How to Connect Sony SRS XB10 to Alexa Echo

This post shows how to connect the Sony SRS XB10 Bluetooth extra bass speaker to a typical Alexa device. We will do this with the Echo Input 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 between … Continue reading How to Connect Sony SRS XB10 to Alexa Echo



Sony SRS XB10 Firmware Update Instructions

Covers the Sony SRS XB10 Bluetooth Extra Bass speaker firmware update instructions.  Unfortunately though, we know of no way to upgrade the firmware on this speaker.  Further, there are currently no firmware downloads listed for this speaker on the Sony web site.  Nor are any details given for this in the included manuals. So apparently, … Continue reading Sony SRS XB10 Firmware Update Instructions



How to Charge Sony SRS XB10 Bluetooth Speaker

This piece covers how to charge the Sony SRS XB10 extra bass portable 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 XB10 while it charges. First, pick a strong enough USB power adapter, as no … Continue reading How to Charge Sony SRS XB10 Bluetooth Speaker



Pairing the Sony SRS XB10 Bluetooth Speaker

This post explains pairing the Sony SRS XB10 Extra Bass Bluetooth speaker with typical mobile devices, including the iPhone, iPod Touch, and the iPad line of Apple phones, media players, and tablets. Sony Bluetooth Speaker SRS XB10 Pairing Instructions With your SRS XB10 powered OFF (power button is dark), run through this routine to pair … Continue reading Pairing the Sony SRS XB10 Bluetooth Speaker



How to Put Sony SRS XB10 in Pairing Mode

To pair your SRS XB10 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 start up discovery mode on the speaker.  Moreover, in this mode, the speaker broadcasts its name and currently valid connection information over the Bluetooth … Continue reading How to Put Sony SRS XB10 in Pairing Mode



How to Reset Sony SRS XB10, Hard Factory Reset

Show you how to factory hard reset your Sony SRS XB10 Bluetooth speaker to its default settings. Hard factory resetting restores the XB10 to factory default state. Plus, factory 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 reset … Continue reading How to Reset Sony SRS XB10, Hard Factory Reset



Sony SRS XB10 Specs, Speaker Features, Price

Here, we list Sony SRS XB10 Extra Bass speaker specs.  Now these specifications cover the unit’s length, width, weight, battery recharge time, output power, and music play time per charge.  We also include the frequency response, harmonic distortion, and Bluetooth support details. Certainly it’s clear from the published specs, that the Sony SRS XB10 released … Continue reading Sony SRS XB10 Specs, Speaker Features, Price



Sony SRS XB10 Google Assistant Pairing Instructions

We give instructions for pairing your Sony SRS XB10 speaker with a Google Assistant speaker, to allow you to play music from that smart speaker through the XB10. This process works with the original Google Home and Google Home Max speakers as well. Sony SRS XB10 Google Assistant Pairing Instructions, Step by Step 1. Connect … Continue reading Sony SRS XB10 Google Assistant Pairing Instructions



How to Tell if Sony SRS XB10 is Charging

How to tell if Sony SRS XB10 Bluetooth speaker is charging?  This extra bass speaker has an orange LED light on its front, near the bottom, as shown in the pictures above.  This light flashes when the battery is nearly dead. But it also tells battery level (to a degree) while charging.  To see if … Continue reading How to Tell if Sony SRS XB10 is Charging



Sony SRS XB10 Battery Life, How to Check Battery Level

Covers how to check battery life and level on the Sony Extra Bass SRS XB10 Bluetooth speaker, and also, how to know if the battery life is degrading over time. How to Check Battery Life on the Sony SRS XB10 Extra Bass Speaker, Current Charge 1. First, Turn ON the XB10 You won’t be able … Continue reading Sony SRS XB10 Battery Life, How to Check Battery Level