Sony SRS XB12 Add Button, How to Use

The Add button on the Sony SRS XB12 Bluetooth speaker allows you to pair two XB12s together to form a stereo (L + R) set.  So in this piece, we show you how to use this button to enjoy more life like sounding music from this speaker.  The only extra cost is that you must … Continue reading Sony SRS XB12 Add Button, How to Use



How to Reset Sony SRS XB12 Speaker

Show you how to factory hard reset your Sony SRS XB12 Bluetooth speaker to its default settings. Hard factory resetting restores the XB12 Extra Bass speaker to factory default state. Plus, resetting erases any earlier paired Bluetooth devices from its memory. Clearing these stops this speaker from pairing to any nearby Bluetooth devices. Also, you … Continue reading How to Reset Sony SRS XB12 Speaker



How to Pair Sony SRS XB12 Extra Bass Speaker

This post shows how to pair the Sony SRS XB12 Extra Bass Bluetooth speaker with common portable devices, including the iPhone, iPod Touch, and the iPad line of Apple phones, media players, and tablets. How to Pair Sony SRS XB12 Extra Bass Speaker With your SRS XB12 powered OFF (power button is dark), run through … Continue reading How to Pair Sony SRS XB12 Extra Bass Speaker



Sony SRS XB12 Battery Indicator Charging Light

The Sony SRS XB12 Extra Bass BT speaker has a battery level indicator LED near the bottom of the button panel, as shown in the following pictures.  This displays 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, or how … Continue reading Sony SRS XB12 Battery Indicator Charging Light



How to Connect Sony SRS XB12 to iPhone

This post shows how to connect the Sony SRS XB12 Extra Bass portable Bluetooth speaker with an iPhone, or other iOS based device. How to Connect Sony SRS XB12 to iPhone With your SRS XB12 powered OFF (power button is dark), run through these directions to connect it to your iPhone mobile device. We’re using … Continue reading How to Connect Sony SRS XB12 to iPhone



Sony SRS XB12 Reset Instructions

Gives reset instructions for the Sony SRS XB12 speaker to set it back to its default settings. Resetting restores the XB12 to factory default state. Plus, it erases any earlier connected Bluetooth devices from its memory. Clearing these stops this unit from pairing to any nearby BT devices. Also, you might reset to get this … Continue reading Sony SRS XB12 Reset Instructions



How to Put Sony SRS XB12 in Pairing Mode

To pair your SRS XB12 Sony speaker with a Bluetooth device for the first time, or to refresh old connection info in that device, you have to know how to start up discovery mode on this BT speaker.  Furthermore, in this mode, the speaker broadcasts its name and currently valid connection information over the Bluetooth … Continue reading How to Put Sony SRS XB12 in Pairing Mode



How to Tell if Sony SRS XB12 is Charging

How to tell if Sony SRS XB12 wireless BT speaker is charging?  This extra bass speaker has an orange LED light on its rear side panel, near the bottom, as shown in the picture above.  This light flashes orange when the battery is nearly dead. So it also tells battery level (to a degree).  To … Continue reading How to Tell if Sony SRS XB12 is Charging



Sony SRS XB12 Charging Light Stays On, CHG Lamp

Many Sony speakers, including this SRS XB12 Extra Bass model, have an orange charging light. labeled CHG, that glows while charging / recharging these little speakers. Sometimes though, this light stays on indefinitely.  E.g. It does not turn off once charging is complete, and this is concerning for some XB12 owners.  So in this article, … Continue reading Sony SRS XB12 Charging Light Stays On, CHG Lamp