How to Charge Sony XB31

This piece covers how to charge the Sony XB31. Do this easily through the micro USB power in port, shown in the pictures below. Note that you can still play your XB31 as it recharges, without raising the charging time by too much. First, pick a powerful enough USB adapter, as no charger comes with … Continue reading How to Charge Sony XB31

How to Turn On Sony XB31

We explain how to turn on the Sony XB31 here.  Now most wireless speakers like this one, 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 top, as we see next. There’s also … Continue reading How to Turn On Sony XB31

How to Factory Reset Sony XB31

Show you how to factory reset your Sony XB31 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. Also, you might factory reset to … Continue reading How to Factory Reset Sony XB31

How to Bass Boost Sony XB31

You can change how loud the bass is on the Sony XB31, by turning on and off its bass boost mode. When switched on, this mode makes the unit 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 XB31

How to Check Sony XB31 Battery

Covers how to check the battery in the Sony Extra Bass SRS XB31 Bluetooth speaker.  We also discuss how to tell if the battery life is shortening over time and when it may be time to replace the battery. How to Check Sony XB31 Battery, Current Charge 1. First, Turn ON the XB31 You won’t … Continue reading How to Check Sony XB31 Battery

How to Hard Reset Sony XB31

Show you how to hard reset your Sony XB31 to its out-of-the-box settings.  Resetting restores the XB31 to default state. Plus, hard resetting erases any earlier paired Bluetooth devices from its memory. Clearing these stops this speaker from pairing to any nearby Bluetooth devices. Also, you might hard reset to get it ready for sale … Continue reading How to Hard Reset Sony XB31

How to Connect Sony XB31 to Alexa

This post shows how to connect the Sony XB31 mini Bluetooth party speaker  with 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 XB31 to Alexa, … Continue reading How to Connect Sony XB31 to Alexa

How to Connect to Sony XB31

This post shows how to connect to the Sony XB31 Extra Bass wireless speaker via Bluetooth from typical 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 … Continue reading How to Connect to Sony XB31

How to Make Sony 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 XB31 Discoverable

How to Turn Off Lights on Sony XB31

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 XB31