How to Reset HomePod

how to reset homepod

Wondering how to reset a HomePod? 

Or having some problems with your HomePod which require it to be reset?

In this quick and simple no-BS guide, I will help you reset an Apple HomePod in less than a minute of your time.

Let’s dive right in.



If you have two HomePod speakers set up as a stereo pair, then you’ll need to ungroup the stereo pair before you can reset your Apple HomePod.



How to Reset HomePod: 5 Steps


Step 1:  Go ahead unplug your HomePod, wait for 5 seconds, and then plug it back in.


Step 2:  Next, wait for another 5 seconds, and then touch your finger to the top of your HomePod and then hold it there.


Step 3:  You should see that the white spinning light will eventually turn red.


Step 4:  Siri will say that your HomePod is about to reset. Just keep holding your finger down until you hear three beeps.


Step 5:  Finally, as soon as you hear the beeps you can lift your finger. That’s it! 


You can also reset HomePod from your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch.

Step 1:  Simply, open up the Home app on your device.

Step 2:  Press and hold down on your HomePod (in the app). Then tap the Settings.

Step 3:  Finally just scroll all the way to the bottom and the tap Remove Accessory.


You can also reset HomePod from your Mac.

Step 1: Simply, just open up the Home app on your Mac (make sure your Mac is updated to macOS Mojave for that).

Step 2: Next, double-click on your HomePod (in the app). Then click Settings in the upper-right hand corner.

Step 3: Finally, scroll all the way to the bottom and then click Remove Accessory. 




Share this guide with anyone who doesn’t know how to reset a freaking HomePod. 🙂



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