Play Notification Sounds on Sonos

A guide on how to connect your Sonos speakers to Plecto and play notification sounds whenever a notification triggers.

Last updated: April 5, 2022

Permission required

Only Global Admins and employees with access to the Notifications feature can create and manage notifications in Plecto. Learn more in Introduction to Permissions.

Plecto has different notification actions, which means that whenever a notification triggers, you will get notified based on what notification actions you selected. To play a sound through Sonos, all you have to do is create a notification and add your Sonos credentials by signing in to your Sonos account from Plecto while creating the notification.

  1. Go to Gamification > Notifications and create a new notification or open an existing one.
    Learn more about how to create notifications in Introduction to Notifications.
  2. Scroll down to the notification actions are and select Play alarm on Sonos speaker.
  3. Click the ➕ button to add new credentials. Plecto will ask you to sign in to your Sonos account.
  4. Click Next, then Continue, then sign in.
Sonos - Notification Credentials

4. Plecto will ask for permission to control your Sonos system. Click Okay to grant permission.

Sonos - Authorize

5. Make sure your Sonos is ready to connect, then choose a speaker from the list. If no speakers appear on the list, click the two arrows on the right to refresh the list.
6. Choose a notification sound.
7. Set the speaker volume. The default volume is 50%.
8. To finish, click Save in the bottom-right corner.

Sonos - Notification Action

Your Sonos is now connected to Plecto! Make sure to turn up the speaker volume so that everyone can be part of the celebration! 🎉

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