S1 Pro Firmware version 7.1.8 April 12, 2020
There is a new firmware release 7.1.8 that was available on April 12, 2020. All firmware updates are cumulative. All prior updates are included in the most recent version. Bose recommends that you keep your firmware up to date.
- Maintenance Updates
- There are no customer-facing changes just minor changes to ensure compatibility with the Bose Connect app.
The fastest way to get the new firmware is to use a PC or MAC and follow the instructions here: S1 Pro System Firmware Update
If you use the Bose Connect app. It should detect that there is new firmware available and display "Preparing product update".
If you see this, make sure your S1 Pro is connected to AC power. You can listen to music or do other things with your device as long as you don't shut it off or lose your internet connection. This process can take quite a while depending on the size of the firmware update file.
When you are ready to update the S1 Pro system make sure the S1 Pro is connected to AC power. Then, tap UPDATE. This part should be done in under 5-10 minutes.
You will see the progress indicator.
When the progress indicator stops you may be prompted to rename your S1 Pro. Change it or leave it as is. That's up to you.
Then follow the screen prompts.
If you have difficulty with the firmware update process please contact Bose Support. They will be happy to walk through the process with you.