How to reset a Bose SoundLink

The portable audio products sold by Bose Corporation have been marketed as the SoundLink models. These wireless speaker systems are battery-powered and play audio over a wireless connection from a separate source device (such as a computer or smartphone). If you have a Bose Wireless Speaker and you are having problems, or the speaker won’t connect to a phone, the Bluetooth connection is unstable, try resetting the speaker to factory settings.

There are a few reasons why you might need to reset your Bose SoundLink speaker. If the speaker is not connecting to your devices, or if it’s having trouble playing audio, a reset can often resolve the issue. Additionally, if you’re selling or giving away your speaker, you’ll want to reset it to clear all of your personal information from the device. Resetting a Bose SoundLink speaker is a relatively simple process. The speaker will emit a chime when it’s been reset successfully.

Note: This process will remove all previously connected devices from the Bose Soundlink or Soundlink mini.

Your software may need an update

  1. First, check to see if the speaker is running the latest software version. To do this, go to Bose Software Update Center to check if your speaker is up to date.
  2. Second, if the speaker is up to date, perform a reset on the speaker and the device.
  3. Third, make sure you are connecting to the correct device in the Bluetooth menu.

To reset your Bose SoundLink, follow the video

If these steps do not help. You may want to head on over to the Manufacturer’s website. Bose makes all speaker instructions available on their support website.

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