How do I update the software on my ULTIMATE EARS MEGABLAST?

Update using the app

Your ULTIMATE EARS speaker gets better all the time through regular, over-the-air updates. These updates are quick and easy and can be wirelessly downloaded through your ULTIMATE EARS speaker app. To get started, connect your ULTIMATE EARS speaker to your smart device, open the app for your ULTIMATE EARS speaker, and tap on “More” to see if there are updates available. If there are, just tap to begin the update and the app will take care of the rest.

Update without the app

While it is quickest and easiest to update over-the-air with the app for your ULTIMATE EARS speaker, if you can’t update using the app or you simply prefer to use an old-school desktop updater, we’ve still got you covered. Click on the Mac or Windows download link below to download the update utility.

After you download the app, run it and follow the on-screen instructions. You’ll need to connect your ULTIMATE EARS speaker to your computer to complete the update.

REQUIREMENTS:  This update supports Windows 7 and above, Mac OS X (10.8.x) and above.

 

MAC OS X UPDATE WINDOWS UPDATE

How do I update the software on my ULTIMATE EARS BLAST?

Update using the app

Your ULTIMATE EARS speaker gets better all the time through regular, over-the-air updates. These updates are quick and easy and can be wirelessly downloaded through your ULTIMATE EARS speaker app. To get started, connect your ULTIMATE EARS speaker to your smart device, open the app for your ULTIMATE EARS speaker, and tap on “More” to see if there are updates available. If there are, just tap to begin the update and the app will take care of the rest.

Update without the app

While it is quickest and easiest to update over-the-air with the app for your ULTIMATE EARS speaker, if you can’t update using the app or you simply prefer to use an old-school desktop updater, we’ve still got you covered. Click on the Mac or Windows download link below to download the update utility.

After you download the app, run it and follow the on-screen instructions. You’ll need to connect your ULTIMATE EARS speaker to your computer to complete the update.

REQUIREMENTS:  This update supports Windows 7 and above, Mac OS X (10.8.x) and above.

 

MAC OS X UPDATE WINDOWS UPDATE

Connecting your speaker to your device

You can connect your BOOM 3  or MEGABOOM 3 to your smartphone, tablet or other device using the Bluetooth button.

Out of the package, your BOOM 3 or MEGABOOM 3 is ready to pair with your first Bluetooth device. Here’s how:

  1. Turn the speaker on by pressing the power button on the top of the speaker. The power indicator will glow white, the Bluetooth connect button (above the power button) will blink white rapidly, and you will hear a tone indicating the speaker is ready to pair.
  2. On your Bluetooth device, go to the Bluetooth menu and scan for devices (make sure Bluetooth is enabled).
  3. Select BOOM 3 or MEGABOOM 3 from the list of devices.

Once paired and connected, you’ll hear an audible confirmation from the speaker. This means your BOOM 3 or MEGABOOM 3 is ready to use. You can pair additional devices with your speaker, see Connecting your speaker to additional devices.

 

Connecting your speaker to your device

You can connect your BOOM 3  or MEGABOOM 3 to your smartphone, tablet or other device using the Bluetooth button.

Out of the package, your BOOM 3 or MEGABOOM 3 is ready to pair with your first Bluetooth device. Here’s how:

  1. Turn the speaker on by pressing the power button on the top of the speaker. The power indicator will glow white, the Bluetooth connect button (above the power button) will blink white rapidly, and you will hear a tone indicating the speaker is ready to pair.
  2. On your Bluetooth device, go to the Bluetooth menu and scan for devices (make sure Bluetooth is enabled).
  3. Select BOOM 3 or MEGABOOM 3 from the list of devices.

Once paired and connected, you’ll hear an audible confirmation from the speaker. This means your BOOM 3 or MEGABOOM 3 is ready to use. You can pair additional devices with your speaker, see Connecting your speaker to additional devices

Your UE speaker will remember the last eight devices it connected with.

Pairing additional devices
After you pair the first device, here’s how to pair additional devices:

  1. Turn the speaker on.
  2. Hold down the Bluetooth button until you hear a tone.
    NOTE: The Bluetooth connection button will blink rapidly, indicating that the speaker is ready for pairing.
  3. On your device, go to the Bluetooth menu and scan for devices.
  4. Select the name of your speaker from the list of devices.

Once paired and connected, you’ll hear an audible confirmation from the speaker. Your speaker is now ready to use with the device you added.

Reconnecting to a device
To reconnect a device to your Ultimate Ears speaker after the initial pairing or after pairing another device:

  1. Turn the speaker on
  2. On your device, go to the Bluetooth menu and select the name of your speaker from the list of devices.

Once reconnected, you’ll hear an audible confirmation from the speaker. Your speaker is now ready to use with the device you selected.

Connecting your speaker to additional devices

Your UE speaker will remember the last eight devices it connected with.

Pairing additional devices
After you pair the first device, here’s how to pair additional devices:

  1. Turn the speaker on.
  2. Hold down the Bluetooth button until you hear a tone.


    NOTE: The Bluetooth connection button will blink rapidly, indicating that the speaker is ready for pairing.
  3. On your device, go to the Bluetooth menu and scan for devices.
  4. Select the name of your speaker from the list of devices.

Once paired and connected, you’ll hear an audible confirmation from the speaker. Your speaker is now ready to use with the device you added.

Reconnecting to a device
To reconnect a device to your Ultimate Ears speaker after the initial pairing or after pairing another device:

  1. Turn the speaker on
  2. On your device, go to the Bluetooth menu and select the name of your speaker from the list of devices.

Once reconnected, you’ll hear an audible confirmation from the speaker. Your speaker is now ready to use with the device you selected.

Pairing/Grouping Speakers Together

PartyUp allows you to connect multiple speakers together. To join the party, you’ll need to get the BOOM & MEGABOOM by Ultimate Ears App and latest firmware for your speakers first. Check the iOS App Store or Android Play Store for the latest app update. Once you have the latest app, you can update your speaker firmware through the app via OTA (over-the-air). Please ensure that all the speakers that you would like to join the party are up-to-date with the latest firmware.

NOTE:  If the guest speaker is not set as a public speaker, you will see a message with an extra step before that guest speaker can join the party. The owner of that speaker will need to press the Bluetooth button twice on their speaker.

 

Pairing/Grouping Speakers Together

PartyUp allows you to connect multiple speakers together. To join the party, you’ll need to get the BOOM & MEGABOOM by Ultimate Ears App and latest firmware for your speakers first. Check the iOS App Store or Android Play Store for the latest app update. Once you have the latest app, you can update your speaker firmware through the app via OTA (over-the-air). Please ensure that all the speakers that you would like to join the party are up-to-date with the latest firmware.




NOTE:  If the guest speaker is not set as a public speaker, you will see a message with an extra step before that guest speaker can join the party. The owner of that speaker will need to press the Bluetooth button twice on their speaker.

 

What speakers can group with my speakers?

The following speakers can join the party:

  • BOOM
  • BOOM 2
  • BOOM 3
  • MEGABOOM
  • MEGABOOM 3

To join the party, you’ll need to get the latest and greatest App and firmware for your speakers first. Check the iOS App Store or Android Play Store for the latest app update. Once you have the latest app, you can update your speaker software through the app via OTA (over-the-air). Please ensure that all the speakers that you would like to join the party are up-to-date with the latest firmware.

 

What speakers can group with my speakers?

The following speakers can join the party:

  • BOOM
  • BOOM 2
  • BOOM 3
  • MEGABOOM
  • MEGABOOM 3

To join the party, you’ll need to get the latest and greatest App and firmware for your speakers first. Check the iOS App Store or Android Play Store for the latest app update. Once you have the latest app, you can update your speaker software through the app via OTA (over-the-air). Please ensure that all the speakers that you would like to join the party are up-to-date with the latest firmware.