How to Use a Sony XB10 Wireless Speaker

Introduction

The Sony XB10 is an ultra-compact, canister-style Bluetooth speaker that's water-resistant, has good battery life, and can connect to your mobile device to provide speakerphone capabilities.

Sony XB10 Speaker

This guide will help you with basic functionality of this device.

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  1. Turn the device on and off
  2. Charge the device
  3. Pair Bluetooth Device
  4. Make phone calls
  5. Link multiple speakers
  6. Audio playback

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The Sony XB10 is an ultra-compact, canister-style Bluetooth speaker that's water-resistant, has good battery life, and can connect to your mobile device to provide speakerphone capabilities.

Sony XB10 Speaker

This guide will help you with basic functionality of this device.

To power the unit on/off press the Power button. The Bluetooth indicator will blink when powered on.
Power button highlighted

Auto Power Off will occur in 15 minutes if there is no activity.

To charge your speaker, use the supplied USB Cable. Plug one end into your speaker and the other end into the USB port of a computer or USB AC adapter.
USB port highlighted

The computer and USB AC adapter used in the illustrations are not included with your speaker.

  • The CHG light will be amber while charging.
  • When charging is complete the CHG light will turn off.
  • The CHG light will slowly flash when the battery is low.
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Making phone calls

  1. Make sure your mobile device is paired.
  2. Initiate a phone call from your mobile device.
  3. Press the Play/Pause button to end the call.
    Play / Pause button highlighted

Receiving phone calls

  1. Make sure your mobile device is paired.
  2. When a phone call is received, press the Play/Pause button to answer the phone call.
    Play / Pause button highlighted
  3. Press the Play/Pause button to end the call.
    Play / Pause button highlighted

Multiple Sony XB10 speakers can be linked together for Stereo or "Double mode."

  1. Power on both speakers you wish to link.
  2. Press and hold the Add button for 3 seconds on the first speaker until you hear a beep.
    Add button highlighted
  3. Press and hold the Add button for 3 seconds on the second speaker until you hear a beep.
    Add button highlighted
  4. The speakers will now be linked together.
The Sony XB10 supports playback via Bluetooth and via an audio cable with a stereo mini plug (not included). The following steps will walk you though playback of audio to your device.

Plug in a stereo mini plug into your source device and your wireless speaker.
Audio port highlighted

Make sure both the source device and speaker are set to a moderate volume for the best listening experience.

From any app that plays audio, you can now open and stream music to your speaker.

  • From a mobile device
    Pandora on a mobile device.
  • From a computer
    Pandora on a web browser.
Bluetooth technology allows you to stream audio from your computer or mobile device to your Bluetooth capable audio device. It has a range of approximately 30 feet. Your streaming device and Bluetooth audio device need to be paired with one another successfully before streaming can take place.

From any app that plays audio, you can now open and stream music to your speaker.

  • From a mobile device
    Pandora on a mobile device.
  • From a computer
    Pandora on a web browser.
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