How to Connect the Bose Speaker to Wi-Fi

Learn how to connect the Bose Speaker to Wi-Fi in four simple steps.

After a long day at work, there is nothing better than laying on your bed, playing your favorite music at full volume, and relaxing for hours at a time. You scroll through your playlist, find a song, and hit play…just to realize your phone’s volume is less than the outside noise.

This is where your Bose speakers come in, you can easily connect the Bose Speakers to Wi-Fi, and enjoy your favorite music un full undisturbed volume.

In the article below, I have explained the step-by-step procedure to connect the Bose Speaker to Wi-Fi.

How to Connect the Bose Speaker to Wi-Fi 

 Connect the Bose Speaker to Wi-Fi 

To connect Bose Speaker to Wi-Fi, follow the steps mentioned below: 

Step 1: Switch on the Bose Speaker.

To switch on your Bose speakers press and hold the power button at the top of your Bose Speakers. The LED light will turn solid indicating that your speakers are switched on.

Next, simultaneously press and hold the volume down, and play/pause button. Once the ring light at the top of your Bose speaker flashes, it is ready to be connected to Wi-Fi.

Step 2: Install the Bose Speaker App.

Next, go to your mobile device, and install the “Bose Music” app on it.

iPhone users can install the app from the Apple Store, and Android users can install the app from the Play Store. 

Step 3: Create a new account and set it up.

Once the app is installed, you’ll have to create a new account. All you have to do is give your email credentials and set up a password for the account.

Step 4: Connect the Bose Speakers to Wi-Fi 

Once you have successfully entered the app, at the bottom of the screen, you’ll find the “set up a new device” option, click on it.

Click on Speakers and Soundbars.

Since your Bose speakers are already enabled, the name of the model should be displayed on your phone screen. Click on “Add” once you see the name of your Bose Speakers displayed on your mobile.

After a while, a Wi-Fi set-up screen will appear on your mobile, here select the Wi-Fi network of your choice, enter the password, and press submit.

Once your speakers are connected, you can alter their names and select a new one. 

A few prompts will appear on your screen, you can answer them according to your preference.

That’s it, your Bose Speakers are connected to Wi-Fi.

How to Connect the Bose Speaker to Wi-Fi(Different)

 Bose Speaker

Your Bose speaker allows you to store eight different Wi-Fi networks on it, so, anytime you have an issue connecting it to a particular network, you can easily switch networks and enjoy the Bose speakers to their full potential.

In this article’s next section, I have how you can connect Bose Speaker to a different Wi-Fi option.

To connect the Bose speaker to Wi-Fi:  

Step 1: Switch on the Bose Speaker.

First and foremost, press and hold the power button at the top of your Bose Speakers, the LED light will turn solid indicating that your speakers are switched on.

Next, simultaneously press and hold the volume down, and play/pause button. Once the ring light at the top of your Bose speaker flashes, it is ready to be connected to Wi-Fi.

Step 2: Connect the Mobile’s Wi-Fi to the Speaker.

Now go to your Mobile’s Wi-Fi settings, and under the “other networks” option, click on the “Bose Portable Home Speaker” Network.

Step 3: Add new Wi-Fi to the Bose app.

Now, open the Bose music app on your device.

A prompt will appear on your screen indicating that you are directly connected to the speaker, press the “Continue” button displayed at the bottom of the screen.

The in-app web browser will open, and you can add the new network and the password in the space provided.

At last, click “Submit.’ 

That’s it yourBose speakers are connected to a new Wi-Fi network. Just go back and make sure your mobile is also connected to the same network as your speaker.

You can now access all the Wi-Fi-enabled features on your Bose speakers.

Conclusion 

With that, we are at the end of the article. Now you know how you can connect the Bose Speaker to Wi-Fi.

If you still have any doubts or thoughts on the article, please share them with us in the comment section below.

Frequently Asked Questions

Why won’t my Bose speaker connect to Wi-Fi?

If you can’t connect the Bose Speaker to Wi-Fi, follow the steps mentioned below to fix the issue:
Restart the Wi-Fi Router.
Place the Bose speaker near the Wi-Fi router.
Remove the speaker, and add it again.
Check the device limit.
Factory Reset the Bose Speaker.

How to factory reset a Bose speaker?

Press and hold the power button for 10 seconds. After ten seconds, the Bluetooth light blinks blue indicating the speaker is reset. 

Why is my Bose speaker not working?

If your speaker isn’t working, make sure:
Your speaker is fully charged.
You have updated the speaker’s app.
Reset your Bose speaker.

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