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Description

Control your Sonos and Symfonisk speakers with Siri Shortcuts!

Soro extends Siri and the Shortcuts app with new actions to control your Sonos speakers and devices.

Create quick actions and workflows to control your speakers with the Shortcuts app using widgets, Siri voice commands or automations.

Supported actions:
- Group/Ungroup
- Set Volume
- Play/Pause/Stop
- Mute/Unmute
- Load music from your 'My Sonos' to your speaker or your speakers list
- Load URL
- Set a Sleep Timer
- Set Line-In input
- Set TV input
- Change Repeat/Shuffle
- Adjust Equalizer Settings (Treble/Bass/Loudness/Trueplay)
- Turn Speech Enhancement On/Off
- Turn Night Mode On/Off
- Adjust subwoofer and surround sound settings
- Set queue
- Clear queue
- Turn TV Autoplay On/Off

Please note that your device needs to be on the same network as your speakers and local network access need to be granted by first launching the main Soro app.

If you are using VPN or experiencing connectivity issues please try the feature called Direct Connect within the app. It also improves the speed of execution in general so feel free to utilize it anytime.
You can set it up by tapping ••• in the top left corner and selecting 'Connection issues or using VPN?'

Both S1 and S2 systems are supported, however all speakers need to be on the same operating system.

Soro is not affiliated with Sonos Inc. nor is it an official Sonos app. Sonos is trademarked by Sonos Inc.

What’s New

Version 1.1.8

This version brings major speed and reliability improvements.
Also added the ability to discover your speaker system using a single IP address. This should help if you are using VPN or experiencing connectivity issues but also improves the speed of execution in general so feel free to utilize it. You can set it up by tapping ••• in the top left corner of the app and selecting 'Connection issues or using VPN?'
In addition, version 1.1.8 fixes the IP address input for locales with comma decimal sign.

Ratings and Reviews

4.7 out of 5
15 Ratings

15 Ratings

Speck378 ,

Great App - Adds Control to Sonos

This was a great find. I have 1 airport express that supports Airplay 2 and Sonos speakers all over my house. With this app, I can ask Siri to group the Sonos speaker connected to airplay to other rooms and then play music directly from my music app. So far it seems to work well, maybe a tad slow which sometimes causes it to time out. My one request for the developer would be to add Apple Watch support. These shortcuts don’t work with the Apple Watch, I get an error saying “could not run unknown action. This action requires an app to be installed”. Adding Apple Watch support would be excellent.

Developer Response ,

Thank you for your feedback. Will work on speed improvements and the Apple Watch support for sure.

Ty Leppek ,

Bar Raising and Amazing Utility

Purchasing this app is a no brainer for any Sonos Owner S1 or S2. Soro sets the bar for how Utilities and Smart Home Apps should work with Shortcuts.

It has me completely spoiled and I wish that Philips Hue, Lutron, Ecobee, and even Sonos would take note, because this is how its done. Super reliable at squeezing tons of functionality out of the Sonos API. The only things I wish it could do are things that Sonos itself doesn’t expose. (E.G. Updating Alarms Set in the Sonos App).

If only the developers on Shortcuts were paying attention and would hire this developer to fix the native AirPlay Actions that don’t even support grouping by comparison.

Do yourself a favor and give this app a purchase, the examples inside are more than enough to get started and see the potential of the actions it exposes.

Want to bump up the Bass while home alone? You can do that and reset it as soon as someone else comes home. The fun use cases are endless and now possible with Soro.

Claimed4all ,

Easy to use Shortcut Maker for Sonos

Bought this to automate a few routines to make my Sonos experience better, and it has! Reached out to the developer with a few questions before buying and he answered quickly and helpfully. The app basically just opens up options when using the shortcuts app, and you need to have an understanding of how to make shortcuts to use this. It’s pretty easy once you get the hang of it. Would buy again.

Developer Response ,

Thanks very much! Glad you find the app useful.

App Privacy

The developer, Laszlo Gergely, indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

Data Not Collected

The developer does not collect any data from this app.

Privacy practices may vary, for example, based on the features you use or your age. Learn More

Supports

  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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