How to change your Sonos volume with a Siri Shortcut

"Hey Siri, Office Volume 18"

Learn how to set your Sonos speaker to a specific volume, just by asking Siri.

Steps in this tutorial require the premium version of Orto. Download on the Apple App Store

Steps 1 to 8

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 set the Volume on - the speakers will change independent of any groupings


Tap 'Set Volume'


Set to muted by tapping the icon or drag to set a specific volume


Tap 'Okay'


Check the Shortcut description matches what you want to happen - test it with the little play icon at the bottom right. 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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