Setting up your system

The first time you use your SoundLink® speaker, connect it to AC (mains) power and charge the battery for three hours. While the battery is charging, you can begin using the speaker.

To connect to AC power, follow these steps:

Depending on your AC power supply type, extend the prongs from the AC power supply,

or slide the AC power adapter for your region onto the AC power supply

Plug the power cable on the AC power supply into the DC connector on the back of the speaker

Plug the AC power supply into a live AC (mains) outlet. The speaker emits a tone to confirm connection to AC power, and charging begins. On the front of the speaker, the battery status indicator blinks yellow to show that the battery is charging

Pairing and connecting a device to the speaker

The first time you turn on your speaker, it is ready to pair and connect your first device. To pair and connect your device, follow these steps:

On your speaker, press POWER. The Bluetooth® status indicator on the speaker blinks blue to show the speaker is discoverable


On your device, turn Bluetooth® on

Locate the Bluetooth® device list and select the device named "Bose SLIII". If your device prompts you for a passcode, enter "0000" (four zeros)

When pairing is complete and your device is connected to the speaker, the Bluetooth® status indicator on the speaker changes from blinking blue to solid white and the speaker emits a tone.

To pair additional devices, see Adding another device to the speaker

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