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Deezer Elite

Deezer Elite is a high fidelity audio service available exclusively to Sonos users worldwide.  It uses Free Lossless Audio Codec (FLAC) to deliver the best possible audio experience.

Sounds great, anything else I should know?

  • A Sonos device is required to get the highest quality FLAC streaming, but if you have an Elite account you can also enjoy Deezer Premium+ on any of your devices.
  • You’ll need a minimum broadband speed of 5 Mbps

How to get started?

  1. If you don’t have a Deezer account, you’ll need to create one
  2. Once you’ve created your account, you can sign up to Deezer Elite via our website
  3. Follow the instructions to create your account

What’s next?

Next, you need to link your Sonos device to your Deezer Elite account

  1. If you don’t already have it, download the Sonos controller app
  2. In the Sonos controller app
    1. Add Music Services
    2. Select Deezer
    3. Select “I already have an account” and enter your Deezer login details
    4. Enjoy!

Frequently asked questions

What’s the difference between Premium+ and Elite?

Premium+ allows you to listen to unlimited music without ads or interruptions and download music. Deezer Elite is a Premium+ subscription that also allows you to listen to your music in exceptional FLAC quality when you’re using a Sonos system. You can only get an Elite account when you own a Sonos system.

Can I get Elite without Sonos?

No, Deezer Elite is exclusive to Sonos users.

What is FLAC Quality?

Streaming usually compresses music a little to save you data, but hi def audio plays at CD-quality. High definition audio is music encoded in FLAC (16-bit, 1,411Kbps).

What is the minimum broadband speed I need to be able to stream FLAC in Sonos?

A minimum broadband speed of 5 Mbs is required to stream FLAC from Deezer on Sonos. If streaming to multiple speakers, we recommend a higher broadband speed.

  • 0 Mbs - 1 FLAC stream
  • 5 Mbs - 2 FLAC streams
  • 10 Mbs - 3 or more FLAC streams

How can I tell if the track I'm streaming is in high definition audio (FLAC)?

Select Info & Options > Track Format. You’ll see the format here (FLAC or MP3).

Can I test Elite?

Yes, our Deezer Elite offer includes a 30 day trial, which you can activate here, but cancel at any time if you’re not satisfied.

Will I lose my playlists or favorites when upgrading to Elite?

No, you’ll keep all your playlists and favourites.

Can I have multiple profiles with Elite just like I do with Family?

Elite only provides you with a single profile, the same as Premium+, if you’re looking for a multi profile streaming service, check out our Deezer Family* offer!

*Please note Deezer Family is not yet fully supported on Sonos devices.

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