Identify status lights on HomePod and HomePod mini

Learn what the different status lights on the top of HomePod (2nd generation) and HomePod mini mean.

Status lights on HomePod (2nd generation)

Status lights appear on the top of HomePod (2nd generation) and change colors depending on what you're doing on HomePod (2nd generation). Here's what you might see:

White spinning light
HomePod is turning on or updating the software.

Static white light
HomePod is playing audio

 

Multicolored spinning light
Siri is listening, thinking, or responding.

Green pulsing light
You transferred a phone call to HomePod.

White flashing light

Unplug HomePod from power, wait 15 seconds, then plug it back in. If the white flashing light continues, reset your HomePod. If these steps don't resolve your issue, contact Apple support to set up a repair.

Red spinning light
You're resetting HomePod.

 


Status lights on HomePod mini

Status lights appear on the top of HomePod mini and change colors depending on what you're doing on HomePod mini. Here's what you might see:

White spinning light
HomePod mini is turning on or updating the software.

Static white light
HomePod mini is playing audio.

Multicolored spinning light
Siri is listening, thinking, or responding.

 

Green pulsing light
You transferred a phone call to HomePod mini.

Orange flashing light
HomePod mini is connected to a computer, or is plugged into a power adapter that didn’t come with HomePod mini and isn’t rated 20W (9V ⎓ 2.22A). Plug HomePod mini into power using the adapter that came with it.

White flashing light
Unplug HomePod mini from power, wait 15 seconds, then plug it back in. If the white flashing light continues, restore your HomePod mini. If these steps don't resolve your issue, contact Apple support to set up a repair.

Red spinning light
You're resetting HomePod mini.

  

 


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