reset to get it ready for … Continue reading How to Reset Sony XB21



How to Factory Reset Sony XB21

Show you how to factory reset your Sony XB21 Extra Bass wireless speaker to its default settings.  Factory resetting restores this version of the XB series speaker to its default state. Plus, factory resetting erases any earlier paired Bluetooth devices from memory. Then this clearing stops this speaker from pairing to any nearby Bluetooth devices. … Continue reading How to Factory Reset Sony XB21



How to Connect Sony XB21 to Alexa

This post shows how to connect the Sony XB21 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 XB21 to Alexa, Step by Step With … Continue reading How to Connect Sony XB21 to Alexa



How to Bass Boost Sony XB21

You can change how loud the bass is on the Sony XB21, 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 XB21



How to Check Sony XB21 Battery

Covers how to check battery in the Sony XB21 wireless Bluetooth speaker, and also, how to tell if the battery life is fading over time. How to Check Sony XB21 Battery, Current Charge 1. First, Turn ON the XB21 You won’t be able to read battery charge status unless the speaker is ON. To turn … Continue reading How to Check Sony XB21 Battery



How to Turn On Sony XB21

We explain how to turn on the Sony XB21 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 SRS XB21, near the … Continue reading How to Turn On Sony XB21



How to Hard Reset Sony XB21

Show you how to hard reset your Sony XB21 Extra Bass portable BT speaker to its default settings.  Hard resetting restores this version of the Sony XB series speaker to its default state. Plus, hard resetting erases any earlier paired Bluetooth devices from memory. Then this wiping stops this speaker from pairing to any nearby … Continue reading How to Hard Reset Sony XB21



How to Connect to Sony XB21

This post shows how to connect the Sony XB21 Extra Bass wireless speaker by way of Bluetooth to common portable devices. E.g. These  include the iPhone, iPod Touch, and the iPad line of Apple phones, media players, and tablets. How to Connect to Sony XB21, Step by Step With your SRS XB21 powered OFF (power … Continue reading How to Connect to Sony XB21



How to Tell if Sony XB21 is Charging

How to tell if Sony XB21 wireless Bluetooth speaker is charging?  This desktop speaker has an orange LED light in its rear button and panel, just to the right of the micro USB charger input port, as shown in the next photo.  This light, labeled as the CHARGE lamp, flashes orange when the battery is … Continue reading How to Tell if Sony XB21 is Charging



How to Put Sony XB21 in Pairing Mode

To pair your SRS XB21 Sony speaker 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 the speaker.  That’s because in this mode, the speaker broadcasts its name and valid connection information over the Bluetooth … Continue reading How to Put Sony XB21 in Pairing Mode