Bose SoundTouch 10 manual

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  • Brand: Bose
  • Product: Speaker
  • Model/name: SoundTouch 10
  • Filetype: PDF
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Table of Contents

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Please read this owner’s guide carefully and save it for future reference.
The lightning flash with arrowhead symbol within an equilateral triangle alerts the user to the
presence of uninsulated, dangerous voltage within the system enclosure that may be of sufficient
magnitude to constitute a risk of electric shock.
The exclamation point within an equilateral triangle alerts the user to the presence of important
operating and maintenance instructions in the owner’s guide.
WARNINGS:
•	 
To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do not expose this ­
product to rain or moisture.
•	 
Do not expose this apparatus to dripping or splashing, and do not place objects filled with
liquids, such as vases, on or near the apparatus. As with any electronic products, use care not to
spill liquids into any part of the product. Liquids can cause a failure and/or a fire hazard.
CAUTIONS:
•	 
Keep new and used batteries away from children. Do not ingest battery, chemical burn hazard.
The remote control supplied with this product contains a coin/button cell battery. If the coin/
button cell battery is swallowed it can cause severe internal burns in just 2 hours and can lead
to death. If the battery compartment does not close securely, stop using the product. If you
think the battery may have been swallowed or placed inside any part of the body seek immedi-
ate medical attention. May explode or cause a fire or chemical burn if incorrectly replaced or
mishandled. Do not recharge, disassemble, heat above 212°F (100°C), or incinerate. Replace
only with an agency approved (ex. UL) CR2032 or DL2032 3-volt lithium battery. Dispose of used
batteries promptly.
•	 
Do not place naked flame sources, such as lighted candles, on or near the apparatus.
WARNING: Contains small parts which may be a choking hazard. Not suitable for children under
age 3.
Please dispose of used batteries properly, following local regulations.
Do not incinerate.
This symbol means the product must not be discarded as household waste, and should be
delivered to an appropriate collection facility for recycling. Proper disposal and recycling helps
protect natural resources, human health and the environment. For more information on disposal
and recycling of this product, contact your local municipality, disposal service, or the shop where
you bought this product.
Important Safety Instructions	
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Important Safety Instructions
The product contains magnetic material. Please contact your physician if you have any questions
on whether this might affect the operation of your implantable medical device.
CAUTION: Make no modifications to the system or accessories. ­
Unauthorized alterations may
compromise safety, ­
regulatory co­
mpliance, and system performance.
NOTES:
•	 
Where the mains plug or appliance coupler is used as the disconnect device, such disconnect device
shall remain readily operable.
•	 
This product must be used indoors. It is neither designed nor tested for use outdoors, in recreation
vehicles, or on boats.
•	 The product label can be located on the bottom of the system.
Important Safety Instructions
1.	 Read these instructions.
2.	 Keep these instructions.
3.	 Heed all warnings.
4.	 Follow all instructions.
5.	 Do not use this apparatus near water or moisture.
6.	 Clean only with a dry cloth.
7.	 Do not block any ventilation openings. Install in ­
accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions.
8.	 
Do not install near any heat sources, such as ­
radiators, heat registers, stoves, or other apparatus
(including amplifiers) that produce heat.
9.	 
Protect the power cord from being walked on or pinched, particularly at plugs, convenience
­
receptacles, and the point where they exit from the apparatus.
10.	 Only use attachments/accessories specified by the manufacturer.
11.	 Unplug this apparatus during lightning storms or when unused for long periods of time.
12.	 
Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel. ­
Servicing is required when the apparatus has been
damaged in any way: such as power supply cord or plug is damaged; liquid has been spilled or
objects have fallen into the apparatus; the apparatus has been exposed to rain or moisture, does not
operate normally, or has been dropped.
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Regulatory Information
Information about products that generate electrical noise
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant
to Part 15 of the FCC rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful
interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency
energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference
to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular
installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be
determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference
by one or more of the following measures:
•	 Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
•	 Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
•	 Connect the equipment to an outlet on a different circuit than the one to which the receiver is connected.
•	 Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.
FCC WARNING
Changes or modifications not expressly approved by Bose ­
Corporation could void the user’s authority to
operate this equipment.
Important USA and Canada compliance Information
This device complies with part 15 of the FCC rules and Industry Canada license-exempt RSS standard(s).
Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) this device may not cause harmful interference,
and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired
operation.
This equipment complies with FCC and Industry Canada radiation exposure limits set forth for an
­
uncontrolled environment. This equipment should be installed and operated with a minimum distance of
20 cm between radiator and your body.
This equipment must not be co-located or be operating in conjunction with any other antennas or
­transmitters.
This device complies with Industry Canada licence-exempt RSS standards(s).
This Class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003.
CAN ICES-3 (B)/NMB-3(B)
Bose Corporation hereby declares that this product is in compliance with the essential
requirements and other relevant provisions of Directive 1999/5/EC and all other applicable
EU directive requirements. The complete declaration of conformity can be found at:
www.Bose.com/compliance
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Regulatory Information
Names and Contents of Toxic or Hazardous Substances or Elements
Toxic or Hazardous Substances and Elements
Part Name
Lead
(Pb)
Mercury
(Hg)
Cadmium
(Cd)
Hexavalent
(CR(VI))
Polybrominated Biphenyl
(PBB)
Polybrominated diphenylether
(PBDE)
PCBs X O O O O O
Metal parts X O O O O O
Plastic parts O O O O O O
Speakers X O O O O O
Cables X O O O O O
This table is prepared in accordance with the provisions of SJ/T 11364.
O: Indicates that said hazardous substance contained in all of the homogeneous materials for this part is below the limit requirement of
GB/T 26572.
X: Indicates that said hazardous substance contained in at least one of the homogeneous materials used for this part is above the limit require-
ment of GB/T 26572.
Please complete and retain for your records
The serial and model number can be found on the back or bottom of the system.
Serial number:____________________________________________________________________
Model number:____________________________________________________________________
Purchase date:____________________________________________________________________
We suggest you keep your receipt in a safe place.
App Store is a service mark of Apple Inc.
Amazon, Kindle and Fire are trademarks of Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates.
Android and Google Play are trademarks of Google Inc.
The Bluetooth®
word mark and logos are registered trademarks owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use
of such marks by Bose Corporation is under license.
iHeartRadio is a registered trademark of iHeartMedia, Inc.
iTunes is a trademark of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.
This product incorporates Spotify software which is subject to 3rd party licenses found here:
www.spotify.com/connect/third-party-licenses.
Spotify is a registered trademark of Spotify AB.
SoundTouch and the wireless note design are trademarks of Bose Corporation in the U.S. and other
countries.
Wi-Fi is a registered trademark of Wi-Fi Alliance®
.
Windows is a registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and other countries.
© 2015 Bose Corporation. No part of this work may be reproduced, modified, distributed, or otherwise
used without prior written permission.
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Contents
SoundTouch™
System benefits........................................................................................................	8
Hardware features....................................................................................................	8
SoundTouch™
app.....................................................................................................	8
Setting up the System
Unpacking the system.....................................................................................................	9
Connecting the system to power..................................................................................	10
Adding the system to your Wi-Fi®
network..................................................................	10
Add the system to an existing SoundTouch™
account......................................	10
Download and install the SoundTouch™
app......................................................	11
Connect the system to your home Wi-Fi®
network............................................	11
Connecting the system to a new network...................................................................	11
Using the System
Powering on the system.................................................................................................	12
Understanding the system status indicators.............................................................	12
Wi-Fi®
indicator ( ) .............................................................................................	13
Bluetooth®
indicator ( ).......................................................................................	13
AUX indicator ( ) ............................................................................................	13
SoundTouch™
indicator ( ) ...............................................................................	13
System control buttons..................................................................................................	14
Using the button........................................................................................	15
Controlling the System using the App
Using the SoundTouch™
app .........................................................................................	16
Getting help...............................................................................................................	16
Controlling the system from another smartphone,
tablet, or computer..................................................................................................	16
Personalizing your Presets
How Presets work.............................................................................................................	17
What you need to know...........................................................................................	17
Playing a Preset................................................................................................................	17
Setting a Preset................................................................................................................	18
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Contents
Bluetooth®
Pairing a Bluetooth®
enabled device............................................................................	19
Connecting to a paired Bluetooth®
enabled device...................................................	21
Using the button......................................................................................	21
Using the Bluetooth®
feature on the paired device.........................................	21
Clearing the system’s Bluetooth®
pairing list.............................................................	21
Connecting a Device to the AUX Connector
Using a cable to connect an audio device....................................................................	22
Advanced Features
Updating system software.............................................................................................	23
Disabling Wi-Fi®
capability..............................................................................................	23
Re-enabling Wi-Fi®
capability.........................................................................................	24
Resetting the system......................................................................................................	24
Care and Maintenance
Troubleshooting...............................................................................................................	25
Cleaning..............................................................................................................................	26
Replacing the remote control battery..........................................................................	26
Customer service..............................................................................................................	27
Limited warranty information........................................................................................	27
Input power rating............................................................................................................	27
Appendix: Using a Computer for Setup
Important setup information.........................................................................................	28
Using a desktop computer for setup....................................................................	28
Setting up the system using a computer....................................................................	28
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SoundTouch™
Your SoundTouch™
wireless music system provides clear, room-filling sound
streamed wirelessly over your home Wi-Fi®
network. With SoundTouch™
, you can
stream Internet radio, music services, and your music library.
If you have Wi-Fi at home, you’re ready to enjoy your favorite music in any room
you want.
System benefits
•	 Enjoy wireless access to Internet radio, music services and your music library.
•	 Access your favorite music easily with your personalized Presets.
•	 Wireless setup using your smartphone or tablet.
•	 Works with your existing home Wi-Fi network.
•	 Stream music from Bluetooth®
enabled devices.
•	 Free SoundTouch™
app for your computer, smartphone, or tablet.
•	 Simply add additional systems at any time for a multi-room listening experience.
•	 Wide selection of Bose®
audio systems lets you choose the right solution for
any room.
Hardware features
•	 Six Presets on the system and its remote deliver your music with just one touch.
•	 AUX connector enables playback from an audio device.
•	 Remote control for point-and-click control from up to 20 feet away.
•	 Thumbs up/Thumbs down buttons on remote control for customized listening.
SoundTouch™ app
•	 Set up and control your system from your smartphone, tablet, or computer.
•	 Use the SoundTouch™
app to easily personalize Presets to your favorite music.
•	 Explore Internet radio, music services and your music library.
•	 Manage system settings.
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Setting up the System
Unpacking the system
Carefully unpack the carton and confirm that the following parts are included.
May ship with multiple power cords. Use the power cord for your region.
Note: 	If part of the system is damaged, do not use it. Contact your authorized
Bose®
dealer or Bose customer service. Refer to the quick start guide in the
carton for contact information.
Save the carton and packing materials for transporting or storing the system.
SoundTouch
™
wireless music system Power cord
Remote control USB cable
(computer setup only)
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Setting up the System
Connecting the system to power
Before you set up the system on your network, connect the system to power.
1.	 Plug the power cord into the POWER connector on the system.
2.	 Plug the other end of the power cord into an AC (mains) power outlet.
Adding the system to your Wi-Fi
®
network
After you connect the system to power, you must download and install the
­SoundTouch™
app onto a smartphone or tablet that is connected to your network.
The app guides you through connecting the system to your network (see
page 11).
Note: 		If you do not have a smartphone or tablet, you can use a computer for
setup (see page 28).
Add the system to an existing SoundTouch™
account
If you have already set up SoundTouch™
for another system, you do not need to
download the SoundTouch™
app again.
1.	 On your smartphone or tablet, select the SoundTouch™
icon to
launch the app.
2.	 Select EXPLORE > SETTINGS > Systems > ADD SYSTEM to add
another system.
The app guides you through setup.
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Setting up the System
Download and install the SoundTouch™
app
If this is your first time setting up a SoundTouch™
system, you must install the app.
On your smartphone or tablet, download the SoundTouch™
controller app.
Bose®
SoundTouchTM
controller app
•	 iOS users: download from the App Store
•	 Android™
users: download on the Google Play™
store
•	 Amazon Kindle Fire users: download from the Amazon Appstore for Android
Connect the system to your home Wi-Fi®
network
After you install the app, add the system to your network:
1.	 On your smartphone or tablet, select to launch the app.
The app guides you through connecting the system to your Wi-Fi®
network.
2.	 Follow the instructions in the app to complete setup, including creating a
SoundTouch™
account, adding a ­
music library and music services.
Connecting the system to a new network
If your network information changes, you must add the system to the new network.
You can do this by manually putting the system in to setup mode.
1.	 On the button pad, press and hold and – until the Wi-Fi indicator
glows amber.
2.	 On your smartphone, tablet or computer, open the app.
3.	 From the EXPLORE panel, select SETTINGS > Systems.
4.	 Select your system.
5.	 Select CONNECT TO A WI-FI NETWORK.
The app guides you through setup.
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Using the System
Powering on the system
On the button pad or the remote control, press Power ( ).
Tip: You can also press a Preset or to power on the system.
Understanding the system status indicators
The front of the system has a series of indicators that show system status. Lights
under the indicators glow according to system state (see page 13).
Auxiliary indicator
Wi-Fi
®
indicator
SoundTouch
™
indicator
Bluetooth
®
indicator
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Using the System
Wi-Fi®
indicator ( )
Shows the Wi-Fi®
connection status of the system.
Indicator activity System state
Blinking white Connecting to Wi-Fi network
Solid white (dim) Power saving mode and connected to Wi-Fi network
Solid white (bright) System is on and connected to Wi-Fi network
Blinking amber Disconnected from Wi-Fi network
Solid amber System is in setup mode
Bluetooth®
indicator ( )
Shows the connection status of a Bluetooth®
enabled device.
Indicator activity System state
Blinking blue Ready to connect
Blinking white Connecting
Solid white Connected
AUX indicator ( )
Indicator activity System state
Solid white System is ready to play content from an external media player
SoundTouch™
indicator ( )
Indicator activity System state
Blinking white Connecting to a SoundTouch
™
source
Solid white System is playing a SoundTouch
™
source
Solid amber System, source, or station unavailable
Preset empty or invalid
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Using the System
System control buttons
The system controls reside on the button pad and on the remote control.
You can also control the system using the SoundTouch™
app (see page 16).
•	 Button pad: enables you to power the system, set and play your Presets,
adjust the volume, and activate the Bluetooth®
and auxiliary sources.
•	 Remote control: enables the same functionality as the button pad, plus:
skip backward/skip forward, play/pause, and Thumbs up/Thumbs down.
Button Description
Power: Press to power on/off the system
Six Preset buttons:
•	 Press and hold to set a Preset to what is currently playing
•	 Press a Preset to play it
Bluetooth/Auxiliary button:
•	 Press to toggle between the Bluetooth and auxiliary source
•	 Indicator on the front of the system indicates source (see page 12)
–
+ Volume Up/Volume Down: Press to increase/decrease volume
Skip Backward/Skip Forward: Press to skip tracks (remote control only)
•	 Play/Pause: Press to toggle play or pause audio
•	 Mute/Unmute: Press to mute or unmute a device connected to AUX
(remote control only)
•	 Press to like/dislike the currently playing selection (for use with partici-
pating music services) (remote control only)
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Using the System
Using the button
This multifunction button enables you to play more music on your system.
•	 Stream music from a connected Bluetooth®
enabled device
•	 Connect an audio device to the AUX connector
Press to toggle between Bluetooth ( ) and auxiliary ( ) sources.
Bluetooth®
wireless technology
Your system has Bluetooth wireless technology which lets you stream music from
Bluetooth enabled devices to your system. Your system stores eight previously
connected devices in its pairing list.
See page 19 for more information.
Auxiliary source
The auxiliary source lets you play music from an audio device connected to your
system’s AUX connector. You need a stereo cable with a 3.5 mm stereo cable plug
(not provided).
See page 22 for more information.
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Controlling the System using the App
Using the SoundTouch™
app
The SoundTouch™
app is a software application that enables you to set up and
control SoundTouch™
from your smartphone, tablet, or computer. Using the app,
your smart device acts as a rich remote for your SoundTouch™
system.
The app enables you to manage your SoundTouch™
settings, add music services,
explore local and global Internet radio stations, set and change Presets, stream
music to the system, view what is playing, plus much more.
After you set up the system on your network using the SoundTouch™
app, you are
ready to explore streaming music and personalize your Presets.
Getting help
SoundTouch.com
Provides access to the owner support center, which includes: owner’s manuals,
articles, tips, tutorials, a video library, and the owner community where you post
questions and answers.
1.	 Open a browser.
2.	 In the address field, type SoundTouch.com
In-app help
Provides help articles for using SoundTouch™
.
1.	 On your device, select to open the app.
2.	 From the EXPLORE panel, select HELP.
Controlling the system from another smartphone,
tablet, or computer
Once you set up the SoundTouch™
system on your home Wi-Fi®
network, you can
control the system from any smartphone, tablet, or computer on the same network.
1.	 Connect the device to the same network as your system.
2.	 On the device, download and install the SoundTouch™
app:
•	 If you are using a smartphone or tablet, see page 11.
•	 If you are using a computer, open a browser and go to:
SoundTouch.com/app
Note: 	See page 28 for more information on setting up using a computer.
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Personalizing your Presets
How Presets work
You can personalize six Presets to your favorite streaming music services, stations,
playlists, artists, albums or songs from your music library. You can access your
music, at any time, with a simple touch of a button on the SoundTouch™
system or
its remote control.
Tip: You can also access your Presets using the SoundTouch™
app on your
­
computer, smartphone, or tablet.
What you need to know
•	 You can set Presets from the app, the button pad and the remote control.
•	 If the Preset source is your iTunes or Windows Media Player music library, ­
ensure the computer storing your music library is on and connected to the
same ­
network as the SoundTouch™
system.
•	 You cannot set Presets to a Bluetooth®
stream or audio device connected
to the AUX connector.
Playing a Preset
Once you personalize your Presets using the app, press a Preset on the button pad
or on the remote control to play it. If you have not set your Presets, launch the app
and set your Presets. For help, refer to the in-app help.
If using the remote control, aim the remote toward the system while pressing a
Preset on the remote.
Note: 	
If no music plays and the SoundTouch™
indicator on the system blinks
amber, see “Setting a Preset” on page 18.
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Personalizing your Presets
Setting a Preset
1.	 Stream music to the system using the app.
2.	 While the music is playing, press and hold a Preset on the button pad or
remote control (about 2 seconds).
The system emits a tone when the Preset is set.
Note:	 For information on using the SoundTouch™
app to set and change your
Presets, refer to the in-app help.
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Bluetooth
®
Pairing a Bluetooth®
enabled device
Bluetooth®
wireless technology enables you to stream music from Bluetooth
enabled smartphones, tablets, computers or other audio devices to your
SoundTouch™
system. You can even stream music from Bluetooth enabled devices
that are not part of your SoundTouch™
ecosystem, such as a guest’s smartphone or
tablet.
Before you can stream music from a Bluetooth enabled device, you must pair the
device with your system.
1.	 
On the system’s button pad or remote control, press and release until
the Bluetooth indicator blinks blue.
Note:	 Each time you press , the system toggles between
Bluetooth ( ) and auxiliary ( ) sources.
Tip:	 You can also press and hold for two seconds to pair a device.
Make sure the Bluetooth indicator is blinking blue before you pair your device.
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Bluetooth
®
2.	 On your Bluetooth®
enabled device, turn on the Bluetooth feature.
Tip:	 The Bluetooth feature is usually found in Settings. A gear icon ( )
often represents Settings on the Home screen.
3.	 Select Bose ST 10 from the device list.
Once paired, your SoundTouch™
system’s name appears connected in the
device list.
4.	 On your Bluetooth enabled device, play music to stream to your system.
If you cannot pair your device
You may need to clear the system’s Bluetooth pairing list (see page 21). After
you clear the list, try pairing again (see page 19).
See “Troubleshooting” on page 25 for more information.
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Bluetooth
®
Connecting to a paired Bluetooth
®
enabled device
You can stream audio from a Bluetooth®
enabled device to your system.
Note: 	If there are multiple devices stored in the system’s pairing list, it may take a
minute or two for the paired device to connect. Your system’s Bluetooth in-
dicator indicates connection status. See “Understanding the system status
indicators” on page 12.
Using the button
1.	 
On the system’s button pad or remote control, press and release
until the Bluetooth indicator blinks blue.
The system connects to the last device that streamed to your system.
2.	 Once connected, on the Bluetooth enabled device, play music to stream to
your system.
Tip: If a paired device is connected, you do not need to press .
If you cannot stream audio from a paired device
Your SoundTouch™
system may have lost connection to the device. The system’s
Bluetooth indicator glows white when connected. If the paired device is out of
range of your system, move the device within range.
Using the Bluetooth®
feature on the paired device
1.	 On the Bluetooth enabled device, turn on the Bluetooth feature.
2.	 Select your SoundTouch™
system from the device list.
3.	 Once connected, on the Bluetooth enabled device, play music to stream to
your system.
Clearing the system’s Bluetooth®
pairing list
When you pair a Bluetooth enabled device to your system, the connection is stored
in the system’s pairing list. You may need to clear the pairing list if you cannot
­
connect to a device. Once you clear the list, you need to pair previously-paired
devices again.
On the button pad or remote control, press and hold (about 10 seconds)
until the Bluetooth indicator double-blinks white.
The system is ready to pair to a device (see page 19).
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Connecting a Device to the AUX Connector
Using a cable to connect an audio device
You can connect the audio output of a smartphone, tablet, computer or other type
of audio device to your system’s AUX connector. The AUX connector accepts a 3.5
mm stereo cable plug (not provided).
1.	 Using a stereo cable, connect your audio device to the AUX connector on the
system.
2.	 On the system’s button pad or remote control, press and release
until the AUX indicator glows white.
3.	 Start playing music on the audio device.
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Advanced Features
Updating system software
The app alerts you when a software update is available, at which time you can
update the system within the app. However, you can also update system software
using the button pad.
1.	 Press to power the system on.
2.	 On the button pad, press and hold and – (about 5 seconds).
Disabling Wi-Fi®
capability
Disabling Wi-Fi®
also disables the Bluetooth®
feature.
1.	 Press to power the system on.
2.	 On the button pad, press and hold and – (about 5 seconds).
The Wi-Fi indicator turns off when Wi-Fi is disabled.
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Advanced Features
Re-enabling Wi-Fi®
capability
Re-enabling Wi-Fi®
also re-enables the Bluetooth®
feature.
While the system is on, press and hold and – (about 5 seconds).
The Wi-Fi indicator glows when Wi-Fi is enabled.
Resetting the system
Factory reset clears all source, volume, and network settings from the system and
returns it to original factory settings.
1.	 Press to power the system on.
2.	 On the button pad, press and hold and – (about 10 seconds).
The system restarts.
The Wi-Fi indicator glows amber (setup mode).
3.	 Launch the SoundTouch™
app on your smartphone, tablet, or computer and
add the system to your network (see page 10).
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Care and Maintenance
Troubleshooting
For more troubleshooting information, refer to the in-app help.
Problem What to do
Cannot complete
network setup
•	 Connect the system to AC (mains) power.
•	 Select correct network name and enter password.
•	 
Connect the device and SoundTouch
™
system to the same
Wi-Fi
®
network.
•	 Place the wireless adapter within range of the router.
•	 
Enable Wi-Fi on the device (mobile or computer) you are
using for setup
.
•	 
If network name does not appear or is hidden, select
Manually Connect to Another Network on the
CONNECT TO HOME WI-FI NETWORK screen.
•	 Close other open applications.
•	 
If using a computer for setup, check firewall settings to
ensure that the SoundTouch
™
app and
SoundTouch
™
Music Server are allowed programs.
•	 
Test your Internet connection by loading SoundTouch.com
•	 Restart your mobile device, or computer, and router.
•	 
Uninstall the app, reset the system, and restart setup.
Cannot connect to
network
•	 If your network information has changed or to connect
your system to another network, refer to the in-app help.
•	 Connect to the network using an Ethernet cable.
Intermittent or no audio •	 Move system away from possible interference
(microwaves, cordless phones, etc.).
•	 Stop other audio or video streaming applications.
•	 Move your mobile device closer to the speaker and away
from any interference or obstructions.
•	 Move system or audio device closer to wireless router or
access point.
•	 Ensure system volume is not muted or too low.
•	 Unplug the power cord; reconnect after one minute.
Cannot play Bluetooth
®
audio
On your speaker:
•	 Pair a device (see page 19).
•	 Clear the speaker’s pairing list (see page 21).
•	 Try pairing a different device.
•	 Set up SoundTouch
™
first, and perform all system updates.
On your mobile device:
•	 Disable and re-enable the Bluetooth feature.
•	 Remove the speaker from the Bluetooth menu. Pair again.
•	 Refer to your Bluetooth enabled device’s documentation.
•	 See Intermittent or no audio section.
Bass is too heavy or low •	 Adjust the bass level of your system in the app. Refer to the
in-app help.
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Cleaning
To clean your SoundTouch™
system, wipe the exterior using a soft, dry cloth.
You can also lightly vacuum the grille on the system.
•	 DO NOT use solvents, chemicals, or sprays.
•	 DO NOT allow liquids to spill or objects to drop into any openings.
Replacing the remote control battery
WARNING:	Keep new and used batteries away from children. Do not ingest
battery, chemical burn hazard. The remote control supplied with this product
contains a coin/button cell battery. If the coin/button cell battery is swallowed it
can cause severe ­
internal burns in just two hours and can lead to death. If the
battery ­
compartment does not close securely, stop using the product and keep it
away from children. If you think the battery may have been swallowed or placed
inside any part of the body, seek immediate medical attention. The coin/button cell
battery may explode or cause a fire or chemical burn if incorrectly replaced or mis-
handled. Do not recharge, disassemble, heat above 212ºF (100ºC), or ­
incinerate.
Replace only with an agency approved (ex. UL) CR2032 or DL2032 3-volt lithium
battery. Dispose of used batteries promptly.
1.	 Use a coin to turn the battery cover slightly counterclockwise.
2.	 Remove the cover. Insert the new battery flat side up, with the + symbol
in view.
3.	 Reseat the cover and turn it clockwise to lock into place.
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Care and Maintenance
Customer service
For additional help using the system:
•	 Visit SoundTouch.com
•	 Contact Bose®
Customer Service. Refer to the quick start guide in the carton for
contact information.
Limited warranty information
Your SoundTouch™
system is covered by a limited warranty. Details of the limited
warranty are provided on the quick start guide in the carton. Please refer to the
quick start guide for instructions on how to register. Failure to do so will not affect
your limited warranty rights.
The warranty information provided with this product does not apply in
Australia and New Zealand. See our website at www.bose.com.au/warranty or
www.bose.co.nz/warranty for details of the Australia and New Zealand warranty.
Input power rating
U.S.A./Canada/International:	100-240V 50/60 Hz, 30W
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Important setup information
•	 You can set up your system using a computer rather than a smartphone
or tablet.
•	 Use a computer that is on your Wi-Fi®
network.
•	 Use a computer where your music library is stored.
•	 You need the provided USB cable.*
•	 Do not connect the USB cable until the app instructs you to connect the cable.
*
The USB connector on the back of the system is for computer setup only. The USB connector
is not designed to charge smartphones, tablets, or similar devices.
Using a desktop computer for setup
If you are using a desktop computer, move the system near the computer to set up
your system. During setup, the app prompts you to connect the USB cable from
the computer to the system (temporarily).
After setup, disconnect the USB cable from your computer and from your system
and move the system to its permanent location.
Setting up the system using a computer
1.	 Plug the power cord into an AC (mains) power outlet.
2.	 On your computer, open a browser and go to
SoundTouch.com/app
Tip:	 Use the computer where your music library is stored.
3.	 Download and run the SoundTouch™
app.
The app guides you through setup.
Appendix: Using a Computer for Setup
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