Q. “Which music and audio providers can be used for Multi-Room Audio?” A.
You can use Amazon Music, Apple Music, Spotify, SiriusXM, Pandora, iHeartRadio, Audible, plus podcasts, news, and more for multi-room audio. To change your Alexa music/audio provider, open the Alexa app, and click More. Next, select Settings, choose Music & Podcasts, and then Link New Service or choose your service provider and follow the on screen instructions. Q. “What’s the difference between Multi-Room Audio speaker groups, stereo pairs and home theater?”A. 1)
Multi-room audio speaker groups play music and audio across multiple compatible Echo devices. Devices can be located in different rooms and added to multiple speaker groups. 2) Stereo pairs are a set of two compatible Echo devices
that are in the same room for left-right sound during music and audio playback. 3)
Home theater systems pair one or two Echo devices with your Fire TV
for a home theater set up. Q. “How do I play Multi-Room Audio on my Echo devices?” A.
To play music on all your compatible Echo devices in the 'everywhere' group, just say “Alexa, play music everywhere.” For additional flexibility, you can set up additional multi-room audio speaker groups via the Alexa app with a specific name, like 'downstairs' and then say “Alexa, play music downstairs.”Q. “How do I get started with setting up Multi-Room Audio speaker groups, stereo pairs or home theater?” A.
Open the Alexa app, select Devices and select the + button in the top right-hand corner. Then select ‘Combine Speakers’ to set up and customize your speaker groups any way you like. To include stereo pairs within your multi-room speaker group, set up the stereo pair first and then add them to the desired multi-room speaker group. Use the multi-room speaker group name, like 'downstairs,' to start playing music on your preferred speaker group. “Alexa, play music downstairs.”Q. “Do stereo pairs need to be the same type of Echo device?” A.
Yes, for left-right stereo pairs, each device must match the audio profile of its mate. See compatibility page for further details