How to set up multiroom music playback with Amazon Echo

One Echo is good; several is better. Amazon’s Echo devices have multiroom audio support, allowing users to simultaneously stream music over multiple speakers, making it feasible for people to outfit their entire homes with Amazon’s smart speaker.

The feature lets you play audio from Amazon Music, TuneIn, iHeartRadio, Pandora, Spotify and Sirius XM over multiple speakers. It even added Apple Music support last December.

To set up multiroom audio, open the Alexa app and select Devices. Tap the + icon in the top right, and select Add Multi-Room Music Speakers. The app will then prompt you to create a group, making it easier to control music playback by saying things like “Alexa play music upstairs” instead of calling out…

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