Bose Smart Soundbar 300

Sold from 2020 - present

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Setting up your product

Learn how to set up your product, connect components and enjoy the benefits of all its features.

Set up the Smart Soundbar 300.

Before you begin

  • On your mobile device, download and install the free bose Music app from the App store or Google Play
  • Turn on Bluetooth® in the mobile device settings

Setting up your system

  1. Connect a power cord from the soundbar to an AC (mains) outlet
  2. On your mobile device, open the Bose Music app
  3. Sign into to your account or create a new one
  4. If prompted to allow Location Service, Local Access Network, or Bluetooth® permissions for the app, allow them
    Tip: These are used so the app can detect and control your product. If you do not allow them, the app will not find your product
  5. Select Speakers & Soundbars

  6. On the Add Product screen, swipe left of right to find your product, then tap Add
    Tip: If the Add Product screen does not appear, tap the My Bose icon icon in upper-left, then tap the + to add a product
    Add product button

    If the app cannot find your product, see App does not detect Wi-Fi product during set up

  7. Select your wireless network and enter the network password, then tap Connect
    Tip: For hidden networks, tap Manually Enter Wi-Fi, then enter the network info
    Wi-Fi network name and password fields
  8. Select a name for the soundbar or enter a custom name, then tap Next
    Product name selections
  9. On the Sharing screen, select Yes to let other Bose Music accounts on your network use this product also. Or, select No Thanks to keep this product only on your account
    Buttons to enable or disable Sharing
  10. Connect an HDMI cable from the HDMI ARC jack on the soundbar to the HDMI ARC or eARC jack on the TV, then tap Next
    Tip: HDMI ARC (Audio Return Channel) lets the TV to send audio to your soundbar. If the TV does not have an HDMI connection labeled ARC or eARC, use an optical cable to connect the TV to the soundbar
    Connect TV with HDMI

  11. If you're using the accessory bass module or surround speakers, tap Connect; otherwise, tap Do It Later
    Connect accessory speakers

  12. Select the voice assistant you want to use (Alexa or the Google Assistant). If you don't want to use an assistant or want to add one later, tap Skip in the upper-right. For more info, see Adding or removing the Amazon Alexa voice assistant or Adding or removing Google Assistant
  13. Tap Get Started to start using your system.
    Setup complete button
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