Play music stored on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch

This article provides some ways you can play music stored on your iOS device to Sonos and some alternatives like storing your music on a computer or with a streaming service.

Keep my music on my iOS device

Apple AirPlay 2

AirPlay is our recommended method for playing music stored on your iOS device to Sonos. See our article on using AirPlay to learn which Sonos products support AirPlay and how to use AirPlay with Sonos.

Bluetooth on Sonos Move or Roam

If you have a Sonos Move or Roam, you can connect your iOS device via Bluetooth to play your downloaded music. See our article on using Bluetooth for more information.

Move my music to my computer or streaming service

Music library on a Mac, PC, or NAS drive

If you’re able to store your music on a Mac, PC, or a network-attached storage (NAS) drive, you can share it to Sonos using the Sonos app for macOS or Windows. Once your music library is set up you can browse and play that music from the Sonos app on your iOS device. See our article on setting up a music library to get started.

Streaming services

Some services allow you to upload and stream your music online. We support the following services that let you upload your own music. Note that some of these services require a premium subscription to work with Sonos.

  1. Apple Music
  2. YouTube Music
  3. Deezer
  4. Plex

See our article on adding music services to get started with using one of the services listed above.

Still need help?

Our technicians can help over the phone or with a live chat. You can also ask questions and find answers with other Sonos owners in our Sonos Community.