How To Reset BOSE Soundsport Free Wireless Headphone | A Quick Guide

There is no doubt that Bose is a widely known brand for quality and its Bose Soundsport free is an excellent example of their premium quality. The headphones are marketed to users in the gym and sports. These headphones have a great sound quality and they have a battery for the earbuds that has five hours and the case that has a battery for 10 hours. With the 4.1 Bluetooth, it gives reliable connectivity.

How To Reset BOSE Soundsport Free Wireless Headphones

When electronic devices like these headphones remain in use for a long time they sometimes get slow or show unusual behavior. In that case, you want to know how to reset bose Soundsport free wireless headphone, the following are some tips you can use.

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Resetting Bose Soundsport free headphone:

The steps below will take you through the process of standard resetting your headphones.

  • Place the earbuds in the charging case and turn them off and wait for half a minute.
  • Then connect the case to the charging wait for 5 seconds.
  • After 5 seconds remove the case for charging and wait for almost a minute.
  • Turn on the headphones and enjoy.

Unfortunately, this guide only discusses how to perform the standard reset of Bose Soundsport free headphones; this should solve some general issues. If you are looking for a factory reset that will bring everything back to the last time you purchased them, that is not possible.

Although if the reason you want to rest is that you want to remove all the previous devices that are connected to then that is possible.

How to remove previously connected devices:

You can easily remove the previously connected devices from these headphones just follow these simple steps.

  • Take out both earphones from the charging case. Make sure they are charged.
  • Pair them with the mobile phone if not paired beforehand. 
  • You can pair them by going to the when earbuds blinking blue then it is in pairing mode.
  • Go to the Bluetooth setting and scan for the device when it shows click on the headphone name and they should be paired.
  • Once paired download the “Bose Connect App” free from the App store of google or iPhone.
  • Open the App click the Bluetooth icon on the left button side of the screen.
  • Then click on the “Eidt” and you will see the previously connected devices.
  • Remove all the unwanted devices and then press “All Done”.

This can be handy in many situations. For example, we sometimes let others borrow our headphones like a family member or best friend for some time or when you have bought second-hand headphones and want to remove these devices.

You can also change the name of your device simply by selecting the settings icon on the top right corner of the Bose Connect App. And then click on the “Name”, write the name you want, and click “Continue” and you are all set. Next time you will pair them up, it will show your selected name. 

How to enable Find My Buds:

On occasion, we can be careless for some reason or we are under some kind of stress. As a result, we became a little forgetful for the time being. This might have happened to you when you forget to pick up some stuff before leaving home and forget your keys or glasses at someplace. This is normal, we all are human after all.

Bose has presented the solution for a situation like that. It is called the Find my Buds feature. That can locate your earbuds if you ever lose them somewhere. Enabling them prior to using them is needed for this to work.

You can enable this feature by following these straightforward steps.

  • Download the Bose Connect App from the Google store or Apple store depending upon your device.
  • Your Bose Soundsport free headphone and your device must be paired with each other.
  • Open the app and then click on the “menu” on the right top corner represented by 3 lines.
  • Then select “Find My Buds”  from the menu and then click continue.
  • Then tap “Turn On Find My Buds”  after that “ Enable service location services”

These steps will turn on the find my buds location and you will be able to see your buds location when you use them.

How to locate Buds:

Once you have enabled the above features you can easily locate your Soundsports earbuds if you ever lost them. As long as the mobile phone on which you set this feature up is accessible. 

To locate the lost earbuds go back to the “Find My Buds” and click on the paired earbuds name. It will show the location of the missing earbud on the map. You trace back your footprints and you can see the location shown on the map.

Once you reach the location, if the earbuds are not visible this app will allow you to play a sound when you are within range and it has battery life left. The sound is loud enough to inform you of its location so you can pick it up. If you are wearing other earbuds that are making noise, the locator alarm will also alert you that it is going to go off, so you can remove that one. Sound will also increase gradually, not suddenly so no irritation.

To turn off the sound just place the found earbud back in the case or you can also turn it off from the Bose Connect App.

The ability to find lost earbuds gives one a sense of comfort. This feature will reduce both the mental stress as well as the financial burden caused by the loss of these headphones since they are not cheap.

Conclusion:

We have guided you through the step-by-step process on how to reset Bose Soundsport Free wireless headphones which can solve some minor issues. We have also explained the process to remove previous devices and how to enable Find My Buds to locate your lost earbuds which will give you some peace of mind.

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