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 Factory Reset Sony SRS XB20 Bluetooth Speaker

Show you how to factory reset your Sony SRS XB20 portable speaker to its default settings.  Factory resetting restores the 20 to default state. Plus, it erases any earlier paired Bluetooth devices from its memory. This stops the speaker from pairing to any nearby Bluetooth devices. Furthermore, you might factory reset the unit to get … Continue reading How to Factory Reset Sony SRS XB20 Bluetooth Speaker



How to Make Sony SRS XB20 Discoverable

To pair your SRS XB20 Sony Extra Bass speaker with a Bluetooth device for the first time, or to refresh stale linkage data in that device, you need to understand how to start up discovery mode on this unit.  Now in discovery mode, the speaker digitally announces its name and connection data over Bluetooth, so … Continue reading How to Make Sony SRS XB20 Discoverable



Sony SRS XB20 Hard Reset Instructions

Gives Sony SRS XB20 hard reset instructions to return this portable speaker to its default settings.  Hard resetting restores the 20 to right-out-of-the-box state. Plus, it erases any earlier paired Bluetooth devices from its memory. This stops the speaker from pairing to any nearby Bluetooth devices. Further, you might hard reset the unit to get … Continue reading Sony SRS XB20 Hard Reset Instructions



How to Reset Sony SRS XB20 Extra Bass Speaker

Show you how to reset your Sony SRS XB20 portable speaker to its default settings.  Resetting restores the 20 to default state. Plus, resetting erases any earlier paired Bluetooth devices from its memory. This stops the speaker from pairing to any nearby Bluetooth devices. Furthermore, you might reset to get it ready for sale or … Continue reading How to Reset Sony SRS XB20 Extra Bass Speaker



How to Turn Off Sony SRS XB20 Bluetooth 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 Bluetooth Speaker



Sony SRS XB20 Battery Indicator, Charging Light

The Sony SRS XB20 Bluetooth compact speaker has a simple battery level indicator LED on the top of the speaker, just above the Power button, 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 … Continue reading Sony SRS XB20 Battery Indicator, Charging Light



Sony SRS XB20 Buttons Explained, Meanings, Functions

Sony SRS XB20 Buttons Explained Summary The Sony SRS XB20 Bluetooth Extra Bass speaker has seven buttons across its top panel. E.g. Including the EXTRA BASS, PHONE-BATT, Play-Pause, ADD, Volume UP and DOWN, and Power-Pairing buttons. Knowing how to use these allows you to fully enjoy the many advanced features of this wireless speaker.  So here … Continue reading Sony SRS XB20 Buttons Explained, Meanings, Functions



Sony SRS XB20 Charging Instructions

This piece gives Sony SRS XB20 speaker charging instructions. Recharge this speaker easily through the micro USB DC power input port, behind the water resistant door in the rear of the unit.  See this access hatch in the pictures below. Note that you can still play your XB20 while recharging it, without increasing the replenish … Continue reading Sony SRS XB20 Charging Instructions



How to Check Sony SRS XB20 Battery Life

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