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How to Update Apple HomePod’s software

Apple recently released to the public their first software update for HomePod device. And this tutorial is crafted to guide you on how to update your HomePod Speaker without much technique being involved.

New iOS 11.4, Apple launched Audio iOS 11.4 which is an updated version for the software powering the company’s smart speaker. It may also interest you to know that the latest update for HomePod came with AirPlay 2 feature and that of Multi-room and stereo pairing support. And for those seeking for Apple Homepod Price or cost, and review etc. You can get such on online stores like Amazon, Jumia, Konga etc.

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To update your speaker device by default, the process is carried out in the background without having any interaction on your on part. But if you wish to force the update to take place or maybe you turned off the automatic updates, then here is a simplified step to take in order to ensure a successful HomePod Update. The process is presented below;

Apple HomePod Update

Steps to Update Apple HomePod software

  1. First thing to do is to Open the Home Application
  2. Next, click on the Location icon
  3. Navigate to Speakers section and ensure to select Software Update
  4. Now pull to refresh on this page in order to force update the HomePod Device.

As the process is still taking place, the speaker will be unusable and it may take up to 10 – 15 minutes before the process can be executed very well, so ensure not to interrupt while this process is still initiating.  To be sure the process is still taking place, at the screen top of the homepod, you will see an animated white ring, seeing that shows the process is still taking place. And once the lights go off, know that your homepod has been updated.

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That’s all on how to update your Apple HomePod speaker. Stay tuned for more features of latest Homepod device, And don’t forget to share to friends using social share buttons on this website. Thank you.