Controllers and Music services
Talk about Sonos S1 and S2 Controller apps for mobile, and the desktop app. This is also the place to talk about partner apps, Airplay, and direct control.
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So, when Android users are going to get feature parity with iOS users?It's been a long time since Airplay 2 was implemented and so far nothing on Chromecast. Only Spotify (thanks to Spotify Connect) allows Android users to cast directly from the app, no other app can do it.Why the preferential treatment if Sonos charge the same to everyone? Is it because Sonos executives use iOS devices or what? The Sonos app is bad for everything but configuring the devices and it shouldn't be forced down the throat of customers to replace their chosen service app, it's user hostile and breaks usability.
Hello lovely SONOS people. Hope you can assist with this, sorry if it's been asked before!! I'm running an iMac with 10.6.8 which holds my iTunes library and has been working solidly for, well, for a very lond time. It's an original Intel 17 inch machine which alas can't have the software updated any further. For some reason, and I cant explain why, my SONOS controller software on this machine no longer works so, I'm looking to re-load it with a download from the SONOS site. The latest software will not work with my machine but I can't locate a software archive for a older suitable version. Could you please help and give me a link for the software that will work with 10.6.8. Thanks in advance to all the great community contributors.
Bought a play 1 and the setup was smooth ,, now downloaded the app on my wife’s iPhone and selected add to existing account and to my surprise all my playlists show on her Sonos app while her own Apple Music doesn’t . What am I doing wrong . Tried creating new account and the ‘Sonos’ wifi not to be found in the list of wifi network. Please help. Can’t believe others in the house can’t use the speaker without me being around .
Hi, I am posting this in the forum because I have the large hope that somebody from Sonos will read this and perhaps forward it to the development department or to a manager who has some influence in future sonos developments. I spent quite some time and put lots of energy into this topic, so I hope my message will somehow find its way to sonos management. The reason for this post is that I really wish there would be a hardware RF remote control with physical buttons to control Sonos Speakers. It is so so very annoying to have to 1. Clean not only one but all of your finger/hands if they are dirty - for example when working in the kitchen 2. Pick up your mobile phone or tablet from the table 3. Unlock your phone (very annoying and cannot disable if using my mobile with an exchange account from work, which automatically enables locking) 4. Search for and then Open the Sonos App 5. Control the App with your fingers every single time .. for such a simple task as changing the volume o
I’ve just bought a pair of One’s & am enjoying them as my dining room set up in stereo. I find the sound acceptable for casual listening. I’ve got a classic Nad 3020 amp & monitor audio Rs1’s in the living room. I love the sound of this set up. Is hooking up a connect to these a better option than say buying a Play 5? Sound quality is very important to me but I’m not running audiophile quality equipment. How does the connect sound? Any input appreciated.
We have sonos connected to the speakers in our house, but I'm trying to connect my phone to it too so I can control the music that plays on my phone. I've set up the bridge it says anyway, but then it asks to connect a player? I don't have any other player to connect though?
Hi!I’m looking for advice on how to play CDs through my Sonos speakers without spending a fortune on a Sonos Port or Amp. I currently have a Sonos One Gen 2 and an IKEA Symfonisk, none of which have line-in. I’ve also ordered the Sonos Roam, which also doesn’t have line-in, but apparently has bluetooth. So, could I:Get a portable CD player with bluetooth and connect that to the Sonos Roam via bluetooth? Would that only play on the Roam then and not the whole system? If I get an Apple Optical Drive, could I then connect it to my Macbook and send it to the speakers via Airplay 2?Any other options?Grateful for any advice!
This seems like a no brainer to me. DJ Apps on the iPad are great, but sound output is limited, you have to be cabled. I Believe if this was a reality i would have already bought 2 more play 5 to replace my wired amp & speaker set up. Streaming the output from these apps to a multi room event would be a match made in heaven, its what Sonos set out to do isnt it? Then think of the commercial application, bars, clubs, open ipad night... THATS A FREEBIE BUT IM AVAILABLE FOR CONSULTATION ;) Thank you & please support this idea. Matt ...and why not any laptop app come to mention, Logic, gargeband, reason, ableton etc etc - This could be big.
Please release a version of the Sonos controller software that is compatible with Ubuntu / Debian based Linux distributions. I can't believe it's not possible to control my Sonos system from my Ubuntu laptop. Also I find it ironic that Sonos has chosen not to support the very operating system that their speakers all run on "Linux", which a lot of engineers made available to them for free. The least Sonos can do is support that community by making the controller software also run on Linux.
Hi All I know theres alot of chat about direct access via the bbc sounds app. I have a samsung tv connected to my sonos system using the optic cable. I play the app on my samsung pad and then mirror the pad on the tv which then plays BBC sounds through the sonos system. It works Pretty poor that for such an expensive sound system that we have to go around the houses to just get a sound out of it, when it is so easy to do on a cheap alternitive system that can be had for half the price. If BBC doesn't want to join with sonos then there must be a big reason for this that sonos aren't letting on about ie money/security/
So I love our Sonos-system but i have kids that sometimes have trouble starting up music in their rooms and if not being at home we can’t really help at the moment. Been checking out different apps but not really found a good one and when asking the Sonos support the only way to do it is to remote control a unit on the network. That is possible but would really have been a lot nicer to just be able to do it through a app or something.So guess I would like suggestions but would also like to lift the subject for a update in the Sonos app which is what i would like the most.
Is there a button that controls whether Explicit songs are played or not? When it is off and you're listening to an album or playlist, the explicit songs are skipped. That way you can still listen to your favorite album or playlist when more impressionable members of the family (kids / parents) are around.
Add a color screen, a large button, and a battery backup to the Play:3. The color screen can be used to display the time using a number of customizable clock faces, as well as the song artwork when playing music. The button can be customized to act as any number of functions, such as starting a preset channel, snoozing or stopping the alarm. The battery backup guarantees the alarm will still go off in case of a power failure. The only reason I haven't yet replaced my current alarm clocks with a Play:3 is this; I don't want to have two boxes on my nightstand.
Sonos was recently modified to allow broadcasting via WIFI without a Bridge or Boost. This is a great option. I would suggest a further, related enhancement. In large homes it is common to have 2 or more access points to provide strong WIFI throughout the house. The current deployment of Sonos over WIFI works with multiple access points on the same subnet only if you use the same SSID for all access points. While there are some advantages to using the same SSID for "roaming" it is often found that many phones and laptops do not automatically switch to the stronger signal of the closest access point if they can still get a signal (albeit weak) from the further access point they originally connected to. To address this many of us use different SSIDs (still on same subnet) so users can manually connect to the stronger signal if desired when moving around the house. Unfortunately the current Sonos iphone software will not find you system if you ch
Since my Sonos app was updated to version 14.18.2 I get constant the following notification:Sonos: Stopping the service may interrupt playback notifications I can disable it if I uncheck the Background Services Notification, but this should not be the solution…Samsung S21 Ultra running Android 13
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