Sonos Controller For Android Now Plays Music Stored On Your Device


The popular music streaming and audio service, Sonos, has published a significant update for its Android app on Google Play, bringing the ability to play audio which is stored on your smartphone or tablet to a Sonos Wireless HiFi System.

Believe it or not, wireless streaming of personal audio was not included in previous editions of the app (4.0), meaning that the past 4 versions of Sonos Controller only have the ability to play, pause, fast forward, rewind and change tracks that are accessible via Spotify, Pandora, Deezer and

In addition to the local music streaming capability, the update also brings the option for users to stream downloaded podcasts to their Sonos HiFi. However, this option is only available to users running Android 2.2 Froyo and above.

Sonos Controller for Android enables users to search, browse and play music from over 100,000 free internet radio stations and music services; so, you will never struggle to find the song you’re looking for.

If you wish to play audio which is stored locally on your smartphone or tablet, update the Controller app (by clicking the source link below) and locate “This Mobile Device” in the menu, then you’re good to go!