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Setting up a Sonos system: The basics

Do you balk at complicated home audio set ups? Check out this unboxing featuring pro snowboarder Todd Richards as he sets up Sonos for the first time–you’ll see just how easy it is to get all the music on earth streaming wirelessly in any room of your home.

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Hot Tip: How to Use Line-In on Sonos

Let’s say you have an old friend in town. And this old friend has a sudden urge to listen to that favorite vinyl you both love … for old times sake. Or, how about when you are cooking in the kitchen, dying to hear that vinyl (or hey, maybe it’s a favorite CD!) that’s playing in […]

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Tip: Switch smoothly from Napster to Rhapsody

You’ve probably already heard the news that Napster is merging into Rhapsody. Today, that move becomes official for all Sonos users in the U.S. What does that mean for Napster users? Well, it will be a bit of a transition. Don’t worry: you’ll still have access to millions of songs and hundreds of radio stations, […]

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Tip: Add missing album art (Mac)

Whether it’s the classic prismatic triangle from Pink Floyd’s The Dark Side of the Moon or the floating baby on Nirvana’s Nevermind, we understand that album artwork complements the music you’re listening to.  In fact, seeing cover art on your Sonos is sometimes just as important as hearing the music.

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How to retrieve your Spotify device credentials

As you might have heard, a little company called Facebook recently announced streaming music integration. which will allow you to easily share your musical story with all of your friends. As part of that integration, you will be able to sign up for Spotify by using your Facebook credentials. However, if you’re using Sonos, you […]

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Stream the iHeartRadio Music Festival live

As it turns out, what happens in Vegas doesn’t necessarily have to stay in Vegas. Case in point: the upcoming iHeartRadio Music Festival, which is rocking Sin City this Friday (September 23) and Saturday (September 24). The music service, which regularly provides access to more than 750 live radio stations, will be broadcasting the festival […]

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Tip: How to activate Stereo Pair Mode

At Sonos, we want you to be able to listen to all the music on earth, in any room you want, and in any configuration that suits your needs. So when you asked for the ability to pair two PLAY:5s in order to use them as separate left and right channels, we listened.  And when […]

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Tip: Play your S5 beyond the network

At Sonos, we understand that sometimes it’s not about all the great music services you can access from the internet. Sometimes, it’s just about getting straight to your music.  With the summer months starting to heat up, it’s time to grab that Sonos S5 and bring it with you to the pool, the yard, the […]

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Rocking AirPlay music on Sonos

There’s no end to the number of feature requests we receive from customers, and we always appreciate the input – after all, it helps us continually improve our products. Although we haven’t fulfilled every craving (yet), one new feature is taking us a step closer: AirPlay. To enjoy AirPlay on Sonos, you’ll need to use […]

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Stream the Glastonbury Festival live on Sonos

Sonos may be all about listening to music in the home, but that doesn’t mean that we don’t appreciate a good live show – especially when it involves several great artists performing outdoors. One of the many events on our radar is the Glastonbury Festival, which kicks off this week as one of Europe’s premier […]

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Tip: Add a new music service

In an effort to continually improve the Sonos experience, one of our main endeavors is to constantly add new music services. Once we form a new partnership, the power is in your hands to add the service to your Sonos – all it takes is three simple steps.

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Tip: Listen to NPR Music on Sonos

Many of you may have already tuned in to NPR for its wealth of educational content, talk shows, and news, but did you know about NPR Music? This subset of the public broadcasting station is actually available on Sonos. Although you’ll need to do a tiny bit of digging to access the content, it’s actually […]