Bose Frames Alto

Sold from 2019 – 2024

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Buttons on product do not work or work intermittently

If you push the buttons on your product but they do not respond or do not control you product as expected, try the following:

Avoid holding the Power button while powering on or off your product.

To turn on or off your product, quickly press and release the Power button. Holding the Power button, even just briefly, checks the battery charge level, which wil not power on or off your product.

Be sure your product is within 33 feet (10 meters) of the Bluetooth® device.

Bluetooth range is about 33' (10 m). This range can be reduced by obstacles (i.e. walls, doors, pockets, nearby Bluetooth devices, etc.). Try moving the device and product closer together.

Remove your product from the memory of the Bluetooth device, then try again.

In the Bluetooth settings of the Bluetooth device, find the list of previously connected products. Remove your product from the list, then reconnect it to the device. For more information, see Connecting a Bluetooth device.

Try connecting a different audio device.

If available, connect another audio device using the same cables and connections to determine if the issue is related to the first device or its settings.

Update your product

Updating the product's software may resolve some issues with the system. For information on updating the product, see Updating the software or firmware of your product.

Determine if the mobile device is running Android 8 or later

Android 8 and later has removed the function of pressing and holding to fast forward or rewinding through tracks. Skipping forward and back should still work, but scanning through tracks is no longer available.

Your product may need service.

If the steps provided do not resolve your issue, your product may need service. Follow the link below for more information on how to service your product. Depending on your product and region, you will be provided a contact number or the ability to setup service online.

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