On the back of your TV, locate the HDMI eARC or HDMI ARC connector
Connect the soundbar to your TV
Note: If your TV does not have an HDMI connector with an eARC or ARC label, use an optical cable to connect the TV to the soundbar. An HDMI input must have ARC (Audio Return Channel) functionality in order for the TV to send its audio to the soundbar.
Insert one end of the HDMI cable into the TV's HDMI eARC or HDMI ARC connector
Insert the other end of the cable into the HDMI (ARC) connector on the soundbar
Connect the soundbar to power
Connect the power cord to the AC power adapter
Connect the AC power adapter to the POWER connector on the back of the soundbar
Plug the other end of the power cord into an AC power outlet. If the outlet is on, the soundbar will automatically power on
Download the Bose Music app
On your mobile device, download the Bose Music app via Google Play or the Apple App Store
The Bose Music app is only available for devices running a minimum operating software version of Android 5.1 or iOS 10.3.3. Kindle devices are not supported.
Log into the app using your existing Bose account credentials, otherwise follow the instructions in the app to create a Bose Music account
After adding the soundbar to your account, you will be able to associate streaming music services to the account.
Add the soundbar to your Bose Music account
In the Bose Music app, tap the headphone and speaker icon in the upper-left corner to access the My Bose screen
In the My Bose screen, tap + to add a system to your account
Follow the instructions in the app to connect to the soundbar and set up its Wi-Fi network connection
Note: If you don't see your product:
- Close the Bose Music app on any nearby devices
- Turn on Bluetooth on the device running the app
- Bring the device running the app close to your product
- Unplug your product from power for 30 seconds
Begin the ADAPTiQ audio calibration procedure
You will need approximately ten minutes when the room is quiet to complete this process.
Tap the image of the soundbar shown in the bottom-right corner of the screen
Select Settings > ADAPTiQ > Run ADAPTiQ
Follow the app instructions to calibrate the audio performance of the soundbar to the acoustics of the listening area
In the future, if you connect an optional bass module or surround speakers, move the soundbar, or move any furniture, run ADAPTiQ audio calibration again to ensure optimal sound quality.