The Rule Engine using Media Tile to play a specific Sonos Playlist (preset) no longer is working. I noticed Samsung updated its Edge Driver for Sonos on 7/18 and it seems that’s probably about the right time frame that tapping Media Tile with Rule Engine to Sonos Playlist/preset stopped working. I looked at the Sonos speaker attributes in SharpTools and all the Playlist/preset IDs are present but greyed out.
I assume this is another Samsung’s culprit. Is there any workaround? This Rule Engine is too important to me. I hope there’s a workaround.
I just found a workaround myself. (Hopefully, Samsung is not going to break it. Cross my fingers)
This new Sonos Edge driver now includes a new feature: new “Load Favorites Queuing Action" in Driver’s Setting. By default, if you tap on Rule Engine, the desired song list will be “queued” to the end of the queue. I tapped so many times past 10 days, my queue got built up over 8000 songs in Sonos App, which means my desired playlist almost never got played. I just changed “Load Favorites Queuing Action" in Smartthings Driver’s Setting to “Play Now”. Now, it’s playing my Rule Engine Playlist/Preset immediately. Phew!