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Bowers & Wilkins PI7 Manual | Pairing & Charging Instructions 2022

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The Bowers & Wilkins PI7 comes with Bluetooth 5.0, ANC, 9.2mm advanced drivers, a battery life of about 4 hours, a fast-charging feature, the IPX4 certification, a specialized app, and more. Learn how to use them with this new Bowers & Wilkins PI7 Manual.

Bowers & Wilkins PI7 Manual | Pairing Instructions & Troubleshooting

Bowers & Wilkins PI7 Manual | How to Pair / Connect?

To iOS and Android Devices without the Google FastPair Feature

Step 1: Download the Bowers & Wilkins Headphones app on the desired device.

Step 2: Open the lid of the charging case and take the earbuds out. After that, they will turn on automatically. When a blue light starts flashing on the charging case, that means that the earbuds will be ready to pair with any device.

Step 3: Turn on Bluetooth on the desired device.

Step 4: Go to the device’s Bluetooth settings.

Step 5: Select “Bowers & Wilkins PI7”. If a password is needed, type “0000”.

Step 6: After that, a blue light on the charging case will be on for 3 seconds.

Step 7: Open the Bowers & Wilkins app and add the earbuds. After that, the pairing will be done.

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To Android Devices with the Google FastPair Feature

Step 1: Place the case no further than 10 cm away from the desired device.

Step 2: Turn on Bluetooth on the device.

Step 3: Open the lid of the charging case and take the earbuds out. After that, they will turn on automatically.

Step 4: A Google FastPair notification window will pop up showing “Bowers & Wilkins PI7 detected”, and request to start the pairing process.

Step 5: Press the “Notification” button on the window to enable the pairing. After that, a successful connection will be shown in a GFP window.

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Bowers & Wilkins PI7 Manual | How to Wear?

Step 1: Take both earbuds out of the charging case.

Step 2: Identify the left and right earbuds.

Step 3: Choose the ear tips that best suit your ears.

Step 4: Insert the headphones into the inner canal of the ears.

Step 5: Rotate for the best possible comfort and best fit, and make sure that the microphone is pointing to the mouth.

Bowers & Wilkins PI7 Manual | How to Turn On and Off?

Turn on: Open the lid of the charging case and take the earbuds out. After that, they will turn on automatically.

Turn off: Place the earbuds into the charging case. After that, the earbuds will turn off automatically.

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How to Control? / How to Operate? – Instructions

  • Play or pause music: Press the multifunction touch button on any of the earbuds one time.
  • Play the next song: Press the multifunction touch button on any of the earbuds two times.
  • Play the previous song: Press the multifunction touch button on any of the earbuds three times.
  • Answer an incoming call: Press the multifunction touch button on any of the earbuds one time.
  • End a current call: Press the multifunction touch button on any of the earbuds two times.
  • Reject an incoming call: Press the multifunction touch button on any of the earbuds two times.
  • Activate the voice assistant: Press and hold the multifunction touch button on the right earbud for about 1 second.

Bowers & Wilkins PI7 Manual | How to Activate ANC Mode?

To activate or deactivate the ANC mode in these earbuds, all you have to do is to press and hold the multifunction touch button on the left earbud for about 1 second.

Bowers & Wilkins PI7 Manual | How to Activate Mono Mode?

To activate or deactivate the mono mode in these earbuds, all you have to do is to pair the earbuds to the device and take out one of the earbuds from the charging case. It will start working by itself.

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Bowers & Wilkins PI7 Manual | How to Charge?

Earbuds

To charge the earbuds, all you have to do is to place them into the charging case and close the lid. The earbuds will start charging automatically.

Charging case

To charge the charging case, all you have to do is to connect the case to a USB charger or charging port with the included USB-A to C cable. It will start charging automatically.

Bowers & Wilkins PI7 Manual | How to Reset?

Step 1: Delete all “Bowers & Wilkins PI7” pairing information from the connected device.

Step 2: Place the earbuds into the charging case and keep the lid open.

Step 3: Press the multifunction button inside the charging case for about 5 seconds. After that, a red light will start flashing on the case, and resetting will be done.

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Bowers & Wilkins PI7 Manual | How to Hard Reset?

In case there is a serious system crash, you must do a hard reset on the earbuds. You will know when to do this because a red light will be on the charging case while the earbuds are out.

Step 1: Place the earbuds into the charging case and keep the lid open.

Step 2: Press the multifunction button inside the charging case for about 15 seconds. When the red light on the charging case goes off and turns into a green light, the hard resetting will be done.

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Bowers & Wilkins PI7 Manual | LED Light Status

Charging case

  • A green light flashing with the earbuds inside: The earbuds are charging and have more than 40% of battery.
  • A yellow light flashing with the earbuds inside: The earbuds are charging and have between 20% and 40% of battery.
  • A red light flashing with the earbuds inside: The earbuds are charging and have less than 20% of battery.
  • A red light flashing with the earbuds inside while resetting: The earbuds are resetting.
  • A red light on with the earbuds inside: There is a hardware reset/system crash.
  • A green light on with the earbuds inside: The earbuds are hard resetting.
  • A blue light flashing with the earbuds inside: The earbuds are in pairing mode.
  • A blue light on for 3 seconds with the earbuds inside: The earbuds are paired.
  • A green light flashing: The case has more than 40% of battery.
  • A yellow light flashing: The case has between 20% and 40% of battery.
  • A red light flashing: The case has less than 20% of battery.
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A Guide To Bowers & Wilkins PI7 APP

The Bowers & Wilkins PI7 have an application specially made for them, and it is the Bowers & Wilkins Headphones app, which is available on Play Store and App Store.

Just after connecting to the application with the earbuds, the battery percentage of these and the charging case will appear at the top. Now, it is worth noting that the application itself is divided into four pages, which are divided as follows:

  • First page: Here, it will be possible to activate and deactivate the ANC feature, as well as the Ambient Pass-Through feature, in addition to the fact that the latter can be configured according to the user’s tastes.
  • Second page: On this page, you will find the devices to which the earbuds are connected, and they can be configured according to the device with which you want to maintain the connection.
  • Third page: This page is based on a special feature that the application has, and it is about Soundscapes. Different sounds belonging to nature can be heard.
  • Fourth page: On this last page, you will find the usual application settings. There is the name of the earbuds, which can be changed without a problem, in addition to the possibility of configuring the earbuds sensor. Also, there is information about these, and the ability to update the software of the earbuds.

Bowers & Wilkins PI7 Manual | How to Update the Firmware?

Step 1: Place the earbuds into the charging case and keep the lid open.

Step 2: Go to the Bowers & Wilkins Headphones app.

Step 3: Go to the fourth page of the app.

Step 4: Select “Software Update”.

Step 5: If an update is available, select “Update”. The update will be carried out automatically, and the application itself will notify you when it is finished.

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Some Common Earbuds Problems & Troubleshooting

Left / Right / One side of the earbuds have stopped working

If this happens, it may be because it is low on battery or it did not connect correctly with the device. To fix this, you can do the following:

1. Try charging the earbud that is not working or both, placing them in the charging case.

2. Try factory resetting the earbuds.

3. Check if the earbuds are operating within a normal working range

If that doesn’t work, the earbud is probably faulty, and I can go for a refund or replacement of it.

Left / Right / One side of the earbuds has a low volume

If this happens, it may be because the earbuds are dirty or the volume is set low. To fix this, you can do the following:

1. Try cleaning the earbud using a cotton swab or carefully clean the mesh with a pin.

2. Try factory resetting the earbuds.

The microphone is not working

If this happens, it can be because the microphone is muted, or the earbuds are badly positioned. To fix this, you can do the following:

If the microphone is muted, check the device microphone volume. If that doesn’t work, that means that there might be a defect in the earbud, so try replacing them or get a refund.

The earbuds are not connecting to Windows/laptop/PC

If the earbuds are earbuds not connecting, it can be because the Bluetooth on the computer has a pairing problem. To fix this, you can do the following:

1. Try disabling Bluetooth from nearby devices >>> then activate pairing mode of the earbuds, pair and connect earbuds from Settings >>> Bluetooth & other devices >>> Add a new device >>>> elect Bluetooth,

2. Try uninstalling and reinstalling the Bluetooth driver, or updating the Bluetooth driver. All can be done in Manage >>> Device Manager, reset earbuds (if available), and then repeat the step.

3. Try resetting the earbuds.

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FAQs

Are the Bowers & Wilkins PI7 waterproof?

No, the Bowers & Wilkins PI7 are not waterproof (IPX6 and up). They have a rating of IPX4, which means they’re splash and sweat-resistant.

Do the Bowers & Wilkins PI7 have a microphone?

Yes, the earbuds come with integrated microphones.

Do the Bowers & Wilkins PI7 have a low latency/gaming mode?

No, these earbuds don’t have a low latency/gaming mode.

Can the Bowers & Wilkins PI7 connect to PC and Laptop?

Yes, these earbuds can connect to PCs, laptops, and even tablets.

Are the Bowers & Wilkins PI7 noise-canceling?

Yes! These earbuds come with noise cancellation technology.

How to know when the Bowers & Wilkins PI7 are fully charged?

When the earbuds are charging, a light will be on the charging case. When fully charged, the light will turn green.

We hope you now know how to operate the earphone from the above Bowers & Wilkins PI7 Manual. Want to know anything about the earphones? Do not hesitate to ask in the comments section.