Create a HomePod stereo pair

Learn how to create stereo sound with two HomePod speakers.

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Set up a HomePod stereo pair

When you set up a second HomePod in the same room as another HomePod, you'll see an option during setup to use both speakers as a stereo pair. You can also set up a stereo pair with two HomePod speakers in the Home app on your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, or Mac.

On your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch

  1. Make sure that both HomePod speakers are in the same room in the Home app.
  2. Open the Home app, press and hold HomePod, then tap Settings.
  3. Tap Create Stereo Pair.
  4. Choose a second HomePod to use as a stereo pair.
  5. Tap a HomePod on the right or left side to identify it. Tap  to swap them to the correct left and right channel.
  6. Tap Back, then tap Done.

On your Mac

  1. Make sure that both HomePod speakers are in the same room in the Home app.
  2. Open the Home app, double-click HomePod, then click Settings in the upper-right corner.
  3. Scroll down and click Create Stereo Pair.
  4. Choose a second HomePod to use as a stereo pair.
  5. Click a HomePod on the right or left side to identify it. Click  to swap them to the correct left and right channel.
  6. Click Back, then click Done.

Ungroup a HomePod stereo pair

On your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch:

  1. In the Home app, press and hold the grouped HomePod speakers.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Scroll to the bottom and tap Ungroup Accessories.

On your Mac:

  1. In the Home app, double-click the grouped HomePod speakers.
  2. Click Settings in the upper-right corner.
  3. Scroll to the bottom and click Ungroup Accessories.

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