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

A simple guide on how to pair the iPhone 5S to the Jabra Solemate Mini wirelessly and which cable to use to play audio.

iPhone 5S

These instructions assume that you are running Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 5S. 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 to the Jabra Solemate Mini from the iPhone 5S wirelessly using Bluetooth

Simple instructions showing how to connect the iPhone 5S to the Jabra Solemate Mini wirelessly using bluetooth.

  1. Follow these steps to pair the Jabra Solemate Mini with the iPhone 5S. 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. From the home screen on the phone 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. You can now play music on the Jabra Solemate Mini wirelessly from the iPhone 5S. Tapping on the AirPlay icon in any iOS application which plays 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 the future you can turn on the Jabra Solemate Mini and it will automatically connect to the iPhone 5S 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 5S.
How to connect to the Jabra Solemate Mini from the iPhone 5S wirelessly using Bluetooth

How to connect the Jabra Solemate Mini from the iPhone 5S using a cable

Learn how to connect the iPhone 5S to the Jabra Solemate Mini.

  1. These instructions show you how to hook up the iPhone 5S to the Jabra Solemate Mini using a cable to play music. First locate the headphone socket at the base of the iPhone 5S.
  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 below the power switch.
  3. Connect the headphone socket on the iPhone 5S 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 audio from the iPhone 5S 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 5S.
  6. The Jabra Solemate Mini and the iPhone 5S are now connected and can to be used to play audio.
How to connect the Jabra Solemate Mini from the iPhone 5S using a 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