Sonos just added AirPlay 2 support to its speakers, making them the first third-party offering that can take advantage of Apple’s streaming audio platform.
Along with macOS High Sierra 10.13.6, Apple released iTunes 12.8 with AirPlay 2 support.
Apple released macOS High Sierra 10.13.6 on Monday, adding support for AirPlay 2. The update lets you play music through paired HomePods as well as multiple AirPlay 2-capable devices via iTunes.
The next time you invite your friends over to chill, here’s how you can let them control HomePod music, so everyone can listen to their favorites.
Apple officially killed off its AirPort product line, yet AirPort Express is showing up as a streaming speaker option in AirPlay 2 in the iOS 12 developer beta.
Sonos announced on Wednesday that AirPlay 2 will be coming to all compatible Sonos speakers in July. As previously noted, AirPlay 2 will work on the current generation Play:5, Playbase, Sonos One, and the newly-announced Sonos Beam.
You updated to iOS 11.4 on your iPhone or iPad, tvOS 11.4 on your Apple TV, and HomePod 11.4 on your HomePod so you have AirPlay 2 support. Now you need to assign rooms to your speakers so you can control where you’re playing music. Here’s how.