Shuffle, repeat, and crossfade songs

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Songs, albums and playlists that you play on Sonos are all added to the Queue, which can be controlled using the Sonos app. You can edit the order of individual tracks in the Queue, and also use the following settings to adjust how the music plays.


Shuffle

Shuffle will reorder the songs in the Queue randomly. When shuffle is on, the icon will be illuminated. If shuffle is on, you can tap the icon again to return the Queue back to its original order. Each time you turn shuffle on it will reorganize the songs in the Queue in a new order.

Using the Sonos app for iOS or Android:

– On the Now Playing screen, tap  to view the Queue. On tablets such as the iPad, the queue is visible from the Now Playing screen.

– At the top of the screen, tap the shuffle icon. The shuffle icon is illuminated in the image below.

Using the Sonos app for Mac or PC:

– At the top of the screen, click the shuffle icon. The shuffle icon is illuminated in the image below.

 

Repeat

When repeat is enabled, the entire Queue will continue to play through from start to finish without stopping. The icon will be illuminated when repeat is enabled.

If you tap the repeat icon again, single song repeat is enabled which means the song that is currently playing will loop over and over. You can tell when single song repeat is enabled because the icon will change to .

Using the Sonos app for iOS or Android:

– On the Now Playing screen, tap  to view the Queue. On tablets such as the iPad, the queue is visible from the Now Playing screen.

– At the top of the screen, tap the repeat icon. The repeat icon is illuminated in the image below.

 

Using the Sonos app for Mac or PC:

– At the top of the screen, click the repeat icon. The repeat icon is illuminated in the image below.


Crossfade

Crossfade creates a smooth transition between songs by fading out the last few seconds of the current song, and fading in the next song in the Queue. The icon will be illuminated when crossfade is enabled.

– Using the Sonos app for iOS or Android:

– On the Now Playing screen, tap  to access more options.

– Tap the icon next to Crossfade.

Using the Sonos app for Mac or PC:

– At the top of the Sonos app, click the crossfade icon. The crossfade icon is illuminated in the image below.