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How to play and sync music on multiple Amazon Echos

It’s quite a bit easier than you might think.

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The Amazon Echo can be used in many different ways, with lots of them truly being “useful” features. If you find yourself with more than one Echo device, your options expand even more, either use it as an in-house intercom or speaker system to play and sync music on multiple amazon Echos.

Whether you desire to amplify music in a room or put Echo devices in separate rooms, once you’re done with setting up Echo device, all you’ve to do is to issue a voice command to play your favorite music.

These are the steps you need to follow to set things up.

How to play and sync music on multiple Amazon Echos

First of all, you need to setup the Multi-Room Music feature; it can be set up by the users registered with Echo devices.

1. Launch the Alexa app on your smartphone.

2. Go to Settings.

3. Under Audio Groups, you need to tap “Multi-Room Music.

4. On the next screen, you need to type the group name or select from the suggested lists and then select.

5. After that, choose the Amazon Echo devices you desire to add to your group and then tap Save.

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In just a few seconds, all of your Echo devices will be connected.

If you have additional Echos that you would like to connect in different ways, then you can also set up multiple groups by pairing particular devices together. Exclude devices on which you do not want to play music.

Once Multi-Room Music feature is set up, you can use simple voice commands to play music:

“Play [music selection] on [group name].”

Apart from that, you can also define which Echo group you want to play music through:

“Play [music selection] on [group name] on Amazon Music.”

Amazon Echo Multi-Room Music Feature works with following music streaming services:

  • Prime Music
  • Amazon Music Unlimited (Family plan and Individual plan)
  • Amazon Music
  • Spotify
  • Third party music streaming services like iHeartRadio and TuneIn

You’re done! You now have your Amazon Echos in different groups, allowing you to assign them different tasks. Not so bad, huh?

Do you use a multi-setup in your home to play and sync music on multiple Amazon Echos? Let us know in the comments.

Himachali, Mechanical Engineer, Snooker Lover, Avid drinker of Scotch, Content Creator, Traveler and shorter than you (probably).

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