How to connect the iPhone 3GS to the Jabra Solemate

How to connect the devices using a cable and streaming audio wirelessly.

iPhone 3GS

These instructions assume that you have installed Apple iOS 6 or greater on the iPhone 3GS. Ensure you have download version 1.34 or greater of the latest Jabra Solemate firmware from the official Jabra Solemate support site [2]. After you have set up the speaker you can turn off the default 'Solemate is connected' announcements by holding down the Volume down button when turning on the Jabra Solemate until you hear 'Sound prompts off'.

How to connect to the Jabra Solemate from the iPhone 3GS using Bluetooth

A simple guide showing how to stream music from the iPhone 3GS to the Jabra Solemate wirelessly.

  1. The following instructions describe how to pair the Jabra Solemate with the iPhone 3GS. On the right hand side of the speaker locate the power button, there are 3 settings - off, on and bluetooth. Starting from the off position push up the power switch all the way to the top and hold until the indicator light turns flashing blue and you hear the announcement "Go ahead and connect me, use the Bluetooth setting on your phone".
  2. From the home screen on the phone open Settings control panel, then go to the Bluetooth menu and turn the Bluetooth option on.
  3. Underneath select Jabra Solemate from the list of nearby devices to pair with the iPhone, it will then say "Paired" next to the name of the device.
  4. You can now play music on the Jabra Solemate wirelessly from the iPhone 3GS. Tapping on the AirPlay icon in any iOS application which can play audio will bring up a list of devices where you'll be able to toggle between headphones, the loudspeaker and the Jabra Solemate. Next time you can turn on the Jabra Solemate and it will automatically connect to the iPhone 3GS without needing to pair again, just turn both devices on and wait for the "Solemate is connected" announcement.
  5. As long as you don't pair the jabra with any other devices this will continue to automatically connect to the iPhone 3GS.
How to connect to the Jabra Solemate from the iPhone 3GS using Bluetooth

How to connect the Jabra Solemate from the iPhone 3GS using a cable

Learn which cable to use to connect the iPhone 3GS to the Jabra Solemate.

  1. These instructions show you how to connect the iPhone 3GS to the Jabra Solemate using a cable to play music. First locate the headphone socket on the top of the phone.
  2. With the speaker turned off locate the line in port on the Jabra Solemate. 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 3GS to the line in on the Jabra Solemate port using a 3.5mm stereo male to 3.5mm stereo male cable [3].
  4. Any sounds from the iPhone 3GS will stop playing on the phone speaker and play on the Jabra Solemate instead.
  5. After turning on the speaker you should hear a "Bluetooth off" announcement, this means that the speaker will only play audio from the line in port . The Jabra Solemate and the iPhone 3GS are now connected and can to be used to play audio.
How to connect the Jabra Solemate from the iPhone 3GS using a cable

See also

  1. https://manuals.info.apple.com/MANUALS/0/MA616/en_US/iPhone_iOS3.1_User_Guide.pdf - Official iPhone 3GS user guide
  2. http://www.jabra.co.uk/supportpages/jabra-solemate#/#100-97100000-60 - official Jabra Solemate 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