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Release Notes for Sonos Software Update 5.3

Current software version
5.3.2

Update to software version 5.3 to enjoy simpler room control and faster access to all your music in the Sonos app for smartphones and tablets.

Changes included in the latest free software update are listed below.

Features

EASIER ACCESS TO CONTROLLING THE MUSIC IN YOUR ROOMS

Effortlessly move your music around your home with a more accessible ROOMS menu available by tapping the top of any screen in the Sonos app. Group and ungroup rooms from the ROOMS menu to play music in perfect synchrony throughout your home.

BROWSE MUSIC

  • More engaging browse experience for tablets. Version 5.3 provides separate views for music discovery and what’s currently playing.
  • Last browsed on a phone or tablet. Quickly return to the last place you browsed.
    • Touch down arrow to view the last place you browsed. On your phone, you can also go back to the last place you browsed by swiping down on the Now Playing screen.
    • Touch the collapsed Now Playing screen at the bottom of the screen to return to full-screen view.

SONOS MUSIC MENU

Navigate to the Sonos music menu quickly and easily. Touch menu on your iPhone, Android phone or 7” Android tablet to display the Sonos music menu. Touch it again to close the menu. On your phone, you can also display the Sonos music menu by swiping from the far left of the screen to right while browsing music.

UNIVERSAL SEARCH

Search is now more readily available so you can quickly find and play music.

PLAYBACK PROGRESS

Drag the playback progress slider progress slider that appears below the album art on the Now Playing screen to move quickly and easily to the desired position within the current track. Only applicable for music sources that allow this.