How to create a speaker group on your Sonos with a Siri Shortcut

"Hey Siri, Kitchen Group"

Learn how to set a specific group of Sonos players, just by asking Siri.

Steps 1 to 7

Load Orto and Tap the Shortcuts icon on the bottom bar


Tap 'Shortcuts +' title button at the top of the screen


Pick the player / players you want to include in the group


Tap 'Create Group'


Tap 'Okay'


Check the Shortcut description matches what you want to happen - test it with the little play icon at the bottom right. Note that you can still add or remove speakers from the group at this stage. Then tap the 'Add to Siri' button


Amend the 'When I say' field to your choice of phrase. This is what you will tell Siri when you want to trigger the Shortcut. Tap 'Add to Siri' when ready

Time to test your Shortcut

Activate Siri by saying "Hey Siri" or holding the side button on your iPhone

Repeat the phrase you set for your Siri Shortcut

That's it! You could also trigger your shortcut from:

a) within the Orto Apple Watch App
b) in the Apple Shortcuts App
c) on an Apple Shortcuts Widget
d) from within the Orto iOS App

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