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« on: July 30, 2018, 04:05:21 pm »

How to use Siri and Alexa with your Sonos speaker

What's better than one virtual assistant? Two!

The fun of having a Sonos speaker that works with both Alexa and Siri, thanks to AirPlay 2, is that you can ask one virtual assistant to play something and the other to turn it off. Now, I'm not going to say that either of them do a great job, but each one has its pluses and minuses. Here's how they work.

Set up Alexa for Sonos
Set up Siri for Sonos
Ask for assistance
Which Sonos speakers can Siri play music through?

Only four speakers in the Sonos line natively support AirPlay 2, which is required to set up Sonos to use with Siri.

Sonos One
Sonos Beam
Sonos Playbase
Second generation Play:5
That being said, if you have one of the above-listed speakers, you can connect it to one of your non-AirPlay 2 supported speakers and it will play music alongside it with the AirPlay 2 one sending the instructions to the others.

Set up Alexa for Sonos

To use Alexa on Sonos, you'll need the Amazon Alexa app. You don't need an Echo or any othe...

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