Are you unable to turn on your Sony SRS XG300 Bluetooth speaker? This could be caused by a software glitch, defective battery, faulty charging cable, or a defective circuit board. To fix this you will need to perform a series of troubleshooting steps.
The Sony SRS XG300 is a great sounding speaker with a built-in handle that’s powerful enough to be used outdoors. It has woofers, tweeters, and passive radiators that provides a deep bass (mega bass) as well as vocal clarity. It also has an ambient illumination feature that synchronizes with music beats.
- SPEAKER TYPE: Woofer (L / R) / Tweeter (L / R)
- SPEAKER SIZE: Tweeter Unit: Approx. ⌀20 mm, Woofer Unit: Approx. 61 mm x 68 mm
- DIGITAL SOUND ENHANCEMENT ENGINE: Yes
- CUSTOM EQ: Bass/Mid/Treble
- HANDS-FREE FUNCTION: Yes
- COMMUNICATION SYSTEM: Version 5.2
- SUPPORTED CODECS: SBC, AAC, LDAC
- SPEAKER ADD FUNCTION: Party Connect, Stereo Pair
- FREQUENCY TRANSMISSION RANGE: 20 Hz–20,000 Hz (44.1 kHz sampling)
- FREQUENCY RANGE: 2.4 GHz band
- COMPATIBLE PROFILES: A2DP, AVRCP, HFP, SSP
- INPUT AND OUTPUT TERMINALS: Stereo Mini Jack (IN), USB C, USB A (Only for DC OUT)
- BATTERY LIFE: Approx. 25 H
- WATER PROTECTION: IP67
- POWER CONSUMPTION: Approx. 17 W
Why is my Sony SRS XG300 speaker not turning up?
One of the issues that you might experience with your Sony SRS XG300 speaker is when it does not turn on. This can be an annoying experience especially if you are about to use it to listen to your favorite music.
Here’s what you need to do to fix this Sony SRS XG300 speaker not turning on issue.
Solution 1: Press the power button of your Sony SRS XG300 speaker
The first troubleshooting step you should try is to press and hold for a second the power button of your Sony SRS XG300 speaker. The LED indicator should be solid green. If you see a flashing blue LED light then this just means that the speaker does not have any pairing information.
If all goes well then your Sony speaker should turn on. If it doesn’t, then proceed to the next step.
Solution 2: Charge the Sony SRS XG300 speaker
One of the reasons why the Sony SRS XG300 speaker will not turn on is because of a fully drained battery. A fix to this is to simply charge the battery.
Connect the USB Type-C cable of the AC adaptor to the speaker then connect the USB AC adaptor to an AC outlet. If the battery charging still fails then try connecting the AC adaptor to another power outlet.
One of the reasons why your speaker won’t charge is because you are plugging it to a faulty wall power outlet. Try plugging the AC adaptor to a different wall outlet then check if the battery charging process proceeds.
If the charging process starts then the CHARGE indicator lights up in orange. Charging will complete in about 5 hours and the indicator will turn off.
When charging the built-in battery of the SRS XG300 speaker the Battery Care mode option is available in addition to the normal charging method. The Battery Care feature will limit the maximum charge capacity to approximately 90% and makes the battery life last longer.
Solution 3: Factory reset your Sony SRS XG300 speaker
If your Bluetooth speaker turns off immediately after turning on then this can be due to a software glitch. To fix this, you just need to perform a factory reset.
- Turn on the speaker.
- Press and hold the (play)/(call) button and the MEGA BASS button until the speaker turns off (5 seconds or more).
Try to check if the SRS XG 300 rechargeable built-in battery can now be charged.
Solution 4: Have your Sony Bluetooth speaker checked at a service center
In case the above troubleshooting steps fails to fix the SRS XG300 problem then you need to bring the Bluetooth device to a service center and have it checked as this might already be caused by a defective hardware component.
Some of the possible factors that can cause this issue is a defective battery or circuit board.
Frequently Asked Questions
- What you can do with the Sony Music Center app?
The Sony Music Center app is used to control various Sony audio devices using a smartphone. Some of the things that you can do with the Sony Music Center app are as follows:
Set up the Party Connect function
Setting up the Stereo Pair function, swapping the right (right side) and left (left side) audio channels.
Sound quality setting and equalizer adjustment.
Built-in battery level indication to check battery life.
Power Option settings (STAMINA, Battery Care mode, the Auto Standby function, the Bluetooth Standby function, Battery Level (Voice), and Power On/Off Sound).
Lighting (Illumination) setting (switching the Lighting Mode).
Switching of the audio source among the device connected via a BLUETOOTH connection, and the device connected to the AUDIO IN jack for playback.
Switching Bluetooth Connection Quality (Priority on Sound Quality/Priority on Stable Connection).
Multipoint connection (concurrent connection with 2 BLUETOOTH devices) management.
- How long does the built-in battery life of the Sony SRS XB300 last?
The battery life lasts approximately 25 hours while the speaker is not in Battery Care mode and a BLUETOOTH connection is established. The volume level should also be 24 with Mega Bass on but with lighting off.
- How long does it take to charge the Sony SRS XB300 Bluetooth speaker?
The charge time of the SRS XB300 usually takes 5 hours.
- How do I charge an Android device or other devices using the Sony SRS XB300 speaker?
You will be able to charge a USB device, such as a smartphone or iPhone, by connecting it to the speaker USB port. This can be done even if the speaker is not connected to an AC outlet as its battery can supply power to a USB device.
- How do I make a Bluetooth connection with the Sony SRS X300?
Turn on the speaker.
Press the(BLUETOOTH) button. You hear a beep from the speaker and the(BLUETOOTH) indicator starts double flashing (pairing mode).
Select “SRS-XG300” on the Bluetooth device you are connecting. If a passkey is required on the display of the BLUETOOTH device, enter “0000.”