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Over 100 HomePod Siri Commands

Despite all the limitations, Siri rocks on HomePod. From letting you play/control music to setting and managing timers as well as alarms, the personal assistant is always up and ready to get your work done! To let you comfortably zoom through various tasks, we have rounded up over 100 Siri commands for HomePod to let you ideally control Apple Music, podcasts and HomeKit accessories and more.

While speaking commands to Siri (or for that matter to any personal assistant like Google Assistant or Amazon Alexa), it’s better to speak precisely. And make sure to use the specific keywords to get the quick response. Navigate through these commands to have the desired control over music, timers, alarms and more!

HomePod Siri Commands

More Than 100 Siri Commands for HomePod (They also Work Seamlessly with iPhone and iPad)

Siri Commands for Apple Music

  • “Hey Siri, play my Book Time playlist.”
  • “Hey Siri, shuffle my Book Time playlist.”
  • “Hey Siri, add this song to my Book Time playlist.”
  • “Hey Siri, add this to my library.”
  • “Hey Siri, play My New Music Mix.”
  • “Hey Siri, play the A-List Pop playlist.”
  • “Hey Siri, play my music from Sam Smith.”
  • “Hey Siri, play the newest music from Vance Joy.”
  • “Hey Siri, play some recent pop music.”
  • “Hey Siri, play some chill music.”
  • “Hey Siri, play some romantic music.”
  • “Hey Siri, play some music to dance to.”
  • “Hey Siri, play the best songs from the ’90s.”
  • “Hey Siri, play the top 10 songs from 1986.”
  • “Hey Siri, play the top song from April 17, 1992.”
  • “Hey Siri, create a radio station based on The Killers.”
  • “Hey Sri, Play Beats 1.”
  • “Hey Sri, Play electronic radio.”
  • “Hey Sri, Play music that I like.”
  • “Hey Sri, Play NPR radio.”
  • “Hey Siri, play music.”
  • “Hey Siri, pause.”
  • “Hey Siri, skip this song.”
  • “Hey Siri, skip forward 30 seconds.”
  • “Hey Siri, jump back 10 seconds.”
  • “Hey Siri, previous track.”
  • “Hey Siri, raise/lower the volume.”
  • “Hey Siri, increase the volume to 50 percent.”
  • “Hey Siri, turn on repeat.”
  • “Hey Siri, play Party in the USA.”
  • “Hey Siri, I like/dislike this.”
  • “Hey Siri, what song is this?”
  • “Hey Siri, what was the last song called?”
  • “Hey Siri, who sings this?”
  • “Hey Siri, who is the drummer in this?”
  • “Hey Siri, what year is this song from?”
  • “Hey Siri, how many songs are on this album?”
  • “Hey Siri, Play the hottest Twenty One Pilots song.”
  • “Hey Siri, Play the top 10 country songs.”
  • “Hey Siri, Play the top 10 country songs.”
  • “Hey Siri, Play the latest David Guetta album.”
  • “Hey Siri, Play my music from Echosmith.”
  • “Hey Siri, play more like this.”
  • “Hey Siri, after this play Rolling in the Deep.”
  • “Hey Siri, play some Florence and the Machine.”
  • “Hey Siri, tell me more about this artist.”
  • “Hey Siri, I want to hear the live version of this song.”
  • “Hey Siri, play a sad song.”
  • “Hey Siri, play a motivational song.”
  • “Hey Siri, play a romantic song.”
  • “Hey Siri, play a funny song.”
  • “Hey Siri, play a bedtime song.”
  • “Hey Siri, play a workout song.”

Podcast Commands

  • “Hey Siri, play the Game Scoop podcast.”
  • “Hey Siri, play the newest episode of Lore.”
  • “Hey Siri, play the first episode of Anna Faris is Unqualified.”
  • “Hey Siri, play my newest podcasts.”
  • “Hey Siri, what podcast is this?”
  • “Hey Siri, subscribe to this podcast.”
  • “Hey Siri, subscribe to NPR News Now.”
  • “Hey Siri, pause.”
  • “Hey Siri, jump back 10 seconds.”
  • “Hey Siri, skip forward one minute.”
  • “Hey Siri, raise/lower the volume.”
  • “Hey Siri, play it twice as fast.”

Siri Commands to Control HomeKit Accessories

  • “Hey Siri, turn on the lights.”
  • “Hey Siri, turn off the lights.”
  • “Hey Siri, dim the lights.”
  • “Hey Siri, make all of the lights in the maximum office brightness.”
  • “Hey Siri, are the lights in the office on?”
  • “Hey Siri, turn all of the lights in the office blue.”
  • “Hey Siri, turn the Hue light strip purple.”

Siri Commands for Setting and Managing Alarms

  • “Hey Siri, set the alarm for 12:00 P.M every weekday.”
  • “Hey Siri, set the alarm for 6:00 A.M.”
  • “Hey Siri, set the alarm for 4:30 P.M every Friday and Saturday.”
  • “Hey Siri, set the alarm for 3:00 P.M labeled take medicine.”
  • “Hey Siri, set the alarm for 9:00 A.M every weekend.”
  • “Hey Siri, set the alarm for 9 P.M every Monday.”
  • “Hey Siri, turn off the alarm.”
  • “Hey Siri, delete the 6 A.M alarm. “Hey Siri, delete all of my alarms.”
  • “Hey Siri, change the 7 A.M alarm to 8 A.M alarm
  • “Hey Siri, what alarms do I have on?”

Siri Commands for Setting and Managing Timers

Note: You are allowed to set a timer for a select number of minutes or hours. The maximum timer limit is 24 hours.

  • “Hey Siri, set a timer for 35 minutes.”
  • “Hey Siri, how much time is left on the timer?”
  • “Hey Siri, turn off the timer.”
  • “Hey Siri, pause the timer.”
  • “Hey Siri, change the timer to 10 minutes.”

Siri Commands for Entertainment/Sports

  • “Hey Siri, Did the Manchester United win?”
  • “Hey Siri, What was the score the last time Spain played Germany?”
  • “Hey Siri, How did the Real Madrid do last night?”
  • “Hey Siri, What basketball games are on today?”
  • “Hey Siri, Get me college football rankings” or “Show me the roster for the Red Wings.”
  • “Hey Siri, What’s playing at Regal L.A. Live?” “What are some movies playing near me?”
  • “Hey Siri, Is [movie name] playing near me?”
  • “Hey Siri, What’s the synopsis of [movie name]?”

Navigation Commands for Siri

  • “Hey Siri, Find [driving, walking, transit] directions to [destination].”
  • “Hey Siri, How do I get to [destination] by [walking, bus, bike, car, train, etc.]?”
  • “Hey Siri, Where is [business name]?”
  • “Hey Siri, Where is the nearest [business type]?”

Siri Commands for Search

  • “Hey Siri, Define [word].”
  • “Hey Siri, What is a synonym for [word]?”
  • “Hey Siri, Who is called Cristiano Ronaldo.”
  • “Hey Siri, What’s the etymology of [word]?”

Reminder Commands for Siri

  • “Hey Siri, Schedule a meeting with [name] tomorrow at 2:30 a.m.” or “Cancel my 4 p.m. appointment.”
  • “Hey Siri, What appointments do I have tomorrow?”

Siri Commands for Travel

  • “Hey Siri, Check flight status of [airline and flight number]”
  • “Hey Siri, What’s a good Chinese restaurant near me?”
  • “Hey Siri, Make a reservation at Baco Mercat for 8 p.m.”
  • “Hey Siri, Find a table for six in San Francisco tonight.”
  • “Hey Siri, How late is [business name] open?”
  • “Hey Siri, Is [business name] open right now?”
  • “Hey Siri, What’s the nearest museum?”
  • “Hey Siri, Where am I?”
  • “Hey Siri, What bridge is this?”

That’s all, folks!

Have your say

I hope these commands help you have the needed control over music, podcasts, and other stuff. Have any feedback? Toss it up in the comments below.

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