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Connecting a Bluetooth® device using the Bose app
Find out how to use the Bose app to wirelessly pair your product to a Bluetooth device, like a smartphone or computer. This lets you control the sound you hear from your product.
You can connect a Bluetooth® device using the Bose app or the buttons on your product.
Below, we'll show you how to connect using the Bose app. For help connecting without the app, see Connecting a Bluetooth® device.
Use the app to put your product in pairing mode.
To connect a device using the Bose Music app, you first need to add your Bose smart speaker to your Bose Music account. If you haven't yet, see Setting up your product.
To enter pairing mode:
- In the Bose Music app, tap the Source button
Tip: If the a different product is shown, tap the My Bose icon in upper-left, select the desired product, then tap the Source button
- Select Bluetooth
- Tap Add New to make your speaker available to connect to a Bluetooth device.
Select your product in the Bluetooth® menu of the device.
Select the device you are trying to connect.
Smartphone, tablet, or other device
If you are unable to connect a Bluetooth® device, try our troubleshooting suggestions.
For more info, see Cannot connect a Bluetooth® device.
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