Can you control Sonos speakers from computer?

You can control all the Sonos devices in your home from your Mac or PC, but first you need to install the right software. Once installed and set up on your computer, you will be able to do some pretty cool things with your Sonos sound system and computer: Play music from your computer through your Sonos sound system.

Can you control Sonos from browser?

Sonos Web is a browser based controller for your Sonos sound system. Install Sonos Web on a single computer and access and manage your system from any browser on your network. Sonos Web relies upon the node-sonos project for all its Sonos communication.

Is there a Web interface for Sonos?

Sonos controllers interact with the players through the HTTP protocol. It is actually possible to directly use this underlying interface to communicate with the players without being limited by the feature set made available in the controller.

How do I get my computer to play sound through Sonos?

Sonos doesn’t make computer speakers….

  1. Open the Sonos app on your smartphone or computer.
  2. Go to Settings, Room Settings and then select the Sonos speakers you are using as your new computer speakers.
  3. Choose “Autoplay Room” so that your Sonos speakers will automatically play when the Line-In detects a signal.

How do you use SonoAir?


  1. To start using SonoAir, download the software package on to your MacBook.
  2. Install the package and give it permission to whatever the requests are.
  3. Go to the menu and look for the AirPlay option.
  4. Now get Sonos Connect and wire your PC to the line-in on the Connect.

What does a Sonos Bridge do?

Sonos BRIDGE The BRIDGE is an accessory that plugs into your home router to create a dedicated wireless network exclusively for your Sonos system—providing you with reliable wireless performance no matter how large your home or how many WiFi devices you use.

How do I control Sonos from my laptop?

On a PC, go to Manage -> Settings and choose Advanced. From the Music Sources tab, choose Control Sonos from Spotify. On a Mac, go to Sonos -> Preferences and select Advanced. From the Music Sources tab, choose Control Sonos from Spotify.

Can Sonos connect to more than one WIFI?

Sonos players can reconnect to any SSID in your list as long as they are in the range of the SSID and the stored credentials are still valid. All players support Multi-SSID. The ability to store and join multiple SSIDs and APs allows Move to roam between AP connections in the same geographic location.

What is SonosNet?

SonosNet is a mesh WiFi based on 2.4ghz channels (1, 6, 11). Any of the speakers could act as repeater and extend the reach of the network. If you change your WiFi password, SonosNet will keep working as it is independent from regular WiFi. The Sonos device plugged into your router is the “host” of the network.

How do I access my Sonos remotely?

  1. Open the Sonos app for iOS or Android.
  2. From the Settings tab, press System.
  3. Select the room where your Sonos home theater product is located.
  4. Under Home Theater, press Remote Control Setup.
  5. Follow the in-app instructions to configure your new remote to control your Sonos home theater.

Can you connect PC to Sonos?

Updated July 17, 2019: Sadly, Sonos no longer supports setting up a system on Windows or on Mac with the Sonos Controller app. The application used below still exists and can be downloaded from Sonos support, but sadly only to listen to music.

How do I connect my laptop to my Sonos speaker?

To use your Sonos as a PC speaker, follow the step-by-step guide below.

  1. Download and install Stream What You Hear.
  2. Launch the app using the Start menu shortcut.
  3. Right-click on the app’s icon in the system tray.
  4. Go to Tools > HTTP Live Streaming.
  5. Copy the on-screen URL.
  6. Open the Sonos app.