A smart speaker surprises you with its abilities you have never imagined or expected from the device. While buying a HomePod, you must have thought about its usefulness as Siri speaker, which can stream songs and podcasts. Moreover, you can connect your HomePod with other smart devices to create an intelligent ambiance. And you can also find your missing iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, and MacBook using your HomePod.
If this sounds incredible, you got to read this tutorial. Yes, you can locate your iOS devices using HomePod. For this purpose, you need to enable Find My iPhone on your iOS devices. I am sure you must have allowed this feature on your Mac and Apple Watch as well.
How to Use HomePod to Find iPhone, iPad, MacBook, and Apple Watch
Turning on Find My iPhone is a pre-requisite to find your iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Apple Watch. Once it is done, you can speak following commands to your HomePod to discover an iPhone or iPad.
Command: “Hey Siri, Where is my iPhone” OR “Hey Siri, Play a sound on my iPhone/iPad.”
IMPORTANT: Many users enable Find My iPhone on two or three iPhones. In this case, Siri will ask you which iPhone you would like to locate. You can also find other devices in the same way.
To find your Mac: Hey Siri, find my Mac.
This command will bring a pop-up message on your missing Mac; this message shows that Find My iPhone is activated. You can click on the message to get rid of it.
To locate your Apple Watch: “Hey Siri, where’s my Apple Watch?”
Can you find your AirPods using HomePod?
This facility is not available on your HomePod as of now. Let’s hope Apple comes up with this feature in its future software updates on the smart speaker.
You can use “Find My AirPods” on your iPhone to locate your wireless earphones.
A simple command can perform a brilliant action on your HomePod. You can explore your smart speaker by speaking other commands and see how HomePods responds to your queries.
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