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New to Sonos or Alexa? How to set up

So you have an Alexa device and Sonos players, where do you go next? 1. Make sure your Sonos and Alexa devices are all powered up and connected to the network. If you're new to Sonos, this means Ins...

Alexa + Sonos: How it Works

So you’ve read all about https://en.community.sonos.com/forum-228971/alexa-now-playing-on-sonos-6791301 and you want to know more. Here’s a rundown of how the integration works. Your Amazon Alexa dev...

Getting Ready for Sonos One

If you’re as excited about the new https://en.community.sonos.com/forum-228971/introducing-the-new-sonos-one-6791304 as we are, you’ll want to make sure you’re ready to go the moment you pick it up on...

HELP! SONOS refuses to play through Alexa

I successfully went through all the steps to link Sonos to the Alexa app. The SONOS skill is now enabled and the Sonos Device "Kitchen" (a Play:1) was discovered and appears on the Device List....

Sonos Alexa Integration India

I am form Mumbai, India. I have been using Sonos with Alexa integration till yesterday, until Amazon launched Alexa services in India. To get the local skills I had my Amazon marketplace for Alexa cha...

Misleading Play One advert

Hey, I have just been gifted my 4th Sonos device today, a Play One. I am very, very, very disappointed at Sonos. This advert https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=poR1jLLoObA is just misleading, as it c...

Alexa loses control of Sonos for about 15 seconds after controlling another device.

Hello all, I've recently converted from Google Home and Chromecasts to Alexa and Sonos. I've been searching for someone that has my issue and I can't seem to find one entirely similar. I currently ha...

Sonos One Alexa sports update

When I ask Alexa (on the Sonos One only) for sports update, it replies "here's your sports update" then just stops. Never give any information like my echo dots do. Anyone else see this?

Voice service: Not available in your country??

Just bought a Sonon One in Singapore - It is advertised to have Alexa voice service but upon setup the app simply state: Voice service, not available in your country? Is this correct, how do i get i...

Alexa and existing Sonos speakers.

Exactly what do I need to buy to get my existing Play Ones and Fives to work with Alex?. At present I have no Alexa device. Will the new Sonos One have Alexa built in or will it need an external sou...

Sonos One Alexa Chime Going Off Randomly

I recently purchased a Sonos One and love it. However the Alexa chime keeps going off randomly even though the wake word was never said. Sometimes the chime just happens and sometimes Alexa says somet...

List of Alexa Commands

Is there a list of Echo commands that we can use now? It would be nice if ALL of the Amazon Echo Skill’s designer would make these lists and keep them current.

Paired second sonos one for stereo sound and now alexa is not working when I ask to play music

When I request alexa to play a song, she responds: 'Hmm to do that enable the sonos skill in alexa app. then say alexa find new smarthome devices' Then the other sonos one responds: 'i couldnt find...

Do we have more wake words yet?

Does the Sonos One still only support the 'Alexa' wake word, or do we have any new ones?

Pairing a Play:1 with the new Sonos One

Can this be done? Will it sound the same in stereo? I don’t need two microphoned speakers surely.

Alexa stopped working on Sonos One

I got my Sonos One about 2 weeks ago and everything worked fine for a few days then all of a sudden silence. Alexa no longer works on the speaker. Disabled it then reenabled it to no avail...HELP!!

Volume control

hello all I have a problem on my echo dots if I ask alexa to turn volume louder or lower alexa turns the volume on the dot not the sonos ?

Sonos One: Voice control for Sonos is not supported in your country, yet

Hi there Sonos community, This is probably a very early question to ask but I have been waiting to buy Sonos just for the Alexa integration. And now they are releasing the Sonos One YAY . BUT... wh...

Please fix that ducking feature

So I was in the kitchen last night, I turn on the Play:5 using the Android controller. Now when in the living room when I tell my Echo Dot to turn on the lights the Play:5 goes quiet whilst Alexa is l...

Can you use Alexa to play to non-standard room names?

I have renamed my play 3 from Kitchen to Pub. If I use Alexa (Dot or Play ONE) and ask it to play music in the Pub it won't play. If I rename it to a standard name, garage, kitchen, patio, whatever...

Sonos One won't play Amazon Music in more than one zone

I just got Sonos One and already had an account with Amazon Music Unlimited. Whenever I try to stream different songs to different rooms, Sonos One Alexa says it can only stream to one room. What give...

Volume commands stopped working

Using an Echo Dot to control 3 existing Sonos speakers. Have speakers set up as Kitchen / Dining Room and Bedroom Can start and stop music fine 'play blah blah in (or on) Kitchen'. Volume commands,...

Sonos just stops playing!

I often ask Alexa to play a genre of music to my grouped Play 5 and two Play 1s and whilst it initiates playing an Amazon station, i often find that it will get the end of a song (or having played sev...

Alexa Issues

I just bought 2 new Sonos Ones (I already own 2 Play:1’s and a Play:3) I have 1 Sonos One upstairs and 1 Downstairs I keep having issues where the Flash Briefing (which was launched a few days ago...

Sonos App Group Set up

I tried setting groups in Echo app and I only get music to play out of all Sonos speakers at same time regardless of what I tell Alexa. I read here that the Alexa app does not currently recognize gr...


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