How To Connect Homepod To Apple Home App

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Welcome to the world of HomePod, Apple’s amazing smart home device. HomePod is an incredible speaker, capable of delivering high-fidelity sound with impressive bass and treble range. It also offers voice control with Siri, and it integrates seamlessly with your oter Apple devices. Best of all, you can easily connect HomePod to your Apple Home app to access all its features.

The first step in connecting HomePod to your Apple Home app is to make sure that both your HomePod and the device you’re using (iPhone, iPad, or Mac) are signed in with the same Apple ID. Once that’s done, open the Home app on your device and tap or click “HomePod”. Then tap or click the settings icon and scroll down until you find “Restart HomePod”. Tap or click that option and follow the onscreen instructions to restart your device.

Once restarted, plug in your HomePod to a power source and wait for the light on top of it to pulse white. Then take your unlocked iOS or iPadOS device wihin a few inches of your HomePod until the setup screen appears. Tap “Set Up” and follow the onscreen instructions to finish setting up your device.

During this process you may be asked for a “HomeKit code” which is located either next to the HomeKit icon under product information on the back of the tile or listed under serial number. You will need this code in order to finish setting up your device so make sure you have that handy before beginning this process!

Once everything is set up correctly, you can use commands like “Hey Siri play my favorite music” or “Hey Siri turn off my bedroom light” right from anywhere in your house! And if you want more control over how things function throughout your home, just head into the settings of your Apple Home app where you can adjust individual settings for each connected device as well as set up automated functions like lights turning off when no one is home or music playing when you enter a certain room!

We hope this guide has been helpful in geting started with using Apple’s amazing new smart home device -Homepod!

Troubleshooting HomePod Connection Issues with Home App

It’s possble that your HomePod is not connected to the same Apple ID as the one used to set up your Home app. To fix this, open the Home app on your iPhone, iPad, or Mac that’s signed in with the Apple ID you used to set up HomePod. Then tap or click HomePod and select the Settings icon. Scroll down and tap or click Restart HomePod. This should help connect your HomePod to your home app.

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Adding HomePod to an iPhone

To add your HomePod to your iPhone, make sure that both devices are unlocked and on the same network. Place your iPhone within a few inches of HomePod and the setup screen should appear. Tap Set Up and then follow the onscreen instructions to complete the setup process. You may be asked to enter your Apple ID or other information, so have those details handy before you begin. Once the setup is complete, you’ll be able to use Siri on HomePod to access all of your music, podcasts and more.

Locating the 8 Digit HomeKit Setup Code on HomePod

The 8 digit HomeKit setup code for the HomePod can be found on the back of the device next to the HomeKit icon. It is typically located below the rest of the product information, such as the serial number. It is important to ensure that you are scanning the correct code, as there may be multiple codes listed. Once you have identified the 8 digit HomeKit setup code, it can be scanned using your iPhone or iPad with the Home app during setup.

Resetting HomePod Using the Home App

To reset your HomePod using the Home app on your iPhone, iPad, or Mac, open the Home app and tap or click on your HomePod. Then select the Settings icon or scroll down to HomePod settings. Finally, select Reset HomePod to reset it. Make sure that you’re signed in with the same Apple ID that was used to set up your HomePod.

Resynchronizing HomePod

To resync your HomePod, you’ll need to open the Home app on your iPhone or iPad. Then tap and hold the HomePod that you want to resync. Next, scroll down and tap Reset HomePod. Then select Remove Accessory. After that, tap Remove. Finally, wait for your HomePod to reset and the new connection should be established.

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Setting Up HomeKit Without a QR Code

You can set up HomeKit without a QR code by manually entering in the code found on your HomeKit accessory. To do this, open the Home app on your iPhone or iPad and tap the “+” icon in the top right corner. Then tap Add Accessory and select I Don’t Have a Code or Cannot Scan. Under Manual Code, tap Enter Code and then enter in the code from your HomeKit accessory. Once you’ve entered in the code, tap your accessory to add it to your Homekit setup.

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Connecting HomePod Mini to Home App

To connect your HomePod mini to the Home app, first open the Home app and tap the Add button. Then tap Add Accessory and select More options. Tap HomePod and follow the onscreen instructions to complete the setup process. Make sure that you are connected to your Wi-Fi network befoe attempting to connect your HomePod mini. Once connected, you will be able to control your HomePod mini with voice commands or with the Home app.

Adding a Device to HomeKit

Adding a device to HomeKit is easy and secure. The fist step is to get the HomeKit code that came with your device. This usually comes as a sticker or card with a unique 8-digit code on it.

Next, open the Home app on your iPhone and select ‘Add Accessory’ in the top rigt corner. Then, use your iPhone’s camera to scan in the HomeKit code you received with your device. Alternatively, you can manually enter the 8-digit code if you prefer.

Once you’ve scanned or entered the HomeKit code, follow the instructions givn to complete setup for your device. Once it’s connected, you can start controlling it from within the Home app! Be sure to keep track of all of your devices’ HomeKit codes for future reference and troubleshooting.


To conclude, HomePod is an innovative and powerful voice-activated speaker from Apple that lets you control your home through the power of Siri. It can be used to play music, answer questions, set alarms and reminders, control compatible smart home accessories, and more. HomePod is easy to set up with your Apple ID and HomeKit code, allowing for a seamless connection beteen HomePod and your other Apple devices. With its impressive sound quality and cutting-edge features, HomePod is sure to revolutionize the way people interact with their homes.

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James Walker has a deep passion for technology and is our in-house enthusiastic editor. He graduated from the School of Journalism and Mass Communication, and loves to test the latest gadgets and play with older software (something we’re still trying to figure out about himself). Hailing from Iowa, United States, James loves cats and is an avid hiker in his free time.