Setting up alarms and sleep timer on Sonos

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Use alarms to wake up to your favorite songs in the morning, or setup reminders throughout the day. Like to fall asleep to music? Setup a sleep timer so the music automatically turns off after a specified time period. Follow the instructions below to configure the alarms and sleep timer for your Sonos.

To set a Sonos alarm on iOS or Android:

In the Sonos app, open up the More menu.


 
Scroll down to Alarms.


 
Tap New Alarm.


 
Set the Time, Room, Music, Frequency and Volume, and tap Save.

If you check Include grouped rooms, the alarm will play in the rooms that are grouped together at the time the alarm goes off. It does not play in the rooms that were grouped when the alarm was originally added to the Sonos system.


 
Tap Done.

– The max number of alarms you can set up on Sonos is 32.

Note: To play tracks from your local Music Library, first add the track to a Sonos Playlist or Imported Playlists then select the playlist as the alarm source.

 

Setting a sleep timer:

– Touch the Info & Options area on the Now Playing screen, and then touch Sleep Timer.

– Select a sleep timer duration.

The sleep timer duration appears next to the Sleep Timer option.

Controlling alarms from your lock screen:

When a Sonos alarm goes off, it will appear on the lock screen of your iOS or Android device. You can use the notification to open the Sonos app in order to Snooze or Dismiss the alarm. On iOS, you can 3D Touch the notification to access a quick menu for these options.

 

 

To set a Sonos alarm on Mac or PC:

– Click Alarms from the bottom of the Select a Music Source pane on the right side of the Sonos app.

– On a Mac, click the  to create a new alarm.

– On a PC, click Add to create a new alarm.

Set the Time, Room, Music, Frequency and Volume.

– If you check Include grouped rooms, the alarm will play in the rooms that are grouped together at the time the alarm goes off. It does not play in the rooms that were grouped when the alarm was originally added to the Sonos system.

– If you check Shuffle music, the play mode for the selected alarm music will be set to shuffle.

– Click OK to save the alarm.

Setting a sleep timer:

– Click Sleep Timer from the bottom of the Select a Music Source pane on the right side of the Sonos app.

– Select the desired time frame.

The sleep timer duration appears next to the Sleep Timer option.