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How to set up Google Assistant on Sonos

Sonos One in white
Sonos One in white (Image credit: Android Central)

It took a while to finally arrive, but in May 2019, Sonos and Google answered our prayers by rolling out Google Assistant integration to select speakers. Now, you can use the Assistant on the Sonos One, Beam, and Move. Having the Assistant on these speakers is a great addition, allowing you to easily control smart home devices, check your calendar, and more while jamming out to your favorite songs.

Products used in this guide

  • Do-it-all speaker: Sonos One (opens in new tab) ($199 at Amazon)
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How to set up Google Assistant on Sonos

  1. Open the Sonos app on your phone.
  2. Tap Settings on the bottom navigation bar.
  3. Tap Services.
  4. Tap Add a Service under the Voice tab.Source: Joe Maring / Android Central

  1. Tap Google Assistant.
  2. Tap Add to Sonos.
  3. Choose which speakers you want to add the Assistant to.Source: Joe Maring / Android Central

  1. Tap Add Google Assistant.
  2. Tap Go go Google Assistant app.Source: Joe Maring / Android Central

  1. Tap Next once the Assistant finds your speaker(s).
  2. Tap Allow.
  3. Tap Next to confirm your address.Source: Joe Maring / Android Central

  1. Tap Next to confirm your music services.
  2. Tap Next to select your default music service.
  3. Tap I Agree.Source: Joe Maring / Android Central

  1. Tap OK on the pop-up.
  2. Tap Yes, I'm in.
  3. Tap Done.Source: Joe Maring / Android Central

  1. Tap Continue.
  2. Tap I set my default service.
  3. Tap Done at the top-right of the screen.Source: Joe Maring / Android Central

With all of that out of the way, you've now successfully enabled Google Assistant on your Sonos speaker! You can get the Assistant's attention at any time by saying "Hey Google" or "OK Google", followed by your command/question.

Again, this works on the Sonos One, Sonos Beam, and Sonos Move.

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