How to Prevent Others from Using HomePod As a Speakerphone

No longer want others to transfer calls from their iPhone to HomePod? There is an option to set a password requirement to prevent your family members from using HomePod as a speakerphone. Let me show you how to restrict the use of Siri-based speaker as a speakerphone!

Apart from thoroughly entertaining you with the stunning sound, HomePod also works as a super handy speakerphone to enhance your hands-free calling experience. If you haven’t put your hands on this neat feature, I would suggest you give it a try sooner than later! Don’t want everyone to use the all-new speaker for hands-free calling? No problem, you can prevent others from using HomePod as a speakerphone.

Keep in mind that once you have restricted the use of the Siri-based speaker, other members of your family will have to enter the password for not just transferring calls to the HomePod but also for AirPlay. Jump over to find out how it’s done the easy way.

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How to Prevent Others from Using HomePod As a Speakerphone

How to Stop Others from Transferring Phone Calls to HomePod

Step #1. Launch the Home app on your iOS device.

Step #2. Now, tap on the small arrow icon at the top right corner.

Step #3. Next, tap on Home Settings.

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Step #4. Next up, tap on Home.

Step #5. Under Speakers, select Allow Speaker Access.

Step #6. Up next, select Require Password.

That’s it!

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Now onwards, if anyone wants to transfer calls to the speaker, they will have to enter the password.

At any time you wish to remove the restriction, follow the same steps mentioned above and deselect Require Password.

Your take

What has been your personal experience with the voice-based speaker? What are the things that have charmed you? Feel free to shoot your views in the comments below.

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Dhvanesh Adhiyahttps://www.igeeksblog.com
Dhvanesh Adhiya is our editor-in-chief and reviewer who takes care of iGeeksBlog.com. He is passionate for wonderful apps that change the way your iPhone interacts in your life.

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