What different audio devices can I play through the Wave® SoundTouch® music system IV?
Aside from its built-in AM/FM radio and CD/MP3 CD player, the Wave® SoundTouch® music system IV can play wireless audio from most of today’s portable music devices, including smartphones and tablets. The standard 3.5 mm AUX IN input accepts MP3 and DVD/CD players and even older audio cassette players. In addition, you can stream music over your home Wi-Fi® network.
Does the Wave® SoundTouch® music system IV offer dual independent alarms?
Yes. Two different wakeup times may be set, customized for each person's preferences (Internet radio station, CD, AM/FM radio station or beep, etc.). This is handy if two people wake at different times.
How many CDs can I load into the Wave® SoundTouch® music system IV?
The Wave® SoundTouch® music system IV has one CD slot.
Can I use headphones with the Wave® SoundTouch® music system IV?
Yes. The Wave® SoundTouch® music system IV comes with a headphone jack.
What is needed to set up my SoundTouch® system?
All you need is a home Wi-Fi network and a smartphone or tablet. Everything else required is included in the box.
Are SoundTouch® systems Bluetooth compatible?
Yes. The Wave® Soundtouch® music system IV can be used with a Bluetooth device, such as a smartphone, tablet or laptop.
What Internet streaming music can I play?
SoundTouch® systems let you play Internet radio stations from around the world. Where available, you can also play music services like Spotify®, Pandora®, iHeartRadio™ and Deezer.
Can SoundTouch® systems be used in a public Wi-Fi® spot (airports, coffee shops, etc.)?
No. Although most of these networks are free to use, their sign-up/sign-in processes differ from the SoundTouch® app setup process. SoundTouch® products are designed for in-home use, not on the go.
How many systems can I have on my network at one time?
It depends on the bandwidth of your home Wi-Fi network. For most homes, we expect you can have up to four systems connected wirelessly. For more than four rooms, we recommend using Ethernet wired connections to some of them.
Can I stream different music to different rooms?
Yes, if you have multiple SoundTouch® products, you can stream different music in different rooms, the same music in every room or customize zones to play what you want where you want.
What operating systems are compatible with the SoundTouch® app?
The app is compatible with Windows® XP, 7, 8, 10; 64-bit Macs running OSX 10.6.8 and later; any iPhone, iPad or iPod touch running iOS5 and later; Android devices running Android 4.1 and later.
Can I play stored music from an NAS (Network Attached Storage) drive on SoundTouch® systems?
Yes, SoundTouch® systems are compatible with select NAS drives, including Synology’s DiskStation and Western Digital’s My Cloud™, so you can stream your personal music library even while your computer is off.
What audio formats are supported by SoundTouch systems?
MP3, WMA, M4A, AAC, FLAC and Apple Lossless formats are supported.
Can I stream music from multiple computers using SoundTouch® systems?
Yes, as long as each computer has the SoundTouch® app installed on it. Each computer appears as a separate library on the app's source list.
Can I stream video?
No. SoundTouch® systems are designed for audio only.
Can SoundTouch® systems stream AM/FM radio or TV audio from one room to another?
No. SoundTouch® systems are designed to stream Internet radio, music services like Pandora or music stored on a computer.
Can I set the presets on the remote itself?
Yes. Just press and hold a preset to save whatever you're currently listening to. Note that you can also use the SoundTouch® app to drag and drop presets from your smartphone or tablet.
What is the Wave® music system IV warranty period?
The Wave® music system IV is backed by a limited one-year warranty.
What can I do with the Bose Skill?
With Bose Skill, you can play music on your SoundTouch speakers by talking to any Alexa-enabled device like an Amazon Echo Dot. For example, say “Alexa, play my jazz playlist in the Kitchen,” and the playlist will begin to play on the SoundTouch speaker named “Kitchen.” You can also control the music that’s playing—for example, say “Alexa, pause the music in the Kitchen,” “Alexa, resume the music in the Kitchen,” “Alexa, turn up the volume in the Kitchen,” “Alexa, skip to the next song in the Kitchen,” and so on.
Which SoundTouch products are compatible with the Bose Skill?
The Bose Skill is compatible with all current generation SoundTouch speakers (SoundTouch 10, SoundTouch 20 Series III, SoundTouch 30 Series III, the SoundTouch 300 soundbar, Wave SoundTouch IV, the SoundTouch SA-5 amplifier, the SoundTouch Wireless Link adapter, and the Lifestyle 600 and 650 home entertainment systems) and previous SoundTouch speakers/systems that support Bluetooth connectivity.
What music services work with the Bose Skill and SoundTouch?
The music services that currently work with Bose Skill are Amazon Music, Pandora, TuneIn, SiriusXM, and iHeartRadio.
Do I always have to say a speaker name with the Bose Skill?
Yes. Alexa will not know where to direct your commands unless you include the speaker name in your requests/commands.
Does the Bose Skill let me play music on multiple speakers at the same time?
No. There is currently no way to play music on multiple speakers using just your voice with the Bose Skill. However, you can still create groups in the SoundTouch app as normal, even if the music was started through the Bose Skill.
What is the Bose SoundTouch Control Skill for Alexa-enabled devices?
The Bose SoundTouch Control Skill for Alexa-enabled devices enables Bose SoundTouch customers to control elements of the SoundTouch experience through Alexa by speaking to an Amazon Echo, Echo Dot, Tap or any Alexa-enabled device.
What can the Bose SoundTouch Control Skill do?
With the Bose SoundTouch Control Skill, you can ask Alexa to:
Play music set to a SoundTouch preset. For example, “Alexa, ask Bose to play Preset 1.”
Play content in a specific room. For example, “Alexa, ask Bose to play Preset 1 in the Living room.”
Play/pause/resume and skip tracks. For example, “Alexa, ask Bose to pause.”
Adjust volume. For example, “Alexa, ask Bose to turn this up.”
Play the same music everywhere. For example, “Alexa, ask Bose to play this everywhere.”
Find out what’s playing. For example, “Alexa, ask Bose what’s playing.”
Turn a system on or off. For example, “Alexa, ask Bose to turn off.”
How will existing customers be able to access the Bose SoundTouch Control Skill?
The Bose SoundTouch Control Skill will be available to all existing SoundTouch owners through a free software update. The Skill itself is free, and it is enabled through the Skills section of the Amazon Alexa app. An Alexa-enabled device like an Amazon Echo or Echo Dot is also required to use the Skill.
Which SoundTouch speakers are compatible with the Bose SoundTouch Control Skill?
The Bose SoundTouch Control Skill is compatible with all Bose SoundTouch speakers.
Where is the Bose SoundTouch Control Skill available?
The Bose SoundTouch Control Skill is available in the US in English only.