The official app for setting up and controlling your Sonos products.
Sonos is the premium wireless sound system that makes it simple to fill your home with brilliant sound for music, home theater, and more. Customize your system with speakers, soundbars, and components that connect over WiFi. Stream any song, podcast, audiobook, or radio station to any room, and elevate your TV, movie, and gaming experiences.
Easily set up your system.
Get step-by-step instructions for setting up and adding speakers.
Control your system from any room.
With the Sonos app, you can control all your speakers, soundbars, and components. Adjust volume levels, group products to play in sync, or play something different in every room.
Connect your favorite services.
Sonos is more than an app. It’s a smart platform that brings together hundreds of services for streaming and control, including voice control. Browse all your music, podcasts, radio, and audiobooks in one place.
Enjoy exclusive access to Sonos Radio.
Listen to thousands of stations free on your system, including live radio from around the world, genre stations, artist-curated stations, and original programming from Sonos.
Enhance your home theater experience.
Sonos soundbars feature special settings for TV, movies, and gaming. Turn on Speech Enhancement to emphasize the frequencies associated with the human voice and clarify dialogue, or enable Night Sound to reduce loud sound effects when you don’t want to disturb others in the house.
Custom-tune your speakers.
Trueplay™ puts the speaker-tuning capability of the pros in the palm of your hands, customizing the sound of the speaker to the unique acoustics of the room.
Personalize your settings.
Save favorites to My Sonos to get to the music faster, create alarms so you can wake up to a favorite radio station or playlist, filter content explicit content, and more.
Bug fixes and improved performance.
Ratings and Reviews
Sonos still Sonos
I see the hate and love relationship here. The transition between the old and new app definitely messed some people up but not for me. I don’t know how people’s speakers were lost during the transition, but I can only think of it being a WiFi issue or user error. As a person who works in people’s homes, I can say most of the tech issues are because they don’t know what they’re doing. I mean, it could be the app but I’m just saying.
I wasn’t able to update to the Gen 2 app because I was still using a ZP80. I had no idea. At first, I thought my whole entire system couldn’t be updated because Sonos called all my equipment old. This made me angry, knowing all my Sonos from barely a year ago is on a decline. Then I noticed that I was able to check the “compatible” equipment, to which is told me my very old connect was the thing holding me back. I removed it and now all my Sonos is under the new app. No issues with the app or speakers of course.
I guess what I’m saying here is Sonos poor communication and stating “anything before May 2020” is considered gen 1 is not only inaccurate it makes people think all the wrong things. ALL my Sonos works with the new app, old and new, just not my Sonos Connect from 2015. It still works with the old app, however. Sonos needs to rectify this with their consumers.
Buggy, buggy, buggy
Figure it out gang! So frustrating.
App won’t connect to WiFi, even though every other app on the phone works fine. Won’t allow me to submit diagnostics because of the WiFi problem again. Set alarms sometimes work, which is worse than never working. I’ve been late to work because I was relying on it to wake me up, like it had done consistently for the past year. How do I trust this thing again? Bad lag from the time I pick up my phone to the time I can turn up/down the music or change the song. Sometimes I have to wait a full minute. Website says I can continue to use the S1 app with my old equipment if I prefer, but somebody’s lying. Since I signed on the the new app my equipment is now listed as incompatible. TV sound still connects, and I can manually turn on the last internet radio station I was playing on the app, but I have to use the buttons on the speaker and I can’t change the station.
Update: After several days and repeated attempts to delete and reinstall the app I appear to have regained control. How long will it last? Pins and needles! The excitement is excruciating. What to expect from here is a question I cannot answer.
Average Sound, Frustrating User Experience
I really want to like this system, the concept behind it is convenient and easy, however the execution falls far short. The sound is not bad, but the enjoyment ends there. Like everyone else, they endlessly try to get you into a subscription, and if you don’t do that, your faced with 30-second commercials whenever you turn it on. I own lots of music, but this stupid system won’t let me play 80% of my songs, even ones that were purchased within the last two years from iTunes. What it chooses to play and not play seems very random, and is done under the guise of licensing and copyright law etc. These types of systems are built for residential home use, so I’m not sure why it gets so draconian in this area. But wait, there is more. The network routinely loses or forgets speakers in the network. I am constantly having to re-setup individual speakers within the system, because it fails to recognize them. Sometimes, this is a quick 60-second fix, using prompts from the app, but just as frequently, the situation is only resolved by restarting the router, or actually having to walk the speaker over to the router and connect it with an analog cable, a chore which can take five or six minutes. For a system that touts being plug and play and super convenient, it is rare that I can actually turn it on and just have music play. There is almost always some sort of troubleshooting I have to do, or workaround I have to perform.
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- Sonos, Inc.
- 175.3 MB
- Requires iOS 12.0 or later.
- Requires iPadOS 12.0 or later.
- iPod touch
- Requires iOS 12.0 or later.
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With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.