Sonos S1 Controller

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About this app

This app controls systems that include the earliest Sonos products: Zone Players, Play:5 (Gen 1), Bridge, Connect (Gen 1) and Connect:Amp (Gen 1)

Easily control your system.
Adjust volume levels, group rooms, save favorites, set alarms, and more.

Stream from popular services.
Connect your streaming services and browse all your music, podcasts, radio, and audiobooks in a single app.

Listen to Sonos Radio.
Enjoy thousands of stations free on your system, including live radio from around the world, genre stations, artist-curated stations, and original programming from Sonos.

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Updated on
Sep 7, 2023

Data safety

Safety starts with understanding how developers collect and share your data. Data privacy and security practices may vary based on your use, region, and age. The developer provided this information and may update it over time.
No data shared with third parties
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This app may collect these data types
Personal info, App activity and 2 others
Data is encrypted in transit
You can request that data be deleted

Ratings and reviews

134K reviews
Matt Marino
September 13, 2023
Lacks functionality. Can't control volume unless you're in the app - HUGE oversight. Yesterday, every time I opened the app to control the music, it kept bringing me to a speaker that hadn't been in use instead of the active speaker - major annoyance. track time is often incorrect, sometimes with songs starting from the beginning but showing 0:25 on the counter. Only providing treble and bass sliders is insufficient. The track shown in the notifications is usually from a few tracks previous.
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John Stroup
August 10, 2023
Have an old Gen1 system that I haven't used in at least a couple years, mainly because of the problems that arose with the release of the s2 app and compatibility issues galore for years. Extremely frustrated I unplugged it and packed it away. Fast forward to today. After moving, I found the old system that honestly I forgot about. Decided to give it another shot. Followed the directions to downgrade and it works just like it when brand new 10 years ago. TY for Sonos showing some luv GEN 1 !
4 people found this review helpful
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A Google user
February 3, 2019
Pretty good. But it is not cool that it forces you to update every few months. If you don't, it limits what features you can use. The playbar also uses old technology, an optical port (toslink) to connect to anything, which little to nothing is compatible with anymore. So, if you want to connect anything other than a 1990s DVD player, Sonos forces you to use all sorts of adapters. My only other gripe is that you can't set songs stored on your phone for the alarm. Otherwise it is pretty awesome!
29 people found this review helpful
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What's new

Renamed the Sonos S1 Controller, this app supports systems that include the oldest Sonos products. Systems supported by this app will continue to receive bug fixes and security patches but will not receive new software features found in the new Sonos S2 app and will not be compatible with Sonos products released after May 2020. For more information, please visit