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Wireless Speaker
SRS-XB32
The following explains how to use this speaker. Select a topic from the navigation pane.
Getting started
Parts and controls
Power source/charging
Charging the speaker
Turning the power on
Turning the power off
Using the BLUETOOTH standby function
Charging a USB device such as a smartphone or iPhone
Auto power off (Auto Standby) function
Lighting function
Turning on/off the speaker's light (Lighting function)
Making connections
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  • Page 1 Help Guide Wireless Speaker SRS-XB32 The following explains how to use this speaker. Select a topic from the navigation pane. Getting started Parts and controls Power source/charging Charging the speaker Turning the power on Turning the power off Using the BLUETOOTH standby function...
  • Page 2: Phone Calls

    Using the Party Booster function Phone calls Receiving a call Making a call Using “Sony | Music Center” What you can do with “Sony | Music Center” Installing “Sony | Music Center” Using “Fiestable” What you can do with “Fiestable”...
  • Page 3: Troubleshooting

    Installing “Fiestable” Using the voice assist function Using the voice assist function (Google app) Using the voice assist function (Siri) Information About the indicators Updating the pre-installed software Notes on use Precautions Notes on charging Notes on waterproof and dust proof features How to care for the speaker About the BLUETOOTH wireless technology Trademarks...
  • Page 4 Initializing the speaker 5-001-234-11(1) Copyright 2019 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 5: Parts And Controls

    Help Guide Wireless Speaker SRS-XB32 Parts and controls (power) button with indicator/ PAIRING button (BLUETOOTH) indicator -/+ (volume) buttons (play)/ (call) button LIVE button with indicator N-mark Lighting...
  • Page 6 The lighting built into the speaker is turned on/off when you press and hold this button for about 3 seconds. WPC (Wireless Party Chain) button with indicator To charge the speaker, connect a USB AC adaptor to this jack. Related Topic About the indicators 5-001-234-11(1) Copyright 2019 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 7: Charging The Speaker

    Help Guide Wireless Speaker SRS-XB32 Charging the speaker The speaker can be operated by connecting it to an AC outlet via the USB AC adaptor (commercially available) or by using the built-in battery. When using the speaker for the first time, be sure to charge the built-in battery for more than 1 hour before turning on the power.
  • Page 8 70% or more: “Battery fully charged” 50% or more: “Battery about 70%” 20% or more: “Battery about 50%” 10% or more: “Battery about 20%” Less than 10%: “Please charge” Lithium-ion battery life (with playback via a BLUETOOTH connection) About 24 hours The volume level of the speaker is set to 21.
  • Page 9 Related Topic Turning the power on Notes on charging 5-001-234-11(1) Copyright 2019 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 10: Turning The Power On

    (power) indicator flash slowly, the built-in battery is running low and needs to be charged. In this state, the speaker cannot supply power to other devices. Related Topic Turning the power off Charging the speaker Turning on/off the speaker’s light (Lighting function) 5-001-234-11(1) Copyright 2019 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 11: Turning The Power Off

    (power) indicator lights up in orange and the speaker enters the BLUETOOTH standby mode At the time of purchase, the BLUETOOTH standby function is set to off. Related Topic Auto power off (Auto Standby) function Using the BLUETOOTH standby function 5-001-234-11(1) Copyright 2019 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 12: Using The Bluetooth Standby Function

    (power) indicator lights up in white Depending on the Sound Mode, the color of the (power) indicator varies. For details, refer to the following topic. About the indicators Tap [Music Center] on your smartphone, iPhone, etc. to start up the application. Music Center Tap [SRS-XB32].
  • Page 13: Tap [Settings]

    BLUETOOTH standby function. Hint When the BLUETOOTH standby function is activated, the (power) indicator lights up in orange while the speaker is turned off. Related Topic Charging the speaker Turning the power on About the indicators 5-001-234-11(1) Copyright 2019 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 14 (power) indicator flash slowly, the built-in battery is running low and needs to be charged. In this state, the speaker cannot supply power to other devices. Music playback is not available with a USB cable. Related Topic Charging the speaker Turning the power on Auto power off (Auto Standby) function 5-001-234-11(1) Copyright 2019 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 16 No BLUETOOTH device is connected to the speaker via HFP/HSP. Hint You can turn on or off the auto power off (Auto Standby) function by using “Sony | Music Center.” Note While the speaker is supplying power to the other device, the auto power off (Auto Standby) function is turned off.
  • Page 17 By pressing and holding the button for about 3 seconds again, the lighting function turns on/off again. Hint By using the “Illumination” function on “Sony | Music Center,” you can turn on/off the lighting function or choose the various lighting modes. The following are examples of the lighting modes.
  • Page 18 When the light is strong, brighten the room or turn off the lighting. Be sure to close the cap completely after using the BATT (battery)/ LIGHT button. Related Topic What you can do with “Sony | Music Center” 5-001-234-11(1) Copyright 2019 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 19 Help Guide Wireless Speaker SRS-XB32 ® Pairing and connecting with BLUETOOTH devices To pair with a second or subsequent BLUETOOTH device, perform the following pairing procedure for each device. Before operating the speaker, be sure to do the following: Place the BLUETOOTH device within 1 m (3.2 ft) of the speaker.
  • Page 20 The speaker is searching for a BLUETOOTH device. To pair a BLUETOOTH device you have not registered (paired) before, proceed to step To reconnect to the BLUETOOTH device that has been registered (paired), proceed to step . The speaker will automatically be connected just by turning on the BLUETOOTH function on the smartphone/iPhone. Depending on the BLUETOOTH device, it may be reconnected just by turning on the power to the speaker.
  • Page 21 Perform the pairing procedure on the BLUETOOTH device to detect the speaker. When a list of detected devices appears on the display of the BLUETOOTH device, select “SRS-XB32.” If a passkey is required on the display of the BLUETOOTH device, enter “0000.”...
  • Page 22 To listen to music from the BLUETOOTH device, disconnect the audio cable from the speaker’s AUDIO IN jack. Related Topic Listening to music of a device via BLUETOOTH connection Terminating the BLUETOOTH connection (After use) 5-001-234-11(1) Copyright 2019 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 23: Connecting With An Nfc-Compatible Device By One-Touch (Nfc)

    Help Guide Wireless Speaker SRS-XB32 Connecting with an NFC-compatible device by One-touch (NFC) By touching the speaker with an NFC-compatible device such as a smartphone, the speaker turns on automatically, and then proceeds to pairing and BLUETOOTH connection. Compatible smartphones ™...
  • Page 24 When using the Speaker Add function or Wireless Party Chain function, touch the speaker where the (BLUETOOTH) indicator flashes. The device cannot make a BLUETOOTH connection with the speaker where the (BLUETOOTH) indicator turns off. Related Topic Listening to music of a device via BLUETOOTH connection 5-001-234-11(1) Copyright 2019 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 25 Help Guide Wireless Speaker SRS-XB32 Connecting with a computer via a BLUETOOTH connection (Windows) Pairing is the process required to mutually register the information on BLUETOOTH devices to be connected wirelessly. It is necessary to pair a device with the speaker to be able to make a BLUETOOTH connection for the first time. Perform the same procedures to pair to other devices.
  • Page 26 Turn on the speaker. (power) indicator lights up in white (BLUETOOTH) indicator flashes in blue. Depending on the Sound Mode, the color of the (power) indicator varies. For details, refer to the following topic. About the indicators When you turn on the speaker for the first time after purchase, the (BLUETOOTH) indicator will begin to flash quickly, and the speaker enters pairing mode automatically by just pressing the (power)/...
  • Page 27 Select [Connect] in the Action Center on the right-bottom of the screen. Select [SRS-XB32]. If [SRS-XB32] does not appear on the screen, repeat the procedure from step After pairing, the BLUETOOTH connection establishes automatically and [Connected music] will be displayed on the screen.
  • Page 28 When the following screen appears, click [Close]. The computer begins installing the driver. The “ ” mark will appear in the bottom left of the [SRS-XB32] icon during installation. When the “ ” mark disappears, driver installation is complete. Proceed to step Depending on the computer, installation may take time.
  • Page 29 If there is a checkmark (green) on [SRS-XB32 Stereo], proceed to step If there is not a checkmark (green) on [SRS-XB32 Stereo], proceed to the next step (substep 3). If [SRS-XB32 Stereo] does not appear, right-click on the [Sound] screen, and select [Show Disabled Devices] from the menu that appears.
  • Page 30 When the speaker is connected, a checkmark will appear on [SRS-XB32 Stereo] on the [Sound] screen. Proceed to step If you cannot click [Connect] for [SRS-XB32 Stereo], select [Disable] for the [Default Device] that currently has a checkmark (green). For Windows 7...
  • Page 31 Click [Listen to Music]. When the speaker is connected, a checkmark will appear. Check that the (BLUETOOTH) indicator has switched from flashing to a steady light. When the speaker is connected to the computer, the (BLUETOOTH) indicator stays lit. You can enjoy playing back music, etc.
  • Page 32 To listen to music from the BLUETOOTH device, disconnect the audio cable from the speaker’s AUDIO IN jack. Related Topic Listening to music of a device via BLUETOOTH connection Terminating the BLUETOOTH connection (After use) Switching the BLUETOOTH devices connected at the same time (Multi-device-connection) 5-001-234-11(1) Copyright 2019 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 33 Help Guide Wireless Speaker SRS-XB32 Connecting with a computer via a BLUETOOTH connection (Mac) Pairing is the process required to mutually register the information on BLUETOOTH devices to be connected wirelessly. It is necessary to pair a device with the speaker to be able to make a BLUETOOTH connection for the first time. Perform the same procedures to pair to other devices.
  • Page 34 The speaker enters pairing mode. Search for the speaker on the computer. Select [ (System Preferences)] - [Bluetooth] in the taskbar on the right-bottom of the screen. Select [SRS-XB32] from the Bluetooth screen, then click [Pair].
  • Page 35 When the speaker is connected to the computer, the (BLUETOOTH) indicator stays lit. Click the speaker icon in the top-right of the screen and select [SRS-XB32] from [Output Device]. You can enjoy playing back music, etc. from your computer. Hint The procedure explained above is for guidance only.
  • Page 36 To listen to music from the BLUETOOTH device, disconnect the audio cable from the speaker’s AUDIO IN jack. Related Topic Listening to music of a device via BLUETOOTH connection Terminating the BLUETOOTH connection (After use) Switching the BLUETOOTH devices connected at the same time (Multi-device-connection) 5-001-234-11(1) Copyright 2019 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 37: Listening To Music Of A Device Via Bluetooth Connection

    Help Guide Wireless Speaker SRS-XB32 Listening to music of a device via BLUETOOTH connection You can enjoy listening to music of a BLUETOOTH device and operate it by the speaker via BLUETOOTH connection if it supports the following BLUETOOTH profiles.
  • Page 38 During playback, you can use the buttons on the speaker to perform the following operations. Pause Press the (play)/ (call) button during playback to pause. Press it again to cancel pause. Skip to the beginning of the next track Press the (play)/ (call) button twice quickly during playback.
  • Page 39 Noise or sound interruption may occur depending on the BLUETOOTH device connected with the speaker, the communication environment or the usage environment. Related Topic Terminating the BLUETOOTH connection (After use) 5-001-234-11(1) Copyright 2019 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 40: Selecting The Bluetooth Audio Streaming Playback Quality (Codec)

    (BLUETOOTH) indicator flashes 3 times in blue. When the setting is changed to the “Priority on sound quality” mode, the (BLUETOOTH) indicator flashes twice in blue. When using “Sony | Music Center” Tap [Music Center] on your smartphone, iPhone, etc. to start up the application. Music Center...
  • Page 41 BLUETOOTH device and ambient conditions. In this case, change the speaker to the [SBC] (Priority on stable connection) mode. Related Topic Using the BLUETOOTH standby function What you can do with “Sony | Music Center” 5-001-234-11(1) Copyright 2019 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 42: Terminating The Bluetooth Connection (After Use)

    BLUETOOTH connection between them is disconnected. When you finish playing music, the BLUETOOTH connection may terminate automatically depending on the BLUETOOTH device. Related Topic What you can do with “Sony | Music Center” Auto power off (Auto Standby) function 5-001-234-11(1) Copyright 2019 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 43 Help Guide Wireless Speaker SRS-XB32 Switching the BLUETOOTH devices connected at the same time (Multi-device- connection) Up to 3 BLUETOOTH devices can be connected to the speaker at the same time. When one of the devices starts playing back while playing back music on another device, the speaker switches the output and starts outputting the sound from the newly connected device.
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  • Page 45: Double Mode

    SRS-XB32 Listening to music wirelessly with 2 speakers (Speaker Add function) To use the Speaker Add function, 2 SRS-XB32 speakers are required. By connecting 2 speakers via BLUETOOTH connection, you can enjoy more powerful sound. Select from the following 2 playback methods.
  • Page 46 Press the ADD (Speaker Add) button inside the cap on the rear side of another speaker. The ADD (Speaker Add) indicator lights up. The voice guidance “Double mode” outputs from each speaker, and then the 2 speakers are connected with the Speaker Add function.
  • Page 47 BLUETOOTH connection between the BLUETOOTH device and other BLUETOOTH device(s). When using the Speaker Add function, the codec automatically switches to SBC. You can also operate the Speaker Add function on “Sony | Music Center.” Note If you reset or initialize one of the 2 speakers while using the Speaker Add function, make sure to turn off the other speaker. If you do not turn off the other speaker before restarting the Speaker Add function, there may be problems in making a BLUETOOTH connection and outputting sound.
  • Page 48 Related Topic Switching between double mode and stereo mode (Speaker Add function) What you can do with “Sony | Music Center” 5-001-234-11(1) Copyright 2019 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 49: Switching Between Double Mode And Stereo Mode (Speaker Add Function)

    Help Guide Wireless Speaker SRS-XB32 Switching between double mode and stereo mode (Speaker Add function) Using 2 speakers, you can switch between the double mode, where the same sound is played back on both speakers, and the stereo mode, where one speaker outputs the left channel sound and the other speaker outputs the right channel sound for stereo playback.
  • Page 50 Switches the channel of the 2 speakers (left channel/right channel) and plays back. Note Be sure to close the cap completely after using the ADD (Speaker Add) button. Related Topic Listening to music wirelessly with 2 speakers (Speaker Add function) 5-001-234-11(1) Copyright 2019 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 51: Terminating The Speaker Add Function

    Be sure to close the cap completely after using the ADD (Speaker Add) button. Related Topic Listening to music wirelessly with 2 speakers (Speaker Add function) Switching between double mode and stereo mode (Speaker Add function) 5-001-234-11(1) Copyright 2019 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 52: Enjoying Wireless Playback Using Multiple Speakers (Wireless Party Chain Function)

    Set up the first speaker. The following operation is an example of setting SRS-XB32 as the first speaker. Refer to the operating instructions supplied with the device you are using to set up other devices compatible with the Wireless Party Chain function.
  • Page 53 Connect a second or more speakers. The following operation is an example of connecting SRS-XB32 as the second speaker. Refer to the operating instructions supplied with the device you are using to connect other devices compatible with the Wireless Party Chain function.
  • Page 54: Start Playback

    Hint You can also operate the Wireless Party Chain function on “Sony | Music Center.” What you can do with the Wireless Party Chain function depends on the speakers you connect.
  • Page 55: Terminating The Wireless Party Chain Function

    AUDIO IN mode, and the Wireless Party Chain function of only the speaker is terminated. Related Topic Enjoying wireless playback using multiple speakers (Wireless Party Chain function) 5-001-234-11(1) Copyright 2019 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 56: Listening To Music Of A Portable Audio Device, Etc

    Help Guide Wireless Speaker SRS-XB32 Listening to music of a portable audio device, etc. You can use the speaker by connecting a portable audio device, etc., to the speaker using an audio cable (commercially available). Connect a device to the AUDIO IN jack with an audio cable (commercially available).
  • Page 57 BLUETOOTH status. Absence of sound from the BLUETOOTH device does not indicate any trouble with the speaker. Even when the audio cable is connected, you can switch to the BLUETOOTH mode on “Sony | Music Center,” and listen to music from the BLUETOOTH device connected via a BLUETOOTH connection.
  • Page 58 Help Guide Wireless Speaker SRS-XB32 Enjoying switching the sound effects You can enjoy 3 different Sound Modes. When you purchase the speaker, the EXTRA BASS mode is set. Sound The color of the LIVE indicator The color of the (power) indicator...
  • Page 59 (power) indicator is changed to white from green, and the Sound Mode switches to the EXTRA BASS mode. When setting the Sound Mode with “Sony | Music Center” Tap [Music Center] on your smartphone, iPhone, etc. to start up the application.
  • Page 60 , and makes the party atmosphere more exciting. There are several kinds of sound effects, which can be easily set or changed with the “Sony | Music Center” app. Even if the lighting function is turned off, the lighting shines when you tap the speaker.
  • Page 61 Percussion Custom Tap the speaker's body. Tap the lower left of the cap on the rear side of the speaker twice quickly. When the Party Booster function turns on, the (power) indicator flashes 3 times. When the built-in battery level is low and the (power) indicator is flashing, the number of flashes may be different.
  • Page 62 When the built-in battery level is low and the (power) indicator is flashing, the number of flashes may be different. Hint You can choose the type of sound effect with “Sony | Music Center.” When you purchase the speaker, “Drum Kit” is set. Note Turn the power off when carrying the speaker.
  • Page 63 When using the function, if you get tired, feel uncomfortable or experience pain somewhere in your body, stop using the function immediately. Related Topic What you can do with “Sony | Music Center” 5-001-234-11(1) Copyright 2019 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 64: Receiving A Call

    Help Guide Wireless Speaker SRS-XB32 Receiving a call You can enjoy hands-free calls with a BLUETOOTH mobile phone that supports the BLUETOOTH profile HFP (Hands- free Profile) or HSP (Headset Profile) via BLUETOOTH connection. If your BLUETOOTH mobile phone supports both HFP and HSP, set it to HFP.
  • Page 65 If no ring tone is heard via the speaker The speaker may not be connected with a BLUETOOTH mobile phone with HFP or HSP. Check the connection status on the BLUETOOTH mobile phone. If more than one BLUETOOTH devices are connected to the speaker (Multi-device connection), you cannot receive a phone call.
  • Page 66 Related Topic ® Pairing and connecting with BLUETOOTH devices Connecting with an NFC-compatible device by One-touch (NFC) Terminating the BLUETOOTH connection (After use) Making a call Switching the BLUETOOTH devices connected at the same time (Multi-device-connection) 5-001-234-11(1) Copyright 2019 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 67: Making A Call

    Help Guide Wireless Speaker SRS-XB32 Making a call You can enjoy hands-free calls with a BLUETOOTH mobile phone that supports the BLUETOOTH profile HFP (Hands- free Profile) or HSP (Headset Profile) via BLUETOOTH connection. If your BLUETOOTH mobile phone supports both HFP and HSP, set it to HFP.
  • Page 68 Adjust the volume by pressing the –/+ (volume) buttons on the speaker or operating the BLUETOOTH mobile phone. When you press the –/+ (volume) buttons on the speaker or adjust the volume on the BLUETOOTH mobile phone, (power) indicator flashes once. When you set the volume to the maximum or minimum level on the speaker, the (power) indicator flashes 3 times.
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  • Page 70 Setting the Party Booster function Updating the software of the speaker Hint What you can control with “Sony | Music Center” varies depending on the connected device. The specifications and design of the app may change without notice. Note For Apple iOS devices, the unit is compatible with iOS 10.0 or later. A BLUETOOTH connection is not available on the devices with iOS 9.x or earlier.
  • Page 71 Updating the pre-installed software 5-001-234-11(1) Copyright 2019 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 72 Note Be sure to use the latest version of “Sony | Music Center.” If you cannot connect the speaker and a BLUETOOTH device via a BLUETOOTH connection, or if there is a problem such as no sound being emitted, uninstall “Sony | Music Center” and try to connect via the BLUETOOTH connection again.
  • Page 73 Wireless Speaker SRS-XB32 What you can do with “Fiestable” “Fiestable” is an app for operating Sony audio devices compatible with “Fiestable” from smartphones, iPhone, etc. Operations that can be performed on a speaker with “Fiestable” Illumination You can set the lighting function.
  • Page 74 Install “Fiestable” on your smartphone, iPhone, etc. from Google Play or the App Store. Download “Fiestable” from Google Play or the App Store and install it. When the installation is completed, start “Fiestable” from the “Sony | Music Center” screen. Note Be sure to use the latest version of “Fiestable.”...
  • Page 75: Using The Voice Assist Function (Google App)

    After activating the Google app, when a certain time has passed without requests, a beep will sound and the Google app will be deactivated. Note The Google app cannot be activated when you say “OK Google” through the speaker’s microphone even when the Android smartphone’s [OK Google] setting is on. 5-001-234-11(1) Copyright 2019 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 76: Using The Voice Assist Function (Siri)

    For Apple iOS devices, the unit is compatible with iOS 10.0 or later. A BLUETOOTH connection is not available on the devices with iOS 9.x or earlier. Siri cannot be activated when you say “Hey Siri” through the speaker’s microphone even when the iPhone/iPod touch’s [Allow “Hey Siri”] setting is on. 5-001-234-11(1) Copyright 2019 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 77: About The Indicators

    Help Guide Wireless Speaker SRS-XB32 About the indicators CHARGE indicator (orange) Turns off The speaker has completed charging. Lights up The speaker is being charged. The built-in battery is running at less than 10% and needs to be charged. In this state, the Flashes slowly speaker cannot supply power to other devices.
  • Page 78: (Bluetooth) Indicator

    The speaker enters the Wireless Party Chain function. Lights The Wireless Party Chain function is used on the speaker. The indicators of all speakers connected with the Wireless Party Chain function light up. Related Topic Parts and controls 5-001-234-11(1) Copyright 2019 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 79 Tap [Music Center] on your smartphone, iPhone, etc. to start up the application. Music Center Tap [SRS-XB32]. When a new version of the software is released, an update notice is displayed on the “Sony | Music Center” screen. Follow the instructions on the screen to update. In each update, the (power) indicator flashes in green 5 times, then 4 times, 3 times, twice, once, and turns off.
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  • Page 81 When the light is strong, brighten the room or turn off the lighting. Others If you have any questions or problems concerning the speaker that are not covered in this Help Guide, consult your nearest Sony dealer. 5-001-234-11(1) Copyright 2019 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 82: Notes On Charging

    The rechargeable built-in battery has a life span. As time passes and the number of times that the built-in battery is used increases, the capacity of the rechargeable built-in battery slowly decreases. When the amount of time that the built-in battery can be used seems significantly shorter, despite having been fully charged, contact your nearest Sony dealer.
  • Page 83 Do not connect the speaker to a computer for a long period of time when the computer is not connected to an AC power supply. Otherwise, the computer's battery may run out. 5-001-234-11(1) Copyright 2019 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 84 Help Guide Wireless Speaker SRS-XB32 Notes on waterproof and dust proof features Waterproof and dust proof performance of the speaker The speaker, with the cap fastened securely, has a waterproof specification of IPX7 as specified in “Degrees of protection against water immersion” of the IEC60529 “Ingress Protection Rating (IP Code)”...
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  • Page 86 If sand grains, etc. enter the fabric part of the unit, remove them carefully. Never use a vacuum cleaner, etc. on the unit. It may cause damage of the speaker unit. 5-001-234-11(1) Copyright 2019 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 87: About The Bluetooth Wireless Technology

    Help Guide Wireless Speaker SRS-XB32 About the BLUETOOTH wireless technology The BLUETOOTH wireless technology operates within a range of about 10 m (about 32 ft). Maximum communication range Maximum communication range may shorten under the following conditions. There is an obstacle such as a person, metal, or wall between the speaker and BLUETOOTH device.
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  • Page 89 Microsoft and Windows are registered trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. WALKMAN and WALKMAN logo are registered trademarks of Sony Corporation. Wi-Fi® is a registered trademark of Wi-Fi Alliance®. Other trademarks and trade names are those of their respective owners.
  • Page 90: What Can I Do To Solve A Problem

    For customers in Europe: https://www.sony.eu/support For customers in China: https://service.sony.com.cn For customers in other countries/regions: https://www.sony-asia.com/support If the operations above do not work, consult your nearest Sony dealer. Related Topic Using the RESET button Initializing the speaker 5-001-234-11(1) Copyright 2019 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 91 You can also charge the built-in battery by connecting it to a booted computer via the micro-USB cable. However, operation with all computers is not guaranteed. Operation with a home-built computer is also not covered by the warranty. Related Topic Charging the speaker About the indicators 5-001-234-11(1) Copyright 2019 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 92 Raise the volume of the connected device for use, or set the auto power function to off. Related Topic Charging the speaker Auto power off (Auto Standby) function 5-001-234-11(1) Copyright 2019 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 93 Select “Priority on stable connection (SBC)” for the wireless playback quality of the speaker. Install the latest version of “Sony | Music Center” on the connected device. If you cannot use the latest version of “Sony | Music Center” or you cannot connect the speaker and a BLUETOOTH device via BLUETOOTH connection, uninstall “Sony | Music Center.”...
  • Page 94: Sound Becomes Low While In Use

    To return the volume to the normal, charge the built-in battery until the remaining built-in battery power reaches 20% or more, turn off the speaker and turn it on again, and then adjust the volume. 5-001-234-11(1) Copyright 2019 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 95: Unable To Pair The Speaker With A Bluetooth Device

    If the speaker is not displayed on the BLUETOOTH device, turn off the device, and then turn on the device again. It may improve symptoms. Related Topic ® Pairing and connecting with BLUETOOTH devices About the indicators 5-001-234-11(1) Copyright 2019 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 96: Unable To Connect The Speaker To A Bluetooth Device With One-Touch Connection (Nfc)

    Check that your device is compatible with NFC. Look up information on the issue on the customer support website. To use the Speaker Add function or Wireless Party Chain function, pair with the speaker in which the (BLUETOOTH) indicator flashes in blue. Related Topic Connecting with an NFC-compatible device by One-touch (NFC) 5-001-234-11(1) Copyright 2019 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 97: Unable To Connect A Bluetooth Device With The Speaker In The Speaker Add Function

    SRS-XB32 Unable to connect a BLUETOOTH device with the speaker in the Speaker Add function After connecting 2 SRS-XB32 speakers, perform the pairing procedure between a BLUETOOTH device and the speaker in which the (BLUETOOTH) indicator is flashing in blue.
  • Page 98: Unable To Connect With A Speaker In The Wireless Party Chain Function

    After connecting multiple speakers, perform the pairing procedure between a BLUETOOTH device and the speaker in which the (BLUETOOTH) indicator is flashing in blue. Related Topic Enjoying wireless playback using multiple speakers (Wireless Party Chain function) 5-001-234-11(1) Copyright 2019 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 99: Using The Reset Button

    If the speaker cannot be operated despite being turned on, open the cap on the rear side and push the RESET button with a pin or other pointed object. The speaker is reset and turns off. If it does not turn on, consult your nearest Sony dealer. Note The speaker cannot be reset while the power is off.
  • Page 100: Initializing The Speaker

    The speaker is initialized. Settings such as volume, etc., are restored to the factory default settings, and all pairing information is deleted. Note The speaker cannot be initialized while the power is off. Related Topic Using the RESET button 5-001-234-11(1) Copyright 2019 Sony Corporation...

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