How to Check Sony SRS XB13 Battery Life

Covers how to check battery life and level on the Sony Extra Bass SRS XB13 Bluetooth speaker, and also, how to know if the battery life is gradually growing shorter over time. How to Check Battery Life on the Sony SRS XB13 Extra Bass Speaker, Current Charge 1. First, Turn ON the XB13 You won’t … Continue reading How to Check Sony SRS XB13 Battery Life



Sony SRS XB13 Charging Light Stays On, How to Fix

Many Sony speakers, including this SRS XB13 Extra Bass model, have an orange charging light. labeled CHARGE, that glows while charging / recharging these tiny speakers. Sometimes though, this light stays on much longer than the time you need to fully recharge the speaker.  E.g. It does not turn off once charging is complete. So … Continue reading Sony SRS XB13 Charging Light Stays On, How to Fix



How to Factory Reset Sony SRS XB13 Mini Speaker

We explain here how to factory reset the Sony SRS XB13 speaker to return it back to default factory settings. So factory resetting restores the XB13 to factory default state. Additionally, it erases any previously connected Bluetooth devices from its memory. Clearing these stops this unit from joining to any nearby BT devices. Also, you … Continue reading How to Factory Reset Sony SRS XB13 Mini Speaker



How to Tell if Sony SRS XB13 is Charging

How to tell if Sony SRS XB13 wireless BT speaker is charging?  This extra bass speaker has an orange LED light on its side panel, near the bottom, as shown in the following picture.  This light that Sony labels as the CHARGE light flashes orange when the battery is nearly dead. So it tells battery … Continue reading How to Tell if Sony SRS XB13 is Charging



How to Make Sony SRS XB13 Discoverable

To pair your SRS XB13 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.  Now in this mode, the speaker broadcasts its name and currently valid connection information over the Bluetooth … Continue reading How to Make Sony SRS XB13 Discoverable



How to Pair Sony SRS XB13 with iPhone

This post shows how to pair the Sony SRS XB13 Extra Bass Bluetooth speaker with an iPhone, or other iOS or iPadOS based device. How to Pair Sony SRS XB13 to iPhone With your SRS XB13 switched OFF (power button is dark), run through these directions to pair it to your iPhone mobile device. We … Continue reading How to Pair Sony SRS XB13 with iPhone



How to Hard Reset Sony SRS XB13 Bluetooth Speaker

We explain here how to hard reset the Sony SRS XB13 speaker to return it back to default factory settings. So hard resetting recreates the factory default state on the XB13. Plus, it erases any previously connected Bluetooth devices from its memory. Erasing these stops this unit from joining to any close by BT devices. … Continue reading How to Hard Reset Sony SRS XB13 Bluetooth Speaker



Sony SRS XB13 Battery Indicator, How to Read

The Sony SRS XB13 Extra Bass Bluetooth 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 XB13 Battery Indicator, How to Read



How to Turn Off Sony SRS XB13 Extra Bass Speaker

We explain how to turn off the Sony SRS XB13 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 XB13 Extra Bass Speaker