How to Pair Sony SRS XB12 with Alexa

This post shows how to pair the Sony SRS XB12 Bluetooth extra bass speaker to a typical Alexa device. We demonstrate this using the Alexa Echo Input smart device.  But the same you could also do with an Echo Dot, Spot, or any other Alexa device that supports Bluetooth pairing, which includes just about all … Continue reading How to Pair Sony SRS XB12 with Alexa



How to Check Sony SRS XB12 Battery Life

Covers how to check battery life and level on the Sony Extra Bass SRS XB12 Bluetooth speaker, and also, how to know if the battery life is shortening over time. How to Check Battery Life on the Sony SRS XB12 Extra Bass BT Speaker, Current Charge 1. First, Turn ON the XB12 You won’t be … Continue reading How to Check Sony SRS XB12 Battery Life



How to Hard Reset Sony SRS XB12 Portable Speaker

We explain how to hard reset the Sony SRS XB12 portable wireless speaker to set it back to its default settings. Hard resetting restores the XB12 to factory default state. Plus, it wipes away any earlier connected Bluetooth devices from its memory. Clearing these stops this unit from pairing to any nearby BT devices. Also, … Continue reading How to Hard Reset Sony SRS XB12 Portable Speaker



Sony SRS XB12 Charging Instructions

This piece gives charging instructions for the Sony SRS XB12 wireless extra bass Bluetooth speaker. Charging this unit is easy through the USB power-in port, behind the water resistant door, shown in the pictures below. Note that you can still play your XB12 BT speaker while charging it, without significantly increasing the recharge time. First, … Continue reading Sony SRS XB12 Charging Instructions



How to Charge Sony SRS XB12 Wireless Mini Speaker

This piece covers how to charge the Sony SRS XB12 portable extra bass Bluetooth speaker. Do this easily through the USB power in port, behind the water resistant door, shown in the pictures below. Note that you can still play your XB12 mini speaker as it charges, without significantly increasing the recharge time. First, pick … Continue reading How to Charge Sony SRS XB12 Wireless Mini Speaker



How to Turn Off Sony SRS XB12 Extra Bass Speaker

We explain how to turn off the Sony SRS XB12 portable BT speaker here.  Now most speakers have a Power button that Sony prominently positions on the unit so it’s easy to locate.  Indeed, this speaker is no exception to this pattern, as we find its Power button near the bottom in the button panel. … Continue reading How to Turn Off Sony SRS XB12 Extra Bass Speaker



How to Factory Reset Sony SRS XB12 Bluetooth Speaker

We explain how to factory reset the Sony SRS XB12 BT speaker to set it back to its default settings. Factory resetting restores the XB12 to out-of-the-box default state. Plus, it wipes any earlier connected Bluetooth devices from its memory. Clearing these stops this unit from pairing to any nearby BT devices. Also, you might … Continue reading How to Factory Reset Sony SRS XB12 Bluetooth Speaker



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 Connect Sony SRS XB12 to Alexa Echo Devices

This post shows how to connect the Sony SRS XB12 Bluetooth extra bass speaker to a typical Alexa device. We will do this with the Echo Input smart device.  But the same you could also do with an Echo Dot, Spot, or any other Alexa device that supports Bluetooth pairing.  Since this Bluetooth connecting happens … Continue reading How to Connect Sony SRS XB12 to Alexa Echo Devices