Sonos Software Version 4.0 Now Available

  • 12 February 2013
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Sonos Software Version 4.0 is now available for update through your Sonos system. Full release notes are available at: Release notes highlights below: Sonos Favorites Now you can access your favorite music (music library, streaming services and radio stations) right from the main Music menu. Simply save tracks, playlists and radio stations as Sonos Favorites and you’ll have one-touch access to them. To save as a Sonos Favorite, make an audio selection and choose Add to Sonos Favorites.To play, select Sonos Favorites from the main Music menu and choose from the list. More information on Favorites available here: Pandora Radio Genre stations You can create a Pandora radio station based on genre in addition to the existing artist, track or composer choices. Simply select New Station and enter a musical genre (such as rock, jazz, 80s). 3rd Party App Integration Sonos has created a simple URL syntax that allows for an outside program to launch the app directly. This functionality is supported with the Sonos Controller for iPhone and iPad and the Sonos Controller for Android. More information available here: Sonos Controller for Android Android Widget The Sonos Controller for Android has been enhanced with the addition of a new widget that allows you to play, pause, or skip to the next track directly from your Android device home screen. The new widget also displays album art, track name and artist or station name so you can quickly see what’s playing without having to launch your Sonos app. Android version 2.2 or higher is needed for this feature. (Browse the product guide that accompanied your Android device if you need help with widget installation.) Sonos Controller for Android Notifications Many Android devices have a notification bar that displays new pushed messages. The Sonos 4.0 software update supports this functionality to provide you with another easy way to access your music. Sonos Controller for Android Omnipresent Search Finding music just got easier. You can start a new search from anywhere in the app, allowing you to find the music you love faster and easier. Sonos Controller for iPhone Now optimized for iPhone 5. The Sonos Controller for iPhone app now supports the iPhone 5’s larger screen size. More Alarm Sources All Sonos Music Services are now available as selections for Sonos Alarms and future services will be available as alarm sources as soon as the service is added. For more information about Software Version 4.0 and instructions on how to update see below:

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