Bring Multi-Room support to AudioPlayer API streaming
Alexa Multi Room streaming does not appear to be available for third party skills that leverage the AudioPlayer API.
Feature request is to extend support for Multi Room to the AudioPlayer interface. This could be implemented by adding a custom slot type for the multi room location and then adding an optional parameter to the Play() command to allow the destination room group to be specified.
This has 37 likes and 19 comments as of Mar 2018 on this URL but doesn't show up on this feature forum - https://forums.developer.amazon.com/idea/101848/bring-multi-room-support-to-audioplayer-api-stream.html - so posting again.
Michael Friedel commented
Please add the Multi-Room support. This would have been a great feature.
Please add this ability
Ron Bond commented
Streaming is great but ... I have built a music collection over the past 40 years. I shouldn't have to pay for the music multiple times. Please add multiroom for third party apps.
Andrew R Mountford commented
Please can you add support for multi room streaming for 3rd party API's
Mike B. Dalton commented
Please add multiroom capability for 3rd part apps.
richard welker commented
Please add this capability
Andy McCreddie commented
Would very much like to be able to use "My Media" for multi-room functioning with a simple command
Jonathan Sleep commented
This is my MOST desired feature from Alexa after discovering Play Everywhere through Spotify. I'm an audiophile and have nice speakers all around my home, each with an Alexa attached (or by itself). The ability to play my content via aux input / media on my PC would be REVOLUTIONARY.
Helena Fehr commented
Yes, I agree. This would be an awesome feature to have added. Please consider adding it in a future update soon.
Alan Gornik commented
Let's get this done Amazon!
Rhonda Sharpe commented
PLEASE add multi-room support for audio! I would like to be able to play My Media Playlists throughout my living area without so much effort.
ROBERT WOODS commented
The lack of this feature - particularly since BBC radio withdrew their streams from TuneIn is preventing me purchasing any more Echo devices.
Please, sort this one out.
A J Hawker commented
This would be such an excellent feature. Please consider adding it.
Ralf Skirr commented
This is already a request here, maybe add your vote to this one:
Ralf Skirr commented
I got my Alexa devices today and I'm surprised such a basic feature is not available. I have connected speakers but I can't play my own music to these connected speakers? Old systems much less sophisticated than Alexa can do this. I actually think about sending the devices back, as having my audio playing in multiple rooms was a main reason for buying a set of connected speakers.
Carl Palmer commented
How is this not a thing? The functionality exists in the product already, just let skills access it. (facepalm)
Alana Miller commented
This is the one thing that holds me back from fully relying on Echo's for music for our house. We have a lot of locally stored music that is from bands that will never be on Amazon's music services, and would like to play them throughout the house.
Anthony W Livera commented
ABSOLUTELY NEEDED. Having to create a preferred speaker is a hokey workaround for what is otherwise a great skill.
Ian Telford commented
Amazon please, please, please support this suggestion and extend support for 3rd party apps. I use a 3rd party streaming service in my home in order to access an extensive library of high quality audio, most of which is unavailable on streaming services, and never using sufficient quality. Your users (Amzon users that is!!!) both need and deserve this consideration.
Ian Telford (Amazon Prime, multiple Alexa Echo, Firestick, and more)
William DeVault commented
I would like to play "my music" which I have accumulated and saved over many years. I could join prime but that has two caveats: I have more access but the data base includes music I have no interest in. Even this expanded data base does not include all the music I have saved. My MEDEA needs to add other music data bases besides AMAZON so that I may perhaps play "my music". Adding multi-room capability provides convenience by not forcing me to carry my TAP device around with me to each room, by not forcing me to sit in front of my PC and by allowing listening on better quality speaker devices.