Sony SRS XB41 Charging Instructions

This piece gives Sony SRS XB41 speaker charging instructions. Recharge this speaker easily through the micro USB power in port, behind the water resistant door in the rear of the unit, shown in the pictures below. Note that you can still play your XB41 mini speaker during charging, without upping the recharge time very much, … Continue reading Sony SRS XB41 Charging Instructions



Sony SRS XB41 Battery Indicator, Charging Light

The Sony SRS XB41 Bluetooth speaker has a simple battery level indicator LED in the back button panel, just above the USB power input port, as shown in the pictures that follow.  This communicates battery status in a rudimentary way. Specifically, whether the battery is draining or charging, or whether it’s critically low or not … Continue reading Sony SRS XB41 Battery Indicator, Charging Light



Sony SRS XB41 Hard Reset Instructions

We give here the hard reset instructions for your Sony SRS XB41 Extra Bass Bluetooth speaker to return the unit to its default factory settings.  Hard resetting returns the XB41 to default fresh-out-of-box state. Plus, it erases any earlier paired Bluetooth device linkage from memory. Clearing this stops this speaker from pairing to any nearby … Continue reading Sony SRS XB41 Hard Reset Instructions



Sony SRS XB41 Factory Reset Instructions

We give here factory reset instructions for your Sony SRS XB41 Extra Bass Bluetooth speaker to restore its default factory settings.  Factory resetting returns the XB41 to default fresh-out-of-box state. Plus, it erases any earlier paired Bluetooth device linkage from memory. Clearing this stops this speaker from pairing to any nearby Bluetooth devices. Also, you … Continue reading Sony SRS XB41 Factory Reset Instructions



How to Connect Sony SRS XB41 to iPhone

This post shows how to connect a Sony SRS XB41 wireless speaker to an iPhone smart phone.  Doing this gives you a much bigger, and clearly better sound when you stream music from the iPhone to speakers like this one. How to Connect Sony SRS XB41 Speaker to iPhone, Step by Step Details With the … Continue reading How to Connect Sony SRS XB41 to iPhone



Sony SRS XB41 Buttons Explained, Functions, Meanings

The Sony SRS XB41 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 big … Continue reading Sony SRS XB41 Buttons Explained, Functions, Meanings



How to Turn Off Sony SRS XB41 Bluetooth Speaker

We explain how to turn off the Sony SRS XB41 stereo BT speaker here.  Now most speakers have a Power button that Sony orients on the unit such that it’s easy to find.  Indeed, this speaker is no exception to this, as we see its Power button near the bottom in the button panel. See … Continue reading How to Turn Off Sony SRS XB41 Bluetooth Speaker



How to Turn Off Lights on Sony SRS XB41 Speaker

This speaker comes equipped with a set of LED party lights that, by default, blink, scan, and pulsate in all sorts of colors to the beat of whatever you play on the speaker.  However sometimes, you may not want a party atmosphere, like when you want to listen to the speaker while drifting off to … Continue reading How to Turn Off Lights on Sony SRS XB41 Speaker



How to Tell if Sony SRS XB41 is Charging

How to tell if Sony SRS XB41 wireless BT speaker is charging?  This extra bass speaker has an orange LED light in the rear port and button panel, just above the charging port, as shown in the following picture.  This light that Sony labels as the CHARGE light flashes orange when the battery is nearly … Continue reading How to Tell if Sony SRS XB41 is Charging



How to Put Sony SRS XB41 in Pairing Mode

To pair your SRS XB41 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 XB41 in Pairing Mode