Set up Sonos Voice Control

  • Mobile device required
  • Sonos S2 required

This article will show you how to set up Sonos Voice Control on your Sonos system. Once setup, you can use Sonos Voice Control to request music, control playback, group and ungroup rooms, and more.

Before you start

  • Update your Sonos system to the latest version.
  • You can add Sonos Voice Control to any Sonos system with a voice-enabled Sonos product.
  • Sonos Voice Control is only available in US-English.
  • You can activate Sonos Voice Control and Amazon Alexa on the same speaker. While you can’t activate Sonos Voice Control and the Google Assistant on the same speaker, you can activate the Google Assistant on a different speaker in the same system.


Add Sonos Voice Control

  1. Open the Sonos S2 app for iOS or Android.
  2. From the Settings tab, press Services & Voice.
  3. Press Add a Voice Assistant.
  4. Press Sonos Voice Control.
  5. Follow the in-app instructions to add Sonos Voice Control to your Sonos system.


Use Sonos Voice Control

Sonos Voice Control delivers fast, accurate hands-free control of your music and your Sonos system. See our article on controlling Sonos with Sonos Voice Control to learn more.

Music services like Apple Music work with Sonos Voice Control. See our article for the full list of music services that can be used. If you have multiple music services, make sure to set your favorite as the default.

Fix issues with Sonos Voice Control

If Sonos Voice Control isn’t responding or your requests are not working, see our article about troubleshooting Sonos Voice Control.

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.