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



Sony SRS XB41 Battery Indicator

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



Sony SRS XB41 Charge Time for Full Recharge

You charge the Sony SRS XB41 speaker with power bank via the barrel style DC input port (gives the fastest charging), or the slower micro USB port, and to get the quickest charge time and fullest recharge, use a medium to full current USB charger for fastest yet most cost effective results via the USB … Continue reading Sony SRS XB41 Charge Time for Full Recharge



Sony SRS XB41 Bluetooth Pairing Instructions

This post offers Sony SRS XB41 Bluetooth pairing directions, for common smart devices, including practically all tablets and phones of the Apple and Android platforms. Sony SRS XB41 Bluetooth Pairing, Step by Step With your SRS XB41 not running (status light is dark), run through these steps to pair it to your source BT mobile … Continue reading Sony SRS XB41 Bluetooth Pairing Instructions



Sony SRS XB41 Charger Type and Replacement

A sufficient Sony SRS XB41 charger type, is a wall or auto charger adapter that delivers enough current to fully recharge this speaker in the least amount of time (around 5 hours). So be clear that the charger you pick can deliver enough power for best possible charging performance. Note that this speaker comes with … Continue reading Sony SRS XB41 Charger Type and Replacement



Sony SRS XB41 Not Charging, How to Fix

Most Sony wireless speakers, including the XB41, offer 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 XB41 is not charging fully, or at all, even when you connect the adapter … Continue reading Sony SRS XB41 Not Charging, How to Fix



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



How to Make Sony SRS XB41 Discoverable

To pair your SRS XB41 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 XB41 Discoverable



How to Hard Reset Sony SRS XB41

Show you how to hard reset your Sony SRS XB41 Extra Bass speaker to its default settings.  Resetting restores the XB41 to default state. Plus, hard resetting erases any earlier paired Bluetooth devices from its memory. Clearing these stops this speaker from pairing to any nearby Bluetooth devices. Also, you might hard reset to get … Continue reading How to Hard Reset Sony SRS XB41



How to Turn Off Lights on Sony SRS XB41

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