How to connect the iPhone 5C to the Jabra Solemate Mini

Which cable to use to play audio and streaming audio wirelessly using bluetooth.

iPhone 5C

These instructions assume that you are running Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 5C. 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'.

Connect the iPhone 5C to the Jabra Solemate Mini using Bluetooth

A step by step guide showing how to pair the iPhone 5C to the Jabra Solemate Mini wirelessly.

  1. The following instructions describe how to pair the Jabra Solemate Mini with the iPhone 5C. With the Jabra Solemate Mini turned on press and hold the middle Answer / End button on top of the device for four 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 phone open Settings control panel, then go to the Bluetooth menu and turn the Bluetooth option on.
  4. Underneath select Jabra Solemate Mini from the list of nearby devices to pair with the iPhone, it will then say "Paired" next to the name of the device.
  5. You can now play music on the Jabra Solemate Mini wirelessly from the iPhone 5C. 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. In future you can turn on the Jabra Solemate Mini and it will automatically connect to the iPhone 5C 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 5C.
Connect the iPhone 5C to the Jabra Solemate Mini using Bluetooth

How to play audio on the Jabra Solemate Mini from the iPhone 5C using a standard cable

Instructions on which cable to use to connect the iPhone 5C to the Jabra Solemate Mini.

  1. These instructions show you how to hook up the iPhone 5C to the Jabra Solemate Mini using a cable to play audio. First locate the headphone socket at the bottom of the phone.
  2. With the speaker turned off locate the line in port on the Jabra Solemate Mini. This is located on the right of the speaker below the power switch.
  3. Connect the headphone socket on the iPhone 5C 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 5C 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 5C.
  6. You can now play audio on the Jabra Solemate Mini from the iPhone 5C.
How to play audio on the Jabra Solemate Mini from the iPhone 5C using a standard cable

See also

  1. https://manuals.info.apple.com/MANUALS/1000/MA1565/en_US/iphone_user_guide.pdf - Official iPhone 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