Bose Soundsport headphones flash orange

The brand Angry is renowned for its range of very good quality speakers. For many years, the quality of their products has not diminished, and remains a solid player in the category of speakers, portable or not.

Also very popular, Bose QC headphones featuring sound isolation technology offer equally recognized listening quality. Not wanting to stop there, Bose therefore decided a few years ago to enter the headphone market.

With their product Bose Soundsport, Bose therefore offers high-end headphones, also with noise reduction. You may be less used to seeing and to use Bose headphones, so we will help you understand them better in this article.

In fact, Bose Soundsport headphones are color coded to indicate their operating status. Vyour headphones are flashing Orange and you don't know what that means? Explanations.

My Bose Soundsport headphones are flashing amber: Low battery.

If, however, it is not possible for you to turn on your headphones, here is an article specifically related to this problem:


Here you will have some answers to this dysfunction.

Orange color on Bose Soundsport: Low battery

If you observe a orange indicator light flashing, it's simply the battery which is low. So place yours headphones charging, in order to be able to observe a green light, meaning that the battery is recharged.

For a better understanding of the different colors displayed, here is a summary table:

LED colorSituation
GreenBattery full, or almost
OrangeLow battery
Red Empty battery: charge required

This gives you a better idea of ​​the state of charge of your Soundsport headphones and can therefore act accordingly. If, however, you charge your headphones, but the orange light persists, there may then be a charging problem.

In this case, let's see what you can do to fix the problem.

My Bose Soundsport headphones are flashing amber even when charging

If your Soundsport headphones do not change color when you put them on charge, there is a little problem that is preventing them from recharging. Here are some tips on how to fix it.

Your indicator light indicates that you have a charging problem. Since they are unable to recharge, the battery remains low, and the indicator therefore flashes orange.

Maybe the problem is with the charger. If you haven't done anything yet, here's what you can do:

  • Try using a different charging cable
  • Connect the charger to another outlet, or to a PC
  • If you have a charger that has been tested and works, charge your Bose headphones for about 1 hour

Orange color and charging problem on Bose headphones: Bad contact

It is possible that the charging problem is not with the charger, but with the connection between your two devices. So try to clean the connectors, and check that there is no dust or other impurities.

For this, a cotton swab will do. Gently clean both sides of the jacks, so as not to leave any impurities that may interfere with charging your headphones.

If the problem persists, then the problem may be with the Bose software. So try to update it with the following manipulation:

Update the Bose software to fix the orange light issue

A bad version or corrupted version of Bose software may cause it to malfunction.

Update the software, and restart the headphones. It is possible that this fixes the problems related to the orange color of the cis ones.

To update your Soundsport headphones, and their software is very simple. Follow these steps:

  • connect them in USB to your computerthen connect to the page next for download the latest updates:

Bose update

  • Follow the steps of the manipulation, indicated on your computer screen.

If the update didn't work, and your headphones are still flashing amber, then try resetting them.

Orange light: Reset your Bose Soundsport headphones

Resetting is an effective method in many problems. When the blinking amber light persists, it may help.

Here is how to reset your Bose Soundsport headphones:

  • Connect your headphones to a USB cable and specifically wait 5 seconds
  • After 5 seconds precise, unplug your earphones from the usb socket, and wait 1 minute
  • After having wait a minute, try to revive.

If the procedure worked, you will see your Bose Soundsport headphones restart. If the orange light problem still persists, then the problem is more complicated, so contact Bose support.

Click on the link below to be redirected to customer service:

Bose support