This article explains how to connect Sonos speakers to an Alexa account. Amazon and Sonos provide you with two options to combine their platforms:. To link an Amazon Echo with Sonos "players" you need the following:. If you already have your Sonos speaker s set up, move to the next section on Alexa. If you have a new Sonos "player" or system, here is how to get started:.
How to Connect Your Sonos Speaker to Alexa
How to set up Alexa on your Sonos system
Sick of hearing your favourite song being played through your Echo Dot's tinny little speaker, when you actually wanted Alexa to beam it over to your Sonos? Then we've got some great news: you can associate Amazon Echo devices with Sonos speakers — even the old, non-Alexa, ones — through the Alexa app; creating groups where the Sonos speakers are the default music playback for a command heard by your Echo devices. No speaker left b ehind: How to use your old Sonos speakers for AirPlay 2. Previously, if you had, say, an Echo Dot in the kitchen along with a Sonos Five and you wanted to start the party you'd have to say something like, "Alexa, play Death Cab For Cutie, in the kitchen. Be aware; this is not using Sonos speakers as part of a multi-room Alexa system. That's not possible at the moment. We went for the moniker 'Music: room name'.
How to associate Sonos and Echo speakers and create groups
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What is an Alexa Group? An Alexa Group is an Amazon Alexa feature that makes it even easier to control Sonos with your voice. Using the Alexa app, you can group your Sonos products and your Alexa-enabled devices together.