Bose is one of the most popular audio product manufacturers in the modern era, and their earbuds are particularly strong sellers.
Bose boasts a range of wireless earbuds that all sound great and offer reliable sound quality with the added benefit of portability.
We’ve put together a brief guide on pairing your Bose earbuds with a handful of common devices.
We’ve also thrown in some troubleshooting tips for any connectivity issues you might experience while pairing your Bose wireless earbuds.
Bose uses two primary methods of connecting with other devices: Companion apps for iOS/Android devices and Bluetooth for other devices like TVs, PCs, and laptops.
You can download one of the companion apps (Bose Connect or Bose Music) from your respective mobile app service.
The Bluetooth connection will require that your playback device has Bluetooth capabilities.
Bose Earbuds use Bluetooth technology to connect and pair with various playback devices. All Bose earbuds need to be set to pairing mode to connect properly.
Below is a quick rundown on activating the pairing mode on your earbud model.
Bose earbuds can connect to mobile devices through Bluetooth connectivity using a companion app.
Your companion app will vary depending on your mobile device and can be downloaded on Google Play or the Apple App Store.
Older devices may use Bose Connect, while more recent mobile models should connect using Bose Music.
Bose Music works specifically with Bose QuietComfort, Sport, and Sport Open earbuds.
Below is a brief guide on how to pair your Bose earbuds with a mobile device using Bose Music:
You can also use a regular Bluetooth connection to pair with your Bose earbuds.
Pairing with your earbuds is a simple process and differs slightly depending on your playback device.
We’ve listed some primary ways to pair your Bose earbuds using Bluetooth below.
Thanks to their companion apps and Bluetooth capabilities, pairing with Bose earbuds is a pretty straightforward process.
You can use the steps above to streamline the pairing process.
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If you run into any issues while pairing, try resetting your earbuds or playback device, as well as their Bluetooth connections.
Alternatively, try contacting a local technician or the Bose support center.
Sometimes Bose earbuds may experience connection issues relating to power or Bluetooth issues.
You can try resetting your Bose earbuds and device by turning them off and on and resetting the Bluetooth on either end.
You can also try updating the firmware to see if this solves the issue.
A flashing white light could indicate one of two things on your Bose earbuds. Either they require a firmware update, or they are trying to connect to a prior Bluetooth device.
The flashing white light should become stable if they do connect to this device.
If one of your Bose earbuds isn’t working, they may simply need a charge or need to be reset. You can reset a Bose earbud by holding the power button until its LED flashes red.
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