Update HomePod

Use the Home app on your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, or Mac to update the software on your HomePod or HomePod mini. 

By default, HomePod and HomePod mini automatically install new software updates, but you can manually check for updates in the Home app on your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, or Mac.

 

The Home app on iOS with Software Update highlighted.  

  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. Software Update will also tell you if your HomePod is already up to date, and show you the installed HomePod software.

A white spinning light appears on the top of HomePod while it's updating. The update might take some time. Make sure that your HomePod stays plugged in while it's updating. 

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