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Bose Music App Update - 2 January 2020

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*Update* on January 2nd, we released 3.0.2 for Android. This update includes a fix for logins with music services.


Starting December 2nd, a new Bose Music App update is available through the iOS App Store and Google Play Store. If your apps update automatically it may take until December 5th, 2019 for you to see the update.

Version Information:

iOS: 3.0.0
Android: 3.0.1


Release Notes:

  • Welcome the Bose Portable Home Speaker to the Bose smart speaker family
  • Now you can enjoy a personal TV listening experience by grouping your Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700 with a Bose Soundbar 500 or 700
  • Even more grouping options! Your Bose SoundLink Bluetooth speaker can now be grouped with a Bose smart speaker to hear the same music from both speakers in perfect sync
  • Keep listening (or sleeping) by toggling the auto-off function on your NC 700 Headphones
  • A few tweaks and fine-tuning to make the app more stable and less buggy


Additional Notes:

Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700 - iOS and Android

  • Added the ability to toggle “Motion Detection” ON or OFF. Previously this was not a configurable setting. This setting is separate from the “auto-off timer” in the settings menu.

Smart Home Speakers and Soundbars

  • To get started with the new grouping features, open the Bose Music app on your mobile device and navigate to your Bose smart home speaker or soundbar. Then click on your product's image in the bottom-right of your screen, tap on group, and choose to add your Bose portable Bluetooth speaker or Bose wireless headphones to the group. Make sure your headphones or speaker is turned on and in discovery mode and that both devices have the most recent firmware updates. For more info on using groups, see the article here.
  • New Amazon Alexa Media Control features are coming. More information to come!
  • Connection help screen improvements for Portable Home Speaker.
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Marian Neacsu
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Re: Bose Music App Update - 2 December 2019

I just bought today the SoundLink Mini II (special edition). I tried to connect thru Bose Music app and it's not working. The speaker it's connected to my phone on Bluetooth but it's not recognised by Bose Music App. I've done the firmware update to 1.8 (was 1.4) and still not working. I don't know what else I can do.


Re: Bose Music App Update - 2 December 2019

Hi Marian Neacsu,


Thank you for your post and welcome to the Community!


Regarding your query, the SoundLink Mini II Special Edition does not use an application to connect to your devices. All you need to do is connect directly using your source device's Bluetooth menu.


I hope this helps clarify, if anyone else is experiencing the same issue, please reach out to us here.




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Re: Bose Music App Update - 2 January 2020

Will soundbar 300 work with bosemusic?


Re: Bose Music App Update - 2 January 2020

Hi @tuncina,


Thank you for taking the time to post.


The SoundTouch 300 Soundbar operates only through the SoundTouch app and is not able to be connected with the Bose Music app.


You should find the Bose SoundTouch app on the iOS App Store and Google Play Store. Please let me know if you're having any difficulty or require any assistance connecting your soundbar to the SoundTouch app!


Warm regards,

Sam F