New Sonos Controller app is the best yet

New Sonos Controller App

Sonos have dominated the wireless hi fi space for many years with a range of products that hit the sweet spot for millions of music lovers. Recently however, some have felt that their software was falling behind in a market now crowded with suppliers.

That has all changed.

Sonos have released an all-new Controller app that puts real power and control back into the hands of the listener.

We now have more music choices than ever before, with more devices in more rooms of our houses. The new Controller app does a brilliant job of making music easy again.

New features

Universal Search

You can now search for an artist, album or song across all your music services at once. No more hunting down that new artist across multiple services because they’re not licensed everywhere.

Universal Playlists

You can create playlists using music from your library and any of your music services – you’re no longer restricted to a single music service at a time.

New Interface

The sleek new design makes everything more intuitive, faster and easier. It’s now much simpler to find music and play it across one or multiple locations, or select different music across different rooms.

See all the changes

Read the full Release Notes for the new Controller App here: www.sonos.com/software/release/5.0

Important note: if you’re not running iOS 6+ or are using an iPad 1, don’t update. Some users have had the old app deleted only to find the new app won’t run on their device. If you’re unsure, give us a call, visit the Sonos Support Page or head to the Sonos Facebook page to see what other users are saying.

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Compatibility

iOS SOFTWARE REQUIREMENTS

Sonos update 5.0 is compatible with iOS devices running iOS 6 and higher (certain features require higher versions of iOS)

iPhone 3GS or later

iPod touch 4th generation or later

iPad 2 or later

ANDROID SOFTWARE REQUIREMENTS

Requires Android: 2.1 and higher. Certain features may require higher versions of Android.

How to update to the new Controller App

You may already have received a notification on your device about the update to version 5.0. If so, just follow the instructions to update.

If you haven’t received a notification, check in the App Store or Google Play for the update

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