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Apple Music is not purging previously played songs after grouping then ungrouping speakers. Certain speakers will not work and a message, Playback Stopped In Use Somewhere Else, appears. This only occurs with Apple Music not Amazon or Sonos sources. Work around by ungrouping all speakers then manually regrouping beginning with the non-functioning room. This is where I see the music played prior to grouping has not been purged.This problem is unique to Apple Music
Hi,I am still using S1 software and a sonos bridge as I have first gen play 5 speakers. Do I have a chance to be able to integrate my hue Philips system for lights entertainement while playing music on sonos? Or is the S2 compulsary?Do I just need a Philips smart hub for that?Kr Francois
Hi, I’ve been unable for the last few days to login to my Sonos account in the Sonos 2 app. I receive an error that says “Let’s try that again Something went wrong. Make sure your mobile device is connected to the internet and try again.”I receive the same error when trying to do anything that would seem to require an internet connection: Connecting to music services, TruePlay, Network setting, etc. I’ve tried every troubleshooting tip I could find: restarting the app, deleting and reinstalling the app, rebooting my router, disconnecting things that may be causing interference.” And, yes, I’m definitely connected to the internet on my phone. I’m at a loss so any help is appreciated. Thanks!
I had been listening to The Wave 94.7 on sonos using Radio.com as a service. It stopped working over a few days ago. I have been googling this and have not made any progress. What URL and Service do I need to listen to The Wave 94.7 on Sonos? This is for a home system controlled by the sonos app on a MacBook. Thank you!
Today Sonos doesn’t work with spotify. I see that error message at the page https://spotify-v5.ws.sonos.com/deviceLink/error(500) Siamo spiacenti, ma non siamo in grado di impostare l'account Spotify in questo momento. Ttry from PC and from smartphone but it doesn’t work.What can I do?
Hi All,I am having major issues with Spotify and trying to track down my premium account. When I log into spotify it only shows that I have a free account, when my sonos account (linked via the same email) enables me to see all my playlists etc. I am also being charged each and every month via direct debit. Firstly the direct messaging an advisor at spotify thing has proved completely un helpful so far and the support almost making me feel like it’s dodgy/scam like. Anyway, I thought I’d try here as I’m struggling to find a solution anywhere else - has anyone ever had this issue? I’m at a loss as to who to speak to or where to get advice. If anyone has any ideas or suggestions I’d be very welcome. Cheers
I’ve been using the Last.fm service on the Sonos app to scrobble songs played through my speakers, it’s obviously very useful and it works well, but it never submits the “Now Playing” notification on my Last.fm profile; it only displays the scrobble after the song has ended.I would say this problem is very miniscule and not a real “problem,” but every other scrobbler has the capability to send “Now Playing” notifications to Last.fm and they have a guide on how to add it on their API docs.I was wondering if this is ever a planned addition. It’d be really nice to have my friends be able to see what I’m listening to at the moment and not after the song is finished. Thank you!
The Sonos Controller for PC, version 15.9, S2 (Build: 75146030) displays the date of podcasts in the format mm/dd/yyyy, but my local is en-gb (United Kingdom). The date format in the UK (and most of the rest of the world!) is dd/mm/yyyy.Please update the Sonos Controller to use the Windows locale to select the date format. It’s sufficiently annoying to slow down checking the date of podcasts when you never use American date format.Date displayed in MM/DD/YYYY format
Hi all,I use my Sonos products to play music from Spotify. Previously I was able to do this directly through Spotify by just selecting the device/s to play through. This randomly stopped working a couple of months ago and now I can only play through the Sonos app (which unfortunately is clunky with Spotify). There is some connection still, as if I’m playing music on Spotify (either on my laptop or phone) but then start playing it through Sonos, it’ll stop playing on Spotify (or vice versa). I had changed home internet (from NBN to 5G WiFi) however the above issue didn’t arise until a month or two after this. I’ve tried:factory resetting a speaker & setting up again uninstalling & reinstalling Spotify & Sonos apps on my phone turning off devices & phone/laptop and back on again checked all on same network, they are, it’s 2.4ghz.Would appreciate any advice or tips, thank you!
Hi. I’ve checked the forums for over an hour and nobody seems to share this particular setup. I’ve had this SONOS ZP100 setup for over 20 years. Others have had similar complaints that a song will play for a bit, give an error message (“connection to (music source) lost”), and skip to the next song. But those questions all deal with music services or networking issues. Mine isn’t that or I wouldn’t be posting.My music source is a 4Tb bookcase drive directly connected with USB-3 into my desktop computer. My ZP100 is hard-wired into my router with a CAT-5a cable, which in turn is hard-wired into my desktop, also with a CAT-5a cable. (Yeah, I know, quaint, amirite?) So no wireless involved and therefore no interference.If I play the same song on Media Player, VLC Media Player, or any other MP3 player on my desktop, all is good. But my SONOS system no longer reliably plays music that’s literally hard-wired to it.Here’s a sample error message from the log.“Saturday, November 4, 2023 - 15:32
I have a really strange issue when streaming from the Spotify App on iPhone 13, and from the Desktop version of Spotify on iMac (Catalina) to my Sonos system. I have a Premium Spotify account.When streaming to a Play 3 (connected via wifi) or Connect (connected via Ethernet hard wired), every song listed at 14-song intervals (e.g., the 14th, 28th, 42nd, 56th, etc.) in whatever playlist or album currently playing always stops abruptly 10 seconds before the end. It still shows as playing on the Spotify Connect App, but isn't playing on the speaker, once the track appears to finish on the app screen the next song starts to play as expected. This isn’t a time issue as the length of each playlist varies, plus I made a short playlist of songs less than a minute, and it still stops exactly 10 seconds before the 14th track. This only happens with the Spotify Connect app on iPhone and desktop app, I don't have this issue when using the Sonos App to play Spotify. This has been a problem for a fe
Hi, I’m hoping someone can please help. I’m using iOS and the “gold” Sonos app. I go into App Settings, and I don’t have toggles for “Hardware Volume Controls” or “Enable Lock Screen Controls”. The options aren’t even displaying. I’ve deleted and re-installed the app, reviewed every setting on my iPhone that I could think is related, disabled AirPlay and Handoff for every device in my network. Does anyone know what conditions need to be met to even get the option to enable hardware volume controls? My App Preferences page only displays “Appearance”, “Enable Search History”, and “Confirm Location” in the “General” section. Thanks!
Since early this year the app has become slow, the last few weeks I usually have to wait for more than a minute for it to load the speakers, and in many cases it simply does not list them, or only one or two. Nothing has changed speakers-wise, not even WIFI-wise. If I use Spotify it finds the speakers almost instantly. I didn’t change app settings or system settings that would have an impact on the Sonos controller. Sigh. I also notice that while it’s finally playing, loading a different track often does not happen. The speakers don’t respond and Sonos just plays the ‘wait’ cursor, or tells me it cannot connect. Again: if I switch to Spotify it plays things immediately.I just don’t understand how things are sliding downhill so fast.Ever since February/March the cross-fading won’t work which is a big deal. And the app has been growing increasingly slow. This is so frustrating. If I had not invested in this system years ago I would currently drop it. The speakers and more are fabulous, t
HelloDisclaimer: While this is a Sonos Community there are outside factors that can have a negative impact on your listening enjoyment. One of those factors is your device. While I will be discussing the iPhone the information presented is by no means intended to sway you away from Android. A poster had issues with the Sonos app crashing/unexpectedly stopping. I provided the following information that resolved the issue. Let’s begin….This information may be helpful if you are experiencing frequent crashes or unexpected shutdown of the Sonos App on your iPhone. Here’s a link to Apple with some suggested trouble shooting. However, the link doesn't mention checking your iPhone Storage and use of iCloud to store your photos; that will free up iPhone storage, assuming you are an avid picture taker. Storage can also be an issue affecting performance on Android as well.How to Check iPhone StorageGo to Settings > General > iPhone Storage. Off load unused Apps and their data, delete mess
Sonos S2 App on my Android has the wrong email address for me. The steps to change the email require signing in first which clearly cannot be done since it is the wrong email. On my PC my Sonos account is fine and has the correct email address. In fact from my phone app I click reset password and it sends it to my correct email address! So how the heck do they have the wrong email for the log in? it is a vicious loop that gets me nowhere, so dissapointed
Is this problem still on the SONOS software team’s bug list to be resolved? Has any progress been made? Prior thread below.Sonos cannot connect to USB drive on TP-Link router 5 months ago 11 replies 295 viewsG gmendenh Contributor II 5 repliesCannot share USB audio files with SONOS v2 systemModel: TP-Link Archer C8 Hardware Version: V3Firmware Version: 1.1.3 Build 20220510 rel.32759(5553)The USB drive plugged into the Archer C8 shows it is active in the Archer C8 advanced USB settings. All files are shared with no login required.The network address is: \\192.168.1.1\sda1\USB_MusicWindows explorer can find the music files OK and can play them, but the SONOS v2 system cannot access the music library.Sonos initially connects to the USB drive at the network address entered, but gives the error message below after about 10 seconds.I have worked extensively with SONOS customer support, but they were unable to resolve this problem. SONOS suspects a problem with the TP-Link Archer C
I’ve read about similar issues and tried the solutions, but mine is slightly different and not resolved yet. We have an alarm set for each weekday OrganLive from tunein at 6:54. It is fine on Mon, Wed, Thu, and Fri, but on Tue it plays a local station WESA 90.5 from Radio.net we have set in a different room at 6:30. No other alarms are set at that time, and no other apps are set. I’ve deleted and reset the alarm - that’s how I ended up at 6:54- but it still happens. I’ll try to submit a diagnostic when it happens next Tue.
Youtube music isn't updating my playlist, I only have 3 Playlists in my library, 1 of which I use regularly which has roughly 900 songs. Within the SONOS app it's only displaying roughly 100 songs.Things I've tried:Reinstalled the sonos app/youtube music appTurned off and on SONOS system, even factory reset both of them.Removed the youtube service from the app and back.Out of options is there anything to resolve this issue?
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