Toplander
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Music Service as Alarm on Home Speaker 500?

Hi,

I’d like to use the the Home Speaker 500 as an alarm clock getting me up with music.

 

At the forum Archiv I found a post that indicated that exactly this desired feature would not be supported by the smart speaker product line.

 

Are there any developments on this topic?

Is this going to work?

 

Thanks in advance

 

Gerhard

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Re: Music Service as Alarm on Home Speaker 500?

Hi Toplander, 

 

Thanks for posting and reaching out to us today. 

 

This isn't a feature that is currently available on the Home Speaker 500, however I would love to raise this for you as a future feature request. 

 

If any other users would like to see this or any other features added to the Home Speaker 500 then please do let us know.

 

Kind Regards, 

Hector B - Community Support 

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Re: Music Service as Alarm on Home Speaker 500?

However you may be able to use google assistant or Alexa to set alarms to wake you up (dependant on whether these are supported in your country)

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Re: Music Service as Alarm on Home Speaker 500?

I had hoped to be able to do this too.

There is also no way to select a preset with Alexa.

2 great features that should be enabled asap please.

 

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Re: Music Service as Alarm on Home Speaker 500?

Absolutely would love to have that functionality - this is something a EUR 300+ smart speaker should support! 

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Re: Music Service as Alarm on Home Speaker 500?

Addendum for clarification: this should be made possible directly via the BOSE app without using Alexa - for the more privacy-loving folks among us (microphones permanently disabled). 

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Re: Music Service as Alarm on Home Speaker 500?

I have now setup Alexa routines to power on and the power off after 90 min but even this is not reliable. 
still testing but I believe that if people are replacing clock radios with these premium devices they should offer the same functionality. The technology is there so please get the devs onto it and give us early adopters this feature without Alexa. 

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Re: Music Service as Alarm on Home Speaker 500?

If you enter the alarm function I will buy this speaker today

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ryan.maasburg@mac.com
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Re: Music Service as Alarm on Home Speaker 500?

I requested this feature last year and wanted to follow up on this to see if there was any progress on this ?

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Re: Music Service as Alarm on Home Speaker 500?

Hey Ryan, 

 

Thanks for reaching out again. 

 

I am sorry but we do not have any updates on this at this time. 

 

As soon as we know more, we will let the community know. 

 

Thanks for your patience and understanding. 

 

Kind Regards, 

Vicky W 

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