3 Available Methods to Play Audible on Sonos

By Noah Brown

Updated on November 25, 2020

Sonos is a Wi-Fi-enabled home sound system that streams music, podcasts, audiobooks, and more content from different services such as Audible, Spotify, Spotify, Apple Music, and more. With Sonos, you can make your home fill with brilliant sound. It is a great experience to listen to various audios that interest you on the Sonos speaker.

How about enjoying Audible audiobooks on your Sonos device? For those people who love listening to books, it will be amazing. Moreover, you can control the playback of the audiobooks with just voice commands on your Sonos device. Here we’ll introduce three available methods to help you play Audible on Sonos. Let’s take a closer look.

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Method 1. How to Play Audible on Sonos with Audible App

If you want to play Audible on Sonos, you can use the Audible app to start the playback of Audible audiobooks on your Sonos device. Before playing Audible on the Sonos speaker, you need to add your Sonos speaker to the Audible app first. Just follow these instructions:

Option 1: How to Connect Audible to Sonos on the Android Device

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Step 1. Turn on the Sonos device if it is not already on.

Step 2. Open the Audible app on your Android device and check to make sure there is a Wi-Fi connection.

Step 3. Tap on a title to begin playing. You’ll see a white pop-up window displaying the message “Sonos devices are available“.

Step 4. Tap Connect to a device at the bottom of the player screen and choose your Sonos device from the list of available devices.

Step 5. Tap Continue when you’re asked for approval then tap OK to begin listening.

Option 2: How to Connect Audible to Sonos on the iOS Device

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Step 1. Turn on the Sonos device if it is not already on.

Step 2. Launch the Audible app on your iOS device and check to make sure there is a Wi-Fi connection.

Step 3. Choose a title to begin playing. A white window will pop up and you’ll see a message “Listen on Airplay, Bluetooth, and Sonos devices“.

Step 4. Tap Connect to a device at the bottom of the player screen and tap your Sonos device from the list of available devices.

Step 5. Tap I agree when you’re asked for approval then tap OK to begin listening.


Method 2. How to Enjoy Audible on Sonos with Sonos App

Except that you use the Audible app to play Audible on Sonos, you could also add the Audible service directly to your Sonos app. The Sonos app makes it easier to listen to Audible audiobooks on the Sonos speaker. To add Audible to your Sonos app, follow these steps:

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Step 1. Open your Sonos app on your phone and tap More at the bottom of the main home.

Step 2. Tap on Add Music Services and find the Audible service.

Step 3. Tap the Audible service then tap Add to Sonos.

Step 4. After adding Audible, you will need to sign into your Audible account to authorize Audible with the Sonos app.

Step 5. Once you’ve authorized your Audible account, you will see a “Success” screen letting you know you’ve set up your Audible account and are ready to return to your Sonos app to begin listening. 


Method 3. How to Stream Audible to Sonos with Tunelf App

With the help of Sonos or the Audible app, playing your favorite audiobooks from Audible through Sonos is simple. However, you also would encounter a series of problems like Audible not working on Sonos or Audible audiobooks not showing on Sonos. In this case, you are not able to continue to use the Sonos or Audible app to play Audible on Sonos.

Now you could take Tunelf Audio Converter into consideration. Tunelf Audio Converter is such a professional tool that can convert Audible audiobooks to several common audio formats for playing without limitations. Then you are able to access Audible audiobooks on your Sonos device directly. Besides, it’s also a great solution to back up your Audible audiobooks on any other device forever.

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Key Features of Tunelf iTunes DRM Removal Tool

  • Remove DRM protection from Apple Music and iTunes songs
  • Convert Apple Music to MP3, AAC, WAC, M4A, M4B, and FLAC
  • Preserve Apple Music with the lossless audio quality and IDS tags
  • Customize and personalize your audio files according your needs

Step 1. Add Audible audiobooks to Tunelf application

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Open Tunelf application on your computer after you have it installed on your computer. You will see three buttons at the top menu bar of Tunelf application and click the second button to add Audible audiobooks to the conversion list of Tunelf application. Or you could drag and drop Audible audiobooks to the interface of Tunelf application.

Step 2. Configure the output Audible audiobook format

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The most important step is to configure the output audio parameters. You can click the Format panel to set the output audio format. There are six audio formats, including MP3, AAC, M4A, M4B, FLAC, and WAV, for you to choose from. Besides, you can also adjust the bit rate, sample rate, channel, and codec according to your personal needs.

Step 3. Remove DRM protection from Audible audiobooks

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When you’re ready, you can click the Convert button at the lower right corner and let Tunelf application start the conversion of Audible audiobook format immediately. After the conversion, you can navigate to the converted history to browse all the converted Audible audiobooks by clicking the “Converted” button at the top menu bar.

Step 4. Start to play Audible audiobooks on the Sonos speaker

Now you can start to listen to Audible audiobooks from your computer through your Sonos device. Then you need to make your computer connect to your Sonos speaker. After your Sonos speaker is connected to your computer, just select one title to play on your computer and you will listen to it through the Sonos speaker.


Bottomline

With the above methods, you can easily play Audible on Sonos and enjoy your favorite audiobooks at home. In some cases, you would encounter the problem of Audible not working on Sonos, and Tunelf application could help you fix the issue with ease. Besides, it’s also a great solution to convert your Audible audiobooks to several common audio formats then you are able to back up Audible audiobooks on your device without limitations.

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