10 Examples of Alexa Voice Commands for Playing Sonos Music

Are you looking for ways to streamline your Sonos music listening experience using Alexa voice commands? Below are 10 examples of Alexa voice commands for playing Sonos music. Whether you’re throwing a party, relaxing at home, or working out, these voice commands can help you easily control your Sonos speakers and enjoy your favorite tunes with just a simple verbal instruction.

#1 Basic Playback Control

“Alexa, play music on Sonos.”
“Alexa, pause the music on Sonos.”
“Alexa, resume Sonos.”
“Alexa, stop the music on Sonos.”

#2 Volume Control

“Alexa, set the volume to 50% on Sonos.”
“Alexa, lower the volume on Sonos.”
“Alexa, raise the volume on Sonos.”
“Alexa, mute Sonos.”

#3 Playback Specific Songs

“Alexa, play ‘Shape of You’ by Ed Sheeran on Sonos.”
“Alexa, shuffle music by Adele on Sonos.”
“Alexa, play the latest hits on Sonos.”
“Alexa, play my workout playlist on Sonos.”

#4 Play Specific Artists or Bands

“Alexa, play songs by Queen on Sonos.”
“Alexa, play music by Coldplay on Sonos.”
“Alexa, play some Ed Sheeran on Sonos.”
“Alexa, shuffle songs by The Beatles on Sonos.”

#5 Playback Specific Albums

“Alexa, play the ‘Thriller’ album by Michael Jackson on Sonos.”
“Alexa, shuffle the ‘Back in Black’ album on Sonos.”
“Alexa, play the latest Taylor Swift album on Sonos.”
“Alexa, play the ‘Greatest Hits’ album on Sonos.”

#6 Play Specific Genres

“Alexa, play some pop music on Sonos.”
“Alexa, play rock music on Sonos.”
“Alexa, play jazz on Sonos.”
“Alexa, play electronic music on Sonos.”

#7 Favorite Radio Stations

“Alexa, play BBC Radio on Sonos.”
“Alexa, play NPR on Sonos.”
“Alexa, play SiriusXM on Sonos.”
“Alexa, play my favorite local radio station on Sonos.”

#8 Control Multiple Sonos Speakers

“Alexa, play music everywhere on Sonos.”
“Alexa, stop the music in the living room on Sonos.”
“Alexa, set the group to kitchen and play jazz on Sonos.”
“Alexa, play the same song in every room on Sonos.”

#9 Repeat and Shuffle

“Alexa, repeat this song on Sonos.”
“Alexa, turn off shuffle on Sonos.”
“Alexa, shuffle my playlist on Sonos.”
“Alexa, repeat my workout playlist on Sonos.”

#10 Sleep Timer and Alarms

“Alexa, set a sleep timer for 30 minutes on Sonos.”
“Alexa, wake me up with music at 7 am on Sonos.”
“Alexa, set an alarm for 8 pm with my favorite song on Sonos.”
“Alexa, play relaxing music for 1 hour on Sonos.”

With these Alexa voice commands, you can effortlessly control your Sonos music experience and enjoy your favorite tunes with ease. Whether you want to play a specific song, adjust the volume, or set a sleep timer, Alexa can help you manage your Sonos speakers with simple voice instructions.