There are several factors that can cause Bose Soundlink Revolve to not charge ranging from a faulty charger or charging cable and power outlet, issues with the battery and and an outdated software. In this latest installment of our troubleshooting series, we will talk about the recommended solutions on how to fix Bose Soundlink Revolve does not charge.
What to do if Bose Soundlink Revolve does not charge
Before performing the methods listed below, here are a few specification highlights about this particular speaker from Bose.
- Dimensions: 5.97″x 3.24″ x 3.24″
- Weight: 1.5 lbs
- Output: 3.5mm auxilliary
- Input: Micro-B USB port
- Bluetooth range: 30 feet or 9 meters
- Battery: Lithium-ion
- Battery Life: 12 hours playback time
- Colors available: Luxe Silver & Triple Black
Listed below are the troubleshooting methods to try fix wont charge issue on Soundlink Revolve:
Method 1: Disconnect and Reconnect USB cable
This is the very first method that you can try to fix the problem with Bose Soundlink Revolve. This was you’ll know if it is caused by a faulty charging cable, a faulty USB charger and there are issues with the speaker itself.
To do this, first unplug USB cable from both ends. This means, removing USB from charging port of the speaker and from charger. Wait for a few seconds and then reconnect the cable again. Make sure that cable on both ends are properly connected.
Then, try to use a different charging cable. This is another way to know if the current USB cable that you used to charge Bose speaker is working or functioning. Once you change the USB charging cable, check if the problem is fixed.
Lastly, try to use a different charger. Charging time for Bose speaker varies with the kind of charger used to charge. A charger with a higher current rating of 1.6 amp or 1600 milliamp charges faster as compared to a charger with a lower 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. It is recommended to use a genuine USB cable and a charger to prevent issues.
Method 2: Make sure Power Outlet is working
To know if the Power outlet is not working, plug soundlink speaker to the outlet. A tone is usually heard after that. However, if a tone was not heard after you plug the soundlink speaker to the outlet, try to plug another electronic device. If both the electronic device and the speaker did not charge, then the power outlet is the culprit why Bose Speaker does not charge.
Method 3: Factory Reset Bose Revolve
Most of the time, a simple reset of Bose Speaker can cause issues with the product will not charge. This method basically reboots the Bose Bluetooth speaker and brings it back to its default state. Saved settings will be erased or deleted after this method.
To do this:
- Press and hold the Power Button for 10 seconds
Release the Power Button once a flashing blue light appears then a voice prompt will ask you to select a language.
After Bose speaker has been reset, try to charge Bose Soundlink speaker and then check if the issue is fixed.
Method 4: Check for product updates
Bugs in the software can cause issues with the product that can may have caused Soundlink Revolve speaker to not charge. To fix this, you may need to check for available updates and installs them if there are any. Updates aims to fix bugs in the software.
There are two simple ways to to this method: First update via Bose connect app using your smartphone or via Bose Online Updater that can be found on Bose website by connecting Bose speaker to the computer.
Check if Bose Soundlink Revolve speaker does not charge issue still occurs.
Method 5: Check Battery
If none of the methods mentioned above did not help fix the problem, there is a possibility that the battery on the speaker needs to be replaced. Lithium ion batteries can deplete over time with continuous use and charging times. If this is the cause for the problem, you may need to install a new replacement battery. Make sure to use a genuine replacement battery to avoid battery issues in the future.
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