How to connect any mobile phone to the Jabra Solemate Mini

How to connect using a cable and playing audio wirelessly using bluetooth.

mobile phone

These instructions are for a generic mobile phone and assume the phone has a standard micro USB port, Bluetooth connectivity and a headphone socket. For a specific mobile phone please visit the Mobile phones page for a full list of makes and models.

Ensure you have version 1.14 or greater of the Jabra Solemate Mini firmware, visit the official Jabra Solemate Mini support site [1] 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'.

Pairing the Jabra Solemate Mini to any mobile phone using Bluetooth

Step by step instructions on how to connect any mobile phone to the Jabra Solemate Mini wirelessly.

  1. Follow these steps to pair any mobile phone with the Jabra Solemate Mini. 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. These instructions assume your phone is capable of stream music using Bluetooth. As all mobile phones are different please visit the mobile phones page to see if your specific make and model is listed first. If the mobile phone is not on the list but supports Bluetooth A2DP streaming then open the settings or options screen on the phone, look for the Bluetooth menu and turn on the Bluetooth option.
  4. Select the Jabra Solemate Mini from the list of bluetooth devices to connect to the phone.
  5. The Jabra Solemate Mini and the mobile phone are paired and ready to be used to play music. Next time you can turn on the Jabra Solemate Mini and it will automatically connect to the mobile phone 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 mobile phone.
Pairing the Jabra Solemate Mini to any mobile phone using Bluetooth

Connecting the Jabra Solemate Mini from any mobile phone using a cable

Discover which cable you should use to connect any mobile phone to the Jabra Solemate Mini.

  1. These instructions show you how to hook up any mobile phone to the Jabra Solemate Mini using a cable to play music.
  2. Locate the headphone socket on the phone. It's a small round socket on your phone which is 3.5mm in size, you may need to refer to your phone's instruction manual to find it. It is sometimes referred to as a headphone jack, 3.5mm jack or 3.5mm phone connector [2].
  3. 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.
  4. Connect the headphone socket on the mobile phone to the line in on the Jabra Solemate Mini port using a 3.5mm stereo male to 3.5mm stereo male cable [3].
  5. Any audio being played on the phone should stop playing on the phone loudspeaker and play on the Jabra Solemate Mini instead.
  6. 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 any mobile phone.
  7. You can now play audio on the Jabra Solemate Mini from any mobile phone.
Connecting the Jabra Solemate Mini from any mobile phone using a cable

See also

  1. http://www.jabra.co.uk/supportpages/jabra-solemate-mini#/#100-97300000-60 - official Jabra Solemate Mini support site
  2. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phone_connector_(audio) - 3.5mm phone connector
  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