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SOUNDTOUCH 20 ­
SERIES III
®
WIRELESS SPEAKER
I M P O R TA N T S A F E T Y I N S T R U C T I O N S
Please read and keep all safety and use instructions.
WARNINGS/CAUTIONS
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 in just 2
hours and can lead to death. Keep new and used batteries away from children. If the battery compartment does
not close securely, stop using the remote control and keep it away from children. If you think batteries might
have been swallowed or placed inside any part of the body, seek immediate medical attention. To avoid risk of
explosion, fire or chemical burn, use caution in replacing the battery and replace only with an agency approved
(e.g., UL) CR2032 or DL2032 3-volt lithium battery. Properly and promptly dispose of used batteries. Do not
recharge, disassemble, heat above 212°F (100°C) or incinerate.
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. D
o not install near any heat sources, such as radiators, heat registers, stoves, or other apparatus
(including amplifiers) that produce heat.
9. P rotect 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. R
efer 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.
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.
• To reduce the risk of fire or electrical shock, do NOT expose this product to rain, liquids 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.
• Do not place naked flame sources, such as lighted candles, on or near the apparatus.
• Make no modifications to the system or accessories. Unauthorized alterations may compromise safety, regulatory
­compliance, and system performance.
This product contains magnetic material. Consult your physician on whether this might affect your implantable
medical device.
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I M P O R TA N T S A F E T Y I N S T R U C T I O N S
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 back or bottom of the system.
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.
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 license-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 2014/53/EU and all other EU directive requirements. The complete declaration of
conformity can be found at: www.Bose.com/compliance
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R E G U L AT O R Y I N F O R M AT I O N
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 this toxic or hazardous substance contained in all of the homogeneous materials for this part is below the limit
requirement of GB/T 26572.
X: Indicates that this toxic or hazardous substance contained in at least one of the homogeneous materials used for this part is above
the limit requirement of GB/T 26572.
Please complete and retain for your records
The serial and model numbers are located on the back or bottom of the product.
Serial number: _______________________________________________________________________
Model number: _______________________________________________________________________
Please keep your receipt with your owner’s guide. Now is a good time to register your Bose product.
You can easily do this by going to http://global.Bose.com/register
Date of Manufacture: The eighth digit in the serial number indicates the year of manufacture; “6” is 2006 or 2016.
China Importer: Bose Electronics (Shanghai) Company Limited, Part C, Plan 9, No. 353 North ­Riying Road, China
(Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone
EU Importer: Bose Products B.V., Gorslaan 60, 1441 RG Purmerend, The Netherlands
Taiwan Importer: Bose Taiwan Branch, 9F-A1, No.10, Section 3, Minsheng East Road, Taipei City 104, Taiwan
Phone Number: 886 2 2514 7977
Mexico Importer: Bose de México, S. de R.L. de C.V. , Paseo de las Palmas 405-204, Lomas de Chapultepec, 11000
México, D.F. Phone Number: +5255 (5202) 3545
U.S. Phone Number: 1-877-230-5639
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R E G U L AT O R Y I N F O R M AT I O N
Amazon, Kindle, Fire and all related logos are trademarks of Amazon, Inc. or its affiliates.
Apple and the Apple logo are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. App Store is a service
mark of Apple Inc.
Android, Google Play, and the Google Play logo 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.
This product contains the iHeartRadio service. iHeartRadio is a registered trademark of iHeartMedia, Inc.
SoundTouch and the wireless note design are registered trademarks of Bose Corporation 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.
Wi-Fi is a registered trademark of Wi-Fi Alliance®.
­
©2017 Bose Corporation. No part of this work may be reproduced, modified, distributed or otherwise
used without prior
written permission.
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CONTENTS
Carton Contents
What’s in the carton.......................................................................................................... 8
Initial Setup
Placement guidelines........................................................................................................ 9
Connect the speaker to power...................................................................................... 10
Speaker Controls
Power on the speaker....................................................................................................... 11
Control buttons................................................................................................................... 11
SoundTouch® App Setup
Download and install the SoundTouch® app............................................................ 12
SoundTouch® Owner’s Center........................................................................................ 12
Existing ­SoundTouch® Users
Add the speaker to an existing account.................................................................... 13
Connect the speaker to a new network..................................................................... 13
Preset Personalization
Set a preset........................................................................................................................... 14
Play a preset......................................................................................................................... 15
Bluetooth® Technology
Connect your mobile device.......................................................................................... 16
Disconnect a mobile device............................................................................................ 17
Reconnect a mobile device............................................................................................. 18
Connect using the Bluetooth feature on your mobile ­device................... 18
Clear the speaker’s Bluetooth pairing list................................................................. 18
Use the SoundTouch® app....................................................................................... 18
Wired Connections
Connect to the AUX connector..................................................................................... 19
Wi-Fi® Indicator
Wi-Fi status........................................................................................................................... 20
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CONTENTS
Messages on the Display
Display icons......................................................................................................................... 21
Advanced Features
Update software.................................................................................................................. 22
Disable Wi-Fi capability................................................................................................... 22
Re-enable Wi-Fi capability.............................................................................................. 22
Care and Maintenance
Clean the speaker............................................................................................................... 23
Customer service................................................................................................................ 23
Limited warranty information........................................................................................ 23
Technical information........................................................................................................ 23
Replace the remote control battery............................................................................ 24
Troubleshooting
Common solutions............................................................................................................. 25
Reset your speaker............................................................................................................. 27
Get diagnostic information ............................................................................................ 27
Appendix: Computer Setup
Set up your speaker using a computer...................................................................... 28
Before you begin........................................................................................................ 28
Computer setup.......................................................................................................... 28
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C A R TO N CO N T E N TS
What’s in the carton
Carefully unpack the carton and confirm that the following parts are included.
SoundTouch® 20 series III
wireless speaker
Remote control
Power cord*
*May ship with multiple power cords. Use the power cord for your region.
Note: If part of the speaker is damaged, do not use it. Contact your authorized Bose®
dealer or Bose customer service. Visit: global.Bose.com/Support/ST20III for
­contact information.
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INITIAL SETUP
Placement guidelines
To avoid interference, keep other wireless equipment 1 – 3 ft. (0.3 – 0.9 m) away from
your speaker. Place your speaker outside and away from metal cabinets, and direct
heat sources.
• Place your speaker on its rubber base on a stable and level surface.
• Do NOT place your speaker on top of audio/video equipment (receivers, TVs, etc.), or
any other object that may generate heat. Heat generated by these items may result in
poor speaker performance.
• Do NOT place any objects on top of your speaker.
• Make sure there is an AC (mains) outlet nearby.
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I nitial S etup
Connect the speaker to power
Before you set up the speaker on your network, connect the speaker to power.
1. Plug the power cord into the
connector on the speaker.
2. Plug the other end of the power cord into an AC (mains) power outlet.
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SPEAKER CONTROLS
Power on the speaker
On the button pad or the remote control, press
Tip: You can also press a preset or
.
to power on the speaker.
Control buttons
The speaker controls are on the button pad and on the remote control.
Tip: You can also control the speaker using the SoundTouch® app.
• Button pad: Power on the speaker, set and play your presets, adjust the volume, and
activate the Bluetooth and auxiliary sources.
• Remote control: Provides the same functionality as the button pad, as well as:
Skip Backward/Skip Forward, Play/Pause, and Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down.
Button
Description
Six preset buttons:
• Press and hold to set a preset
• Press a preset to play
Bluetooth/Auxiliary button:
• Press to toggle between the Bluetooth and auxiliary source
+ –
Volume Up/Volume Down: Press to increase/decrease volume
Skip Backward/Skip Forward through tracks (remote control only)
• Play/Pause audio
• Mute/Unmute audio on AUX-connected device
(remote control only)
Like/Dislike content playing (remote control only)
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S O U N DTO U C H ® A P P S E T U P
The SoundTouch® app lets you set up and control SoundTouch® from your ­smartphone,
tablet or computer. Using the app, your smart device acts as a remote for your ­speaker.
From the app, you can manage your SoundTouch® settings, add music services, explore
local and global Internet radio stations, set and change presets and stream music. New
features are added periodically.
Note: If you have already set up SoundTouch® for another speaker, see “Existing
­SoundTouch® Users” on page 13.
Download and install the SoundTouch® app
On your smartphone or tablet, download the Bose® SoundTouch® app.
• Apple 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
Follow the instructions in the app to complete setup, including adding the speaker to
your Wi-Fi network, creating a ­S­oundTouch® account, adding a music library and using
music services.
Once you set up the speaker on your home Wi-Fi network, you can control it from any
smartphone or tablet on the same network.
Note: For instructions on using a computer for setup, see page 28.
Tip: Once you set up the speaker on your home Wi-Fi network, you can control it from
any smartphone or tablet on the same network. Download the SoundTouch® app
on the smart device. You must use the same SoundTouch® account for all devices
connected to your speaker.
SoundTouch® Owner’s Center
global.Bose.com/Support/ST20III
This website provides access to the owner support center, which includes: owner’s
­manuals, articles, tips, tutorials, a video library, and the owner community where you
can post questions and answers.
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E X I S T I N G ­S O U N D T O U C H ® U S E R S
Add the speaker to an existing account
If you have already set up SoundTouch® on another speaker, you do not need to
­download the SoundTouch® app again.
From within the app, select
> Settings > Add or Reconnect Speaker.
The app guides you through setup.
Connect the speaker to a new network
If your network information changes, add your speaker to your new network. You can do
this by putting your speaker into setup mode.
1. From within the app, select
­speaker.
> Settings > Speaker Settings and select your
2. Select CONNECT SPEAKER.
The app guides you through setup.
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P R E S E T P E R S O N A L I Z AT I O N
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 using the SoundTouch® app.
Before using presets, note the following:
• You can set presets from the app and the remote control.
• If the preset source is your ­music library, make sure the computer storing your music
library is on and connected to the same network as the SoundTouch® speaker.
• You cannot set presets in Bluetooth mode or AUX mode.
Set a preset
1. Stream music using the app.
2. While the music is playing, press and hold a preset on the button pad or remote
control until you hear a tone.
“New preset assigned” appears on the display.
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P reset P ersonalization
Play a preset
Once you personalize your presets, press a preset on the button pad or on the remote
control to play music.
Note: For information on using the SoundTouch® app to play your ­presets, visit
global.Bose.com/Support/ST20III
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B LU E T O OT H ® T E C H N O LO G Y
Bluetooth wireless technology lets you stream music from Bluetooth smartphones,
tablets, computers or other devices to your speaker. Before you can stream music from
a mobile device, you must connect the mobile device with your ­speaker.
Connect your mobile device
1. O
n the speaker’s button pad or remote control, press and release
“Ready to connect” appears on the display.
Tip: You can also press and hold
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until
for two seconds to connect a device.
B LU E T O OT H ® T E C H N O LO G Y
2. On your mobile device, turn on the Bluetooth feature.
Tip: The Bluetooth menu is usually found in the Settings menu.
3. Select your SoundTouch® speaker from the mobile device list.
Note: Look for the name you entered for your speaker in the ­SoundTouch® app.
If you didn’t name your speaker, the default name appears.
Once connected, your SoundTouch® speaker’s name appears in the device list.
Disconnect a mobile device
Turn off the ­Bluetooth feature on your mobile device.
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B LU E T O OT H ® T E C H N O LO G Y
Reconnect a mobile device
n the speaker’s button pad or remote control, press and release
O
Bluetooth pairing message appears on the display.
until a
Your speaker tries to reconnect with the most ­recently connected mobile device.
Note: The mobile device must be within 30 ft. (9 m) of the speaker and powered on.
Connect using the Bluetooth feature on your mobile
­device
1. On your mobile device, turn on the Bluetooth feature.
Tip: The Bluetooth menu is usually found in the Settings menu.
2. Select your speaker from the mobile device list.
Your speaker powers on and emits a tone.
Clear the speaker’s Bluetooth
pairing list
On the button pad or remote control, press and hold
list cleared message appears on the display.
(10 seconds) until a ­pairing
The speaker is ready to connect to a device (see page 16).
Use the SoundTouch® app
You can also clear the pairing list using the app.
1. From within the app, select
your ­speaker.
> Settings > Speaker Settings and select
2. Open the Bluetooth menu item and clear the pairing list.
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WIRED CONNECTIONS
Connect to the AUX connector
You can connect the audio output of a smartphone, tablet, computer or other type of
audio device to your speaker’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
the ­speaker.
connector on
2. On the speaker’s button pad or remote control, press and release
appears on the display.
until AUX
3. Start playing music on the mobile device.
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W I - F I ® I N D I C AT O R
The front of the speaker has an indicator that shows Wi-Fi status. Lights under the
­indicator glow according to speaker state.
Wi-Fi ­indicator
Wi-Fi status
Indicator activity
State
Blinking white
Searching for Wi-Fi network.
Solid white (dim)
Power-saving mode and connected to Wi-Fi network.
Solid white (bright)
Speaker is on and connected to Wi-Fi network.
Solid amber
Speaker is in setup mode.
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M E S S A G E S O N T H E D I S P L AY
The display shows speaker information and icons, and may include album or artist.
Display icons
Display icon
Description
Searching for Wi-Fi network.
Volume is being adjusted.
Music library is playing.
Multi-room audio is active.
Auxiliary mode is active.
Bluetooth source is active.
Preset is selected.
Skipping forward to the next track.
Skipping backward to the previous track.
Audio is paused.
Audio is stopped.
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A D VA N C E D F E AT U R E S
Update software
The SoundTouch® app alerts you when a software update is available, at which time you
can update the software using the app. You can also update software using the button
pad.
1. Power on the speaker.
2. On the button pad, press and hold
and
– (five seconds).
Disable Wi-Fi capability
Disabling Wi-Fi also disables the Bluetooth feature.
1. Power on the speaker.
2. On the button pad, press and hold
and
– (five seconds).
The Wi-Fi indicator turns off when Wi-Fi is disabled.
Re-enable Wi-Fi capability
Re-enabling Wi-Fi also re-enables the Bluetooth feature.
While the speaker is on, press and hold
and
The Wi-Fi indicator glows when Wi-Fi is enabled.
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– (five seconds).
CARE AND MAINTENANCE
Clean the speaker
• Clean the surface of your speaker with a soft, dry cloth.
• Do not use any sprays near your speaker. Do not use any solvents, chemicals, or
­cleaning solutions containing alcohol, ammonia or abrasives.
• Do not allow liquids to spill into any openings.
Customer service
For additional help using your speaker, visit:
global.Bose.com/Support/ST20III
Limited warranty information
Your speaker is covered by a limited warranty. Details of the limited warranty are
­provided on the warranty card in the carton. Please refer to the warranty card for
­instructions on how to register. ­Failure to register will not affect your limited ­
warranty rights.
The warranty information provided with this product does not apply in
Australia or 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.
Technical information
Input power rating
USA/Canada/International: 100-240V
50/60 Hz, 90W
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CARE AND MAINTENANCE
Replace the remote control battery
WARNING: 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 in just
2 hours and can lead to death. Keep new and used batteries away from
children. If the battery compartment does not close securely, stop using the
remote control and keep it away from children. If you think batteries might
have been swallowed or placed inside any part of the body, seek ­immediate
medical attention. To avoid risk of explosion, fire or chemical burn, use
caution in replacing the battery and replace only with an agency approved
(e.g., UL) CR2032 or DL2032 3-volt lithium battery. Properly and promptly
dispose of used batteries. Do not recharge, disassemble, heat above 212°F
(100°C) or incinerate.
1. Using a coin, turn the battery cover slightly left (counter-clockwise).
2. Remove the cover. Insert the new battery flat side up, with the + symbol in view.
3. Reseat the cover and turn it right (clockwise) to lock into place.
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T R O U B L E S H O OT I N G
If you experience problems with your speaker:
• Connect your speaker to AC (mains) power.
• Secure all cables.
• Verify the state of the status indicators (see page 20).
• Move your speaker and mobile device away from possible interference (wireless
­routers, cordless phones, televisions, microwaves, etc.).
• Move your speaker within the recommended range of your ­wireless router or mobile
device for proper operation.
If you could not resolve your issue, see the table below to identify symptoms and
solutions to common problems. If you are unable to resolve your issue, contact Bose
customer service.
Common solutions
The following table lists symptoms and possible solutions to common problems.
Symptom
Solution
Speaker is
­unresponsive during
setup
If the Wi-Fi indicator or display is off:
• On the speaker’s button pad, press and hold
release.
for two seconds, then
• When the speaker powers on, resume setup.
Pressing the power
button does not
power on the
speaker
Your speaker may be in standby mode. To wake the speaker, on the
speaker’s button pad, press and hold for two seconds, then release.
Cannot
complete
network setup
• Select correct network name and enter password.
• Connect the device and speaker to the same Wi-Fi network.
• Place your speaker within range of the router.
• Enable Wi-Fi on the device (mobile or computer) you are using
for setup.
• Close other open applications.
• If using a computer for setup, check firewall settings to make sure
that the SoundTouch® app and SoundTouch® Music Server are allowed
programs.
• Restart your mobile device or computer and your router.
• Reset your speaker (see page 27).
• If your router supports both 2.4GHz and 5GHz bands, make sure both
the device (mobile or computer) and speaker are ­connecting to the
same band.
• Uninstall the app, reset your speaker (see page 27), and restart
setup.
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T roubleshooting
Symptom
Solution
Cannot connect to
network
If your network information has changed or to connect your speaker to
­another network, see page 13.
Intermittent or no
audio
• Stop other audio or video streaming applications.
• Unmute or increase the volume on your speaker and mobile device.
• Unplug the power cord; reconnect after one minute.
• Restart your mobile device or computer and your router.
Cannot play
­Bluetooth audio
• Set up the SoundTouch® app first and perform all updates.
• Connect a mobile device (see page 16).
• Clear your speaker pairing list (see page 18).
• Try pairing a different mobile device.
On your mobile device:
• Disable and re-enable the Bluetooth feature.
• Remove your speaker from the Bluetooth menu. Connect again.
• Refer to your mobile device’s documentation.
• See “Intermittent or no audio.”
Bass is too heavy
or low
Adjust the bass level of your speaker in the app:
1. From within the app, select
select your ­speaker.
> Settings > Speaker Settings and
2. Adjust the bass level of your speaker.
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T roubleshooting
Reset your speaker
Factory reset clears all source, volume, and network settings and returns the speaker to
original factory settings.
1. Power on the speaker.
2. On the button pad, press and hold
and
– (10 seconds).
The speaker restarts, and the Wi-Fi indicator glows amber (setup mode).
3. Open the SoundTouch® app on your smartphone or tablet and add the speaker to
your network (see page 13).
Get diagnostic information
Get detailed information, such as MAC address and network information, serial number
and software version.
1. On the button pad, press and hold
the display.
2. Press
and
– until system information appears on
+ or – to scroll through speaker information.
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APPENDIX: COMPUTER SETUP
Set up your speaker using a computer
You can set up your speaker using a computer rather than a ­smartphone or tablet.
Before you begin
• Position your speaker next to your computer.
• Make sure your computer is on your Wi-Fi network.
• Obtain a USB A to USB Micro B cable (not provided).
Notes:
• A USB A to USB Micro B cable is commonly used for charging mobile devices. You
can also purchase this at your local electronics store. If you don’t have this ­cable,
contact Bose customer service.
• The USB connector on the back of your speaker is for ­computer setup only. The
USB connector is not designed to charge ­smartphones, tablets, similar devices or
the speaker itself.
Computer setup
During setup, the app prompts you to temporarily connect the USB cable from the
­computer to your speaker. Do not connect the USB cable until the app instructs you to
do so.
1. Plug the power cord into an AC (mains) power outlet.
2. On your computer, open a browser and go to:
global.Bose.com/Support/ST20III
Tip: Use the computer where your music library is stored.
3. Download and run the SoundTouch® app.
The app guides you through setup.
4. After setup is complete, disconnect the USB cable from your computer and from
your speaker. Move your speaker to its ­permanent location.
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