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Using groups

Things to know about groups

Grouping speakers lets you play the same audio simultaneously on multiple speakers. You can create a group one of two ways:

Group two or more Bose smart speakers in the Bose Music app. Bose smart speakers include:

  • Bose Portable Home Speaker
  • Bose Home Speaker 300
  • Bose Home Speaker 450
  • Bose Home Speaker 500
  • Bose Soundbar 500
  • Bose Soundbar 700

Group one Bose smart speaker to one BluetoothⓇ speaker or headset

Note: When grouping this way, there can be a slight audio delay between the smart speaker and Bluetooth speaker, however, the following Bose Bluetooth products have been optimised to play in sync when grouped via Bluetooth:

  • Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700
  • QuietComfort 35 wireless headphones
  • QuietComfort 35 wireless headphones II
  • Bose Solo 5 TV sound system
  • SoundLink Color Bluetooth speaker
  • SoundLink Color Bluetooth speaker II
  • SoundLink Micro Bluetooth speaker
  • SoundLink Mini Bluetooth speaker
  • SoundLink Mini Bluetooth speaker II
  • SoundLink Revolve Bluetooth speaker
  • SoundLink Revolve+ Bluetooth speaker

Tip: If you experience an audio delay when grouping one of these products, be sure the latest product update is installed. To update your Bluetooth product, visit btu.bose.com.

Creating a group

In the Bose Music app, tap the My Bose icon in the upper-left corner

Select one of the products to be grouped

Tap the product image in the bottom-right corner

Tap Group

Choose the speaker(s) to group:

To play from all of your Bose smart speakers, tap Play On All Speakers

To play on certain speakers, tap Select Speakers

To select speakers, tap the + next to the speaker(s) to group

To select a Bluetooth speaker that is not linked to your Bose Music account, tap Previously Paired & Nearby, then tap the + next to the speaker to group

Tap Create

Adding or removing speakers in a group

Note: If connecting a Bluetooth product, only one Bluetooth product can be connected at a time.

Tap the group image in the bottom-right corner

Tap Edit Group

Tap the + or the checkmark next to the speaker to add or remove it. When grouped a checkmark is shown, when not grouped a + is shown

Tap Save

Adjusting the volume of grouped speakers

Note: If connecting a Bluetooth product, the Bluetooth product volume can only be controlled on that product.

Tap the group image in the bottom-right corner

Use the volume slider at the bottom to proportionately adjust the level of all grouped speakers

To adjust the individual levels of grouped speakers, tap the ^ in the lower right, then use adjust the individual volume sliders

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