Bose Software Updates NC700 and Wireless Link Adaptor

We have two updates happening today.

The first is to make Airplay 2 functionality available for the SoundTouch Wireless Link Adapter. This feature will make it easier for SoundTouch customers to browse and play content from their compatible iOS/Apple devices, to Airplay 2 supported products throughout the home, including our Bose smart speakers and soundbars.

 In addition an update will go out to Noise Cancelling Headphones 700s that will activate an exciting new feature, Adjustable EQ.

 You will now be able to adjust the equalization of content on their Headphones 700 via the Bose Music App. This feature will only available to customers who have downloaded the latest Headphones 700 product firmware and app version. 

Update Bose NC700 - Connecting with the Bose Music app

The Bose Music app lets you set up and control your headphones from any mobile device, such as a smartphone or tablet. Using the app, you can configure your Google Assistant or Amazon Alexa, choose your voice prompt language, adjust noise cancelling levels, and manage headphone settings.

Download and install the free Bose Music app from your mobile device's app store

Download on the App Store
GET IT ON Google Play

Create a Bose account or sign into your existing Bose account

If you don't have a Bose account, select Create Account and follow the app instructions

If you already have a Bose account, tap Log In and enter your username and password

Add your headphones to your account

On the "My Bose" screen, tap the "+" button to add your headphones

Swipe left or right to find your product, and tap "Add Product"

Wireless Link Adapter - Manual Update

Please note that this product should automatically update however if you would like to manually update, follow these instructions.

Before you begin

From time to time, updates will be available for your SoundTouch wireless link. When available, the SoundTouch app will prompt you to update upon opening the app. You can also manually check if an update is available in the SoundTouch app by doing the following steps:

In the SoundTouch app, select Menu (≡) > Settings > Speaker Settings. On desktops and tablets, if the Menu icon (≡) is not visible, the slide out menu might already be open

Select UPDATE. If the UPDATE button appears grayed out, there is no update currently available for your system

Note: Updates are released in batches, so not all users receive updates at the same time. It can take up to 2 weeks from a release date before the latest update is available for your system.

If you're experiencing issues with an update, you can update manually by following the steps below.

Manually updating with a USB cable

You will need a USB A to Micro USB cable to perform these steps.

Select the link below to download the update file

At the prompt, click SAVE to save the Update.stu file to your desktop (do not rename the file). If you do not see the prompt, the file may have downloaded automatically. Look for the Update.stu file in the footer or header of your browser’s window, or in your Downloads folder

Connect a USB cable from your computer to the Micro-USB (Setup) jack on the back of your SoundTouch Wireless Link

Using your web browser, go to http://203.0.113.1:17008/update.html

Note: This link will only work if your system is powered on and connected to a USB jack on your computer

At the update screen, select "CHOOSE FILE" (If the button doesn't work, click the blank field to the right of "CHOOSE FILE")

In the file selection window, find and select the Update.stu file you downloaded in step 2. Once selected, the file name appears in the field to the right of the "CHOOSE FILE" button

Click "UPLOAD" and wait while the update installs:

  • A progress bar in the browser window will show the update status
  • Once installed, your system will reboot

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