Updates of HomePod software will be released soon and new features will be added to Apple's smart speakers released in February 2018.
If you have not purchased the home pod yet, you may want to know that next spring, there are rumors that Apple can release a new home pod. It may be smaller and cheaper than the current model.
HomePod OS 12 Release Date
The HomePod software will be updated as iOS 12 is released on September 17, 2018.
In this article I will explain how to update HomePod, but essentially you need to install updates on HomePod via iPhone, you need to run iOS 12 (How to download iOS 12 here).
This is not the first software update to ship to HomePod. In version 1.4, the stereo sound of May 2018 and the function of the multi room were added.
New home pod function
HomePod software update brings the following new features. Some of these updates were announced by Apple, but others have appeared in iOS 12 Beta.
- Users can make direct calls from HomePod (Currently, users need to make phone calls on the iPhone, make phone calls and pass them to HomePod).
- Users can listen to voicemail at HomePod.
- Since HomePod is linked with the search function of My iPhone, users can play sounds on that device (or other Apple device set for the service).
- Set multiple timers. One of the most unsatisfactory drawbacks from the home pod is that it was not possible to set multiple timers. For example, you can do so, as if you had cooked dinner. Apple has fixed it with an update.
- Change the WiFi network to which the home pod is connected. HomePod will join automatically now …