Fix Bose SoundSport Wireless Headphones Battery Will Not Charge

SoundSport wireless headphones is another product by Bose that give high quality audio experience to its users. Its the perfect wireless headset for running and sports activities since it is considered to be a sweatproof Bluetooth headphone. Although Bose SoundSport wireless Bluetooth headphone is a solid performing headphone, there are instances where certain issues can occur such as Bose SoundSport Wireless Headphones Battery Will Not Charge. In here, we will talk about Bose SoundSport wireless headphone specifications and the troubleshooting solutions that you can do to fix not charging issue with Bose product.

What to do if Bose SoundSport Wireless Headphones Battery Will Not Charge

There are several factors that can cause not charging problem with Bose sport wireless headset battery ranging from faulty USB cable, faulty charger, issues with the battery to a bug in the system. Listed below are troubleshooting solutions that you can do to fix not charging issue.

Before performing the recommended troubleshooting solutions below, let us first talk about Bose Sport wireless headset specification details for reference:

  • Headphone dimensions (Without the cable) : 1.2″ H x 1″ W x 1.2” D
  • Weight: 0.8 oz
  • Battery: Rechargeable Lithium-ion battery
  • Charging time: 2 hours
  • Battery life: 6 hours (Full charge)
  • Bose connect app: Compatible
  • Bluetooth range: 30 feet (9meters)
  • NFC pairing: YES
  • Sweat and Weather resistant: YES
  • Colors available: Citron, Aqua & Black

If SoundSport wireless headphone is plugged in to charge it but the battery level of the product does not seem to increase or there is no indication that the battery is charging, try the following solutions below to fix it:

Solution 1: Disconnect and then reconnect USB Cable

The very first thing that you need to do fix not charging issue on the headphones is to disconnect and then reconnect USB cable. To do this, remove USB cable from both ends (Headphone and power source). Wait for a few seconds and then reconnect USB again on both ends. This to make sure that both ends are connected firmly on both ends.

After doing performing this solution, try to charge Bose wireless headset again and then check if not charging issue still occurs.

Solution 2: Use a different USB cable

If the first solution did not fix not charging issue, this time you may need to try using a different USB cable. It is possible that not charging issue with Bose SoundSport wireless headphone is caused by a faulty USB cable. To fix this, try connecting a different USB cable to the headphones to confirm whether or not the USB cable you were using was faulty or not.

Solution 3: Use a different charger

Charging time typically varies with the charger used and it usually depends on the current rating of the charger. When you look at your charger, you will notice a small text with amp or milliamp. If a charger has a current rating of 1 amp or 1000 milliamp, it usually charges the headphones faster as compared to a charger with a lower current rating of less than 1 amp or 1ooo milliamp.

To check you need to change a charger, try charging the headphones for a few minutes. If the batter does not charge or battery level did not increase, try using another charger to confirm whether the charger is at fault here.

Solution 4: Check Battery Life

Normally, when Bose headphones is plugged in to charge you will hear a voice prompt that says the battery level. However, if upon connecting the headphones to the power source and you did not hear a voice prompt, the headphone may have a drained battery. Try to charge it for a few minutes and then check if battery level increases.

If after some charging time has passed and still no change in the battery level, you may need to have the battery replaced. If wireless headphones gets battery low more often than it used to, it may need a replacement. Lithium ion batteries tend to deplete over time and therefore a battery replacement is much needed if this is the case.

Check with the local directory for the nearest Bose service center in your area and have the battery replaced by a Bose authorized technician. Make sure that a genuine replacement battery should be used.

Solution 5: Reset Bose SoundSport wireless headsets

If none of the methods mentioned above fix not charging issue with Bose headphones, you may need to reset the product. Resetting reboots the products, deletes all saved settings and bring the headphone back to its factory state.

To do this:

  1. Press power button to turn OFF headphone.

     Wait for another minute, then press Power button again to turn ON headset.

  2. Wait for at least 30 seconds before connecting headphone to a power source with a USB charger

    Bose SoundSport Wireless headphones battery will not charge

  3. Wait for about 5 seconds before disconnecting the cable from the headset.

    Bose SoundSport Wireless headphones battery will not charge

  4. Wait for another minute, then press Power button again to turn ON headset

    Bose SoundSport Wireless headphones battery will not charge

After resetting Bose headset, try to charge Bose SoundSport wireless headset again and then check if not charging issue still occurs.

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