When the drained out mind wishes to get charged up or craves to close the eyes with complete peace of mind, I like to listen to soothing sounds to help me comfortably embrace the nights. And with HomePod always at my disposal, I take the full advantage of it to walk into deep slumber without much effort. The secret to my long and peaceful slumber is that I have created a special sleep playlist for the HomePod!
Apple Music boasts a huge collection of ambient music and peaceful nature sounds. You can browse through a number of ocean sounds, meditation music, natural sounds, rainwater sounds and pick out the ones that you find appealing. Wish to make a sleep playlist for your Siri-based speaker? Let me walk you through this quick guide!
How to Create A Sleep Playlist For Your HomePod
How to Create Sleep Playlist on iPhone and iPad
You need to use your Music app on your iOS device to make a fine playlist with your favorite sounds
Step #1. Open Music app on your iOS device and head over to the song that you wish to start your playlist with.
Step #2. Now, you have to long press or use 3D Touch on the song, then choose “Add to a Playlist” → New Playlist.
Step #3. Next, you need to give your playlist a name, (Sleep) description. Then, you can add a cover image to the playlist.
Next up, add more songs to the playlist. To do so, tap on the “+” button.
Up next, you need to search to find a song from your Library or the Apple Music catalog, or browse through songs under Library to add them to the playlist. Then, tap on the “+”
Step #4. In the end, tap on Done.
How to Make HomePod Play Your Sleep Playlist
Once you have created a playlist, you can just say, “Hey Siri, play my sleep playlist.” Now, the personal assistant will start playing the songs. Listen to them and enjoy wonderful dreams.
Don't forget to set a sleep timer on your HomePod so that the speaker automatically turns off after a set time. Keep reading…
How to Set a HomePod Sleep Timer
To set, a sleep timer, say something like, “Hey Siri, set a sleep timer for 20 minutes.” Now, you will enjoy 20 minutes (or the time you have chosen) of relaxing sounds. Once the set time ends, the smart speaker will automatically turn off.
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- How to Prevent HomePod from Playing Explicit Contents
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