Now you can unplug Sonos package from the router

You can now unplug Sonos kit from the router

Sonos has made a reputation for itself as a wi-fi residence audio system. The issue is — up till at the moment — that you simply nonetheless wanted to plug one thing into the router (certainly one of your audio system, or a “Bridge” gadget). What’s new at the moment? Sonos has come good on its promise, letting you drop that pesky “final cable” — ignoring energy leads, in fact — utterly (excluding Sonos three.1 and 5.1 cinema setups). The replace means you’ll be able to arrange your Sonos system on your property WiFi community identical to your telephone, TV or anything. By way of the cellular app, punch within the credentials, and let all of your Sonos audio system type themselves out. You are still inspired to make use of a Bridge when you have a number of units and need to assure a extra strong connection between them, although. Which brings us neatly on to “Increase,” a brand new souped-up hub, that Sonos has introduced it’s going to introduce later this yr for “probably the most difficult residence WiFi environments” — paradoxically, that is in all probability baller-fashion cribs and basement conversions alike. No phrase on worth for Increase, however relying the place how you reside, you won’t need to chuck that CAT5 simply but. Learn in for directions on testing this together with your present set-up (do not simply pull the cable).

From Sonos:

Please word, in case you are already a Sonos consumer, and instantly unplug your Bridge, your system will cease working.

If you need to check the bridge-free choice an present system, you will have to do the next: 1) Replace the app; 2) With the BRIDGE nonetheless plugged in, choose BRIDGE SETUP in your Settings; three) Comply with the steps described within the app; four) As soon as these steps have been adopted it is possible for you to to unplug the BRIDGE and check this easier setup with out the necessity to reset your system. You possibly can then plug the BRIDGE again in at any time and change again to ‘Normal Setup’ as you would like.

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