Introduction

The battery is located on the bottom of the speaker underneath a rubber protective cover. Use this guide to replace a faulty battery in your SoundLink Mini.

Parts

No parts required.

Peel back the rubber battery cover and remove the four circled 6.0 mm screws using a T8 Torx Screwdriver.
  • Peel back the rubber battery cover and remove the four circled 6.0 mm screws using a T8 Torx Screwdriver.

Help I removed the part which I'm not supposed to next to the battery charger how do I put it back?

Sooraj murali - Reply

While holding the cover back, pull straight up on the battery to remove it. While holding the cover back, pull straight up on the battery to remove it.
  • While holding the cover back, pull straight up on the battery to remove it.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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Where can one purchase this battery, shipped to a US address?

Bob Smith - Reply

Were can we I get the battry to order ... need it badly pls m.

kaiserteach -

I need the battry for soundlink mini ... pls were can I get it

kaiserteach -

Where can we get the battery ordered?

Marian D - Reply

Anyone know where to get the battery?

aboveebegun - Reply

Before you purchase a battery call Bose and speak to a technician . I thought I needed a battery but the tech instructed me what to do and now my battery is charging again.

Godfrey!

Godfrey Duncan - Reply

What did he tell you to do?

australianperson - Reply

Yeah, what did he tell you to do? My battery is always telling me it's 30% charged or 40% charged even after it's been plugged in and not used for over 12 hours.

Catherine Ratliff - Reply

Go to the Bose updater webpage. install the software and plug in the speaker to your computer. it will update your speaker and hopefully fix some battery bugs. Worked for me for a little bit but now I'm back to flashing red light and looking for a replacement battery.

Justin - Reply

soundlink will not hold a charge. if speaker sits around 4 a while u have 2 recharge it again. dont think it should do that. bose was no help! hfellos61@live.com if some 1 has a solution?

Howard Fellows - Reply

You can actually open that battery pack up when you are careful. The glue is not very strong. There are 2 x 18650 batteries in there. I'll replace mine once I get the new ones and see if it worked. I ordered 2 Samsung from Amazon for $15. check out the picture.

https://www.dropbox.com/s/da5f596v0ml4g7...

Wolfgang - Reply

Wolfgang, did replacing the batteries work?

Nick Hinckley -

Hi Wolfgang, did you get your soundlink mini to work after you replaced the batterys, also there are 3 wires red,black and green, where did the green wire go and do you need it thanks?

Peter wreford-bush -

how does it worked with the replacement; was it difficult? on another page i read something about needing solder tails for the batteries and that there is a lot of glue and residues on board.

is it right that bose replace batteries after calling service? does anyone know how much this cost?

howard wolowitz - Reply

I tried many things, but was unable to charge my battery. Then, while attempting to download the new software, I followed the instruction to have the unit attached to the base charger AND then attache the unit to the computer using a USB and a second connector to the side charging slot. Now the battery is charging!

chemistrb - Reply

If u have problem on charging the battery, reset the system by pressing the center button fir 10secs and then release it. Then continue to re-charge it using the cable and charger provided with the system. Tony Lopez

tlopez67us - Reply

I don't know if this will help anyone, but I was having trouble with my Soundlink Mini (version 1) running for anywhere between 5 and 45 minutes before suddenly turning off and not being able to turn back on for an indeterminate amount of time. No amount of product resetting or letting the battery die and recharge worked, but after I followed this guide and simply took the battery out and put it back in, my speaker is working perfectly now.

I guess this is the equivalent of unplugging it and plugging it back in.

dtaki - Reply

I got a replacement battery for Bose SOUNDLINK Mini fromebay, it works great! here is the link:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/322743063253

And it also has battery for SOUNDLINK I II III...

Lin - Reply

Opening the battery case is easy with the help of a knife fitting between the bottom and the housing of the batteries.

In my case a lot of glue and rubber like material is attached to the battery cell and also to the charge controller board.

Be careful not to use metal tools to remove the white rubberlike material from the board to prevent a short cut, which happend to me.

I yet have to find a way to remove the cells out of the case. Anyone being successful on this alteady ?

Bose used two Samsung cells type ICR18650-26H M

Here is my replacement cell I will eventually order if I find a way to remove the cells from the case.

https://akkuplus.de/Akkupack-fuer-BOSE-S...

they offer two capacities: a smaller with 2600mh for ~ € 20,- and a bigger one with 3400 mh for ~ € 30,-

So this would be still half the price eBay sellers are asking for a replacement battery and way cheaper than Bose.

They will charge you € 80,- but you get 1 year warranty :-)

Oliver Weiss - Reply

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