How To Reset Bose Headphones

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So your headphones stopped working, or you messed up the settings and you want to go back to the standard ones?

To help you guys and relieve the stress, I wrote this article, and hopefully, it solves your problem.
If you were using cheap headphones and they decided to stop working, this wouldn’t be an obstacle at all. You simply throw them in the bin and move on to the next pair.
(This is why I never recommend buying cheap headphones from unknown brands, they always cost more in the long run)

But it’s Bose we are talking about here right, and we don’t want to throw a 400$ pair of headphones like the Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700 or the QuietComfort 45 away.

Resetting your Bose Headphones:

A system reset completely reboot your product and clear all the settings by returning it to its original out-of-the-box state.

Lucky enough, all Bose products can be reset in the same way, following the same standard process.

Here is how to reset Bose headphones:

Before you start with the resetting process, make sure to remove the headphones from any kind of cable.

  • Connect the charger to an outlet or even your pc will do the trick
  • Now plug the headphones on the charger.
  • Once you are done with the charging part, press the power button and hold it down.
  • Keep holding, until the small LED on the headphones blinks in blue color. 
  • Now you stop holding the power button and wait. 
  • Go to your smartphone or w/e device you connected the headphones to, and forget your headphones from the device.
  • Wait like 10 seconds.
  • Now you can reconnect, and you’re ready to go.

If you have Bose earbuds instead of headphones, It’s pretty much the same process but a bit different since it revolves around the case.

Resetting Bose Earbuds:

  • Take the case of the earbuds, and find a power supply for it, outlet or your PC/laptop will also do (They have to be On).
  • Now place the earbuds on their case.
  • Let them relax for 10 seconds before you open the case again.
  • Now keep holding the Bluetooth button on the charging case.
  • Once the LED lights start blinking in blue and white color, release it.
  • Go back to the device that you paired the earbuds with and forget/disconnect the Bose earbuds.
  • Reconnect again and you’re done.

Enjoy your music session.

What to do if your bose headphones suddenly stop working?

This might sound stupid but first, make sure they didn’t run out of battery juice. If that’s not the case then try to restore them if that doesn’t help either, the only solution would be, no not the trash bin, but the Bose customer support team, try contacting them – They have a bright history regarding their relationship with customers.

Bose is one of the main players in the audio industry, their products are top notch. Hopefully, your headphones don’t go to waste, and you manage to fix them. If not, I hope Bose sends a new pair.

Whether you’re looking for information on audio equipment, looking to learn more about how things work in the music field, or looking for reviews of products, we got you covered!



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