Sonos is the remote Home Sound System that sets up rapidly and makes listening very easy. It is a free application that enables one to connect correctly to a home Wi-Fi network and send various songs to multiple rooms at the same time.
Sonos plays all the popular music services, web radio, book podcasts, recordings, and music downloads. With Sonos, music can be streamed and enjoyed in any room in the house.
Procedure for adding music library to Sonos using a desktop controller
It is preferably a good idea to use a Mac or Windows computer to add music library since it will consequently adjust the necessary settings. A mobile controller can be utilized as well. To add music library, select “music library settings” from the “Manage Menu,” if it is on a Mac, Click on the plus sign and “Add” if it is on a PC. When Using iTunes, Open iTunes and Preferences, tap the Advanced tab, ensure Share iTunes Library XML with different applications is checked, Refresh the music library index in Sonos, Peruse to Music Library > Imported music list from the Sonos music menu to view and play the playlists. If prompted, Sort in your PC’s password and take after the on-screen directions to finish the process of adding music library. The process might take up to 15 minutes depending on the size of the music library.
Procedure for updating music library index
Changes to a music library like making new playlists, addition, and removal of tracks, or just adjusting album network requires one to refresh/update the music index on Sonos before these progressions appear in the Sonos controller. To update, click on the “manage music Library” which is under “settings,” choose “Update Music Index Now,” Click on “Scan Now” for confirmation. For Sonos Desktop Controller Application for Mac or computer: click “update Music Library Now” from the “Manage’ menu and click on “Yes” for confirmation. The process of updating the music library index might take many minutes to complete.
How to schedule automatic music library index updates
In case there are regular changes to the music library, it is possible to schedule an automatic/programmed music index updates. After the setup, Sonos will examine the library for changes once every day at any particular time indicated.
To set up an automatic update: Touch on “Settings” from the Sonos Music Menu, touch “Manage Music Library” then touch on “Schedule Music Index Updates” to turn on the options, select the preferred time for the update to happen. From the Sonos Desktop controller Application: select “Music Library Settings” from the “Manage” menu, click on the “Advanced” and choose “Update content every day at:” then choose the preferred time for the update to happen. The computer should be turned on at the selected time to run the index update successfully.