How to Put Sony SRS XB20 in Pairing Mode

To pair your SRS XB20 Sony speaker with a Bluetooth source device for the first time, or to update old connection info in that device, you have to know how to begin pairing mode on the speaker.  Also, in this mode, the speaker broadcasts its name and currently valid connection information over the Bluetooth airwaves.  … Continue reading How to Put Sony SRS XB20 in Pairing Mode



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



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



Sony SRS XB20 Add Button Explained

The ADD button on the Sony SRS XB20 speaker enables you join from two to ten compatible speakers such that both play the same program in Wireless Party Chain (WPC) mode. The ADD button also joins two XB20s for Stereo or Double modes.  It’s the fourth button from the left edge of the buttons panel, … Continue reading Sony SRS XB20 Add Button Explained



How to Bass Boost Sony SRS XB20 Speaker

You can change how loud the bass is on the Sony SRS XB20, by turning on and off its bass boost mode. When switched on, this mode makes this speaker vibrate much more. Plus it adds a low rumble quality to the playing program, that travels pretty far from the unit.  So, for you boom … Continue reading How to Bass Boost Sony SRS XB20 Speaker



Sony SRS XB20 Battery Life, How Much Playtime

Covers how to check battery life and level on the Sony Extra Bass SRS XB20 Bluetooth speaker, and also, how to know if the battery life is degrading over time. How to Check Battery Life on the Sony SRS XB20 Extra Bass Speaker, Current Charge 1. First, Turn ON the XB20 You won’t be able … Continue reading Sony SRS XB20 Battery Life, How Much Playtime



How to Connect Sony SRS XB20 to Alexa

This post shows how to connect the Sony SRS XB20 Bluetooth speaker blue light show to Alexa smart speakers. Since this pairing happens between the Sony and Echo devices directly, you need not turn Bluetooth on in the mobile device you’re using to set up this connection. How to Connect Sony SRS XB20 to Alexa, … Continue reading How to Connect Sony SRS XB20 to Alexa



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