Are you ticked off every time Siri gets activated on your iPhone from a news anchor’s voice through television? Worried that some joker will say aloud “Hey Siri” to trigger your phone? Here’s how to turn this feature off temporarily without disabling it altogether.
If you’d like to safeguard your Apple Music recommendations from other people in your household who happen to be using your HomePod, you will need to disable your listening history. Here’s how to do exactly that and what happens when you turn the feature off.
HomePod defaults to automatically downloading and installing software updates as they become available. To avoid any unforeseen problems stemming from the auto-update mechanism, you should set your HomePod to receive software updates manually, here’s how.
In this tutorial, we’ll going to lay out how you can use your HomePod as a speakerphone for phone calls handed off from your iPhone, manage multiple calls on your wireless speaker, switch between them easily and more.
You might need your HomePod’s serial number when you register the product or seek help from Apple Support. You can also easily see the version of the software HomePod is currently running, which might be useful before deciding whether to install a new firmware for the smart speaker.
“Hey Siri, what’s it going to take to get inside this thing?” Probably something sharp. Following HomePod’s launch in the US, UK and Australia last Friday, repair experts over at iFixit have taken apart their Siri-powered accessory to offer an interesting look at its innards.
Among other planned enhancements, iOS 12 code-named “Peace” will reportedly integrate the Siri smart assistant more deeply into the iPhone’s search view in an effort to bring Siri intelligence to more places.