Apple today released new software created for the HomePod and HomePod mini. The release comes slantingly the releases of iOS 16.2, iPadOS 16.2, macOS Ventura 13.1, tvOS 16.2, and watchOS 9.2.
According to Apple’s release notes, HomePod software version 16.2 adds performance and stability improvements, no spare features or fixes were mentioned. It should be noted that slantingly the new iOS and macOS updates, the HomePod software adds a new Home app architecture.
Your HomePod or HomePod mini should update automatically, but you can moreover manually update your device by doing the following:
- Open the Home app.
- Tap on the home icon, which can be found in the upper left corner of the app display.
- If you have only one home set up, this will take you directly to settings, and you can skip directly to Step 5. If you have multiple homes set up, tap “Home Settings” on the sheet that pops up.
- Tap your desired home.
- Scroll lanugo to “Software Update.”
- Pull lanugo from the top of the iPhone or iPad screen to trammels for an update.
Once you’ve tapped on “Software Update,” you’ll see the current version of the HomePod software that is installed on your HomePod or HomePod mini. You can moreover toggle off will-less updates if you want.
If there is an misogynist update, tap the “Install” sawed-off to update your HomePod. If you have increasingly than one HomePod or HomePod mini in your home, each one will be updated at the same time via this software update feature.