How do I play music from my phone through Sonos Arc?

Answered by Edward Huber

To play music from your phone through the Sonos Arc, you will need to use the Sonos app for Android. Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to do it:

1. Download and install the Sonos app from the Google Play Store on your Android device if you haven’t already.

2. Open the Sonos app and make sure your Sonos Arc is connected to your home network and set up properly.

3. On the Sonos app’s home screen, tap on the “Browse” tab located at the bottom of the screen. This will allow you to access different sources of music.

4. In the Browse tab, you will see various options for playing music. Look for the “This Mobile Device” option and tap on it. This will display the music stored on your phone.

5. Now, you can browse through the music on your phone and choose the songs, albums, playlists, or podcasts you want to play on your Sonos Arc. Simply tap on the desired item to start playing it.

6. The Sonos app will then begin streaming the selected music from your phone to the Sonos Arc. You can control the playback, adjust the volume, and skip tracks directly from the app.

It’s worth mentioning that the Sonos app also allows you to stream music from various music streaming services like Spotify, Apple Music, Pandora, and more. If you have any of these apps installed on your phone, you can easily link them to your Sonos system and enjoy seamless music playback.

In my personal experience, playing music from my phone through Sonos has been incredibly convenient. I love being able to access all my favorite songs and playlists without having to rely on a separate speaker or audio system. The Sonos app provides a user-friendly interface that makes it easy to navigate through my music library and control the playback. Plus, the sound quality delivered by the Sonos Arc is exceptional, enhancing my overall listening experience.

To summarize, playing music from your phone through the Sonos Arc involves using the Sonos app for Android. By selecting the “This Mobile Device” option in the app’s Browse tab, you can access and play the music stored on your phone directly on the Sonos Arc. Remember to ensure that your Sonos Arc is properly connected to your home network for seamless streaming.