Personally, I like giving my gadget a special name to ensure I'm able to manage it without any confusion. And guess what, I have renamed my HomePod and the room it's in. Spilling some beans about the name I have chosen for the smart speaker, I have gone for “King of Pop” and “Ecstasy” respectively.
Have got the special name for your Siri-based speaker? Great! Let me show you how you can rename HomePod using Home App from your iPhone or iPad!
How to Rename Your HomePod Using Home App from iPhone and iPad
Step #1. First off, open the Home app on your iOS device.
Step #2. Now, tap on the Rooms tab at the bottom of the screen.
Step #3. Next, you need to long press on your HomePod icon.
Step #4. Next up, tap Details in the bottom right.
Step #5. Up next, tap on HomePod and then enter the new name.
Step #6. Tap on Done to confirm the change.
This new name will sync across all your devices as well as apps. Would you like to give a new name to the room where you have placed the speaker? Read on…
How to Rename the Room Which Contains Your HomePod
Step #1. Launch the Home app on your iOS device.
Step #2. Now, tap on the Rooms tab at the bottom → Firmly press on your HomePod icon and select Details in the bottom right.
Step #3. Next, tap on Room.
Now, you need to scroll down and tap Create New and then type in the new room name.
Step #4. Tap Save and finally, tap on Done button to confirm.
That's all folks!
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