How to connect the iPhone to the Jabra Solemate Mini

Learn the correct cable to use to connect the iPhone to the Jabra Solemate Mini.

iPhone

This page details the iPhone first generation, the original iPhone is missing some features which have since been introduced to more recent iPhones. Visit the Apple category page for the full range of Apple iPhones. These instructions assume that you have installed Apple iOS 3 or greater on the iPhone.

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 the Jabra Solemate Mini from the iPhone using a cable

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

  1. These instructions show you how to hook up the iPhone to the Jabra Solemate Mini using a cable to play music. Locate the headphone socket at the top of the iPhone.
  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 between the power switch and the USB port.
  3. Connect the headphone socket on the iPhone 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 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. The Jabra Solemate Mini and the iPhone are now connected and can to be used to play audio.
How to connect the Jabra Solemate Mini from the iPhone using a cable

See also

  1. https://manuals.info.apple.com/MANUALS/0/MA616/en_US/iPhone_iOS3.1_User_Guide.pdf - The original iPhone product manual
  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