Set up Sonos Voice Control

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.

Sonos Voice Control is available in US-English and French.

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.
  • 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 app for iOS or Android.
  2. Go to the Settings menu and select Manage next to My System.
  3. Select Voice Assistants, then Add a Voice Assistant.
  4. Select Sonos Voice Control.
  5. Follow the in-app instructions to add Sonos Voice Control to your Sonos system.

If you’d like to ask for weather-related information from Sonos Voice Control, make sure to set your default location in the Sonos app after you’ve finished setting up the voice assistant.

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 and Spotify 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.