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Alexa and music library on NAS Drive


Hi I have just purchased a Sonos One Gen 2. I use Apple computers and phones. All of my music is stored in a NAS Drive on my network, and is the default music library in my Sonos setup.

I am trying to get Alexa to use this when I ask it to play me some music, but it only seems to want to play music from Amazon. I am clearly missing something when setting up or when asking Alexa to play the music. Can someone point me in the right direction please?

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Best answer by bockersjv 23 April 2019, 14:21

You can currently only request Alexa to play Music, by name/genre etc for services such as Spotify, Amazon Music and Apple Music. You cannot initiate music from your local source.

However once you are playing from a local source you can skip tracks, repeat tracks and pause/resume.

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You can currently only request Alexa to play Music, by name/genre etc for services such as Spotify, Amazon Music and Apple Music. You cannot initiate music from your local source.

However once you are playing from a local source you can skip tracks, repeat tracks and pause/resume.
Thanks for the info. much appreciated
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Thanks for the info. much appreciated

There is also the option within IFTTT (www.IFTTT.com) to use Alexa to initiate a Sonos Favorite which can be located on your NAS drive. Just set-up the Sonos Favorite in the Sonos App and then create an IFTTT account and use the Sonos Applet.

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