SoundLink Air Wi-Fi Setup Application



The SoundLink Air Wi-Fi Setup Application is designed to provide a straightforward way to set up the AirPlay feature of your SoundLink Air digital music system.  It is a software application that guides you step by step, through the process of connecting your SoundLink Air to your wireless network - A connection that's necessary to enable AirPlay. 


For instructions on how to connect your speaker without the application, please read to the bottom of this post.


For Windows:

Minimum System requirements:

  • 300 MHz processor (1 GHz for Vista or Windows 7) 32 or 64 bit
  • 128 MB RAM (Windows XP); 512 MB RAM (Vista Home Basic); 1 GB (other Vista editions and Windows 7 32 bit); 2 GB (Windows 7 64 bit)
  • Internet connection
  • 2 MB available hard disk space
  • USB 1.1, 2.0 or 3.0 port


Steps to Download:

  1. Click the "Download for Windows" button
  2. In the File Download window, click Runor 
  3. If Run, follow the prompts to perform the setup.
  4. If Save, select a location for saving the file (Bose_Soundlink_Air_Setup_application.exe). Then start the application from your hard drive and follow the prompts to perform the setup.

Download for Windows


For Mac:

Minimum System requirements:

  • OS v10.6 (Snow Leopard) or OS v10.7 (Lion) or OS v10.8 (Mountain Lion)
  • Intel-based processor
  • 1 GB (Snow Leopard)
  • Internet connection
  • 32 MB available hard disk space
  • USB 1.1, 2.0 or 3.0 port


Steps to download:

  1. Click the "Download for Mac" button
  2. Open the downloaded dmg file, and then double-click the Bose SoundLink Air Wi-Fi Setup Application icon.
  3. Follow the instructions in the application to complete the setup.

Download for Mac


Alternative Method

You can use the below set up method to connect your SoundLink Air to your Wi-Fi network. This process does not require the SoundLink Air Wi-Fi Setup Application.


  1. On the back of your product, disconnect the power cord and any connected cables
  2. Reconnect power, then wait 30 seconds
  3. On the bottom of the product, press and hold the Reset button for about two seconds until the Wi-Fi light is solid amberHS11189
  4. Wait about 30 seconds
  5. On a computer or mobile device, go to the Wi-Fi settings and connect to "BoseSoundLink Air Network"
  6. Open a web browser and go to
  7. Follow the instructions on the page to enter your network name and password.


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