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Isolating a Sonos Unit
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Hey all, We have a Sonos system here at my job, with one unit for each section of the restaurant. One is just in my department, which is basically isolated from everything else, and I'm looking for a...

Marantz 2238b to either Connect or Connect:Amp

What would be the best way to connect a Marantz 2238b to a Connect or Connect:Amp? From the Pre Out on the receiver to the In on the Connect and then from the out on the Connect to the Main IN on the...

Sonos 5.1 surround volume
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I am new with Sonos and have recently setup Sonos 5.1 setup with play bar connected to tv via optical cable, 2 play1's as left and right rear speaker and sub My concerns or questions 1. Should I us...

Party Mode Not Working
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I have 3 Sonos Play 1's. My first 2 connected just fine and grouped perfectly, I added a 3rd one today and it will not group with the first 2. What can I do? The first 2 I have are stereo'd as L+R,...

Can't Pair my laptop to Sonos zp80
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I downloaded the desktop controller onto my mac and trying to pair it to an existing sonos system. When I choose "pair with existing" It tells my that the Sonos has paired successfully, however when I...

I want to "Set up a new Sonos system" but I am not given the option.
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My first option is "Connect to existing system" which I do not have. Second option is "Learn how to set up a new system." When I click on that it just brings to this site which tells me to select "Set...

Switching system to another network and account
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Hi, I got a house that comes with so many Sonos products from the previous owner. My questions is - what's the strategy here to switch Sonos account and wifi settings? The previous owner left an iP...

How to Allow SONOS control from Netgear ORBI Guest network
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I have a full-home SONOS system including 12 Zone Players (old style amps to Play 3s). Overall the system works great! All the players are utilizing SONOSNet as indicated by "WM: 0" in Help->About M...

Play one socket
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Can I power a sonos play one speaker from a 5 amp (lighting) socket ?

Connecting a Sonos through an Aruba WiFi Controller? Here's how:

Just wanted to share my experience with setting up my Sonos Play 5 with an Aruba WiFi controller. After many hours of tcpdump'ing and connecting the Sonos to wired networks (with everything working pe...

Wifi Mesh - Deco M5
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Recently I setup wifi mesh for my network using TPLink Deco M5. However, when I'm using operating mode as "Router", my Sonos unable to detect the new wifi although I setup the bridge from my sonos to...

Apple TV 4 Remote & Sonos One
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I am trying to get my Apple TV remote volume controls to control the volume of the Sonos One's but for some reason it isn't working. Is this at all possible? If so, what steps am I missing?

Garage Set up for Newbie here

I need help with a garage set up

Best setup options to save some walls

Hi everybody! I am a Sonos newbie (don't even have my Sonos yet) and I am thinking about the best setup options for my house. I would like to install a couple of Sonos One in my living room and anot...

Sonos connects to radio on Mac but not to music library
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My Sonos speaker used to connect fine to my music library on my iMac. I moved house and tried to connect again and now the radios work but none of the music in my music folder. I updated Sonos softwar...

Add sub option to ConnectAMP is missing
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I have two room configs using ConnectAMP and I removed existing sub from room 1 intending to move to other room. Unfortunately, no room is showing add sub option at all. Using sonos app in android but...

Playbar setup questions
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Pretty happy with the Playbar so far, but have a few questions: 1) I initially had my Playbar laying on a TV console but have since mounted it to the wall. Do I need to change a setting somewhere, or...

Sonos is misleading people in the speakers functionality.

I've got a SONOS Play 1, it won't play sound from my laptop, movies, TED Talks, You Tube etc. Many people have been misled by this product. Please tell me your story and any ideas you have about chang...

I'm comp. dumb.
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When I add cd's to comp. [Windows media player], go to sonos manage,- update music library, cd's always download to sonos. I have downloaded songs to comp. from a web site to "Save As" wave sound [Ne...

Tips and Tricks and Sonos 101

I was thinking that a tips and tricks heading for Sonos users to share things would be nice. A Sonos 101 heading in trouble shooting that tells them basics things to do when having troubles.

tru play setup
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i bought my sonos speakers recently a play 1 play 3 and beam and being keen to setup quickly i did it using my android phone forgetting to use my ipad to setup with truplay. however now ive set it up...

5.1 rear speakers for music only?
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Hello, I am setting up a 5.1 system with a Playbar and two rear ceiling speakers, probably powered by the new Sonos Amp and connected by LAN. The room is a large open plan living room and kitchen....

Error 1101
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Hi, I've been struggling to solve an issue with my play 1. I live in a building and use an open wifi shared accross the whole building which requires to login on a webpage to use it. I'm trying to set...

How to Connect Sonos to WD My Cloud

Have just installed a 2Tb WD My Cloud. Have placed a few mp3 files to the Music folder. My Sonos app does not 'see' the folder (or anything on the device). I have a shared folder on a Windows 10 ma...

Sort Albums by Artist

When I want to browser my Spotify albums from the Sonos app I don't see a way to sort the albums by Artist. It appears to be in the order they were added to Spotify. Am I missing something?

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