SONOS is updating its firmware for features and fixes to their own system. As part of this update, a new Rhapsody experience is being released. This update brings more of the Rhapsody features you enjoy in every room of your home through the SONOS Controller App, like genres + moods, time-of-day recommendations, and the ability to stream radio station from any artist or track.
This new app has improvements over the previous Rhapsody SONOS experience including the following:
HIGHER QUALITY AUDIO
Enjoy our highest quality audio ever at AAC @ 320 Kbps
Browse playlists by Genre, Mood, and Theme to match every moment.
Discover new featured music that’s been handpicked just for Sonos users.
Create custom ad-free radio stations based on a song or artist. You can also tune-in to your favorite live radio stations from around the world.
Frequently asked questions (FAQ)
How to update Rhapsody APP on SONOS?
When a new software update is available for your SONOS system, you will be prompted to update with an “Update Now” button on all of your SONOS controllers. Simply click the “Update Now” button to begin the update process or go to settings menu and at the top of the list there will be an "Update Now" item when an update is available. Simply tap that to start the process. This will update the SONOS player firmware to the latest. All playlists and alarms will automatically be migrated to the new app with no need for the user to do anything
Please refer to the SONOS KB article below for more information on how to update SONOS system.
What bitrate and format does Rhapsody stream in?
Rhapsody streams in 320kbps AAC format.
What happens if I do not update my SONOS system?
Due to a new Rhapsody implementation on SONOS, you must update your SONOS system to the latest version in order for your account to continue working on SONOS. If you do not update before 30th July’16, then you will not be able to play music on Rhapsody, but you will be prompted to update the App.
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