Are having difficulty charging your UE Wonderboom 3? Some of the factors that can cause this issue are a software glitch, bad charging port, defective charging cable, or a faulty charger. To fix this, you will need to perform several troubleshooting steps.
The UE Wonderboom 3 is one of the latest Ultimate Ears Bluetooth speakers. It features improved sound quality, a longer battery life, a waterproof design, and enhanced features. It uses two full-range 50mm active drivers and dual passive radiators to deliver powerful sound with rich bass and clear treble. The Wonderboom 3 is small and lightweight, making it perfect for taking on the go. Its unique shape and bold colors make it a great addition to any room.
- Dimensions: 104mm x 95.3mm
- Weight: 420g
- Battery life: Up to 14 hours
- Connectivity: Bluetooth 5.0
- Frequency response: 90Hz – 20kHz
- Waterproof rating: IP67
- Dustproof rating: IP67
- Bluetooth range: 33m (100ft)
- Speaker drivers: Two 40mm active drivers and two 46mm x 65mm passive radiators (Double the sound+ True Wireless Stereo)
- Battery level indicator: LED lights
- Power input: 5V DC, 1A
Resolve UE Wonderboom 3 Charging Problems In No Time
One of the issues that you might experience with Ultimate Ears Wonderboom Bluetooth speakers is when it won’t charge. This can be an annoying experience especially if the battery life is already low.
Here’s what you need to do to fix the charging issues on your Ultimate Ears Wonderboom 3 speaker.
Solution 1: Check the Ultimate Ears portable Bluetooth speaker charging port, USB charging cable, and charger
The first thing you will want to do when the lithium ion battery of your portable Bluetooth speaker does not charge is to check the three main components necessary for charging. These are the charging port,micro USB cable, and the charger.
You need to make sure that this USB charging port is clean and free from any dirt or debris. You can clean the charging port using a thin object such as a toothpick if necessary.
Sometimes a defective charging cord can cause this issue. To check if this is what’s causing the problem try to replace this with other cords.
Since the Ultimate Ears Bluetooth speaker does not come with its own charger you will need to provide one. You can use your smartphone charger to charge the speaker.
Solution 2: Plug the Ultimate Ears Bluetooth speaker power adaptor to a different wall outlet
Plugging the wall charger to a faulty wall outlet will result to this particular issue. You should try plugging the charger to a different power source then check if the charging issue is fixed.
Charging Ultimate Ears speaker
Insert the micro USB charging cord into the charging port of the speaker.
Insert the other end of the micro USB charging cord to a USB wall charger with an output of not greater than 3.0A.
Connect the wall charger to a power outlet and leave it charging for 2.6 hours.
Solution 3: Update your Ultimate Ears Wonderboom software
One of the reasons why the lithium ion batteries of your Ultimate Ears Wonderboom 3 speaker is not charging is because of a bug in it current software version. Try updating the software of the speaker then check if this fixes the problem.
Software update Ultimate Ears Wonderboom 3
- Download the Ultimate Ears app: The first step is to download the Ultimate Ears app from the Apple App Store or Google Play Store.
- Connect the speaker to the app: Connect the UE Wonderboom 3 to the Ultimate Ears app by turning on the speaker and enabling Bluetooth on your device.
- Check for updates: In the Ultimate Ears app, go to the “Device Settings” section and check if there are any firmware updates available for the UE Wonderboom 3.
- Install the update: If an update is available, follow the on-screen instructions to install it. The update process may take several minutes, so be patient.
- Confirm the update: After the update is complete, the speaker will restart and the new firmware version will be installed.
Make sure to keep the speaker connected to a power source during the update process to ensure that the battery does not run out.
Solution 4: Factory reset your Ultimate Ears Wonderboom 3 speaker
If you still have trouble charging your Ultimate Ears Wonderboom speaker then you should consider doing a factory reset or hard reset. This brings back the speaker to its default factory settings.
Factory resetting the Ultimate Ears Wonderboom 3 will erase all stored data, settings, and paired devices. Before resetting the speaker, make sure to backup any important data or files stored on it.
- Press and hold the power button: Locate the power button on the speaker and press and hold it for 10 seconds until the LED light starts flashing.
- Release the power button: After the LED light starts flashing, release the power button. The speaker will now enter factory reset mode.
- Wait for the reset to complete: The reset process may take a few seconds to complete. The LED light will turn off once the reset is complete.
- Re-pair the speaker: After the reset is complete, you will need to re-pair the speaker with your device by following the usual pairing process.
Solution 5: Bring your UE Wonderboom speaker to a service center
In case the charging problem persists then this can already be caused by a faulty hardware component. This can be due to a faulty motherboard for example. If this is the case then you will need to seek support at the nearest service center. If the speaker is still under warranty then this might be replaced with a new one or repaired for free.
Frequently Asked Questions
- Does the Ultimate Ears Wonderboom 3 have a microphone for phone calls?
No, the speaker does not have a built-in microphone for phone calls.
- Can I pair two Ultimate Ears Wonderboom 3 speakers together for stereo sound?
Yes, you can pair two Wonderboom 3 speakers together for stereo sound.
- How do I pair two Ultimate Ears Wonderboom speakers?
Turn on both speakers.
Put one speaker in pairing mode by pressing and holding the Bluetooth button for 5 seconds until the light flashes.
Put the other speaker in pairing mode by pressing and holding the Bluetooth button for 5 seconds until the light flashes.
On your device, go to the Bluetooth settings and select both speakers. They should appear as “UE WONDERBOOM 3”.
Once both speakers are connected to your device, they will automatically pair with each other and create stereo sound.
- What is the range of the Bluetooth connection on the Ultimate Ears Wonderboom 3?
The Bluetooth range is up to 33 meters (100 feet) in open air.
- What is the battery life of the Ultimate Ears Wonderboom 3?
The battery life is up to 14 hours.