Setting up Sonos
Anything and everything about setting up your Sonos system. How do you Trueplay your Sonos system? Wondering if you should use a cabled setup versus a wireless Sonos setup? This is the place to get answers.
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Just got my Ray, and hooked it up to a fairly modern Samsung TV via optical connection (Model Number : UN50J6200AFXZA ). However, I cannot configure the Samsung RF remote to use the volume buttons to control the Ray. I followed the guidance via the mobile app to add the Ray as a Home Theater device etc.The guidance says to “go back to the Universal Remote setup menu and select one of the other input devices you’ve added, like a cable box or Blu-ray player. Select the other input devices and choose Use with Home Theater. Do this for all of your active inputs.”Are there any Samsung owners out here with the same issue
Spoke to Sonos customer service. The staff were friendly, polite, helpful and knowledgeable. The products I’ve used have generally been great, easy to setup, user-friendly and are relatively seamless and produce decent quality sound for the price-point… but I’ve hit a snag on my Sonos journey that I’m hoping will not be the end of an otherwise good relationship. Was hoping to grab the sub gen 3 to compliment the set, but really want to overcome this hurdle first.Problem: can’t add my recently inherited 2x Play:5 gen 2’s to my new Arc as ‘surround’ speakers.So far:1. The play:5’s came factory reset from a friend and I had no problem connecting to them or adding them to my ‘Living room’ (where the Arc is).2. I can link the play:5’s as ‘stereo speakers’ no problem, both in the ‘Living room’ or other rooms.3. When trying to link them to the Arc as ‘surround speakers’ (noting that this has been attempted following a factory reset and relinking as well as after they had been setup as ‘stereo
I’m moving from House A to House B, taking House A’s Sonos speakers with me and planning to add them to House B’s existing Sonos system:- House A is my house and my Sonos system;- House B is my partner’s house and her Sonos system (mine really, but set up under her credentials, unlike in House A)- The end result is we want all speakers working at House B in a single system. Both House A & B’s Sonos systems are currently fully WiFi (ie. no wired connections, no Sonosnet connections).- NB A slight complication, perhaps, is that while House A is on S2, the destination system is on S1 as it still contains an old Play:5. As part of this move process, that old Play:5 will be removed and so it will be possible to update House B’s system to S2. It’s not clear to me that the instructions in: https://support.sonos.com/s/article/1061?language=en_US cover this scenario… 1. How do I go about achieving the above?2. And importantly, do I need to do anything to “prepare” House A’s speakers pre-mo
I currently have a surround system using a sonos beam generation 1 and 2 sonos one.I have just bought a Sonos beam generation 2 and was thinking about changing my surround system by swapping the Sonos beam Gen 2 with the Gen 1 and using the Gen 1 elsewhere.Is it worth doing or will it be more hassle than it’s worth?
I acquired a Port a couple of months ago and it is operating through a 30myear old Rotel amp. I am thinking of upgrading to a new Rotel a14 Mk ii which incorporates a reasonable dac. I understand that streamed hires files will play their full resolution. I am wondering if a usb attached to the network and set up as a music library on the port will those files also play at the appropriate resolution?
Hey, I need some advice on how to connect my vintage record player and Pioneer amp (and attached bookshelf speakers) to my new Port. My hope is to be able to play vinyls through current speaker system, but also broadcast to other rooms (e.g. my Beam which is other room). But I also want to be able to play music from Spotify etc, through my vintage system via the Port. I can easily enough do the latter by simply connecting the Port ‘Out’ to the Aux in on my Stereo, and selecting AUX on the front of the amp. However, when I connect the vinyl into the photo port, and try to send the signal to the Port (IN) via REC/TAPE outs on back of amp, I’m not having any love at all. Actually my speaker or line in isn’t even showing in the app. Does anyone have a suggestion of how I’d set this up based on the images of what I’m working with? It could actually be an issue with my stereo REC/TAPE out that I’m not aware of. Also I assume I’ll always need to manually switch between Phono and Aux depending
Hello!I need to know the required TV features to maximize our Arc. We bought an Arc in 2020 and hooked it up to our TV, which is a Vizio E65-C3. The Arc sounds amazing when I play music out of it. It’s sounds meh when I play the TV. My suspicion is that the TV--purchased in 2015--is outdated for the Arc. We are moving and getting a new TV. So I can correct this problem...I think?! I called Sonos tech to find out ask which required features are needed on a new TV. Sorry, that was a total waste of time. This tech person was really just a call agent. I am hoping that a Sonos tech expert on here can help: As I shop for a new TV, what are the required features I need? In my research I’m seeing conflicting info from customers. Thank You!Rod.
my pool house and pool area are a good 100+ feet away from my house, I currently have 2 Klipsch patio speakers and a powered sub in the pool house hooked up to a receiver. I have a Sonance Mag 6.1 I would like to add that comes with a Sonos Amp. I want to keep the existing speakers and sub and add the Sonance. Any answers I could find were I cannot add anything else to the amp, ok fine.Do I need another AMP or can I loop the existing receiver into the amp somehow? Also, I didn’t really consider that the amp will be too far away from the house Sonos, how would I figure that out? I’m doing this myself so running the amp from the house is not an option, it’s too far.
Why why why The led has 10 states ... Red green orange blue yellow .... blinking not blinking slow fast lol Seriously did u design this on another planet or only pilots can use this thing Heard of apple ! Heard of KISS ...ok sounds lives upto its promise but it is more temperamental than my last 10 girl friends Please hire some humans and not just acqusitic geeks from Cambridge ...
Hi guys,I’ve spent a few hours trudging around forums trying to find an answer to this, but coming up short so figured I might ask the community about my specific situation.I recently bought an LG OLED C1 77”, with a Sonos Arc soundbar and a Panasonic UB-820 4k Blu-Ray player. I have the 4k player connected to the tv via HDMI, and then the tv outputting to the soundbar via HDMI eArc. I believe that is the right setup? Please correct me if it’s wrong.Played my first movie last night, sound was coming through just fine, but I noticed in the sonos app on my phone that it was saying Multichannel PCM 7.1 Is it supposed to be saying Dolby Atmos instead? As far as I’m aware, I thought that was the goal. I believe all the equipment supports it. And I was playing a 4k UHD disc that states Dolby Atmos too.Just a tad confused as to what I’m supposed to be seeing. Still new to all this, and don’t want to missing out on anything.Thanks in advance for any assistance.
Not quite sure what’s happening with my Sonos Surround Set (Arc plus two Sonos Ones). It was working fine. Then, last night, it has stopped working properly. What I mean by that is, on the “Audio Output” screen of Apple TV’s Settings, the Default Audio Output is “Receiver Speakers” - and there’s no other option. I can select “Living Room Cinema” (What my Sonos Set is called) but only on “Temporary Audio Output”. Even then, it doesn’t work properly. My surround sound isn’t coming on. Speakers are fine (they’ll play music, as normal) but I can’t seem to find the issue. Also, when I go into the options for Temporary Audio Output, it has a U2 song at the top! No idea why. Can someone point me in the right direction?
Hello Folkscould someone kindly assist me please, I’m confused with the replies from this previously asked question 😥in “ laymans” terms how do I replace my existing soundbar with an Arc?I see replies about “unbonding” the surrounds and the sub, what does this exactly mean?is this remove them from the “room” and if so what happens to the playbar, surely it still exists in the “room”?I understand about adding a product ( the Arc) how do I then re add the surrounds and the sub?sorry to ask such a dumb question but I need it clear in my mind before I start!Thank youMartin
I had the Playbar and purchased a pair of One SL speakers to set up surround sound in TV room. Are they compatible? Cannot hook up using Sonos S2 app. If compatible, how do I hook up for surround sound?What speakers can pair with Playbar for surround sound?
I want my child to be able to browse my library. Can this still happen if they have their own account? Or do we need to register it to me to avoid problems accessing the same system/library? (I’m assuming playlists, stations, and recently played are all tied to accounts and wouldn’t be shared.)
I have just bought a Roam (not realising initially it required S2). I have an S1 system with a mixture of S1 and S2 compatible products. I want to leave that as it is and set up a separate S2 system with just the Roam. Is there a simple way of doing this?
Hi all,Last year I deleted my Sonos ‘Bridge’, and replaced the Sonos ‘Connect’ with the ‘Amp’. When I log in and look at My System, it is still telling me I have the Bridge and the Connect. Its not a big deal, but being a simple soul, I’d like to get rid of the reference to those items that I no longer have. Any idea how to do that, please?Thanks in anticipation,
I have had a Sonos Beam for my TV audio and its been great. I recently made a purchase of the Five and the T1 Phono SB turntable. I have tried connecting both my Sonos beam and five together when I listen to TV and it makes this weird echo sound and the sound in the Five seems to go in and out. As well as if I connect the two when I listen to a record, the same sound falls in and out but from the Beam. However, with I choose to stream music from Spotify for example with both speaks it works beautifully. I went with the Five for the turntable since I already had a Sonos set up and thought it would work together well, but maybe I am not setting things up correctly? any advice or assistance with this issue?
Hello,I have a IKEA Symfonisk gen 1 bookshelf speaker. I want to buy another IKEA Symfonisk, but I noticed that the model currently being sold is a generation 2 Symfonisk.Can gen 1 and gen 2 Symfonisk bookshelf pair together?(I suspect the answer is no, but I want to ask the Sonos community.)Thanks,David
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