How to connect iPhone to Bose Docking Station?


Connecting an iPhone to my Bose Docking Station is a question we get a lot here at CoolStream.


The iconic Bose SoundDock with its legacy 30-pin iPod connector is a great stereo to stream all your music from your phone. Connecting an iPhone using Bluetooth and the CoolStream Duo is easy.

Just Plug, Pair, and Play.

The CoolStream Duo Bluetooth Receiver connects all iPhones and Android phones to the Bose SoundDock docking station using wireless Bluetooth technology. Pairing your phone using Bluetooth lets you stream any music from your phone to your Bose dock.

connect iPhone to Bose Docking Station

Follow these easy steps if you are ready to connect your iPhone to the Bose SoundDock.

1. Plug the CoolStream Duo onto the 30 pin connector of the Bose.
2. The blue light should be blinking on the CoolStream
3. Go to Settings -> Bluetooth on your phone.
4. Tap CoolStream and wait for “Connected” to appear (3 seconds)
5. If required, the pairing code is 0000 (four zeroes)
6. Play music.

The Duo is compatible with the Original iPod 12V Bose SoundDock, Bose SoundDock Portable, Bose SoundDock II, and the Bose SoundDock Connect Kit using the 30-pin iPod connector located on the front of the dock.


CoolStream Duo works using the 30-pin iPod connector on the Bose SoundDock. BoseRocks the Bose SoundDock






Bose Wave Radios and CoolStream

If you are lucky enough to have a Bose Wave Radio, CoolStream has assembled a Bluetooth Kit to upgrade your Bose to Bluetooth. We have two different kits for every model of Wave Radio.

CoolStream Kit for Bose Wave Radios.

CoolStream Duo Bluetooth Kit For Bose Wave Radios






For the following models, we recommend the CoolStream Bluetooth Kit for Bose Wave Radios:

AWRC1G – Bose Wave Radio AM/FM CDE Player

AWRCC2 – Bose Wave Radio iPhone iPod CD Player/Alarm Clock

AWRCC1 – Bose Wave Music System Speaker CD Player AM/FM Radio

AWRC-1G – Bose Wave Radio/CD Player

AWR1-1W – Bose Wave Radio AM/FM/Aux/Clock

AWR113 – Bose Wave Radio AM/FM Alarm Clock

CoolStream Kit for AUX

CoolStream Duo Bluetooth Kit for Auxiliary Ports







For the following models, we recommend the CoolStream Bluetooth Kit for Aux enable stereos:

Bose Wave Music System III CD Player AM/FM Radio with AUX

Bose Wave Radio IV

Bose Wave Radio II AM/FM Alarm Clock Radio 3.5 mm Aux

Questions about compatibility and functionality?

For any questions about compatibility, send us an email with your stereo details, and we can recommend the right product for you.

Please read this to learn more about the CoolStream Duo Bluetooth Receiver and all of its features and functionality.

Please check our compatibility lists for other docking stations,  cars, motorcycles, and marine stereos you may want to dust off and use again with a Bluetooth Upgrade from CoolStream.

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