Using Amazon Alexa

Your headphones are voice assistant enabled with Amazon Alexa. With Alexa, you can ask to play music, hear the news, check the weather, control smart home devices and more. Using Alexa on your headphones is as simple as asking. Just ask or use the Voice Assistant button and Alexa responds instantly. Make sure your headphones and app are up to date for all the latest features.

Note: Amazon Alexa isn’t available in all languages and countries.

Set the Voice Assistant button to Amazon Alexa

Right earcup showing the Voice assistant button.

Before you begin, make sure your mobile device is connected to a Wi-Fi® or cellular data network.

Open the Bose Music app. Connect your headphones to your device and select them in the app

Tap “Settings” > “Voice Assistant” > “Alexa”. You may need to tap “Setup & Settings” to set up your headphones in the Alexa app

Using the Voice Assistant button

The Voice Assistant button is used to control Amazon Alexa. It’s located on the right earcup.

Things to tryWhat to do
Talk to Alexa

Press and release the Voice Assistant button. After you hear a tone, say your request.

For a list of things to try, visit: https://www.amazon.com/usealexa

Stop AlexaPress and release the Voice Assistant button

Using your voice

Start with “Alexa”, then say:

Things to tryExamples of what to say
Talk to Alexa“What can you do?”
Plan your day“What’s the weather?”
Play audio

"Play some dance music."

Note: Amazon Music is set as the default music service. To change the default music service, use the Alexa app. 

Play audio from a specific music service“Play NPR on TuneIn.”
Discover more skills“What new skills do you have?”
Stop Alexa “Stop”

For more information about what Alexa can do, visit: https://www.amazon.com/usealexa

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