Finally, the wait is over. Apple’s most-awaited smart speaker called “HomePod has been launched. If you pre-ordered HomePod, then will be thinking how to set up and use Apple HomePod. There are more questions roaming on everyone’s mind “will HomePod work with the TV? Will HomePod connect with AirPlay? Will it be capable to support Google Assistant or Alexa? Will HomePod play music from Apple Music or another platform? Will HomePod support multiple Siri users? Will HomePod support all languages?
Well, there are more queries and questions people have been asking different forums and community blogs. But, for now, we will teach you how you can set up HomePod and connect with HomeKit to elegantly control your home appliances. So, I don’t want to bore you anymore, let’s dive into the steps to get started with new Apple HomePod.
How to Set Up and Use Apple HomePod
You can easily set up HomePod like you set up Apple TV and AirPod. Let’s find out how!
How to set up Apple HomePod
Step #1: Hold your iPhone or iPad close to your HomePod.
Step #2: Next, Tap Set Up.
Step #3: Wait for HomePod to send out a special pairing tone, or enter the four-digit passcode that Siri speak to you.
Step #4: Now select the language that you’ll use Siri in and tap Continue.
Step #5: Now Tap Agree to agree to the terms and conditions.
Step #6: Tap Transfer Settings to use your iCloud account, Wi-Fi, and other applicable settings from your iPhone to configure your HomePod.
That’s it! Now your new Apple HomePod is ready to follow your commands.
How to connect HomePod with HomeKit to control your home
Step #1: Follow first three steps from the above procedure.
Step #2: Next, Select the HomeKit home you’re setting up your HomePod and Tap Continue.
Step #3: Select which room of your home the HomePod is in.
Step #4: Tap Continue and select the language that you’ll use Siri in.
Step #5: Tap Continue and then Tap Agree to agree to the terms and conditions.
Step #6: Now Tap Transfer Settings to use your iCloud account, Wi-Fi, and other applicable settings from your iPhone to configure your HomePod.
This is how you can set and use HomePod to control HomeKit. Now let me tell you good new that AirPlay 2 will work with 4th generation Apple TV. Hence, you can simply integrate your home theater system into the mix right way.
Well, you easily use HomePod by just tapping at the top of the HomePod to play, pause, skip a song, or adjust the volume. And, Touch and hold the top of the HomePod to talk to Siri. You’ll know Siri is listening by the LED waveform that animates with your every word.
So, are you happy to got Apple HomePod at your home? Will it work better than Google Home and Amazon Echo? What are your thoughts about the new HomePod. We are waiting to get your opinion. If you have any question about the HomePod, ask us in the comments.