Bose Soundbar System Bundle

Sold from 2019 - 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 your system.

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
  • If using a wired Internet connection, connect an Ethernet cable from the <...> jack on the soundbar to an router or access point

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 Headphones or Speakers & Soundbars depending on the product you are setting up

  6. On the Add Product screen, swipe left of right to find your product, then tap Add Product
    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
    Button 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. Tap Connect to set up the bass module.Otherwise, tap Do It Later
    Connect accessory speakers
  12. On the ADAPTiQ screen, tap Get Started to optimize sound quality. For more info, see ADAPTiQ system setup and deactivation
    Tip: Calibration is recommended and typically takes a few minutes. To do this later, tap Skip in upper-right
    Get started with ADAPTiQ

  13. 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
  14. Tap Get Started to start using your system.
    Complete setup button
  15. Install the batteries in your remote. If the remote does control your soundbar, see Pairing the remote control to your system.
    Tip: To program your remote to control other devices (like a cable box or Blu-ray player), see Programming your remote.
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