Fixed HomePod (Mini) Not Responding in 2023

Last Updated on Jan 26, 2023

HomePod Not responding in Home App or Siri Specker not responding to Voice issues? Finally, Apple has launched its smart speaker on the market. If you take a look at the features and its elegant crafting, it will blow up your mind. Now you have HomePod with you and no doubt it will work perfectly and meet your desires. We have encountered some major problems that most of the peoples are facing while using HomePod like Hey Siri not responding, HomePod Wi-Fi cannot connecting, or some other big problem of HomePod.

Today we will solve these errors with some helpful measures.

Fix HomePod not Responding or Homepod no response issues

Fix #1- Make sure HomePod is receiving full power 

First off, just plug the HomePod and tap on the top of the speaker if volume controls or music plays then HomePod is working perfectly. You can even check by saying “Hey Siri” and if it responds then the speaker is turned on. Both of the attempts fail then you should unplug the HomePod and plug again.  

Fix #2- Check alerts in the Home app on your iOS Device

The issues like, unable to connect to Wi-Fi or access your Apple ID or any other problem; it will display an alert about that issue in the app. To get detailed information about alerts you can long-press the Home or Rooms tab.

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Fix #3- Check your Home Wi-Fi network connection

If in case you have changed the location of the HomePod or password of Wi-Fi and if the problem is related to Wi-Fi then Siri will let you tell you when you say “Hey Siri.” So if Wi-Fi is a real problem, then you should connect the HomePod with Wi-Fi. But for that, you need to connect your iPhone or iPad to the same network. After a few minutes ask Siri that if the speaker is connected to Wi-Fi or not.

Fix HomePod Wi-Fi connect failed

Fix#4 – Fix HomePod Hey Siri Not working

After pressing and holding on the top of the HomePod say “Turn on Hey Siri.” Still, it is not responding then open the Home app on iOS. There press and hold the HomePod and open details and turn on “Hey Siri” if it is disabled.

Fix#5- Remove HomePod from Home App 

if HomePod not responding in Home App, then Resetting the device is the universal solution if any of the measures don’t work. So here we will remove the HomePod from the Home app and set it up like before.   

  1. Go to the Home app 
  2. In the rooms or home tab just press the HomePod 
  3. By doing such details will pop-up and there you have to scroll down and tap on Remove Accessory.

TipHow to Reset HomePod

Fix#6 – Press the top surface of the HomePod to reset 

Just like the above troubleshooting, it will also be helpful to reset the HomePod manually.  

  1. Unplug and plug the HomePod again
  2. Press and hold the top of the HomePod, and then the white light will turn red  
  3. Hold your finger until you hear three beeps from the speaker.
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That’s it!

Do you have any other solution to fix HomePod not responding? Drop it in the comments.

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