Sony SRS XB22 Charging Instructions

This piece gives Sony SRS XB22 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, shown in the pictures below. Note that you can still play your XB22 while charging, without raising the recharge time very much, especially … Continue reading Sony SRS XB22 Charging Instructions



Sony SRS XB22 Battery Indicator, Charging Light

The Sony SRS XB22 Bluetooth portable speaker has a simple battery level indicator LED in the rear button / port panel, just to the right of the USB input port, as shown in the pictures that follow.  This displays battery status. E.g. Whether it’s draining or charging, or whether it’s critically low or not when … Continue reading Sony SRS XB22 Battery Indicator, Charging Light



Sony SRS XB22 Hard Reset Instructions

We give here our Sony SRS XB22 hard reset instructions to return this portable Extra Bass Bluetooth speaker to its default factory settings.  Hard resetting restores the XB 22 to fresh-out-of-the-box state. Plus, it wipes away any earlier paired Bluetooth devices from memory. Cleaning these out stops this speaker from pairing to any close Bluetooth … Continue reading Sony SRS XB22 Hard Reset Instructions



Sony SRS XB22 Buttons Explained, Meanings, Functions

The Sony SRS XB22 Bluetooth Bluetooth speaker has several buttons on its top  panel, including the Volume, Phone, Live, and Power-Pairing buttons.   We also find the Reset,  Light-Batt, WPC, and Add buttons in the back of the unit inside the port compartment. These buttons let you operate the many features of this portable but large … Continue reading Sony SRS XB22 Buttons Explained, Meanings, Functions



How to Turn Off Sony SRS XB22 Bluetooth Speaker

We explain how to turn off the Sony SRS XB22 portable wireless speaker here.  Now most speakers have a Power button that Sony places for easy access on the unit. Indeed, this speaker is no exception to this pattern, as we find its Power button in the top button panel. It’s the rightmost button as … Continue reading How to Turn Off Sony SRS XB22 Bluetooth Speaker



How to Turn Off Lights on Sony SRS XB22 Speaker

This speaker comes equipped with a set of white party LED lights that, by default, flash and pulsate in all sorts of colors to the beat of whatever you play on the speaker.  But occasionally you may not want a party atmosphere. E.g. Like when you want to play the speaker while drifting off to … Continue reading How to Turn Off Lights on Sony SRS XB22 Speaker



How to Tell if Sony SRS XB22 is Charging

How to tell if Sony SRS XB22 wireless Bluetooth speaker is charging?  This tabletop speaker has an orange LED light in its rear button and panel, just to the right of the micro USB power input port, as shown in the following picture.  This light that Sony calls the CHARGE lamp flashes orange when the … Continue reading How to Tell if Sony SRS XB22 is Charging



How to Put Sony SRS XB22 in Pairing Mode

To pair your SRS XB22 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 pairing mode on the speaker.  Moreover, in this mode, the speaker broadcasts its name and connection data over the Bluetooth airwaves.  Your source … Continue reading How to Put Sony SRS XB22 in Pairing Mode



How to Pair Sony SRS XB22 Bluetooth Speaker

This post shows how to pair the Sony SRS XB22 Extra Bass speaker via Bluetooth with common portable devices. E.g. These  include the iPhone, iPod Touch, and the iPad line of Apple phones, media players, and tablets. How to Pair Sony SRS XB22 With your SRS XB22 powered OFF (power button is dark), run through … Continue reading How to Pair Sony SRS XB22 Bluetooth Speaker



How to Make Sony SRS XB22 Discoverable

To pair your SRS XB22 Sony BT speaker with a Bluetooth device for the first time, or to refresh old linkage info in that device, you have to know how to start up discovery mode on this wireless speaker.  Now in this mode, the speaker sends out its name and valid connection information over Bluetooth, … Continue reading How to Make Sony SRS XB22 Discoverable