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.
The HomePod does not natively support Spotify. You can’t use your voice to control playback like Apple Music. However, Spotify subscribers can fret not, as there is a simple way to stream your favorite music. See how for yourself in our hands-on video and tutorial.
To prepare for future macOS editions that’ll no longer run legacy 32-bit apps without compromise, it may be a good idea to identify 32-bit apps that are installed on your Mac. Another idea: start looking for alternatives if your favorite developers have no plans to update their apps accordingly.
If Spotlight is not working properly on your Mac, or searching your computer doesn’t return expected results, rebuilding the Spotlight index might help. Here’s how to manually initiate a reindexation of Spotlight’s index with just a few clicks.
Apple’s mobile operating system provides a little-known feature that customers can take advantage of to keep tabs on their smartphone usage behaviors and see precisely how long each app has been open or running in the background.
We walk you through creating a true toggle button to enable and disable a HomeKit scene, fixing one of the biggest shortcomings in Apple’s framework for the connected home. Check out our embedded video how-to before following along with our detailed written tutorial included further below.
Are you as much annoyed as we are by the persistent message in the Settings app asking that you complete personalizing your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch by enrolling in Apple Pay or setting up another feature like Siri that you deliberately skipped during the onboarding process?
Apple customers have long been able to designate any user-submitted app review as helpful in order to help App Store surface apps and games that are relevant to their personal tastes. Coupled with iOS 11.3’s new sorting options in App Store, this helps others filter only the most helpful reviews.
Taking and sharing screenshots on your iOS-powered devices has become a lot quicker thanks to iOS 11. What you may not know yet is that there is another slick shortcut for the already nimble process! Skip past the screenshot-editing screen and jump directly from your screenshot to the Share sheet.