close
close

Bose finally adds Bluetooth multipoint support to its wireless headphones

Bose finally adds Bluetooth multipoint support to its wireless headphones

Christian Thomas / Sound Men

The headphones look expensive, which is right: They are.

In summary;

  • Bose is finally rolling out an update that will bring Bluetooth multipoint support to its QuietComfort Ultra Headphones and Ultra Open Headphones models.
  • The update is rolling out today and will reach Bose users worldwide over the next two weeks.
  • Once setup is complete, users will be able to connect up to two devices at the same time.

Wireless headphones are the epitome of convenience and have changed the way we listen to music and take calls. But for wireless headphones to work seamlessly, they need Bluetooth multipoint capability. This lets you connect your headphones to multiple devices at once and quickly switch between your phone and computer without missing a beat.

You’d expect this kind of basic feature to come standard on most wireless headphones these days, but that wasn’t the case with Bose’s QuietComfort Ultra Headphones or Ultra Open Headphones, but that’s about to change.

Bose is rolling out a software update today that will bring Bluetooth multipoint support to its QuietComfort Ultra Earbuds and Ultra Open Earbuds via the Bose app (via DigitalTrendsThe update will also include other bug fixes and improvements to audio reception and connectivity. The new firmware version is expected to reach owners of compatible devices within the next two weeks.

How to check for software updates

If you have one of the two wireless headphone models that will receive this update, open the Bose app, connect your headphones to the app, and go to: Settings gear > Product UpdateYou should see the latest firmware version on the page (v. 4.0.20 for QuietComfort Ultra Earbuds and v. 4.0.22 for Ultra Open Earbuds). Wait for the update to download before force-closing the app.

Once the update is installed, restart your wireless headphones and you’ll see this: Source Click the button on the app’s home screen. Select it and turn on the multipoint feature. You can select up to two paired devices for simultaneous connection or add a new device to connect.

You may like