Sonos version 8.1, the supporting software for the all-new Sonos One
, the smart speaker for music lovers, is now available. Sonos One will be available in stores on the 24th, and brings Amazon Alexa to Sonos, now with great sound and for hands-free control of your music and more.
You can connect Sonos One with Amazon Alexa easily over Wi-Fi. Just setup the speaker, select the Sonos skill in the Amazon Alexa app. For full steps, take a look here
. Once that’s done, you’ll be all set to play music, get news and answers, manage your smart devices and enjoy the wide selection of Alexa skills using your Sonos One.
Sonos and Amazon Alexa are constantly working and updating the integration with new features, services and skills, your music and voice options will keep getting better over time.
Voice control for Sonos with Amazon Alexa is currently supported in the US, UK and Germany. The Sonos One is future ready for voice control in other countries when Sonos and a voice service launch together locally. Learn more http://www.sonos.com/en-us/shop/one.html
Minimum OS requirements:
Android 4.3 or later
iOS 9 or later
macOS 10 or later
Windows7 or later
Partially Supported Controllers
Sonos apps on these older operating systems are not fully supported.
After Updating to 8.1, you can still browse, search and play music on your Sonos system. But you won’t be able to use these older systems for less common tasks like adding new speakers, modifying your music services, or setting up a brand new Sonos system.
You can use a device that meets the minimum OS requirements for these settings. Also, please note that the Sonos CONTROL/CR200 does not update to 8.1, but can still browse, search, and play music on your Sonos system.