How to Factory Reset HomePod : Two Methods Explained

HomePod is Apple answer to Amazon Echo devices and Google Home smart speakers. And like the two, HomePod too gets small issues that require quick action. One of the first troubleshooting performances is to factory reset HomePod to fix the issue.

We have explained two methods to reset your voice-enabled smart speaker to factory default settings. HomePod is built with A8 chip, which you find in your iPhone 6 as well. You can reset the speaker from the device itself or you can use Home app on your iPhone or iPad.

How to Factory Reset HomePod

How to Factory Reset HomePod

Reset HomePod Using Home App on iPhone and iPad

The process of resetting HomePod from Home app is pretty simple and easy. Just remove the device from Home app and then set it up again.

Step #1: Open Home app on your iPhone or iPad.

Step #2: Next, press and hold HomePod icon in Home or Rooms tab.

Step #3: Now tap on Details.

Step #4: Then scroll down and tap Remove Accessory.

If you fail to remove HomePod from the Home app, you can reset your speaker manually.

How to Reset HomePod Manually

Step #1: Simply unplug the HomePod and plug it back in the power source.

Step #2: Next, press and hold the top of the HomePod.

This will turn the spinning light into the red; keep pressing the top until you hear beeps thrice.

That’s it friends!

Next, you need to set up your HomePod and start streaming your favourite music. Enjoy good listening!

When your reset your HomePod to factory default, the action will troubleshoot a lot of issues. Moreover, this will protect your privacy when you are planning to sell your Siri-enabled speaker or giving it as a gift to someone you love. Resetting the HomePod will erase all your recorded audios and customized settings.

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