How to Check Sony SRS XB20 Battery

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



How to Charge Sony SRS XB20 Speaker

This piece covers how to charge the Sony SRS XB20 Bluetooth speaker. Do this easily through the micro USB power in port, shown in the pictures below. Note that you can still play your XB20 as it recharges, without raising the charging time by very much. First, pick a powerful enough USB adapter, as no … Continue reading How to Charge Sony SRS XB20 Speaker



Sony SRS XB20 Pairing Instructions

This post gives pairing instructions for the Sony SRS XB20 portable speaker by way of Bluetooth to common typical devices. E.g. These  include the Apple line of devices like the iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad. This routine also works for Android base devices, such as Samsung and LG phones, and Amazon Fire tablets. Sony SRS … Continue reading Sony SRS XB20 Pairing Instructions



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



Sony SRS XB20 Reset Instructions

Gives Sony SRS XB20 reset instructions to return this wireless speaker to its default settings.  Resetting restores the 20 to new-out-of-the-box state. Plus, it erases any earlier paired BT devices from its memory. This stops the speaker from pairing to any nearby devices. Further, you would reset the unit to get the unit ready for … Continue reading Sony SRS XB20 Reset Instructions



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 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 Factory Reset Instructions

Gives Sony SRS XB20 factory reset instructions to return this portable speaker to its default settings.  Factory resetting restores the 20 to new-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 factory reset the unit to get … Continue reading Sony SRS XB20 Factory Reset Instructions



How to Turn Off Lights on Sony SRS XB20 Speaker

This speaker comes equipped with a set of party LED lights that, by default, blink and pulsate in a vivid blue color to the beat of whatever you play on the speaker.  However sometimes, you may not like a party atmosphere, such as when you want to play the speaker while drifting off to sleep … Continue reading How to Turn Off Lights on Sony SRS XB20 Speaker