How to connect the iPhone 3G to the Jabra Solemate Mini

Step by step instructions showing how to pair the iPhone 3G to the Jabra Solemate Mini wirelessly and which cable to use to play audio.

iPhone 3G

These instructions assume you are running Apple iOS 4 or greater on the iPhone 3G. Ensure you have version 1.14 or greater of the Jabra Solemate Mini firmware, visit the official Jabra Solemate Mini support site [2] to download the latest version. You can switch off the default 'Connected' and other announcements by holding down the Volume down button when turning on the Jabra Solemate Mini until you hear 'Sound prompts off'.

How to connect from the iPhone 3G to the Jabra Solemate Mini wirelessly using Bluetooth

Simple instructions on how to connect the iPhone 3G to the Jabra Solemate Mini wirelessly using bluetooth.

  1. Follow these steps to pair the iPhone 3G with the Jabra Solemate Mini. With the Jabra Solemate Mini turned on press and hold the middle Answer / End button on top of the device for 4 seconds until the Bluetooth light on the right hand side starts flashing.
  2. Wait until you hear the 'Go ahead and connect me. Use the Bluetooth setting on your phone' announcement.
  3. On the home screen of the iPhone choose the Settings control panel, then go to the Bluetooth menu and turn on the Bluetooth option.
  4. Underneath select Jabra Solemate Mini from the list of nearby devices to connect to the iPhone, it will then say "Paired" next to the name of the device.
  5. The Jabra Solemate Mini and the iPhone 3G are now ready to be used to play music. Tapping on the AirPlay icon in any iOS application that can play audio will bring up a list of devices where you will be able to toggle between headphones, the loudspeaker and the Jabra Solemate Mini. Next time you can turn on the Jabra Solemate Mini and it will automatically connect to the iPhone 3G without needing to pair again, just turn both devices on and wait for the "Connected" announcement.
  6. As long as you do not pair the jabra with any other devices this will continue to automatically connect to the iPhone 3G.
How to connect from the iPhone 3G to the Jabra Solemate Mini wirelessly using Bluetooth

Playing music on the Jabra Solemate Mini from the iPhone 3G using a stereo cable

Which cable to use to connect the iPhone 3G to the Jabra Solemate Mini.

  1. These instructions show you how to connect the iPhone 3G to the Jabra Solemate Mini using a cable to play audio. First locate the headphone socket on the top left of the iPhone 3G.
  2. With the speaker turned off locate the line in port on the Jabra Solemate Mini. This can be located on the right of the speaker between the power switch and the USB port.
  3. Connect the headphone socket on the iPhone 3G to the line in on the Jabra Solemate Mini port using a 3.5mm stereo male to 3.5mm stereo male cable [3].
  4. Any sounds from the iPhone 3G will stop playing on the phone speaker and play on the Jabra Solemate Mini instead.
  5. When the line in port is used the Bluetooth facility will be disabled, you'll hear a "Bluetooth off" announcement and you'll only be able to listen to audio from the iPhone 3G.
  6. You can now play audio on the Jabra Solemate Mini from the iPhone 3G.
Playing music on the Jabra Solemate Mini from the iPhone 3G using a stereo cable

See also

  1. https://manuals.info.apple.com/MANUALS/0/MA616/en_US/iPhone_iOS3.1_User_Guide.pdf - Official iPhone 3G user guide
  2. http://www.jabra.co.uk/supportpages/jabra-solemate-mini#/#100-97300000-60 - official Jabra Solemate Mini support site
  3. 3.5mm stereo male to 3.5mm stereo male cable - The mini stereo 3.5mm (1/8") stereo audio cable is a common cable used to connect audio devices together