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Smart Speaker Firmware Update April 16, 2019 - updated April 22nd, 2019

Update April 22nd, 2019:


On April 22nd, 2019, we released a new update for Android Bose Music App. Android 1.6.3 contains minor bug fixes.


Original post dated April 16, 2019:


Dear Bose community,


We're excited to announce that AirPlay 2 is now available on your Smart Speakers and Soundbars! As many of you know, AirPlay 2 lets you stream music, podcasts and audio for video from any Apple device to your Bose product (including Apple Music!).


We know many of our SoundTouch customers are also eager for AirPlay 2 functionality on their speakers, and while today's announcement only applies to our smart speakers and soundbars, rest assured we are still working on bringing the feature to SoundTouch as well.


To find out more, visit the FAQs page for your product:

Home Speaker 500

Soundbar 500

Soundbar 700




Date: April 16th, 2019


Details: Smart Speaker Firmware Update. Available Over-The-Air (OTA) automatically.


Firmware Version: 3.1.7 Home Speaker 500, Soundbar 500, Soundbar 700


Bose Music App requirements: (No new app update releasing April 16th)

Android: 1.6.3

iOS: 1.6.2

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