How Do You Update HomePod?
Apple released its first HomePod update today.
If you want to update HomePod, you should not have to do anything, per se.
HomePod is designed to automatically install new updates to itself, with just your WiFi connection.
However, if you’re of the “trust but verify” variety, you can manually check for updates in the Home app.
How to Check HomePod Updates to Current Version
- Open the Home app on your iOS device (iPad, iPhone, etc.)
- Check to make sure that you are logged in with the Apple ID that you used to set up your HomePod.
- In the upper-left corner, tap the “arrow” or “location services” icon.
- Tap “Software Update”.
- If there’s a new update, tap “Install”
This will install any updates on your HomePod.
How Do You Turn Off Automatic HomePod Updates?
To turn automatic updates on or off or check the software version, open the Home app, tap , then tap Software Update.
If you have multiple homes set up in the Home app, open the Home app, tap , tap Home Settings, then tap a home to check for updates.