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Bose Smart Soundbar 700

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Understanding LED indicator status lights and information

Find out what the LED indicator light on your product tells you about the status of your product.

Soundbar 300/500/700 LED status

 

Microphone LED (highlighted above on the left):

  Status Info
Off Microphone/voice assistant enabled
Red Microphone/voice assistant disabled

Light bar (highlighted above on the right):

  Color Status Info
White Pulsing System is rebooting
White Pulsing fast Connecting to a Bluetooth device or to a Wi-Fi network
White Slides to center, pulses twice Request confirmed (for system setting change)
White Single pulse Request confirmed
White Left side flashes Volume down command received. If volume button is held, the light stays lit while held
White Right side flashes Volume up command received. If volume button is held, the light stays lit while held
White Left side glows Audio muted
White Both sides glow Audio paused
White Slides to center, glows solid, pulses The voice assistant is listening when the light bar slides to the center and glows solid. If no request is made, the light flashes four times and fades, which signals the voice assistant is no longer listening
White Slides to center then to sides, pulses white The voice assistant is listening when the light bar slides to the center and glows solid. After a voice command is received, the light slides from the center to the sides while the assistant thinks, then pulses while the assistant is talking.
White Slides from sides to center continuously Voice assistant alarm is sounding
White Slides right to left Downloading system update
White Slides left to right Updating system
Blue Pulsing Ready to connect Bluetooth device
Yellow Pulsing Notification from voice assistant
Amber Flashes four times Source error. See Bose Music app for info
Amber Solid Setup mode / ready to connect to Wi-Fi
Red Flashes four times Voice assistant and/or internet connection unavailable
Green Pulsing System ready for setup or entering Recovery mode
Red Solid System error. See Light bar or light ring is red for troubleshooting

Soundbar Universal Remote Blink Pattern Status Indicators

Remote Button Blink Pattern Indicates
After installing the batteries, the top three icons blink twice The remote has completed its boot-up process
After pressing multiple button, the top three icons blink twice The remote has stopped sending the multi-button signal
All six source icons blink repeatedly (65 second timeout) The remote is not connected to the soundbar
All six source icons blink three times The remote is connected to the soundbar
Top three source icons blink one after the other The remote has lost its connection and is attempting to reconnect
Four colored buttons above the navigation pad blink twice The batteries in the remote are low

Acoustimass 300 / Bass Module 700 LED status

 Bass Module 700 status indicator
 
  LED State Indicates
LED off Off Power-saving mode
LED Amber - Blinking Amber - Blinking Ready to pair
LED Amber - Solid, dim Amber - Solid, dim Disconnected from the soundbar or control console
LED white - Solid White - Solid Connected to soundbar or control console
LED White - Blinking White - Blinking Downloading system update
LED Red - Blinking Red - Blinking Firmware error
  Any other states Unknown error. Bass module requires service

Virtually Invisible 300 / Surround Speakers wireless receiver LED status:

Status indicator light

  Status Information
Blinking amber light Amber - Blinking Ready to pair
Solid amber light Amber - Solid, dim Disconnected from the soundbar or control console
Solid white light White - Solid Connected to soundbar or control console
White blinking light White - Blinking Downloading system update
Red blinking light Red - Blinking Firmware error
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