HomePod was introduced back in 2017, but since then, the future of Apple’s smart speaker is uncertain. More recently, however, we’ve heard rumors about a new “HomePod mini” that is.
When you use the HomePod as an AirPlay speaker, all audio from your iPhone (or another device) is routed through the HomePod. This includes videos, game audio, and notification alerts. This also means you can use the HomePod to play music from streaming services other than Apple Music (Spotify, Amazon Music, Pandora, YouTube, and so on). To get.
Tap the top of HomePod to play, pause, skip songs or adjust volume, and touch and hold to talk to Siri. System requirements: iPhone 5s or later, iPad Pro, iPad (5th generation), iPad Air or later, iPad mini 2 or later, or iPod touch (6th generation) running iOS 11.2.5 or later.
If you want to play music directly from your device or from another service like Spotify or BBC radio you can AirPlay content straight from your iPhone or iPad to the HomePod. To do so simply go.
HomePod is a breakthrough speaker that adapts to its location and delivers high-fidelity audio wherever it’s playing. Together with Apple Music and Siri, it creates an entirely new way for you to discover and interact with music at home. And it can help you with everyday tasks, and control your smart home, all with just your voice. View Prices. Major sound, minor scale. This purposefully.
The HomePod is loud too, with Siri asking if you definitely want to do that when you ask the speaker to play at full volume. And if there are any sound effects on a track, be it water splashing.
The HomePod is Apple’s smart speaker, taking on the Amazon Echo, Google Home and various other AI-equipped music-and-more players. Like the incredibly popular Echo, the HomePod can play music.
Tap the top of HomePod to play, pause, skip a song or adjust the volume. Touch and hold the top to talk to Siri. You’ll know Siri is listening by the LED waveform that animates with your every word. HomePod is great at playing your music. But it can also tell you the latest news, traffic, sport and weather. Set reminders and tasks. Send messages. Hand off phone calls. And HomePod is a hub.
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To set up your HomePod, go to the Home app on an iOS device, tap Rooms, select the room where you’ve assigned your HomePod, then press and hold on the HomePod’s tile. A play controller displays; swipe up, or tap the gear icon at the bottom of the screen, to see the device’s settings. On the Mac, right-click on the HomePod’s tile and choose Settings.
Tap the top of HomePod to play, pause or skip a song, or adjust the volume. If you have trouble using the touch controls on HomePod, use Touch Accommodations to control how long you touch before it’s recognised or whether repeat touches are ignored. So you can put your finger on the HomePod top surface and move to the item you want without inadvertently performing a separate action.
The HomePod will then play songs in the same genre or by similar artists. You can also ask Siri to create a station from the current song or play the whole album the song comes from.
During the WWDC 2019, Apple breaks the news that Siri will be able to play radio stations on iOS 13. This is good news for those that own a homepod who want to stream a local radio station. So right now, you can be able to play Radio on your homepod without an Apple Music subscription.
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A pple's HomePod sounds superb. It also doesn’t play the radio. In a nutshell, these two sentences sum up the Apple’s entry into the world of smart speakers, which will go on sale on Friday.
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The HomePod may not work directly with Spotify or Google Play Music, but there is a way to avoid using Apple Music and still use the HomePod. Play a song based on its lyrics. This one is pretty cool.
Other unique HomePod features include allowing podfasters to play podcasts at 1.5 times or double the normal speed (Alexa can’t). You can use your voice to send iMessages, SMS texts, and even third-party WhatsApp messages (which, BTW, is one of my favorite features), as long as the connected iPhone is on the same network. Siri on HomePod can also set reminders using the iPhone’s Reminders.
The HomePod does not natively support Spotify. You can’t use your voice to control playback like Apple Music. However, Spotify subscribers can fret not, as there is a simple way to stream your favorite music. See how for yourself how to play music from Spotify on HomePod in our hands-on video and tutorial.