Updating Firmware on Sony SRS XB23 Wireless Speaker

Here, we describe updating the firmware on the Sony SRS XB23 Bluetooth speaker. The procedure can take around ten minutes depending on the speed of your internet connection, source device used to update the speaker, distance between speaker and that device, Etc. Plus, you cannot roll back the update once installed. That is, you’ll be … Continue reading Updating Firmware on Sony SRS XB23 Wireless Speaker



Sony SRS XB23 Charging Instructions

This piece gives Sony SRS XB23 speaker charging instructions. Recharge this speaker easily through the USB-C power in port, behind the water resistant door near the bottom of the unit, just below the buttons panel, as shown in the pictures below. Note that you can still play your XB23 cylinder speaker during charging, without adding … Continue reading Sony SRS XB23 Charging Instructions



How to Factory Reset Sony SRS XB23 Bluetooth Speaker

Show you how to factory reset your Sony SRS XB23 Extra Bass speaker to its default settings.  Factory resetting restores the XB23 to default state. Plus, it erases any earlier paired Bluetooth devices from the speaker’s memory. Clearing memory like this stops this speaker from pairing to any nearby Bluetooth devices afterwards, until you enter … Continue reading How to Factory Reset Sony SRS XB23 Bluetooth Speaker



How to Make Sony SRS XB23 Discoverable

To pair your SRS XB23 Sony Extra Bass speaker with a Bluetooth device for the first time, or to refresh old linkage info in that device, you must understand how to start up discovery mode on this wireless speaker.  Now in this mode, the speaker sends out its name and current connection information over Bluetooth, … Continue reading How to Make Sony SRS XB23 Discoverable



How to Turn Off Sony SRS XB23 Bluetooth Speaker

We explain how to turn off the Sony SRS XB23 portable BT speaker here.  Now most speakers have a Power button that Sony prominently places on the unit so it’s easy to locate.  Indeed, this speaker is no exception to this pattern, as we find its Power button near the top in the side button … Continue reading How to Turn Off Sony SRS XB23 Bluetooth Speaker



Sony SRS XB23 Battery Indicator, Charging Light

The Sony SRS XB23 Bluetooth speaker has a simple battery level indicator LED on the button panel, just beneath the Power button, as shown in the pictures that follow.  This tells 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 charging progress, … Continue reading Sony SRS XB23 Battery Indicator, Charging Light



Sony SRS XB23 Buttons Explained, Meanings, Functions

Sony SRS XB23 Buttons Explained Summary The Sony SRS XB23 Bluetooth Extra Bass cylindrical Bluetooth speaker has several buttons up and down its side panel. E.g. Including the Power, Bluetooth Pairing, Play-Pause, Volume, BATT, PARTY, and ST PAIR buttons. So here we give our version of these Sony SRS XB23 buttons explained. For each button, … Continue reading Sony SRS XB23 Buttons Explained, Meanings, Functions



Sony SRS XB23 Hard Reset Instructions

Here we give our Sony SRS XB23 hard reset instructions, to return this Extra Bass cylinder speaker to its default settings.  Hard resetting restores the XB23 to default state. Plus, it erases any earlier paired Bluetooth devices from the speaker’s memory. Clearing memory like this stops this speaker from pairing to any nearby Bluetooth devices … Continue reading Sony SRS XB23 Hard Reset Instructions



Sony SRS XB23 Factory Reset Instructions

Here we give our Sony SRS XB23 factory reset instructions, to return this Extra Bass cylinder speaker to its default settings.  Factory resetting restores the XB23 to default state. Plus, it erases any earlier paired Bluetooth devices from the speaker’s memory. Clearing memory like this stops this speaker from pairing to any nearby Bluetooth devices … Continue reading Sony SRS XB23 Factory Reset Instructions



How to Check Sony SRS XB23 Battery Life

Covers how to check battery life and level on the Sony Extra Bass SRS XB23 Bluetooth speaker. We also discuss how to know if the battery life is shrinking as months or years pass. How to Check Battery Life on the Sony SRS XB23 Extra Bass Speaker, Current Charge 1. First, Turn ON the XB23 … Continue reading How to Check Sony SRS XB23 Battery Life