Here is some important discussion on control HomePod with Touch Gestures. Be confident to use new Apple HomePod for Music Volume control, Siri, Turn on/Off, Restart, Control HomePod volume without Siri with the HomePod Touch Surface.
Apple’s smart sound system – HomePod also work very smartly like other HomePod alternatives. Here is the list of basic and essential control HomePod Touch Gesture for operating apple HomePod from Touch Surface.
Otherwise, we know that HomePod is very smart for remotely control Homekit accessories, but this touch command ready to use while you won’t play or control remotely from iPhone or using Siri.
Try these commands for Control HomePod with Touch Gesture
How to Control Your HomePod Music Playback control with the touch surface
Single Tap: Single tap on the top face of HomePod and instantly play or Push song
Double Tap: Skip current song and move to next track
Triple Tap: Move back to a previous track by a triple tap on the top Touch surface.
Dismiss HomePod Alarm and Timer:
- Touch Control: Top of HomePod, Tap anywhere.
- Using Siri Command: Say “Hey Siri, stop.”
Turn on VoiceOver on HomePod
VoiceOver automatically turned on if your iPhone has VoiceOver On during initial HomePod setup.
VoiceOver Touch Control: Touch and Hold on HomePod.
On Home App > Tap on HomePod > Details > Accessibility > VoiceOver > Enable VoiceOver.
Touch Control requires extra tap when VoiceOver Activated.
Adjust Touch Sensitivity on HomePod: Open Home App > Tap on HomePod > Details > Accessibility > Tap on Touch Accommodations.
Route the call on HomePod: During the received call on iPhone, Tap on Audio > And Choose HomePod. To Put the Current call on Hold, Touch on a Greenlight.
For and the current call and Answer new one, Touch and Hold on a green light.
Control your HomePod Volume with the touch surface: Volume Up and Down
Quickly Control HomePod Volume (increasing/ decreasing without Siri)
Tap Volume Up Button Once: Increment Volume serially.
Tap and Hold on Volume Up button: Continuously increase HomePod volume
Tap Volume (–) Button once: decease Volume on HomePod.
Tap and Hold on Volume Down Button: To continuously decrease HomePod Volume down button
How to Activate Hey Siri on HomePod with the touch surface
Activate Siri Manually, Hey Siri not working on HomePod. Touch and Hold on HomePod Touch Surface, To Activate Siri.
Now Speak your Siri command.
You can command for volume down, Up, Change Song & Track, Playlist, Control Homekit accessories (Smart Electronic item, Apple TV)
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