SoundTouch® Series II wireless adapter

SoundTouch® Series II wireless adapter is rated 1.3333 out of 5 by 3.
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Add streaming music to your home entertainment

There’s a world of music out there. And the SoundTouch® Series II wireless adapter makes it easy to enjoy wireless music throughout your home with select Bose® home theater and entertainment systems. Stream millions of songs through music services, Internet radio and your stored music library. SoundTouch® is an entire family of Bose speakers and systems that connect to your home Wi-Fi® network or Bluetooth® devices, so there’s no complicated equipment to add. Simply press one of six presets on the remote or app, and the music starts.

  • Transform your home theater system into a place for all your music
  • Compatible with Lifestyle® Series II and CineMate® 520, 130 and 120 home theater systems. (Included with Lifestyle® Series III, Lifestyle® SoundTouch® and SoundTouch® home theater systems)
  • Easy setup and powerful control with the free SoundTouch® app
  • Six personalized presets on remote or app play your favorite music at the touch of a button
  • Works with your existing home Wi-Fi network and Bluetooth devices for even more music options

Expand your musical universe

The SoundTouch® adapter is your key to an expanding musical universe. Pandora®. Spotify®. iHeartRadio™. Deezer. These popular music services are integrated into the SoundTouch® app, so they’re instantly accessible. You can save your favorite stations and iTunes® playlists to six presets on the app and remote so they’re always a touch away. And Bluetooth connectivity is included so you can play music wirelessly from your smartphone or tablet, too.

Powerful SoundTouch® app

The SoundTouch® app makes it easy to explore new music and manage what you have. That’s millions of songs, thousands of Internet radio stations or your own music library. Assign your favorite stations, playlists or albums to six presets. Now they're just a touch away, from anywhere in your home. But when you want to venture beyond your presets, use the app with your smartphone or tablet to find other music. Browse the online musical universe or files from your own music library. You also can use the app to manage multiple systems in different rooms.

Built for multi-room audio

The SoundTouch® Series II wireless adapter also enables your compatible Bose home theater system to work with other SoundTouch® systems throughout the house to create a multi-room listening experience. That's why there's a SoundTouch® system for every room—from one-piece music systems to outdoor speakers to home theater systems. Start with any one SoundTouch® system, and keep adding them whenever you'd like. They all work together to play the same music in every room, or different music in different rooms.

Rated 2 out of 5 by from Ok Drops the Internet signal too much. First series adapter didn't have these problems. Bluetooth works great. Maybe a firmware update is needed for signal dropping. Hopefully Bose will work on this.
Date published: 2015-11-07
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Internet signal drops to much In the beginning it all doing very well. After a some time the internet signal drops to much! I already updated the adapter but no better results. It only plays for 30 seconds I think and then I always have to push the playbutton in the soundtouch app. I hope this can be solved
Date published: 2015-11-15
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Doesn't play music from my iPhone Doesn't play music from my iPhone. Have to turn on my computer to play from my library. What gives?
Date published: 2015-10-03
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  • SoundTouch® wireless adapter II:2" H x 9.4" W x 2.5" D (12 oz)

Additional details

  • Wireless network compatibility: 802.11 b/g
  • Supported audio formats: MP3, WMA, AAC, Apple lossless


  • AC power
  • Ethernet port
  • USB input (for setup only)

In the box

  • SoundTouch® wireless adapter II
  • 6 ft USB-A to Micro USB-B cable
  • USB flash drive (for updates)
  • Setup guide


How does the SoundTouch® Series II wireless adapter work?

The adapter lets you stream your favorite music, such as Internet radio, your music library and music services like Deezer, Pandora®, Spotify® and iHeartRadio™ using your home Wi-Fi® network.

What products are compatible with the SoundTouch® Series II wireless adapter?

The adapter is compatible with Lifestyle® Series II and II home entertainment systems; Lifestyle® SoundTouch®, SoundTouch® home theater systems and CineMate® 520, 130 and 120 home theater systems.

Is the SoundTouch® Series II wireless adapter difficult to set up?

No. You can complete the one-time setup process in just a few simple steps. After that, use the free SoundTouch® app to explore and manage your music.

How do I update the adapter software?

SoundTouch® system software can be easily updated over the customer’s network through the free SoundTouch® app. The app will let the user know when an update is available for each connected SoundTouch® system.

Can I use the SoundTouch® system without a home network?

No. SoundTouch® systems require access to a home network, whether for wired or wireless access. Wi-Fi is supported in all SoundTouch® products for wireless access. Ethernet is available for all products for wired access. In addition, the SoundTouch® app needs access to the same home network in order to control and configure a SoundTouch® system.

What is the wireless range of SoundTouch® products?

SoundTouch® products require a good signal from your home network to function properly. Wherever your laptop or mobile Internet devices stream media content successfully in your home today, your SoundTouch® products should also work well. Your home network range depends on many factors, including your Wi-Fi access point capabilities, the relative location of the Wi-Fi access point and Internet devices, home construction materials, the number of simultaneous Wi-Fi devices, the number and strength of adjacent Wi-Fi networks, and interfering signals, such as microwave ovens.

Will a Bose® home theater system with SoundTouch® work without Internet access?

Yes, but in limited fashion. Without Internet access, SoundTouch® systems that have already been set up can still play music stored on any computer connected to the network. However, you will not be able to stream music from the Internet or set new presets. Similarly, you will not be able to set up a new system without Internet access.

Will I experience interference from other wireless devices or between SoundTouch® products?

Because there may be many Wi-Fi devices attached to your home theater systems, it is possible that there may be some interference between them. The SoundTouch® adapter comes with six-foot connectors so you can move the adapter away from sources of interference. In addition, all Wi-Fi devices share the available bandwidth of the home network. As the number of devices increases, the bandwidth demands on the home network increases at a faster multiplier than the number of devices added to the network. Also, devices located long distances from the home network access point can also reduce the overall throughput of the network. A congested home network or a widely separated network can negatively impact the music experience (e.g., audio dropouts). Beyond this, as with any wireless product, we can expect interference from other wireless devices, other wireless networks and appliances like microwave ovens.

Can the SoundTouch® app control my Bose home theater system?

Yes. The SoundTouch® app will allow you to turn on or switch to SoundTouch® sources, and then control volume. It also will control volume of the system when listening to something other than your SoundTouch® source. It will not control any of the home theater functions or control any attached sources.