How to connect the iPad 3 to the Jabra Solemate

Which cable to use to play music and playing audio wirelessly.

iPad 3

These instructions assume you are running Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPad 3. 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 connect from the iPad 3 to the Jabra Solemate wirelessly using Bluetooth

A simple guide on how to stream music using the iPad 3 to the Jabra Solemate wirelessly.

  1. The following instructions describe how to pair the iPad 3 with the Jabra Solemate. On the right hand side of the Jabra Solemate locate the power slider, there are three settings - off, on and bluetooth. From the off position slide the power switch all the way to the top and hold until the indicator light starts 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 phone 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 pair with the iPad, 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 iPad 3. Tapping on the AirPlay icon in any iOS application on the iPad that can play audio will bring up a list of devices where you'll be able to toggle between headphones, the loudspeaker and the Jabra Solemate. Next time you can turn on the Jabra Solemate and it will automatically connect to the iPad 3 without needing to pair again, just turn both devices on and wait for the "Solemate is connected" announcement.
  5. As long as you do not pair the jabra with any other devices this will continue to automatically connect to the iPad 3.
How to connect from the iPad 3 to the Jabra Solemate wirelessly using Bluetooth

How to play music on the Jabra Solemate from the iPad 3 using a standard cable

Learn the correct cable to use to connect the iPad 3 to the Jabra Solemate.

  1. These instructions show you how to connect the iPad 3 to the Jabra Solemate using a cable to play audio. First locate the headphone socket at the top right of the iPad.
  2. With the speaker turned off locate the line in port on the Jabra Solemate. This can be located on the right of the speaker above the USB port.
  3. Connect the headphone socket on the iPad 3 to the line in on the Jabra Solemate port using a 3.5mm stereo male to 3.5mm stereo male cable [3].
  4. Any audio from the iPad will stop playing on the 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 iPad 3 are now connected and can to be used to play audio.
How to play music on the Jabra Solemate from the iPad 3 using a standard cable

See also

  1. https://manuals.info.apple.com/MANUALS/1000/MA1595/en_US/ipad_user_guide.pdf - Official iPad 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