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



Sony SRS XB31 Reset Instructions

We offer here our Sony SRS XB31 reset instructions, to return this portable speaker to its out-of-the-box settings.  Resetting to default factory state restores the XB31 to a fresh, known-good condition. Plus, it erases any earlier paired Bluetooth devices from its memory. Deleting these stops this speaker from pairing to any nearby Bluetooth devices. Also, … Continue reading Sony SRS XB31 Reset Instructions



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



How to Reset Sony SRS XB31 Bluetooth Speaker

Show you how to reset your Sony SRS XB31 Bluetooth speaker to its out-of-the-box settings.  Resetting restores the XB31 to default state. Plus, resetting erases any prior synced Bluetooth devices from memory. Removing these stops this unit from pairing to any nearby Bluetooth devices. Also, you might reset to get it ready for sale or … Continue reading How to Reset Sony SRS XB31 Bluetooth Speaker



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 Tell if Sony SRS XB31 is Charging

How to tell if Sony SRS XB31 Bluetooth wireless speaker is charging?  This extra bass speaker has an orange LED light on the rear port panel, just above the micro USB power input port, as shown in the following picture.  This light that Sony labels as the CHARGE lamp flashes orange when the battery is … Continue reading How to Tell if Sony SRS XB31 is Charging



How to Turn Off Sony SRS XB31 BT Speaker

We explain how to turn off the Sony SRS XB31 wireless speaker here.  Now most speakers have a Power button that Sony places on the unit so it’s easy to locate.  Indeed, this speaker is no exception, as we find its Power button near the bottom in the button panel. See this next. There’s also … Continue reading How to Turn Off Sony SRS XB31 BT Speaker



How to Check Sony SRS XB31 Battery Life

Covers how to check battery life and level on the Sony Extra Bass SRS XB31 Bluetooth speaker, and also, how to tell if the battery life is shortening over time. How to Check Battery Life on the Sony SRS XB31, Current Charge 1. First, Turn ON the XB31 You won’t be able to read battery … Continue reading How to Check Sony SRS XB31 Battery Life