Music | Bowers & Wilkins 12+

Explore, stream and control

B&W Group Ltd

    • 4.2 • 816 Ratings
    • Free



The Bowers & Wilkins Music app provides you with the ability to set-up and control your Bowers & Wilkins Formation-enabled products including Zeppelin and Panorama 3. It also supports the set-up and management of our Bowers & Wilkins Pi5 S2, Pi7 S2, Px7 S2 and Px8 headphones.

Once you have set-up the Bowers & Wilkins Headphones via the Music app, you can adjust the active noise cancelling while also allowing some ambient sound through to provide awareness of your surroundings. As well as playing music to your headphones, you can check battery levels and preserve power via the standby timer.

Formation-enabled Products
Bowers & Wilkins Music also brings together all your music streaming services, podcasts and online radio stations in one elegant app.

With TIDAL, Qobuz, TuneIn, NTS Radio, Dash Radio and other services included, plus support for more being added regularly, the Bowers & Wilkins Music app gives you personalised music recommendations plus exclusive access to curated Bowers & Wilkins content.

Formation set-up and configuration – Power up your formation-enabled products, connect to your Wi-Fi network, choose your Space, and start listening. Add more formation-enabled products, enable extra capabilities such as Bluetooth® streaming, and evolve your products through regular software updates.

Intuitive, elegant, simple – Our easy-to-use navigation makes searching and browsing for music and radio simple, so both your favourites and a world of new discoveries are at your fingertips.

Compatible products:
Formation Audio
Formation Bar
Formation Bass
Formation Duo
Formation Flex
Formation Wedge
Panorama 3
Px7 S2
Pi5 S2
Pi7 S2

For any other Bowers & Wilkins headphones, please download our Headphones app

What’s New

Version 2.2.2

Bug fixes and improvements

Ratings and Reviews

4.2 out of 5
816 Ratings

816 Ratings


Great sound

Great sounding Soundsystem I have the formation duos the bass , the formation audio in the formation flex along with the formation bar the remote control feature on this app for the formation bar does not work at all. Can’t get it to configure and it would be awesome to have an option to have multiple subwoofers going as I like to have two subwoofers possibly even three especially when I’m watching film, the app is extremely buggy still needs to be fixed and needs more detail when it comes to the options of setting up particular sound like trouble, bass etc. as of right now I do not have the wedge I do plan on getting them at some point, but I would like to have some improvement done with what’s going on. Need more speaker configurations I feel like we need the option to use the audio with other speakers besides the formation duos and I’m talking in regards of the home theater set up along with the home theater set up I feel like we need the option to have two subwoofers for either two channel stereo or home theater for that matter

Developer Response ,

Hi WAINTOWN, many thanks for your review and feedback.

The Formation Bar has the ability to learn some commands from an infra-red remote control. If the tv remote you have is a smart remote, this will be operating over Bluetooth, so will not be possible.

Enhancements and additional features and services are being developed, so the system should evolve over the course of the next few years.

For support with your system, please contact either your retailer, or ourselves directly, through

Many thanks, Bowers & Wilkins.

mih(82) ,

Great headphones, barebones app

Can’t do much in the app other than basic changes to the settings of the headphones. Px7 S2 in my case. UPDATE: after the new update the app no longer opens automatically after connecting your device to the headphones. Also, the wear sensor seems to function as it’s intended too. Before it was very inaccurate, slight movements of your head would cause the headphones to pause playback thinking you had removed them. Now so far it works as it should and pauses only after I lift an earcup up or remove from my head. Battery level is suppose to be more accurately displayed as well but I haven’t had a chance to see if this is true or not. These are great changes to the app and headphones. Only con was it took a while for by update to complete and it failed twice on me while doing so, so it took longer that anticipated.

Drewggg ,


It works well with some minor bugs via connectivity and pause/play delays.
My main issue with it is the music is only rendering in 16 | 44khz within the app. In order to get it to play songs at a higher frequency, the music file has to also be in hifi or it doesn’t render properly in real time. It’s not extremely inconvenient since I can just switch to airplay and use Quobuz to get the resolution, but it would be nice if the app could actually sync higher resolution audio from other apps instead of rendering it only to 16 | 44. Mind you it still sounds much better than other speakers at that base level, you just don’t see it’s full potential until loading a higher resolution file which b&w app itself doesn’t yet synchronize.

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