How to Turn Off Lights on Sony SRS XG500

This speaker comes equipped with a set of party LED lights that, by default, blink, change color, and pulsate to the beat of whatever you play on the speaker.  But now and then, you may not wish to have a party atmosphere in your room, like when you want to play the speaker while drifting … Continue reading How to Turn Off Lights on Sony SRS XG500



How to Charge Sony SRS XG500 Boombox

This piece covers how to charge the Sony SRS XG500 extra bass boombox speaker. Do this easily through the barrel style DC input port, behind the water resistant door, as we’ll show in the pictures below. Note that you can still play this speaker while it charges, without raising the recharge time much. In summary: … Continue reading How to Charge Sony SRS XG500 Boombox



How to Make Sony SRS XG500 Discoverable

To pair your SRS XG500 Sony boombox speaker with a Bluetooth device for the first time, or to refresh old connection info in that device, you have to know how to place this speaker into discovery mode.  Now in this mode, this boombox broadcasts its name and currently valid connection handles over the Bluetooth airwaves, … Continue reading How to Make Sony SRS XG500 Discoverable



Sony SRS XG500 Charge Time for Full Recharge

You charge the Sony SRS XG500 boombox speaker with power bank via the barrel style DC power input port, and to get the quickest charge time and fullest recharge, use the charger that comes with the speaker, or an equivalent. Details follow. Sony SRS XG500 Charge Time: How Long to Fully Recharge According to the … Continue reading Sony SRS XG500 Charge Time for Full Recharge



Sony SRS XG500 Pairing Instructions

This post gives Sony SRS XG500 pairing help for this party boombox speaker, to sync it with common wireless devices. E.g. Including the iPhone, iPod Touch, and the iPad line of Apple phones, media players, and tablets along with Android devices as well. Sony SRS XG500 Pairing, Step by Step With your SRS XG500 speaker … Continue reading Sony SRS XG500 Pairing Instructions



Sony SRS XG500 Factory Reset Instructions

Gives Sony SRS XG500 factory reset directions to return this boombox speaker back to its default settings. E.g. Factory resetting returns sound mode and light settings to their fresh-out-of-the-box values.  Plus, resetting erases any earlier synced Bluetooth devices from memory. This stops this boombox from auto pairing to any nearby devices. Moreover, you might do … Continue reading Sony SRS XG500 Factory Reset Instructions



Sony SRS XG500 Hard Reset Instructions

Gives Sony SRS XG500 hard reset directions to return this boombox back to its default settings. E.g. Hard resetting returns sound mode and light settings to their out-of-the-box values.  Plus, resetting erases any earlier synced Bluetooth devices from memory. This stops the speaker from auto pairing to any nearby devices. Moreover, you might do this … Continue reading Sony SRS XG500 Hard Reset Instructions



How to Reset Sony SRS XG500

Shows how to reset the Sony SRS XG500 boombox wireless speaker back to its default factory settings. E.g. Resetting returns sound mode and light settings to their fresh-out-of-the-box values.  Plus, it erases any earlier connected Bluetooth devices from memory. This stops this unit from auto pairing to any nearby wireless devices. Moreover, you might reset … Continue reading How to Reset Sony SRS XG500



How to Hard Reset Sony SRS XG500

Shows how to hard reset the Sony SRS XG500 wireless speaker back to its default factory state. E.g. Hard resetting returns sound mode and light settings to their fresh-out-of-the-box values.  Plus, it erases any earlier paired Bluetooth devices from memory. This stops this unit from auto pairing to any nearby wireless devices. Moreover, you might … Continue reading How to Hard Reset Sony SRS XG500



Sony SRS XG500 Not Charging, How to Fix

Most Sony Bluetooth speakers, including the XG500, offer truly portable operation via their lithium ion batteries inside. And when said battery dies, you can recharge the speaker with an appropriate AC or car converter. Sometimes though, you may notice that the Sony SRS XG500 is not charging fully, or at all, even when you connect … Continue reading Sony SRS XG500 Not Charging, How to Fix