Bose adds swipe volume controls to QuietComfort Earbuds and Sport Earbuds

Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge One of the few complaints I had in my review of Bose’s QuietComfort Earbuds was that they lacked onboard volume controls. Well, a few weeks after they went on sale, the company has now resolved that. In the latest update of the Bose Music app out today on iOS, there’s a new volume control option in settings. (Presumably this will be coming to the Android app imminently, as well.) Once you toggle it on, you’ll be able to swipe up and down on the right earbud to adjust how loud the audio is. This feature is available for both the QuietComfort Earbuds and less expensive Sport Earbuds. It’s something that was spotted in early user manuals for the earbuds but was removed before they shipped. I’m glad Bose has quickly moved to add this... Continue reading…

Bose adds swipe volume controls to QuietComfort Earbuds and Sport Earbuds
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge

One of the few complaints I had in my review of Bose’s QuietComfort Earbuds was that they lacked onboard volume controls. Well, a few weeks after they went on sale, the company has now resolved that.

In the latest update of the Bose Music app out today on iOS, there’s a new volume control option in settings. (Presumably this will be coming to the Android app imminently, as well.) Once you toggle it on, you’ll be able to swipe up and down on the right earbud to adjust how loud the audio is. This feature is available for both the QuietComfort Earbuds and less expensive Sport Earbuds. It’s something that was spotted in early user manuals for the earbuds but was removed before they shipped. I’m glad Bose has quickly moved to add this...

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