Nice information for the devoted few Apple Residence people who use YouTube Music (I do know you’re on the market!) — now you can combine the service along with your HomePods and both ask Siri to play songs utilizing YouTube Music or set the service as your default supply. 9to5Google noticed a Reddit publish from YouTube Music product head Brandon Bilinski saying the replace. You could find directions for organising the mixing on a help web page for the service.
The record of third-party music providers that you could combine with HomePods remains to be fairly lean. Till now, the most important alternate options to Apple Music which have added that help had been most likely Deezer and Pandora. You’ll be able to lastly ask Siri to play music with Spotify on HomePods, however the firm nonetheless doesn’t help connecting the app to Apple’s audio system.
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To attach YouTube Music to your HomePods, you’ll must both have a YouTube Music or YouTube Premium account. Open the app, faucet your consumer icon within the high proper, then go to Settings > Linked Apps > Join with HomePod. Then, to set it as your default, open the Residence App in your iPhone or iPad, faucet the settings icon within the higher proper there, and go to Residence Settings > Your username (within the Individuals part) > Default Service.
If you happen to don’t see the “Linked Apps” choice in YouTube Music, don’t fear — I didn’t both at first. After force-closing the app and re-opening it, nevertheless, it was there. You may additionally must be sure you’ve acquired the newest model of the app.