S1 Pro System with Bose Connect App

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S1 Pro  This information is applicable to the S1 Pro system

Bose Connect App

May 16, 2019 Version 8.1.1 for IOS released over several days for iOS

Released May 31, 2018 - The Bose Connect App version 6.1.0 now supports the S1 Pro System.

Supports the current S1 Pro System firmware version as of May 2019 is 7.0.11


The Bose Connect app gives you

  • Owners guide for the S1 Pro System
  • Help tips for the S1 Pro System
  • Read the system serial number and other product information
  • Volume control over Bluetooth streamed from the device running the Bose Connect app
  • Firmware updates via Bluetooth although if you have a PC or Mac you may prefer to get firmware updates directly from http://btu.bose.com This is the preferred method. It's faster.
  • Numerical readout of the battery level.
  • The ability to connect two S1 Pro systems to stream Bluetooth audio from the device running the Bose Connect app in Party Mode or Stereo.

Party Mode

Two S1 Pro systems playing mono (left and right summed to mono)


Stereo Mode

Two S1 Pro systems, one playing left, one playing right.

Download and install Bose Connect App

  • Unlock the full potential of your product.
  • Free app compatible with most Apple and Android™ systems
  • Easily connect your S1 Pro with your mobile device
  • Keep your S1 Pro up-to-date with the latest software
  • Use two S1 Pros in party mode or stereo

Software updates

S1 Pro System Firmware version

Change History

7.0.11 May 15, 2019

  • S1 Pro Shutdown when you disconnect AC Power
    Previously, some S1 Pro Systems would shut down if the AC power was interrupted. On those units firmware 7.0.11 changes the way an interruption to the AC power affects the S1 Pro:
    When an interruption in AC power is detected, the S1 Pro will go silent for four to seven seconds. The audio will resume without intervention from you. During the silence, you may notice the channel one LED turn amber. This is normal.
  • Minor updates for compatibility with the Bose Connect app version 8.1.1

7.0.10 May 2018

  • Support for Bose Connect App

Make sure you have the latest firmware so your S1 Pro will work with the Bose Connect App.

Visit Bose system update center (Windows and macOS only)

NOTE: Please ensure that your S1 Pro System is fully charged and connected to AC power when you do the firmware update.



OR Use the Bose Connect App.

If you are using the Bose Connect App,

  1. Tap the gear icon at the top right.

The latest firmware version is 7.0.11[1]

If the firmware is not up to date, the App should automatically update the unit.

Firmware Update Tips when using Bose Connect

For best results, please follow these steps to ensure your S1 Pro System stays connected to the phone or tablet running the Bose Connect app.

  • Charge your S1 Pro System to 100% before you install updates, and connect it to AC Power
  • Turn on the S1 Pro System and place it beside your phone or tablet.
  • Use the Bose Connect app Settings to set auto off to NEVER. You can put it back to your preferred setting after the update.
  • Keep the Bose Connect app in the foreground on your phone or tablet. It's okay if it's running in the background but if you close it or force-quit this update will have to start over when you start the app again.
  • Keep your S1 Pro System beside the phone or tablet during the update. This can take up to an hour in total. We're doing this to maintain a good connection. Otherwise, you could walk out of range or encounter interference that can break the connection and force the process to restart.
  • Check back after an hour to see if the update has completed.

  1. May 16, 2019
    Firmware release 7.0.11 for the S1 Pro system It addresses this issue:
    • S1 Pro Shutdown when you disconnect AC Power
    • Minor updates for compatibility with the Bose Connect app version 8.1.1