How to set up multi-room audio on Amazon Echo speakers with Alexa 2020

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Let's be honest. Sonos speakers can be costly, especially when it comes to multi-room setup. With Sonos One speakers priced around $200 each, it would be a fair assessment in saying that a multi-room setup is too rich for most people's blood. What if there was a more cost-effective option for setting up multi-room audio? Enter Amazon Echo speakers. In combination with the Amazon Alexa application, setting up multi-room audio can be achieved affordably. Let us show you how.

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How to set up multi-room audio with Amazon Echo

  1. In your Alexa App, tap Devices in the lower right corner of your screen.
  2. Tap the + icon in the upper right corner of the screen.
  3. Tap on Set Up Multi-Room Music in the pop-up menu

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  1. Select the speakers you want to add to the group.
  2. Select a group name or type in a custom name.
  3. Tap Save.

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What's better than one great Alexa speaker but two?! Now when cleaning the house on the weekend or having a party, you can play your favorite tunes on any speaker group you wish for less!

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At $75, the Amazon Echo is a solid option for families looking to ease into the smart speaker space. It's got a bigger sound than the compact Echo Dot while being less expensive and showy than the Echo Show and Echo Plus. If you're looking for something simple with a lot of potential while you figure out if the Alexa ecosystem is the one for you, the regular Echo is your best bet.

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Jeramy Johnson

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