How to connect the iPhone 6 to the Jabra Solemate Mini

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

iPhone 6

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

Simple instructions on how to connect the iPhone 6 to the Jabra Solemate Mini wirelessly.

  1. Follow these steps to pair the Jabra Solemate Mini with the iPhone 6. 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 iPhone open Settings control panel, then go to the Bluetooth menu and make sure the Bluetooth option is turned on.
  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 6 are now ready to be used to play music. Tapping on the AirPlay icon in any iOS application that plays audio will bring up a list of devices where you'll 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 6 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 6.
Connect the iPhone 6 to the Jabra Solemate Mini using Bluetooth

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

Instructions on which cable to use to connect the iPhone 6 to the Jabra Solemate Mini.

  1. These instructions show you how to connect the iPhone 6 to the Jabra Solemate Mini using a cable to play music. First locate the headphone socket at the bottom left of the iPhone 6.
  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 6 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 6 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 6.
  6. You can now play audio on the Jabra Solemate Mini from the iPhone 6.
How to play music on the Jabra Solemate Mini from the iPhone 6 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