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How to Install the Sonos Controller App

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Introduction

The Sonos Controller app lets you set up, manage and control all the Sonos products from a single central location. This guide will walk you through installing the Sonos Controller app on your phone, tablet, or computer.
Sonos logo

1 Install the Sonos Controller App

The Sonos Controller App is available for Android and iOS devices, as well as Windows and Mac computers. Choose the type of device you have and expand the instructions below:

AndroidAn Android Phone or Tablet
  1. Open the Play Store.
    Play Store.
  2. Search for "Sonos" and tap on the app.
    Searching for the Sonos app. Illustration.
  3. Tap Install to start downloading the app.
    Sonos app page with the install button highlighted.
  4. Once installed, tap Open.
    Sonos app page with the Open button highlighted.
AppleAn iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch
  1. Open the App Store.
    Apple App Store.
  2. Tap Search in the bottom right corner.
    App Store Search Button.
  3. Type in "Sonos" in the search bar and look for Sonos Controller.
  4. Tap Get and Install, then Open to use it.
    screenshot of the sonos app in the app store with get highlighted
WindowsA Windows PC
  1. Open your preferred browser, type https://www.sonos.com/en-ca/support in the address bar, and press Enter.
    A chrome browser showing sonos
  2. Scroll down and click Download Windows Controller.
    Windows controller download
  3. Once downloaded, click on it to open the file.
    The downloaded file
  4. Select your language and click OK.
    Language selection
  5. Click Next.
    Installer beginning
  6. You can choose where to install the program. Click Next to go with the default folder.
    Choosing the install location
  7. Click Install.
    Installing
  8. The program will install.
    Installing the program
  9. Click Finish to close the installer and open Sonos.
    Sonos installed.
AppleA Mac Computer
  1. Open your preferred browser, type in https://www.sonos.com/en-ca/support, and press Return.
    A safari browser showing the sonos support page
  2. Scroll down and click Download the Mac Controller.
    Download the mac controller link
  3. You may need to Allow the download.
    Clicking allow for the download
  4. Open the Sonos installer.
    Sonos installer
  5. The installer will ask you to drag the Sonos icon into Applications.
    Dragging the sonos icon
  6. Give the installer permission to Open.
    Giving permission
  7. Sonos will start installing.
    Installing Sonos

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The Sonos Controller app lets you set up, manage and control all the Sonos products from a single central location. This guide will walk you through installing the Sonos Controller app on your phone, tablet, or computer.
Sonos logo

The Sonos Controller App is available for Android and iOS devices, as well as Windows and Mac computers. Choose the type of device you have and expand the instructions below:

AndroidAn Android Phone or Tablet
  1. Open the Play Store.
    Play Store.
  2. Search for "Sonos" and tap on the app.
    Searching for the Sonos app. Illustration.
  3. Tap Install to start downloading the app.
    Sonos app page with the install button highlighted.
  4. Once installed, tap Open.
    Sonos app page with the Open button highlighted.
AppleAn iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch
  1. Open the App Store.
    Apple App Store.
  2. Tap Search in the bottom right corner.
    App Store Search Button.
  3. Type in "Sonos" in the search bar and look for Sonos Controller.
  4. Tap Get and Install, then Open to use it.
    screenshot of the sonos app in the app store with get highlighted
WindowsA Windows PC
  1. Open your preferred browser, type https://www.sonos.com/en-ca/support in the address bar, and press Enter.
    A chrome browser showing sonos
  2. Scroll down and click Download Windows Controller.
    Windows controller download
  3. Once downloaded, click on it to open the file.
    The downloaded file
  4. Select your language and click OK.
    Language selection
  5. Click Next.
    Installer beginning
  6. You can choose where to install the program. Click Next to go with the default folder.
    Choosing the install location
  7. Click Install.
    Installing
  8. The program will install.
    Installing the program
  9. Click Finish to close the installer and open Sonos.
    Sonos installed.
AppleA Mac Computer
  1. Open your preferred browser, type in https://www.sonos.com/en-ca/support, and press Return.
    A safari browser showing the sonos support page
  2. Scroll down and click Download the Mac Controller.
    Download the mac controller link
  3. You may need to Allow the download.
    Clicking allow for the download
  4. Open the Sonos installer.
    Sonos installer
  5. The installer will ask you to drag the Sonos icon into Applications.
    Dragging the sonos icon
  6. Give the installer permission to Open.
    Giving permission
  7. Sonos will start installing.
    Installing Sonos