Fix Bose Soundlink Mini II Bluetooth disconnects from paired device

Bluetooth speakers wirelessly receives audio when it is paired with an audio device that is capable of Bluetooth pairing. Basically, it receives a digital audio from Bluetooth transmission, then converts it to analog audio, after that it amplifies the audio then finally converts it into sound. A Bluetooth speaker device that we tackle today is the Soundlink Mini II Special Edition from Bose. Pairing Bluetooth-enabled devices is an easy process, however there are instances where Bluetooth suddenly disconnects from the paired devices. In here, we will talk about Bose Soundlink Mini II special edition and the troubleshooting methods to fix Soundlink Mini II Bluetooth disconnects from paired device.

Fix Bose Soundlink Mini II Bluetooth disconnects from paired device

There are several factors that can cause Soundlink Mini to suddenly disconnects from paired Bluetooth device such as the distance of paired device, bugs in the software of Bluetooth device, to a full list of previously connected Bluetooth device.

Since we will be talking about Bose Soundlink Mini II special edition, here are a few highlights of its specifications:

  • Dimension: 2.1” H x 7.1” W x 2.3″ D
  • Weight: 1.5 lbs
  • Input: 3.5mm auxilliary
  • Output: USB-C 
  • Wireless range: 30 feet or 9 meters
  • Battery Life: 12 hours

If the Bluetooth connection between the Soundlink Mini II and Bluetooth enabled device suddenly disconnects, try the following methods below:

Method 1: Make sure devices are within the wireless range

Since the ideal Bluetooth range between two devices is 33 feet, make sure that both devices within those range. If at some point the devices are more than 33 feet or 9 meters away from each other, it is perhaps the reason why wireless transmission suddenly disconnects. There are also obstacles that can reduce the wireless range such as walls, doors or other nearby devices.

Make sure to keep Bluetooth device closer to the product. Once the two devices are in close proximity with each other, check if the issue will be resolved.

Method 2: Clear lists of Paired Bluetooth devices from Bluetooth settings

Bluetooth device can remember devices that it was previously paired or connected to and most of the time it automatically reconnect with them. If a previously paired device is nearby, it is possible that it automatically connects to it hence disconnecting your Bluetooth speaker. To solve this, make sure to clear the memory of the previously paired devices or pairing list from the Bluetooth settings of the smartphone and then reconnect Bluetooth speaker again.

Clearing the pairing list allows you to create a new memory and will only reconnect to the products that you want it to connect to. Try pairing Bluetooth speaker to Bluetooth device again.

Method 3: Check for sources of conflict

Aside from mobile phones, other electronic device can cause conflict with the wireless connection wherein both are in within close proximity and are using the same power circuit. Make sure to disconnect nearby electronic devices and then check if the issue will be resolved.

Method 4: Connect to another Bluetooth devices

To check where the issue is caused by the Bluetooth device itself, try to connect Bluetooth speaker to another Bluetooth Devices. If with a different device and the problem still exist, you may need to perform the next method below.

Method 5: Check Bluetooth Adapter from Windows PC

If speaker is connected to a windows computer, try to check the Bluetooth adapter from the settings of power management. To do this:

  1. Right click on Start or Windows button located at the lower left.
  2. Click Device Manager from the list.
  3. Inside Device manager window, locate and click your Bluetooth devices to expand it.
  4. Right click Bluetooth Adapter and click Properties from the drop down menu.
  5. Click Power Management tab.
  6. Uncheck the option “Allow the computer to turn off this device to save power”.
  7. Exit Device manager window
  8. Restart computer

Once computer completely reboots, check if Bluetooth connection with Soundlink Mini II special edition issue still occurs.

Method 6: Reset product

If the mentioned methods above did not fix the issue with Soundlink Mini II disconnecting from paired device, you may need to reset your product. Resetting brings your product back to default or factory state.

To do this:

  1. Turn ON Bose speaker.
  2. Press and hold Power Button for 10 seconds
  3. Wait until speaker turns OFF, then release button

Once Bose speaker has been reset, set-up the product again and then try to connect it again. Click your Bluetooth button

Method 7: Check for product updates

Bugs in the software can cause issues with your Bluetooth Speaker, it is recommended to always check for available updates. Updating your product fixes bug and minor software related issues

You have two options to do this, you can either update via Bose connect app on your mobile device or you can simply connect the speaker to the computer and via Bose Online Update found on Bose website.

After following the methods mentioned above, you will successfully fix Soundlink Mini II Special Edition disconnects from paired device

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