Configure your firewall to work with Sonos
This article will describe how to properly configure your computer’s firewall software for use with Sonos. An unconfigured firewall can cause issues with your Sonos speakers, your music library, or other features like registration or system updates.
Change your firewall settings
Choose your firewall from the list below to see specific configuration steps.
If your firewall isn’t listed, make these adjustments in your firewall settings and then restart the Sonos application. For assistance finding these options, contact the firewall manufacturer.
- Set the Network or Profile Type to Private, Home, or Trusted.
- In the Program or Application rules, set the access for the Sonos application to Allowed.
Firewall ports that Sonos uses
Most firewalls, especially firewall and antivirus software, will work with Sonos without any extra configuration. If your firewall needs to be manually configured, make sure the ports listed below are open to the IP addresses of your Sonos products and inbound access is enabled for the Sonos application.