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How to 'Haunt' Your House Using Smart Speakers

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Whether you have a Google Home, Amazon Echo, or Apple’s HomePod, your smart speaker shouldn’t go ignored this Halloween. Just as you can ask Alexa to set a timer while you cook, or inquire about the weather with Google, you can also ask your smart speakers to embrace spooky season—if only you know what to ask.

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How to Use HomePod with Windows PC and iTunes

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Want to use a HomePod with iTunes for listening to music on your Windows PC? If you don’t have good headphones or a decent speaker system, but have a HomePod instead, you may be excited to know that you can feed the audio from iTunes directly to your HomePod speakers within seconds. You don’t even have to do much to get this working in Windows.

Apple’s HomePod and HomePod Mini are both really good smart speakers. More than just being smart with Siri, the bass and the overall sound quality of these speakers are its biggest strengths. If the Windows PC that…

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How to Stereo Pair HomePod Mini Speakers

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If you have two HomePod speakers and you wish to use them as a stereo pair together, you can easily set that up via the Home app on iPhone, iPad, or Mac.

Stereo pairing HomePod together will create a richer and fuller sound environment, and they can be selected as the audio output for any of your Apple devices as well.


You can stereo pair two HomePod minis or two HomePods, but not a mix of the two, so you’ll want to be sure you have two of the same devices.

How to Create a Stereo Pair with HomePod Speakers

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How to Set Up HomePod Multiple User Voice Recognition

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Did you know that Siri on your HomePod is capable of distinguishing between different voices? Although this is a feature that’s not activated by default, it’s something that you can set up within a matter of minutes for HomePod using your iPhone or iPad.

Apple’s HomePod and HomePod Mini smart speakers are designed for the home, and hence, it’s expected to be accessed and used by more than one person. This could be your family members, relatives, or even friends who visit your home frequently. By being able to recognize voices, Siri can complete personal…

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How to Update HomePod Software

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Are you looking to update the software on your HomePod or HomePod mini to the latest version of HomePod OS software? Keeping HomePod updated allows access to new features and functionality, so it’s a good idea to do. Updating a smart speaker may not be a familiar process to many users, but as you’d probably expect, Apple makes the update process pretty easy and straightforward.

Just like your other Apple devices like the iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple TV, Apple Watch, etc., your HomePod runs on software as well, even if it doesn’t exactly have a display or a…

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How to Restore HomePod Mini with Mac or PC

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Is your HomePod Mini not working? Whether HomePod is not responding at all no matter what you’ve tried, or is apparently bricked, you can try restarting, resetting, or even restoring your HomePod Mini to get it to work.

Unlike the regular HomePod, the HomePod Mini comes with a USB-C charging cable, meaning you can potentially connect it to your computer’s USB-C port. While it cannot be used to transfer content, your computer can be used to restore your HomePod’s software to factory defaults, which may be useful if you’re not able to find your device in…

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How to Change HomePod Wi-Fi Network

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If you recently purchased a HomePod or HomePod Mini, you may remember how you didn’t have the option to even connect to a Wi-Fi network while setting up the device. Accordingly, you may be surprised to know that the HomePod wi-fi network can in fact be changed, albeit to a limited extent.

By default, when you set up your HomePod using an iPhone or iPad, your HomePod makes use of the Wi-Fi network that your iOS/iPadOS device is currently connected to. This makes sense since both the HomePod and your iPhone need to be on the same network to function properly….

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How to Reset HomePod and HomePod Mini

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Are you facing ongoing issues, problems, or quirks with HomePod? If so, one of the troubleshooting methods would be resetting your device. Fortunately, resetting your HomePod to its default settings can be done in a few seconds using the Home app.

Resetting a device basically sets it up as new again, and is different from a restart. If you’ve been using Apple devices like the iPhone, iPad, or Mac for a while, you may be familiar with the idea of resetting the device to factory default settings as a way to resolve some persistent issues. Apple’s HomePod and…

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How to Restart HomePod and HomePod Mini

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Did your HomePod stop responding to your queries all of a sudden? Is Siri not being activated when you press the top of your HomePod? This may be either a glitch or a connectivity issue that can often be easily resolved by just rebooting the device.

Unlike most other Apple devices that have a physical button to turn them on/off for quickly fixing minor software-related issues, the HomePod doesn’t have a dedicated power button. Of course, you can unplug it from the wall socket, but that’s not really an ideal solution to restart your device, isn it? You may…

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