Apple always recommends you to keep your device up to date. The updated device runs more smoothly and is also more secure. So, if you ever find your smart speaker not functioning properly, make sure it has the latest software installed. You can find your HomePod software version from the HomePod of your iOS device.
You have the option to automatically update your smart speaker. But, if you don't want the auto-update, you can choose to manually update your device.
How to Check the HomePod Software Version
Step #1. Launch the Home app on your iOS device.
Step #2. Now, tap on Home tab.
Step #3. Next, you need to 3D Touch or long press the HomePod icon.
Step #4. Next up, tap on Details.
Now, you should see the version number for your HomePod software at the bottom of the screen.
How to Update Software On HomePod
Installing software updates on HomePod is just as simple. You can get it done right form the Home app on your iPhone or iPad. To do so, jump over to this quick guide.
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HomePod is great for listening music courtesy the fabulous sound. We have compiled more than 100 Siri commands for the Smart Speaker to let you conveniently control Apple Music, HomeKit accessories and more. We have also listed out some of the super handy physical controls for the speaker. Do give them a look to control playback without using Siri.
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