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.

What’s New

Version 12.0.1

Bug fixes and improved performance.

Ratings and Reviews

3.7 out of 5
3.2K Ratings

3.2K Ratings

Duace ,

Stand by the devices that have trouble.

Everything went smoothly for me. I checked the hardware comparability list which clearly listed the play5: gen1 and a few others that wouldn’t be compatible, no problem I just have the playbase and bunch of play1s. Downloaded the app and proceeded to push the updates with several notices of errors however I waited about 5-8 minutes and most of them finished updating on their own. Two play1s failed and when I tried them again only the ones I was immediately next to would finish. I don’t know if its that they are using our phone’s Bluetooth but I did get a notice asking if it could use it prior to the update. So that’s my advice check the compatibility list, stand next to the trouble speakers while attempting the update and you may have to try several times. 4 stars only for the update process but as far as functionality almost identical to Sonos S1 so far.

Tommy Becks ,

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.

Zuey2000 ,

Should’ve Listened to the Reviews

I disregarded all the bad reviews and thought I’d take a chance, now my devices are in a perpetual state of ‘updating’ 😡 ... I’ve usually been able to get the previous Sonos updates to go through, but not sure what’s going on this time, not happy with their upgrade attempt and having to put up with all the ads in the recent releases. I gave their new music service a try as well for which I was hopeful, but it left me very unimpressed. I’ve always liked the Sonos devices, but not happy how they force you to upgrade leaving their older devices useless! I’ve been a faithful Sonos user from the beginning, but now I’m considering other options!

UPDATE - Cancelling and cycling the devices that were paired with subs and surrounds seemed to allow me to finally update all the devices, so adding a few stars, still had to add each device separately one by one. The new look feels a little better with the colors, but overall don’t notice much difference in the layout, feels like they just want to make sure you log into your account so they can keep an eye on ur devices and music habits so they can push their own service, which isn’t bad, but doesn’t let you skip songs which just about every other service does.


Sonos, Inc.
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Requires iOS 11.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.


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