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Bluetooth wireless is a quick and easy way
to connect a smartphone to a speaker or a
headset. There are basically two steps to
making Bluetooth work.
The two devices get to know each other.
The two devices do something together (like
“Hi. i’m a phone.”
This guide takes you through the steps to get
Getting to know Bluetooth
i’m a speaker.”
Make sure the following items came in this
Step 1: unpack
Step 2: charge the SL
Before you start using the HEX SL speaker
for the first time, it’s a good idea to charge it
To charge the speaker:
Plug the included USB
cable into the
jack on the back of the
Plug the other end of
the USB charging cable
into a power source, like
a computer or a USB
The charging indicator on
the front of the speaker
is red while the speaker
is charging. It turns green
when the speaker is fully
You can use the speaker
while it’s charging.
Step 3: turn on
OFF / ON
switch on the bottom
of the speaker to
power up tone sounds
and the indicator
light on the front of
the speaker starts
After a few seconds,
the speaker goes to
mode to set up with
Enable Bluetooth on
your smartphone or
Step 4: Pair + connect
If you’ve previously paired your phone or other Bluetooth
device with this speaker, the speaker will automatically
attempt to reconnect to that device when you switch the
speaker on. If you want to pair to a new device, press and
button on the side of the speaker until the
speaker gives an audio signal.
Make sure the
indicator light on the
front of the speaker is
blinking rapidly. (If it
isn’t, press and hold
button on the
side of the speaker
until the speaker gives
an audio signal.)
Bluetooth Wireless connection tips
• Make sure the Bluetooth capability of your device is turned on.
• Make sure there’s nothing plugged into the speaker’s AUX
IN jack when you’re trying to use Bluetooth.
• The Bluetooth wireless connection works up to a range of
roughly 33 feet (10 meters). This range may vary, however,
based on other factors, such as room layout, wall material,
obstacles, your device’s Bluetooth performance, etc. If you’re
having problems connecting to this speaker, move closer to it.
• If your device asks you for a password to connect, use “0000”.
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the pairing options on
your smartphone. (If it’s
not in the list, choose
“Scan” from your phone’s
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The speaker gives an audio signal when
it’s finished pairing and connecting to your
smartphone. The indicator light on the front of
the speaker turns solid blue.
The process of enabling Bluetooth and connecting
varies from device to device. See your device’s owners manual
for more information and specific instructions.
To adjust the volume
of your audio:
front of the speaker. You
can also use the volume
controls on your phone.
Set your device’s volume
for music to 75%.
This is to make sure the
sound from the speaker isn’t too
loud when you start streaming.
Start playing music or
other audio on your
device. Within seconds,
the speaker starts
streaming the audio
wirelessly via Bluetooth.
Step 4: Play music
If you notice sound distorting even at low volumes,
turn the volume down on your phone.
Use the audio cable
included with this
speaker to connect
the audio output from
your device to the
audio input on the
speaker’s back panel.
using the aux in input
The speaker automatically switches to the
audio, and the pairing indicator on the
front of the speaker turns white.
To listen to Bluetooth audio again, unplug
the cable from the speaker’s
The speaker will try to reconnect to the last
tour of the speaker
Front of the speaker
the Bluetooth status of
• fast blinking blue while pairing
• slow blinking blue while reconnecting
• very slow blinking blue when disconnected
and in standby mode
• solid blue when paired
• solid white when the Aux In jack is in use
• off when the speaker’s off.
shows the charging status
of the speaker:
• solid red while charging
• solid green when charged
adjust the volume of the speaker.
Side of the speaker
button puts the
speaker into pairing
mode to connect to a new Bluetooth device,
like a smartphone.
Back of the speaker
jack lets you connect an audio device
directly to the speaker using the provided
jack connects to the provided USB
charging cable to plug the speaker into a
power source or adapter.
Bottom of the speaker
switch turns the speaker on and off.
For more information about your new
HEX SL speaker, see the User Guide.
If you have any questions about this
product, visit 808Audio.com or call our toll-
free help line at 1-800-732-6866.
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