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UPnP vs New API
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I control my theater room with Demopad and it includes a Connect feeding into the system. After a lot of reading and learning and much trial and error, I've been able to build a Sonos page within Dem...

problem with group actions "ERROR_RESOURCE_GONE"

hi since a few days I always get this error message even I make some group requests; ERROR_RESOURCE_GONE Does anyone know what that means? The group is still available and I can see it with; https://...

Group ID changed after reboot

I want to start playing playlist via Sonos API (https://developer.sonos.com/reference/control-api/playlists/loadplaylist/). For start playing I need group ID, which changed every time after I reboot m...

Latest update (9.2 I guess) broke Windows UPnP again

So, after the latest update, Windows UPnP is not happy with the service description of the DeviceProperties service. So our driver is broken again. This has been an ongoing issue. I know there's a ne...

Beam and Hive

Can I control my Hive using Alexa on the Sonos Beam? I have my Hive connected via Ethernet to my broadband hub?

Controlling Sonos using Rako Controls Cloud Gateway

Thought I'd start a conversation to help other Rako users and the Sonos community to dismistify the setup. To control Sonos speakers from a Rako Controls keypad, you'll need a Rako Bridge and Rako Cl...

IFTTT, Sonos, Philips Hue & Alexa

I have just installed the Hue Sync App on my iMac and can sync the lights to music, video etc playing on the iMac. However I never use my iMac to play music, video etc apart from my iTunes Library whi...

Using API to activate music library indexing

Does anyone know how, or have a solution for activating Music Library Indexing via the API? I have spoken before n this forum about the fact I do not want to upgrade the setup in a holiday home away f...

Can we get a Third Party section added to the Forum?
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Moderators: We aren't supposed to discuss 3rd party stuff on here, but now Sonos are actively encouraging 3rd party integration with their new programs, can we have a special area where 3rd party rela...

Why Cloud API

Why, oh, why does everyone seem to think that cloud based integration is a good thing? It's the worst possible scenario. You have an automation controller and some Sonos boxes right there, possibly in...

Philips Hue and Sonos One w/Alexa... Light Command Not Responding

I have Philips Hue with Smart Bulbs throughout my home. Majority of commands for lights are given through my Sonos One's and Beam. I have a lamp on one of two night stands in bedroom that was not res...

Sonos and Apple Homekit

Hi Sonos Community, I have trouble using Siri on my phone to with Sonos Beam. In a few videos I've seen that you can tell Siri, "play music in 'Name of Beam'. " However, Siri responds, "Sorry can't f...

SONOS ONE Alexa voice volume too low!

I just added 2 Sonos One's to my Playbar with Sub as surround sound speakers (5.1 theater config). Music sound level is good but Alexa voice volumn level is too LOW! I can hardly hear her response eve...

HDL Automation and Sonos

Hi All So HDL has the 'works with Sonos' certification; but I for the life of me can't see how it works with Sonos at all. I found a product (Iridium) that talks to Sonos, and HDL - which kind of ma...

play favorites over api does`t remove the playlist

Hi all I integrate the sonos over the great api. I have a little problem; If i load any favorites to play in shuffle mode i hear mostly anything else because the current playlist is not removed befo...

Feature Request with IFTTT

We install security cameras and door stations and have been very happy to see Sonos integrate with IFTTT. One thing we've been able to do is have Sonos play a doorbell sound when someone presses the d...

Problem with IFTTT on iPhone

Hi, I'm trying to setup "Start Sonos When I Come Home" in my iPhone, but after I press the turn on button, in the configuration screen I can set the zone where I want it to detect that I'm near home a...

Two fatal flaws with Lutron integration – any solutions?

Hi there: I have a Lutron Homeworks QS system and a Lutron Connect Bridge (CONNECT-BDG2-1). I am using the Lutron Connect app to program controlling my Sonos system. I have run into two fatal problems...

Locking groups together
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I've got a 2 Sonos Ones in a bedroom and a Sonos Play 1 in the adjacent Ensuite. I want the Bedroom and Ensuite speakers perminat locked into a group, but still separate rooms... And this is why: U...

Wemo and Ring control via Alexa on Beam

Can I control my Wemo devices and Ring thermostats via Alexa built in a Beam speaker?

How to revoke access given to an App that uses the new API?

Hi there, the new API that was just announced is great! External apps/services (e.g. IFTTT) can be given access to my Sonos system: "This gives XXXX permission to: See what your Sonos is playing Ch...

Crestron

Great sounding product and managing your library and music is easy. Now why not make a complete interface for Crestron and other home control systems so that you can actually expand your market? The i...

Easiest way to get robust IFTTT support!

Hi, I have been spending a lot of time trying to create a simple and easy way to get IFTTT integration working. I know a few people would really like to have an easy way to get that, so here is one so...

Spoken alarms/calendar integration

Sometimes I'm just listening to music, reading a book or surfing the web, and completely forget what time it is. I wish Sonos would lower the music volume and tell me "It's 11PM". That alert could b...

IFTTT - If This Then That integration with Sonos

If-This-Then-That (IFTTT) integration could be cool. You could expose playlists to IFTTT as either triggers and/or actions. Use cases could be when a certain playlist is started trigger lights (via We...

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