Sonos announced by the end of 2015 that they will start supporting Apple music from December 15th 2015 and for that the sonos controller app has been updated to support Apple’s new music streaming service. Sonos Inc have rolled the beta version of Apple music on Sonos in December itself. But as this is the beta version so, you might be bound to face issue very often. The main service will be ready for final release in the early of 2016 but before that there might be frequent updates on the beta version.
Also some of the features might be missing as this is not the final product. But if you are still ready to experience it, join Apple music on Sonos beta program. Those taking part in the beta program is able to stream songs from Radio, My music and New through the Sonos app in their iPhone, iPad and iPod or the Apple music app in their android devices.
Adding Apple music to the Sonos system is a very simple process that requires you to go through some easy steps. The process is explained here in detail.
The first and foremost step is to update the Sonos controller app in the iOS device (iPhone, iPad, iPod touch) before you jump to take part in the beta program. Also the android users do not forget to update the Apple Music app that has added the support for sonos very recently.
Next launch the Sonos app in iOS device and go to the menu option. Tap on ‘settings’ followed by which you are required to tap on ‘Advanced settings’. Select the option ‘Beta program’ and it will bring the option ‘Join the Beta program’. Tap on it and follow the on screen instruction for installing the software updates across entire sonos system.
In case you do not notice the ‘Update now’ prompt, wait for 10-15 minutes and try once again. But if can’t see the option after that as well, tap on ‘Online update’ in the settings menu which will update the software immediately.
When update is completely done, add Apple music in the service list by going to Menu> Add music service and then locate Apple music in the list of service to select it.
That’s it. Now you can login as an existing customers or else start the three month trial. Complete the log in process following the onscreen prompts and keep the password ready with you at it will be required to log into the Apple Music account. Also users can have more than one Apple Music accounts for the same sonos system.