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Meet Sonos Roam, the ultra-portable smart speaker

Meet Sonos Roam, the ultra-portable smart speaker

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Hi All 

Just got my Roam , silly question maybe....…

So if you just want the Roam playing in the Kitchen not with the Beam in the Lounge how do you manage this ?, I cannot seem to disconnect the sound from the Beam as well !! 😲

Just ungroup the two rooms, Roam & Beam, using the S2 App - see this link:

https://support.sonos.com/s/article/3391

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Thanks Ken 

Do you need to do this each time  Group / ungroup ?

Cheers 

Wayne

 

 

 

 

Thanks Ken 

Do you need to do this each time  Group / ungroup ?

Cheers 

Wayne

Hi Wayne,
There are ways to do Room grouping/ungrouping with the speaker play/pause button or the Alexa voice assistant and Alexa enabled groups. Just as a starter, see these 4 links:

https://support.sonos.com/s/article/4830

https://support.sonos.com/s/article/3169

https://support.sonos.com/s/article/3439

https://support.sonos.com/s/article/3514

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Hi Ken 

Many thanks for the links , is there an actual ' how many taps on play / pause ' to group ungroup guide if that makes sense !?!

I can get Roam to play in both rooms but struggle to single them out...…

Seems to be hold near another Sonos playing and wait for 3rd tone to change, .....

 

Many thanks 

Wayne

Here’s a video on Sonos room-grouping (using the App) which you may perhaps find helpful…

https://youtu.be/kmv-l-MXhrw

And here is a video showing how room-grouping works without the App using the Play/Pause button…

https://youtu.be/kXk58C-yj2w

You simply press the Play/Pause button again to cycle through the ‘playing’ Sonos rooms.

Hope that assists. 

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Thanks Ken 

Its all trial and error ATM sure it will work out over time , just thought it may of been easier to not use the app as much to change rooms ?

 

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Thanks Ken 

Its all trial and error ATM sure it will work out over time , just thought it may of been easier to not use the app as much to change rooms ?

I’ve used Sonos products for quite some years and so I’m perhaps now used to how the button/system & grouping works. I don’t find it difficult nowadays, but I guess there is a ‘knack’ to the way that some things work and it may take a short while before some users get used to using the system.

I just do these things now without even thinking too much about them. They have become second-nature. Hopefully you will go onto find such things easier too, the more you use the system.

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True Ken , i have the Beam and surround speakers which are great , the app is easy really so its not a problem , so no worries to have them playing in different rooms .How do you find the Roam when away from wifi ?

 

True Ken , i have the Beam and surround speakers which are great , the app is easy really so its not a problem , so no worries to have them playing in different rooms .How do you find the Roam when away from wifi ?

The Wife and I have a camper van and we travel around the U.K. from time to time (when the weather permits and the previous Covid restrictions have allowed) …and in that situation I sometimes either use a mobile WiFi (see link):

https://eu.dlink.com/uk/en/products/dwr-2101-5g-wifi-6-mobile-hotspot

Or we may use Bluetooth, with the Roam connected to an iPad, or iPhone - again we’ve not had any issues with either setup. I use the Amazon Music streaming service mostly and also keep a few playlists/tracks stored on our mobile devices. 

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Good to know , we normally holiday in rural  Norfolk/ Suffolk so always like some music with us , have a Bose Mini (which is getting old now) so hopefully the Roam is a good replacement and will keep playing .....

this is really good product, 

About how far from the Sonos central control unit can the Roam or Roam DL be placed?

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About how far from the Sonos central control unit can the Roam or Roam DL be placed?

Too many variables to be able to give a definite answer.

 

My Sonos setup is on WiFi as opposed to SonosNet and I have used my Roam and Move easily at about 20 Metres from the closest mesh WiFi point (Google WiFi)

 

you can also use Bluetooth if range is too far

I can get Roam to play in both rooms but struggle to single them out...…

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I can get Roam to play in both rooms but struggle to single them out...

 

Do you mean that you’re not sure how to group/ungroup your two devices? If so, then see this link:

https://support.sonos.com/s/article/3391

 

 

 

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