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Headphones will not connect to the Bose app

If your headphones will not connect your Bose app, try the following suggestions:

Turn the headphones off then back on again

Close the Bose app on your device and swipe it away to fully close it. Then reopen the app and try to connect again

Make sure your Bose app and your headphones are up to date. Check your app store for any app updates. Go to to check for any updates for your headphones

If your headphones are charging, remove the charging cable. The headphones will not connect to the app while charging

If your headphones have an audio cable connected, remove it and try connecting again

If your headphones are still not connecting to the app, you may want to clear the pairing list on the headphones, remove them from the app and connect them again. 

Clear the pairing list: Press and hold the Power/Bluetooth® button for approximately 10 seconds until you hear “Bluetooth device list cleared. Ready to connect another device.”

Remove your headphones from the Bose app: Click the profile icon (upper right on the My Bose screen) > “Manage products” > “Edit” > select your headphones > “Delete”.

Reconnect your headphones to the Bose app: On the My Bose screen, click the “+” and follow the app instructions to connect your headphones

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