Sony SRS XB23 Charging Instructions

This piece gives Sony SRS XB23 speaker charging instructions. Recharge this speaker easily through the USB-C power in port, behind the water resistant door near the bottom of the unit, just below the buttons panel, as shown in the pictures below. Note that you can still play your XB23 cylinder speaker during charging, without adding … Continue reading Sony SRS XB23 Charging Instructions



Sony SRS XB23 Battery Indicator, Charging Light

The Sony SRS XB23 Bluetooth speaker has a simple battery level indicator LED on the button panel, just beneath the Power button, as shown in the pictures that follow.  This tells battery status. E.g. Whether it’s draining or charging, or whether it’s critically low or not when discharging.  But it neither reads out charging progress, … Continue reading Sony SRS XB23 Battery Indicator, Charging Light



Updating Firmware on Sony SRS XB23 Wireless Speaker

Here, we describe updating the firmware on the Sony SRS XB23 Bluetooth speaker. The procedure can take around ten minutes depending on the speed of your internet connection, source device used to update the speaker, distance between speaker and that device, Etc. Plus, you cannot roll back the update once installed. That is, you’ll be … Continue reading Updating Firmware on Sony SRS XB23 Wireless Speaker



Sony SRS XB23 Hard Reset Instructions

Here we give our Sony SRS XB23 hard reset instructions, to return this Extra Bass cylinder speaker to its default settings.  Hard resetting restores the XB23 to default state. Plus, it erases any earlier paired Bluetooth devices from the speaker’s memory. Clearing memory like this stops this speaker from pairing to any nearby Bluetooth devices … Continue reading Sony SRS XB23 Hard Reset Instructions



Sony SRS XB23 Factory Reset Instructions

Here we give our Sony SRS XB23 factory reset instructions, to return this Extra Bass cylinder speaker to its default settings.  Factory resetting restores the XB23 to default state. Plus, it erases any earlier paired Bluetooth devices from the speaker’s memory. Clearing memory like this stops this speaker from pairing to any nearby Bluetooth devices … Continue reading Sony SRS XB23 Factory Reset Instructions



How to Connect Sony SRS XB23 to iPhone

This post shows how to connect a Sony SRS XB23 wireless speaker to an iPhone smart phone.  Doing so gives you a bigger, and clearly better sound when you stream music from the iPhone to speakers like this one. How to Connect Sony SRS XB23 Speaker to iPhone, Step by Step Procedure With the XB23 … Continue reading How to Connect Sony SRS XB23 to iPhone



Sony SRS XB23 Buttons Explained, Meanings, Functions

Sony SRS XB23 Buttons Explained Summary The Sony SRS XB23 Bluetooth Extra Bass cylindrical Bluetooth speaker has several buttons up and down its side panel. E.g. Including the Power, Bluetooth Pairing, Play-Pause, Volume, BATT, PARTY, and ST PAIR buttons. So here we give our version of these Sony SRS XB23 buttons explained. For each button, … Continue reading Sony SRS XB23 Buttons Explained, Meanings, Functions



How to Tell if Sony SRS XB23 is Charging

How to tell if Sony SRS XB23 wireless BT speaker is charging?  This column  speaker has an orange LED light on its side panel, just beneath the Power button, as shown in the following picture.  This light that Sony labels as the CHARGE lamp flashes orange when the battery is nearly dead. So it tells … Continue reading How to Tell if Sony SRS XB23 is Charging



How to Put Sony SRS XB23 in Pairing Mode

To pair your SRS XB23 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 initiate pairing mode.  Why?  Because in this mode, the speaker sends out its name and connection data over the air.  Then your source device … Continue reading How to Put Sony SRS XB23 in Pairing Mode



How to Pair Sony SRS XB23 Bluetooth Speaker

This post shows how to pair the Sony SRS XB23 Extra Bass Bluetooth speaker with common portable devices. E.g. These  include the Android and Apple platforms of phones, media players, tablets, and computers. How to Pair Sony SRS XB23 With your SRS XB23 powered OFF (power button is dark), run through these directions to pair … Continue reading How to Pair Sony SRS XB23 Bluetooth Speaker