How to Charge Sony SRS XB20 Speaker

This piece covers how to charge the Sony SRS XB20 Bluetooth speaker. 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 … Continue reading How to Charge Sony SRS XB20 Speaker



How to Turn Off Sony SRS XB20 BT Speaker

We explain how to turn off the Sony SRS XB20 portable wireless speaker here.  Now most speakers have a Power button that Sony prominently places on the unit so it’s easy to pinpoint.  Indeed, this speaker is no exception to this pattern, as we find its Power button at the rightmost position on the top … Continue reading How to Turn Off Sony SRS XB20 BT Speaker



How to Make Sony SRS XB20 Discoverable

To pair your SRS XB20 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 SRS XB20 Discoverable



How to Check Sony SRS 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 Battery Life on the Sony SRS XB20, Current Charge 1. First, Turn ON the XB20 You won’t be able to read battery … Continue reading How to Check Sony SRS XB20 Battery Life



How to Pair Sony SRS XB20 Bluetooth Speaker

This post shows how to pair the Sony SRS XB20 Extra Bass wireless speaker by way of Bluetooth to common portable 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 … Continue reading How to Pair Sony SRS XB20 Bluetooth Speaker



Sony SRS XB20 Not Charging

Most JBL Bluetooth speakers, including the XB20, offer truly portable operation via their lithium ion batteries inside. And when said battery dies, you can recharge the speaker with an AC or car adapter. Sometimes though, you may notice that the Sony SRS XB20 is not charging fully, or at all, even when you connect the … Continue reading Sony SRS XB20 Not Charging



Sony SRS XB20 Pairing Two Speakers

The key to pairing two Sony SRS XB20 speakers together is the ADD button. It lets you join two XB20s for Stereo or Double modes.  It’s the fourth button from the left edge of the buttons panel, just to the right of the Play-Pause button, and just to the left of the Volume DOWN button. … Continue reading Sony SRS XB20 Pairing Two Speakers



How to Turn On Sony SRS XB20 Speaker

We explain how to turn on the Sony SRS 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 … Continue reading How to Turn On Sony SRS XB20 Speaker



How to Pair Sony SRS XB20 with iPhone

This post shows how to pair the Sony SRS XB20 Extra Bass Bluetooth speaker with an iPhone, or other iOS or iPadOS based device. How to Pair Sony SRS XB20 to iPhone With your SRS XB20 switched OFF (power button is dark), run through these directions to pair it to your iPhone mobile device. We … Continue reading How to Pair Sony SRS XB20 with iPhone



How to Check Sony SRS 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 Battery on the Sony SRS XB20, Current Charge 1. First, Turn ON the XB20 You won’t be able to read battery charge status unless the … Continue reading How to Check Sony SRS XB20 Battery