How to connect the iPhone 6 Plus to the Jabra Solemate

Playing audio using a cable and streaming audio via bluetooth.

iPhone 6 Plus

These instructions assume that you have installed Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 6 Plus. 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 pair the iPhone 6 Plus to the Jabra Solemate wirelessly using Bluetooth

Simple instructions showing how to stream music using the iPhone 6 Plus to the Jabra Solemate wirelessly.

  1. The following instructions describe how to pair the Jabra Solemate with the iPhone 6 Plus. On the right hand side of the speaker locate the power slider, there are 3 settings - off, on and bluetooth. Starting from the off position slide 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 iPhone open Settings control panel, then go to the Bluetooth menu and make sure the Bluetooth option is turned on.
  3. Underneath select Jabra Solemate from the list of nearby devices to connect to 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 6 Plus. 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. In future you can turn on the Jabra Solemate and it will automatically connect to the iPhone 6 Plus 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 6 Plus.
How to pair the iPhone 6 Plus to the Jabra Solemate wirelessly using Bluetooth

How to play music on the Jabra Solemate from the iPhone 6 Plus using a standard cable

Learn which cable to use to connect the iPhone 6 Plus to the Jabra Solemate.

  1. These instructions show you how to connect the iPhone 6 Plus to the Jabra Solemate using a cable to play music. First locate the headphone socket at the base of the phone.
  2. With the speaker turned off locate the line in port on the Jabra Solemate. This is located on the right of the speaker above the USB port.
  3. Connect the headphone socket on the iPhone 6 Plus 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 6 Plus will stop playing on the phone speaker and play on the Jabra Solemate instead.
  5. After turning on the speaker you will 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 6 Plus are now connected and ready to be used to play audio.
How to play music on the Jabra Solemate from the iPhone 6 Plus 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#/#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