How to Charge Sony SRS XB31 Speaker

This piece covers how to charge the Sony SRS XB31 Bluetooth speaker. Do this easily through the micro USB power in port, shown in the pictures below. Note that you can still play your XB31 as it recharges, without raising the charging time by too much. First, pick a powerful enough USB adapter, as no … Continue reading How to Charge Sony SRS XB31 Speaker



Sony SRS XB31 Not Charging, How to Fix

Most Sony Bluetooth speakers, including the XB31, 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 XB31 is not charging fully, or at all, even when you connect the … Continue reading Sony SRS XB31 Not Charging, How to Fix



How to Put Sony SRS XB31 in Pairing Mode

To pair your SRS XB31 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.  Moreover, in this mode, the speaker broadcasts its name and currently valid connection information over the Bluetooth airwaves.  … Continue reading How to Put Sony SRS XB31 in Pairing Mode



Sony SRS XB31 Buttons Explained

The Sony SRS XB31 Bluetooth Bluetooth speaker has several buttons on its top  panel, including the Volume, Phone, 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 big sounding … Continue reading Sony SRS XB31 Buttons Explained



Sony SRS XB31 Pairing Instructions

This post gives Sony SRS XB31 pairing instructions to common portable devices. E.g. These  include the Apple line of device like the iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad. This routine also works for Android based devices, such as Samsung and LG phones, as well as Amazon Fire tablets. Sony SRS XB31 Pairing Instructions, Step by Step … Continue reading Sony SRS XB31 Pairing Instructions



How to Pair Sony SRS XB31 Bluetooth Speaker

This post shows how to pair the Sony SRS XB31 Extra Bass wireless speaker by way of Bluetooth to common portable devices. E.g. These  include the Apple line of device like the iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad. This routine also works for Android base devices as well, such as Samsung and LG phones, as well … Continue reading How to Pair Sony SRS XB31 Bluetooth Speaker



Sony SRS XB31 Add Button Explained

The ADD button on the Sony SRS XB31 speaker enables you join from two to ten compatible speakers such that both play the same program. The ADD button joins two XB31s for Stereo or Double modes.  It’s the bottom button on the rear buttons panel, just below the WPC button, and to the left of … Continue reading Sony SRS XB31 Add Button Explained



Sony SRS XB31 WPC Button Explained

This WPC  button on the Sony SRS XB31 Bluetooth speaker lets you join from two to a hundred compatible speakers together, such that they all play the same program. Why do this?  Because, as with the Connect Plus and Party Boost features on JBL speakers, you get a wider coverage area when you have more … Continue reading Sony SRS XB31 WPC Button Explained



How to Connect to Sony SRS XB31 Speaker

This post shows how to connect to the Sony SRS XB31 Extra Bass wireless speaker via Bluetooth from typical source devices. E.g. These  include the Apple line of device like the iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad. This routine also works for Android base devices as well, such as Samsung and LG phones, as well as … Continue reading How to Connect to Sony SRS XB31 Speaker



Sony SRS XB31 Pairing Two Speakers

The key to pairing two Sony SRS XB31 speakers together is the ADD button. It lets you join two XB31s for Stereo or Double modes.  It’s the button closest to the bottom in the three button row inside the back port compartment. Pairing Two Sony SRS XB31 Speakers Explained The Stereo Pairing function lets you … Continue reading Sony SRS XB31 Pairing Two Speakers