Google assistant on Sonos one not responding



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Yep, it's sonos cause google home mini works perfectly.
Also worked two weeks back, now it doesn't do anything, totally useless..
Sonos is looking into it
Example:
https://photos.app.goo.gl/MTru1gJcPQTVAPBs6
Currentl in the same boat as everyone here!!!

But I believe I may have actually solved it now by pausing the Voice & Audio Activity controls within google itself... The sonos device seems to be working again now
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How do tou do that?
myactivity.google.com go there and click on activity controls
Also having this issue on my Sonos One Gen 2. Ok, Google works fine most of the time there is no response at all and it just cancels the request. Been happening for weeks now and it seems to be getting worse. Is Sonos looking in to this?
Currentl in the same boat as everyone here!!!

But I believe I may have actually solved it now by pausing the Voice & Audio Activity controls within google itself... The sonos device seems to be working again now

Came to the forum to research this. From what i’ve seen, this has fixed it 99% of the time. I always get a response to ok google, but now I always get a response to the command too - even if it’s an invalid command. With the voice activity switched on I would frequently get no response. Thanks for posting this 😃
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Currentl in the same boat as everyone here!!!

But I believe I may have actually solved it now by pausing the Voice & Audio Activity controls within google itself... The sonos device seems to be working again now
Came to the forum to research this. From what i’ve seen, this has fixed it 99% of the time. I always get a response to ok google, but now I always get a response to the command too - even if it’s an invalid command. With the voice activity switched on I would frequently get no response. Thanks for posting this 😃

Is there a drawback from turning it off? and what exactly do you need to turn off?
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Ive just tested turning it off and so far seems much better
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so sonos can't find out why but the users can? 🙂 If that is the problem then sonos should look into that, that would also explain why there's unknown command(s) in the activity controls
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Currentl in the same boat as everyone here!!!

But I believe I may have actually solved it now by pausing the Voice & Audio Activity controls within google itself... The sonos device seems to be working again now


Just tried it and indeed, it works back again with the answers you suspect (so no 'place the speaker somewhere else or this of that like they mentioned before)
So there's the fault where sonos have to look in to solve the problem
@maketheface awesome... It's so much better now!!!
Not sure if there are any drawbacks, apparently its used for learning your voice
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I've been trying to get my new Sonos One to work with Assistant for over two weeks. I've followed all the advice on this, and other, threads and the user guides elsewhere.

Last night after reading about the suggestion to pause the Voice and Audio activity controls I did so and, bingo, it worked - I was over the moon. Until this morning, when my Sonos One reverted back to ignoring me. It's infuriating as it listens to me but ignores most of my requests. Occasionally it actually will react but mostly I have to revert to using the app on my phone to control my music.

I'm on the verge of giving up and returning the unit to the retailer which will be real shame as I've got other Sonos speakers around the house and bought the One to give me voice control of the system.
Having the same exactly the same issues as described in this thread. I'm from the Netherlands too.
Indeed by pausing the Voice & Audio Activity controls, google assistant responses seems to have improved significantly. Thanks for that.
Yep, it's sonos cause google home mini works perfectly.
Also worked two weeks back, now it doesn't do anything, totally useless..
Sonos is looking into it
Example:
https://photos.app.goo.gl/MTru1gJcPQTVAPBs6

I just bought my sonos one 2 days ago and can’t seem to get google assistant to work. Have the same issues as in the video above 😞 It only works about 10% of the time. Changing the setting did nothing for me.
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Having got to the point where I was about to return my Sonos 1 as mentioned above, I did a final check of the settings. I found that in the Assistant settings the Voice and Activity control had reset itself to on. I paused it again and the One started to respond as it did before. That was 4 days ago and I'm happy to say that it's been perfect since the last change. So, in my case at least, pausing it a couple of times has resolved the issue. Might be worth trying the pause trick a few times to see if it works for those still struggling.
Maybe i was a bit too fast with my previous message.
Indeed, by pausing the Voice & Audio Activity controls things have improved, but overall it is way from perfect (compared to my Google home mini). I have decided to install my google home back into the livingroom and mute the Sonos One mic for now.

Yep, it's sonos cause google home mini works perfectly.
Also worked two weeks back, now it doesn't do anything, totally useless..
Sonos is looking into it
Example:
https://photos.app.goo.gl/MTru1gJcPQTVAPBs6


Is there incident or case number known by someone here, or anything so that we can keep track of the solving progress of Sonos? I haven't seen an official statement yet. Anyone?
I’ve sent the Sonos support team a message on twitter. Their automatic responds said that they would reply within 30 minutes unless they’re busy. I guess they are because it’s been 24 hours. I’ve asked for a status update on this issue with a link to this thread. I’m going to return my Sonos for now but will let you know if they reply.
Just spoken to the Sonos Support Team on twitter and they can't help me since I've already returned my Sonos One. They say that different people probably have different problems so could some other people contact Sonos support to see if they can fix the problem?
I have contacted support via twitter as well. Like i mentioned in my previous post, by pausing the voice and audio activity controls, my One is still not responding as expected. It makes the Google assistent function useless to me.

Sonos responded: Thanks for confirming. So we can gather more information about your setup, provide the make and model of your modem, router, and any other attached network devices.

I feel this is going nowhere.
Is pausing the voice and audio activity controls really working out for everyone here?
I am at a point of considering returning the device.
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Well I'd reached the point where I was going to return my One having tried the pausing trick with little success. However I can confirm that having paused the settings twice it did the trick and Assistant has worked flawlessly for me for well over a week now.

The only other thing I did was to rename each of my Sonos speakers/rooms. By default I'd originally left them as Living Room, Upstairs and Kitchen. I added 'Sonos' in front of each (e.g Sonos Upstairs). I can't see that this should have made any difference, but try pausing again to see if it helps.

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