If you have been charging the Bluetooth speaker for awhile now and you noticed that the battery is still charging and does not fully charge. There are several factors that can cause Soundlink Color II Battery does not fully charge problem with Bose Bluetooth speaker ranging from faulty charging cables and power outlet, outdated software version, a bug in the speaker to battery already depleted. In here, we will talk about the recommended troubleshooting methods that you can try to fix Battery does not charge fully problem on Bose speaker.
Fix Battery does not fully charge issue on Bose Soundlink Color II speaker
Before we proceed with the troubleshooting methods below, let us first talk about Soundlink Color II specification and detail highlights:
- Dimensions: 5.25″ H x 5″ W x 2.25″ D
- Weight: 1.2 lbs
- Input: 3.5mm auxiliary input
- Output: Micro-B USB port
- Wireless range: 30 feet or 9 meters
- Battery life: 8 hours
- Water Resistant: YES
- Colors available: Yellow Citron, Aquatic Blue, Soft Black, & Polar White
Listed below are the troubleshooting methods that you can try to fix fix Battery does not charge fully issue on Bose Soundlink Color II.
Method 1: Disconnect and Reconnect cable
The first thing you need to do if you encounter this particular problem is to check the charging USB cable and the charger if both are functioning or not. If neither the USB cable or the charger is faulty, then perhaps the problem is with the speaker itself and you may need to additional troubleshooting methods.
To check if you are not using a faulty Charging cable, you need to disconnect and then reconnect the USB cable at both ends. This means that you remove the cable connected to the speaker and charger and then reconnect it back again making sure it is connected securely. After this, charge speaker again for about an hour or charge to 100 fully charged and then check if the issue still occurs.
If the issue still persists, use a different charger to check whether the first cable is faulty or not. Charging time varies with the kind of charger used. A charger with a current rating of 1.6 amp or 1600 milliamp or higher charges faster compared to a charger with a low current rating. To check if the charger is what’s causing the problem, use a different charger and then check if the issue is fixed. Make sure to use a genuine USB cable and a charger to prevent issues.
Method 2: Make sure power outlet is functioning
If Bose speaker is not charging or not fully charging, make sure to check if the power outlet the speaker is connected to is functioning. If you are having a faulty power outlet, the speaker will not obviously charge.
To check if this is the culprit, try plugging another electronic device to the outlet and check if the device plugged in not charging. If the device is not having issues with the outlet, it is therefore safe to safe that the power outlet is not faulty and is not the cause for charging issue. You may proceed with the next method below to fix the problem with Bose speaker battery will not charge fully
Method 3: Install updates
An outdated software can cause issues with the Bluetooth speaker. It is recommended to always check for available updates and install them if there are any. These updates fixes bugs that can cause minor issues with the speaker.
There are two options to choose from to update the speakers:
- Via Bose connect app. The app can be downloaded for free on any smartphone from Playstore and App Stor.
- Via Bose Online Updater. You need to connect the speaker to the computer and then from there follow the onscreen instructions on how to check and install updates.
After software is up to date, charge the speaker again and then check if Bose Soundlink Color II does not charge fully problem still occurs.
Method 4: Reset Soundlink Color II speaker
Most of the time, resetting the speaker can fix minor issues on the speaker. This method refreshes the Bluetooth speaker and brings it back to its default factory state. After this method, you may need to set up the speaker again since saved settings will be deleted at this point.
- Press and hold the Power button for 10 seconds.
Wait for Blinking Blue light to appear. A voice prompt will then ask you to select a language. Release pressing Power button.
Once reset process is done, charge the speaker again and then check if Bose Soundlink Color II does not charge fully problem still occurs.
Method 5: Check Battery Life
Most of the time, if a speaker is having battery issues it can either be due to bugs or faulty cables and wires however if none of the methods mentioned above did not fix the problem this time you need to check its battery.
Lithium-ion batteries depletes with usage for a period of time. The only way to fix this is to replace a new battery to the speaker. Bring Sound Color II Bluetooth speaker to an authorized Bose dealer in your area for service of battery replacement. Make sure the a genuine battery replacement will be used in replacing the battery.
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