Bose® home entertainment system updates

Why update your system?

Your system's remote control operates the system and connected devices like your TV, cable/satellite box and Blu-ray player. Periodic updates keep your remote compatible with devices released after your system's date of manufacture. For more information, see our update details.

In addition, you may need to update your system for SoundTouchâ„¢.

Minimum system requirements

For Windows PC users:

  • 300 MHz processor (1 GHz for Vista) 32 or 64 bit
  • 128 MB RAM (Windows XP); 512 MB RAM (Vista Home Basic); 1 GB (other Vista editions)
  • Internet connection
  • 125 MB available hard disk space
  • USB 1.1 or 2.0 port

For Mac users:

  • OS v10.5 and v10.6
  • Intel-based processor
  • 512 MB RAM (10.5), 1 GB (10.6)
  • Internet connection
  • 125 MB available hard disk space
  • USB 2.0 port

Before downloading

Note: If you are updating your system for SoundTouchâ„¢ and have completed Steps 1 and 2 in Unify, click Continue to system updates.

Step 1:
Plug the USB drive included with your system into the system's console (see illustration). Then, press the Setup button on the console, select "Update" and follow the instructions on the screen.

USB drive being plugged into a Lifestyle system

Step 2:
Now, plug the USB drive into a USB port on your computer before running the application (see illustration). Do not disconnect the USB drive while the update application is running. Doing so will cancel your upgrade.

USB drive being plugged into a computer

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