Amazon has announced a new feature that lets you play music across multiple Amazon Echo devices in your home.
Amazon Echo, Echo Dot, and Echo Show smart speakers can now synchronize to play your favorite music from Amazon Music, TuneIn, iHeartRadio, and Pandora. Amazon says support for Spotify and Sirius XM is coming soon, but didn’t give an exact date.
How To Play Music Across Multiple Amazon Echo Devices
To synchronize music playback across multiple Echo devices (Echo, Echo Dot, and Echo Show), create multi-room music groups in the Alexa App. Go to the menu and select Smart Home. Next, select Groups, Create Group, Multi-Room Music. To create a customized name for the group, select Custom Name option and type in the name of the group — for example, “Livingroom.” You’ll want to select the Echo devices you want to add to the group. Then select create Group. Once the group has been created, say “Alexa, play John Mayer livingroom.” Starting today, Amazon Echo, Echo Dot, and Echo Show smart speakers will support mutii-room music in the U.S., U.K, and Germany.
“In just the last few months, we’ve added dozens of new features to Alexa that enhance your entertainment experience—control of Amazon Fire TV and your home entertainment systems via Echo; music lyrics, Amazon Video, and movie trailers on Echo Show; and activity-based music searches—and we’re just getting started,” said Toni Reid, Vice President, Amazon Alexa in a statement. “Today, we’re making Alexa even smarter with an all-new feature that lets you play music synchronized on multiple Echo devices to provide room-filling music throughout your home.”