This widget solves the problem all Sonos users have: to control a list of all your zones from your notification screen without the need to unlock your iPhone or launch the Sonos app.

SonoControls gives you Sonos volume and track controls for ALL your zones, as a widget on your Today Notification screen. This widget is accessible on your WiFi network, even when your Sonos is not playing! Great to come home and start your music, without the need to unlock your iPhone or launch the Sonos app.

See it in action on YouTube:

Just swipe and control your Sonos system.
• Control all your Sonos speakers from the Today Notification screen
• Volume up, down, mute, play, pause, next, previous track
• Works great together with the official Sonos app! It adds a handy widget to your Today screen, even when your iPhone is locked
• Need to switch playlists? Simply tap the track/artist name text to start the official Sonos app (when installed)
• SonoControls is an independent and unofficial app, and is not affiliated with Sonos in any way.
• Clean layout with nicely sized controls and album artwork
• Works with both a single or multiple controllers, grouped and paired
• Show or hide speakers. Pick the speakers you'd like to see in your widget, and change the order of your speakers
• Show grouped speakers as a group, or as individual speakers
• The widget scales size to fit on the screen, but you can also pick your favourite size manually
• Set the volume precision to your taste, and limit the maximum volume to protect your ears
• Designed and built by somebody who uses his own Sonos system daily!
• No configuration needed, the app finds your Sonos system automatically. If you group or ungroup controllers with the Sonos app, just use the refresh button in the SonoControls app to see the new grouping
• Works for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch
• Some Sonos network configurations do need manual IP address configuration, which is quite easily done in the App, tab settings. Need setup support? Contact me on for personal support. Thank you!

What’s New

Version 2.0.3

This version contains a few technical improvements

Ratings and Reviews

3.5 out of 5
19 Ratings

19 Ratings

rw1012 ,

Exactly as described and thankful improvements to Sonos main app

To those dissatisfied - you should read more closely.

To those looking for an app on iOS that allows you to swipe quickly to your widget screen while locked (or otherwise) and skip songs, adjust volume, see song playing, and a few other small actions...this app is perfect. For me, it eliminates unlocking my iPhone via touchID and then opening he sonos app and then changing the song.

For those who want that, this app works flawlessly as described. Ignore the rankings from people who don’t understand the use case.

Thanks to the dev team for developing something that makes the sonos experience better, and for a reasonable price of $2.99. Good job!

Developer Response ,

Thanks for your kind words!

Tommy Becks ,

Totally worth it

If you have Sonos this is a no brainer. It is easier to access within the widget menu and I like the fact you can adjust the size of the widgets.

It is best for changing volume, pausing or skipping the song. You can't group players within the widget but that's no problem, I don't expect it to. When you click on the widget the app opens anyway!

Developer Response ,

Thank you!

Al._M ,

Perfect addition my Sonos system

Just what I was looking for. Thank you for your work on the app. Have been using just over a week. I have a 10 speaker installation so far. Makes quick adjustments to audio much more convenient than drilling down to the Sonos app controls. It is Worth the $.

Developer Response ,

Thank you!


11.2 MB

Requires iOS 10.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.


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