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So the PC hosting my Sonos libraries died and I’ve had to reinstall my music on a new computer/Server which has a different name. But the playlists have the old server name in the the path/source file info. How do I fix the playlists I’ve created so that they will find the music in the new PC/folder. For example, when I try to play my playlist it will say:\\OLDPC\Music\thriller.wav is missingI now need the playlist to point to \\NEWPC\Muisc\thriller.wav in order to solve the problem.If I can’t edit the playlists I will have to spend an incredible time rebuilding them.Thanks!J
Hi all, basically what the title says,If I look for a song using the main search function and select it either on the Artist or the Title tab, if I select More, there is the option to create a “Station”, which would play the song and similar ones but in a very limited fashion (no scrubbing, no going back to the previous song, not being able to see the playlist)However, if I search for a playlist of my own created in Apple Music, and pick a song from inside there, when I select More, there is no such option, I wonder why that is, what makes it differentThanks!
Hi guys, Hoping someone can help. I have a Playbar hooked up to my Sony TV. If I put the TV on and set the volume to what I want when watching a movie - it’s great. However, if I then turn the TV off and ask Alexa (Echo) to play a song through the Playbar (using Spotify) - the volume is almost double as loud as the TV. So loud in fact that my GF did it the other day and it’s actually blown the bass speakers in the Playbar (a separate issue). When I look at the Sonos IOS app whilst doing the above, the volume slider remains at the same level for both TV and Music however what I hear is completely different. What makes this more confusing is that with my original set up, it was synced with my TV and Playbar (same TV and bar as i have bnow) - I had a bridge (connected to router in order for it all to work), when Sonos updated systems and the bridge was no longer needed - that’s what this issue started. Anyone got any ideas on what it could be and how to fix it without having to open
What’s the best way to control alarms or scheduled music play? Is it through the Sonos app or through Spotify or Apple Music?
What’s the best way to control alarms or scheduled music play? Is it through the Sonos app or through Spotify or Apple Music? I currently use the Sonos app to choose which playlist to play at a certain time, but I find it to be a little bit clunky and I’m wondering if there are some better options.
I just added Pocketcasts as a music service within Sonos. I subscribe to a couple of podcasts and they show up when I navigate to Pocketcasts via the music service menu. But those podcasts don’t appear when I use the Sonos search functionality. Sonos searches for podcasts within my other music services (Amazon, Stitcher etc) but doesn’t show any results for Pocketcasts. I’ve tried removing and re-adding Pocketcasts. Is this a known issue?
Hello people, I just realized that my Pandora (opened on Sonos app) only shows and plays 4 of my 80 channels. When I try to turn on Sonos from Pandora app I get an error message saying system unavailable. It works fine from Sonos controller but with only 4 channels showing . I have removed and reinstalled the app and it still just shows (same) 4 channels. Has anyone run into this issue or have a fix?
I have used Sonos with Spotify to play podcasts for the last few months. After the first of the year, I have not been able to do so.At first, I thought it was another Sonos glitch (I do not use the alarm function because it regularly forgets certain rooms or speakers and has to be manually reset…which is not feasible when I am asleep). But nothing seems to be working. I see on the forum that this was a problem a year or so ago, but I have been able to play podcasts just last month. Can anyone provide any guidance? This is extremely annoying as I purchased a pair of Roams specifically to be able to play podcasts in the morning.
My Most recent Itunes Playlists are missing, not just from Sonos, but from seemingly the back end of my Macbook. For Example “Xmas Car 2” created this year. It does not appear in Sonos when I refresh or update the library. However, it also does not appear in “finder” on the laptop. It does appear in the actual Itunes. Along with more playlists more recently created. And the older playlist that do appear in both itunes, sonos and the itunes media folders on the computer. Where are these playlists and how do i get them into Sonos? So the issue is not thattI dont know how to update my playlists. Its that this process is not working. And I cant find the new playlist in my computer in order to add a new location for Sonos to find them in. I hope that makes sense, I realise this is probably a problem with Apple, but there is nothing I can find on their forum about this. FYI my music is not in a Cloud, it is on my computer. Cheers, Rich
I am using Sonos app version 12.2.2 to manage my music. I have reduced the number of playlist and still get a message that I have too many playlist. I went through Sonos Imported playlist and found that Sonos is creating playlist named “Downloads”, “Library”, “Purchased” and “Podcast”. Any suggestions on how to delete these playlist and not have them reappear? Thank you
I have a pretty elaborate dj setup that I use a lot in my office and my wife is often doing art in her studio. She sometimes wants to listen to what I am playing but they are on opposite sides of the house. Do I just need to get a Sonos Amp or Port to play my dj set through the Sonos system?I am not concerned about delay or anything like that since I won't be using any Sonos speakers near me.Thanks to anyone that takes the time to answer.
Saw this issue discussed in earlier threads, but didn’t see a ‘how to fix’ solution. I’ve just had this problem. I’d previously transferred all the CD albums to desktop in FLAC format to match CD quality; no problem. But when I transferred the music files to a Flash drive to download to WMP on a laptop all of the albums were missing track 1. Spent ages trying to resolve the issue and eventually tripped over a remedy. I noticed that all the missing track 1’s were listed in a ‘Unknown Album’ folder; but I couldn’t see a way of reinstating the tracks. I tripped over the solution when using the WMP ‘Find Album Info’. Beneath that dropdown menu is ‘Update album info’; click on this and hey presto track 1 returns. Incidentally this problem didn’t occur with mp3; the issue seems to be with mp4. Hope this helps someone.
I have had some issues where I had connected Spotify to Sonos the day before and when I played Spotify in the car via Bluetooth, the Sonos speaker then played what I was playing in the car even without connecting via Spotify connect the next day. This was annoying because I couldn't stop it in Spotify on my phone because Spotify on my phone wasn't playing at the time. Anyone else had this issue?
Hello,I want to stop using TuneIn for my radios stations because the service is using ads before playing the music. Its very annoying for the morning alarm…The new Sonos Radio service seams really good and without ads, the universal search finds my station but when setting an alarm there is no universal search, you must find by browsing ALL the categories.So my question is, where can i find Frequence 3 ?I did not find it under France, Ile de France, i cannot browse all the regions and cities !! Thank you for the help. Julien
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