S1 Pro Firmware Update

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S1 Pro  This information is applicable to the S1 Pro system
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This process works only with computers running Windows or iOS.

If you want to update the firmware for the S1 Pro System without using the Bose Connect app:

You will need a USB cable like this. USB A to USB B Micro

USB A to USB B Micro

  1. Navigate to the Bose Updater Site
  2. Follow the prompts on the screen
  3. When the screen looks like this connect the S1 Pro System to your computer
    S1 Pro Firmware Update 1.jpg
  4. If the screen says your system is up to date, you don't have to do anything more.
    S1 Pro Firmware Update 2.jpg
  5. If Bose Support has told you to reload the latest firmware
    Type adv followed by the up-arrow, down-arrow
    The screen will look like this
    S1 Pro Firmware Update 3.jpg
  6. Click Install Update and follow the prompts on the screen

If you have difficulty doing the steps above or updating the firmware does not resolve your issue, please contact Bose Support.

S1 Pro Firmware History

S1 Pro Firmware Release Notes
Firmware versionDateNotes
7.1.8 April 13, 2020
  • Maintenance Updates
    • No customer facing changes (changes that affect the operation of the S1 Pro)
7.1.7 March 12, 2020
  • Maintenance Updates
  • Supports Auto-Off power-saving control via Bose Connect App.
    • in Bose Connect Settings (gear icon) | Auto-Off to see the options to turn this on/off
7.1.5 January 6, 2020
  • Supports power saving features
  • Optimizes battery performance
  • Enhanced security for Bluetooth connection
    • Android devices may display "LE-Bose S1 Pro" and "Bose S1 Pro" when scanning for Bluetooth devices.
      You won't be able to connect to the "LE" version.
    • Changing Bluetooth devices for Bluetooth audio now requires user intervention from the Bluetooth device or the Bose Connect app.
7.1.1 2019 Minor updates for compatibility with the Bose Connect App Version 9.x
7.1.0 June 3, 2018

New features of v7.0.10 and Bose Connect App Version 6.1.0

  • Party mode TWS - true wireless stereo
  • Firmware updates wirelessly - Over the air using Bose Connect App
  • Bose Connect App
    • Battery charge level display
    • Volume Control
    • Device ID - Serial Number, date code, firmware version.
6.x.x January 2018 Factory installed


If you have difficulty updating your firmware, please contact Bose Support.


iOS or iPadOS Bose Connect Can't Connect to S1 Pro

If you cannot connect the Bose Connect app to your Bose Bluetooth enabled devices

Turn off or disable Bluetooth on all devices in the vicinity except the one running the Bose Connect app and the S1 Pro.
Check your iOS Bluetooth permissions

Please check your device

  • Settings
    • Privacy
      • Bluetooth
        • Ensure the Bose Connect app has permission to use Bluetooth

If you don't see the option to give the Bose Connect app permission to use Bluetooth, please Uninstall Bose Connect and then Install it again.


If you have given the Bose Connect app permission to use Bluetooth and the Bose Connect still cannot connect your Bose Bluetooth devices please
  • Turn off or disable Bluetooth on all devices in the vicinity except the one running the Bose Connect app and the S1 Pro.
  • Uninstall Bose Connect and then Install it again
  • On your iOS or iPadOS device go to
    • Settings
      • Bluetooth
        • Select your Bose Bluetooth device (e.g. S1 Pro) and Forget Device

Put Bose device (e.g., S1 Pro) into pairing mode (press the Bluetooth button until the Bluetooth light flashes)

  • On your iOS or iPadOS device go to
    • Settings
      • Bluetooth
        • Select your Bose Bluetooth device (e.g. S1 Pro) and pair it

Open the Bose Connect app and follow any instructions it displays to find your device