Introducing Our New Sonos App
Try it today on Android; Available on iOS this spring.
Since day one, we’ve focused on one thing – giving you an incredible, immersive music experience throughout your home, simply and enjoyably. Switching on music should be as simple as turning on the lights. The music you want, from any music service, to any room, should fill your home with the fewest steps possible. And, of course, it should be delivered without sacrificing flawless HiFi sound from a rock-solid wireless connection.
We created the Sonos app you enjoy today to manage the ever-expanding wireless music landscape that has evolved dramatically over the last 10 years. Throughout this time, we’ve taken every opportunity to enhance this experience with a commitment to add new services and features. Creating an app that keeps up with your needs means we have to consider factors that most apps, which are designed for one user, rarely face. We must design for multiple dimensions that are constantly changing and different for every listener:
- The way you use music services (now and over time)
- The fact that you might not be the only listener in your home
- The number of rooms you want to play to.
Today, we’re bringing our learning from the past ten years, and our belief on what will happen over the next ten years to bear, as we introduce a brand new app experience.
Available for phones and tablets this spring (Android owners can try it today*), the new app offers an array of new features that make it easier to find and listen to your music the way you want.
New design and simplified interface:
A refreshed design and simplified interface makes listening to your Sonos more intuitive than ever before. The app’s three main modules allow for a simple navigation between the music currently playing, what room it’s playing in and how to find the next song you want.
It’s been designed as a platform to bring you the best music experience for your home today, with the ability to adapt to what we have in store in the future.
Introducing our universal search:
We’ve brought all our streaming services together for our simplest search ever to bring you the music you love in a heartbeat. For example, search for an artist in one window and we will search for that artist across all your music services at the same time. Play their radio station on Pandora. Look up their album on Spotify. Play one of their latest tracks through Hype Machine. It’s completely up to you.
Enjoy your favorite music in any room at the touch of a finger.
*Android owners interested in testing through the beta program can find out more information regarding participation by logging into their account on sonos.com. We plan to update the desktop controllers for MAC and PC later this year.