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How do I set up my HEOS by Denon speaker?

You have purchased a new HEOS wifi speaker. To play music wirelessly on this, connect the speaker to your wireless network and set it up. In the next steps I will explain how you do this, so that you are ready to listen to music in minutes.

You need this

You need this
  • A HEOS 1, HEOS 3, HEOS 5 or HEOS 7.
  • The supplied audio / setup cable. This cable is included with your HEOS speaker and fits into the headphone jack of your phone.
  • A wireless network and the password.
  • A smartphone or tablet connected to your wireless network.
  • The HEOS app on your smartphone or tablet. Do not you have this app yet? Download it from the buttons below.

Do you have an iPhone 7 or newer or another phone that does not have a standard headphone jack? Then you also need the adapter cable for your phone. This connects a 3.5 mm headphone cable to your iPhone. This cable is not included with your HEOS speaker. In most cases you have received it with your phone.

Step 1: place your speaker and turn it on

Step 1: place your speaker and turn it on

Place the speaker in the desired location. Plug the power cable into the socket on the back of the speaker and into the power outlet. Check whether a light is lit on the speaker. Is not this the case? Check that the cable is well connected on both sides.

Step 2: open the HEOS app

Step 2: open the HEOS app

Open the HEOS app on your smartphone or tablet. You can recognize this app by the icon with the HEOS logo.

Step 3: Tap Install now

Step 3: Tap Install now

Tap Install now to begin the installation. If the app requests permission to record audio, tap Allow.

Step 4: connect the audio cable

Step 4: connect the audio cable

The app now indicates that you need to connect the audio cable. Connect this cable to the AUX IN socket on your HEOS speaker and the headphone socket of your smartphone or tablet. Tap Next.

Step 5: press the CONNECT button

Step 5: press the CONNECT button

The HEOS speaker light turns yellow within a minute. Then press the CONNECT button on the back of the HEOS speaker. The light will now flash green. In the app, tap Next.

Step 6: Verify the connection

Step 6: Verify the connection

After a maximum of one minute, the light on the speaker will continue to light green. Now press Indicator light steady green..

Step 7: Enter the password of your network

Step 7: Enter the password of your network

Enter the password for your network and tap Connect. Your speaker is now connecting to your network. This can take up to a minute.

Step 8: give the speaker a name

Step 8: give the speaker a name

Give the speaker a name. For example, use the name of the room where the speaker is located.

Step 9: remove the audio cable

Step 9: remove the audio cable

Unplug the audio cable from your phone and speaker and tap Finish.

You're done

The app now opens in the standard screen. From this screen you play music on your HEOS speaker. The speaker will now also be visible within the appropriate apps with which you play music on your HEOS speaker.

Donato
Article by:
Donato Audio Expert.

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