How to Fix Bose Connect App Does Not Detect Soundlink Revolve

Bose Connect app is an application program that is available for free to download on Bluetooth enabled iOS and Android devices from App Store or Play Store. The app is used to access features such as volume control, software updates, to know battery levels of the product and other settings as well.

Although you don’t actually need Bose Connect app but you may want to try using for Bose Soundlink Revolve Bluetooth speaker to listen to Bose music. Although the application is a solid program, there are certain instances wherein Bose Connect app does not detect product.

It is either Bose Soundlink Revolve is not found or it does not appear on the application. Today, we are going to tackle troubleshooting methods to fix problem with Bose Connect App can’t detect Soundlink Revolve.

What to do is Bose Connect App can’t detect Soundlink Revolve Bluetooth Speaker

There are possible reasons why this issue occurs such as Bluetooth permission is disabled on your mobile device, memory lists of Bluetooth device is already full, to an app that needs a restart. Listed below are troubleshooting methods to fix this problem.

Method 1: Enable Bluetooth permission for iOS devices

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iOS device that uses iOS13 versions and up, when installing Bose connect for the very first time. A prompt message appears on the screen.
There are two ways to enable permission for Bose connect:

  1. A prompt message appears asking if you want to enable Bluetooth permission for the device, select Allow.

    This will give the app permission.
    Bose Connect App Does Not Detect Soundlink Revolve

  2. Check the speaker.

    Now try to see if the speaker is now working properly.
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  1. Click Settings from the home screen
  2. Scroll down and locate Bose connect app, click on it
  3. Under “Allow Bose connect to access”, Toggle ON Bluetooth option.

After performing this method, try to connect using the Bose connect app to Bose Soundlink Revolve speaker and then check if the problem is fixed.

Method 2: Restart Bose Connect

Restarting an app varies with the device and its operating system. Follow the steps below on how to close or exit Bose Connect App running according to the device used.

For iOS devices:

  1. View Active applications. This is done by either double tapping on the Home button or swiping up from the bottom of the screen. This step depends on the iOS device.
  2. Swipe from left to right to find Bose Connect App running.
  3. Swipe up Bose Connect App to close it.
  4. Launch Bose Connect app again and try to connect Bluetooth speaker

For Android devices:

  1. Go to device settings on Android device
  2. Click Apps
  3. Locate and click Bose Connect App from the lists of apps
  4. Click Force stop, to stop application from running
  5. Launch Bose Connect app again and try to connect Bluetooth speaker

Method 3: Enable Location Permissions

Make sure that Location Permission for Bose Connect app on your smartphone is enabled. Location Permissions allows you to detect and control Soundlink Revolve Bluetooth Speaker.

For iOS devices:

  1. Click Settings from the home screen
  2. Click Privacy
  3. Click Location Services.
  4. Locate Bose Connect and check if location permission is enabled.

For Android devices:

  1. Click Settings from Home screen on Android device
  2. Scroll down and locate Location tab, click on it
  3. Click App permissions
  4. Scroll down to check if Location Permission is already enabled, if not scroll down from the denied section and click Bose Connect
  5. Tap the option “Allow only while using the app”
  6. Launch Bose app again and try to connect Bluetooth speaker

Method 4: Clear memory list of Paired Bluetooth devices

Bluetooth devices can remember previously paired devices and will automatically reconnect with them. If one of the previously paired device is in close proximity, there’s a possibility that it will connect with it thereby disconnecting your connection.

To solve this, clear the memory of previously paired devices or pairing list from the Bluetooth settings of the smartphone. This will allow you to create a new memory and will only reconnect to the device that you want it to connect to.

Method 4: Reboot Device

To prevent and correct minor issues that you encounter on your device, it is recommended to reboot it from time to time. Rebooting is pretty simple, you just need to turn off the device and then powering it back again after at least 10 seconds.

After performing this method, try to connect Soundlink Revolve to using the Bose app and check if the problem is fixed.

Method 5: Remove Bose Soundlink Revolve from list

Removing Bose product from the list of previously paired lists of Bluetooth devices allows you to reconnect with the device right from the start.

To do this,

  1. Go to the settings of your Android or iOS device.
  2. Click Bluetooth
  3. Locate Bose product.
  4. Click on settings, an icon that looks like a gear.
  5. Choose Unpair, Forget or Delete.
  6. After Bose product is removed, try to connect to Bose app to Bose product again and check if the issue still occurs.

I hope this article helped you fix Bose Connect App can’t detect Soundlink Revolve issue. You may visit our TheDroidGuy Youtube Channel for more troubleshooting videos

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