Connect Your Sonos to a TV Wirelessly

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The way your Sonos speakers work

Sonos makes wireless speakers, sound systems, and whole-house AV systems. The company was founded in 2002, and it has become known for providing affordable high-quality products.

Sonos, with its wireless self-playing speakers, is more popular than many comparable products and has won a number of awards.

The Sonos wireless system is an amazing multi-room set up and their sound bar and home stereo line is also outstanding. They are great choices for your TV setup and a home theater system. The Sonos system is a music system, and it’s relatively easy to install.

It uses Wi-Fi technology to connect all the speakers in the system rather than cable connections. That results in a much cleaner and less obstructed living area. This makes arranging the speakers a million times easier, which can be a pretty frustrating experience as anyone with a home theater knows.

The Sonos app allows you to manage the speakers from your computer or phone as long as they are all connected to the same Wi-Fi network. This gives you full control over the audio of your dreams.

Let's look at how to get it connected to your TV.

List of Sonos devices to connect to your TV

In case you don’t know, Sonos is a set of wireless speakers that you can integrate into your home audio system. Your music system isn’t limited to those small Bluetooth speakers anymore. With the combination of a few simple components, you can stream music seamlessly from the speakers around your house to the front room, the backyard, even your garage.

Not only are the Sonos speakers connected to WiFi, but they can also have a wired back-up source.

The most common Sonos Devices to connect with your TV are:

  • Arc (high-end soundbar)
  • Beam (basic soundbar)
  • Sub (subwoofer for better base)
  • One SL (additional speakers for surround sound)

A how to guide on connecting your Sonos to your TV without cables

Whether you have a home theater system and want to wirelessly connect your Sonos speakers to your TV, or just want to connect your speakers to your TV to watch a movie without disturbing anyone else in the house, there are several ways to do it:

  • The easiest method is to connect Sonos to your TV wirelessly using Bluetooth. You can wirelessly transmit the sound from your TV to your Sonos. However, you can’t use this method if your TV doesn't support Bluetooth. The beauty of using this option is that it doesn’t introduce any extra wires in your room, works with most modern TVs and even works well with media players.

  • If your TV doesn’t support wireless transmission, you can connect Sonos to your TV using a APTX BT transmitter and using it as the audio receiver.

  • The third method is to connect Sonos to your TV wirelessly using the Sonos app.

The good news is that you can use any of these three methods to easily connect Sonos to your TV.

Connection via Bluetooth

This usually seems like the best option as long as your TV is bluetooth enabled. Also keep in mind that not all Sonos products are Bluetooth enabled so make sure both componenets are.

Trust me, you wouldn't be the first person disappointedly finding out they had just wasted hours of their life trying to connect two products that are not supporting Bluetooth.

Connection via the Sonos app

The Sonos app on your smartphone or tablet is the easiest way to pair Sonos to your TV or display. It's a pretty cool setup that you can remotely control your entire speaker system. The only caveat here is that your TV, Sonos, and phone or computer need to be on the same wireless network for this to work. Alternatively, you can also just connect one speaker to the TV and use it as the base.

First, open the Sonos app and go into the settings. Then select "Connect."

Follow the instructions.

That’s it.

Sonos will now start scanning for all available devices. Once they are found, name your device and select it. Your display device will now interface with the rest of Sonos devices in your home and you can stream or control from your Sonos speaker.

You can change the name of the device, or just confirm it so that everything is set up just the way you like.

Setup guide to your Sonos Surround Sound system

A Sonos speaker system can give your TV true surround sound. In fact, it will transform your TV into an amazing sound machine. Although Sonos might be mostly known for its wireless speakers, it is actually a multi-room media streaming system. Thanks to a well executed app it enables you to control your entire home theater system, using a single controller.

With a Sonos wireless speaker system, you can connect all of your TV audio equipment in the most convenient way. The setup is simple, here are the steps:

  • Decide which connection method you want to pursue.
  • Buy the necessary components.
  • Follow the instructions.