Bose is a popular brand when it comes to music products. There are several users who use Bose earphones and speakers day in and day out for music as well as calling purposes. Bose is one of the most popular music product brands because of its great quality products and exceptional sound quality. The Bose SoundLink Mini 3 is yet another amazing introduction by Bose that has made a separate place for itself in the hearts of people who are fond of using speakers.
Bose SoundLink Mini 3 is a portable Bluetooth speaker and is a part of the Bose SoundLink Mini speaker series. It succeeded the Mini 2. The quality and features of the much-talked-about Bose SoundLink Mini 3 are astounding as usual. However, the speaker occasionally faces some rough patches like most other electronic gadgets. One such common and the recurring issue is the speaker’s charging problem. According to several users, they are unable to charge their speakers and also report that a red light keeps flashing.
Fixes & Workarounds for the Bose SoundLink Mini 3 charging problem
The Bose speaker may be facing some charging-related issues. Let us discuss what the possible causes could be and their solutions as well.
- The red light flashes on your Bose SoundLink Mini 3 indicate problems that could be related to updates and installations. Updates help your devices work properly and efficiently. Not installing an update for a long time may be indicated through these red flashes. We recommend your run a quick Bose Updater and check for new updates. If any updates are available, kindly install them.
- For users who are using the charging cradle, the cradle and the speaker’s bottom may not be connecting properly. Clean the ports with a clean cloth and try again. You may also use a tiny amount of isopropyl alcohol but make sure not to make the port too wet.
- You can also disconnect the USB cable from the cradle and connect it directly to your speakers. If the speaker starts to charge now, the issue may be with the cradle.
- You can also switch the USB cables. Sometimes, USB cables stop working and therefore the speaker doesn’t charge. Using another cable will give you an idea of whether the issue lies with the cable or the speaker.
- When all other attempts fail, the last option usually is to reset your Bose SoundLink Mini 3 to the factory settings. This makes the product return to its original default settings and fixes small technical glitches that may be there. To reset your speaker, simply Power on your product and then press and hold (10 seconds) until the device goes off completely. Try installing the updates after resetting your product as well.
In the very rare occurrence that none of the steps mentioned above is able to resolve your Bose SoundLink Mini 3 charging problem, you may have to approach the Service Center. This is so because there are few chances that you’ll be able to fix any problem that goes beyond these workarounds.