How do I reset Apple HomePod?

Here's how:
  1. Unplug HomePod or unplug the power adapter for HomePod mini. Wait 10 seconds, then plug HomePod back in.
  2. Wait 10 seconds, then touch your finger to the top of HomePod and hold it there.
  3. The white spinning light will turn red. Keep your finger down.
  4. Siri will say that your HomePod is about to reset.


Is there a reset button on HomePod?

How to Reset Your HomePod With an iPhone. To reset your HomePod with an iPhone or iPad, open the Home app and press and then hold the button for your HomePod. Next, scroll down and select Reset HomePod > Remove Accessory > Remove. Finally, wait for your HomePod to sound a chime.

How do I reset my HomePod to a new Wi-Fi?

Tap and hold or 3D Touch the HomePod icon for the specific HomePod you're having issues with. At the top a message will appear that says “This HomePod is on a different Wi-Fi network than this iPhone. Move HomePod to '(Wi-Fi name)'”. Give it a few seconds and HomePod will automatically connect to the new Wi-Fi network.


Why has my HomePod stopped working?

If HomePod isn't responding, first try to restart it with the Home app. If HomePod still doesn't respond, reset it. You should only reset HomePod when: You want to reset HomePod to factory settings.

How do you fix a dead HomePod?

Unplug HomePod

To be on the safe side, stop using the HomePod until OS 14.7 is released with a bug fix or Apple confirms that it's safe to update. Unplug your device and let it rest until further notice!


How to Reset HomePod



How do I pair Apple HomePod?

Set up HomePod for the first time
  1. Plug in HomePod and wait until the light on top pulses white.
  2. Hold your unlocked iOS or iPadOS device within a few inches of HomePod until the setup screen appears.
  3. Tap Set Up and follow the onscreen instructions.


How do I update HomePod?

Update HomePod
  1. Make sure that your device is updated to the latest version of iOS, iPadOS, or macOS.
  2. Open the Home app. Select Home , then Home Settings > Software Update.
  3. Select HomePod to turn automatic updates on or off. If there's a new update, select Update.


Where is the 8 digit code on HomePod mini?

Check the bottom of HomePod mini or HomePod

The serial number is on the bottom of HomePod mini or HomePod.

Where is the 8 digit HomeKit setup code?

HomeKit Code is scannable by the Home app during setup and is located next to the HomeKit icon, below the rest of the product information on the back of the tile. The code can also be listed under the serial number. Only the code on the Master tile is required for HomeKit setup.


How do I add a device to HomeKit without a code?

How to manually add HomeKit accessories in Home app on iPhone and iPad
  1. Open on the Home app.
  2. Tap the “+” icon in the top right corner and tap Add Accessory.
  3. If it isn't showing up as a nearby device, tap I Don't Have a Code or Cannot Scan.
  4. Under Manual Code tap Enter Code.
  5. Tap your accessory to add it to your Homekit setup.


Is Apple discontinuing the HomePod?

Around this time last year, Apple officially discontinued the HomePod. The original model has been survived by the HomePod mini, but there isn't a product in Apple's current lineup that fills the gap left by the 2018 model.

How do I force HomePod mini to update?

In the Home app on your iOS device, tap the House icon > Home Settings > Software Update and follow the onscreen prompts. Set HomePod updates to automatically install by going to the Software Update screen and move the HomePod slider to on/green.

How do I know what version of HomePod I have?

1) Open the Settings app on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch. 2) Tap your registered Apple ID name at the top of Settings. 3) Scroll down and tap your HomePod in the list of devices associated with your Apple ID. The serial number and version for your HomePod appear at the bottom.


Can't connect to HomePod?

How To Fix A HomePod Not Connecting To iPhone
  1. Turn On Bluetooth On Your iPhone.
  2. Restart Your HomePod.
  3. Reset Your HomePod.
  4. Delete And Reinstall Home App.
  5. Restart Your iPhone.
  6. Repair Your HomePod With Apple.


Why is my HomePod mini not connecting?

Connectivity problems: If your HomePod Mini can't connect to the internet, try resetting your network hardware. If it can't connect to your iPhone or Apple TV, try moving the devices closer together. Power issues: If you're using the wrong USB power adapter, the HomePod Mini may not have enough power.

How many HomePods can be paired?

Before you ask, you can't pair three HomePods together, although you can have more than two HomePods (i.e. a pair and a single HomePod for example) in the same room controlled via the same zone in the Apple Home app. You can find more tips and tricks in our best Apple HomePod tips and tricks feature.

Can you set up HomePod without Wi-Fi?

Does HomePod work without WiFi? You can't set up the HomePod without having access to the internet and Wi-Fi. If you configure it once, then you can AirPlay from your Apple device to HomePod over a connection that does not need an extra Wi-Fi access location.


How do I connect my Bluetooth to HomePod?

Plug HomePod mini or HomePod into power. Wait for a chime and a pulsing white light to appear on the top of it. Unlock your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch and hold it next to HomePod mini or HomePod. Tap Set Up when it appears on your device's screen.

Is HomePod a failure?

Apple's HomePod failed and was discontinued in 2021.

Will Apple update the HomePod?

Apple HomePod 2: release date rumours

Most tech analysts tip the HomePod 2 release date for 2022. In a Bloomberg piece, for example, reporter Mark Gurman claimed that "before the discontinuation of the larger HomePod, the company had been working on an updated version for release in 2022".

Are Homepods worth it?

While Apple took a while to launch its first smart speaker, the HomePod was worth the wait. Yes it's taken even longer to launch a smaller, cheaper model, but the HomePod Mini is, if anything, even more impressive. For a speaker this small and this inexpensive, its audio performance is startling.


How do I reset HomeKit devices?

How do you reset Apple HomeKit?
  1. Open the Home app, and tap on the house icon in the top-left corner of the screen.
  2. Make sure the name of your home is selected in the drop-down menu. ...
  3. In the same drop-down menu, tap Home Settings.
  4. Scroll down and choose Remove Home.
  5. Follow the prompts.


Where is the Apple TV HomeKit code?

When connecting one of these devices, the HomeKit code will be shown either during the setup process on-screen, or in a settings menu after the initial connection. Since these devices have screens, the code generated can be scanned just like a standard label, making pairing quick and easy.
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