If your HomePod isn’t responding, unplug it from power, then plug it back in. You should only reset HomePod when:
- HomePod isn’t responding after you restart it.
- You want to reset HomePod to factory settings.
- You need to send your HomePod in for service.
- You want to sell or give away your HomePod.
Use the Home app to reset HomePod
Follow these steps to reset HomePod to its factory settings:
- On your iOS device, open the Home app. Make sure that your iOS device is signed in with the Apple ID that you used to set up your HomePod.
- In the Home or Rooms tab, press and hold HomePod, then tap Details.
- Scroll to the bottom and tap Remove Accessory.
Press the top of HomePod to reset it
If you can’t remove HomePod from the Home app, you can press the top of HomePod to reset it to its factory settings. Here’s how:
- Unplug HomePod, then plug it back in.
- Press and hold the top of HomePod. Make sure that you keep your finger on the top of HomePod the entire time. If you lift your finger, you'll need to start over.
- As you press the top of HomePod, the white spinning light will turn red and Siri will say that your HomePod is about to reset.
- Keep pressing the top of HomePod until you hear three beeps.