Apple Releases 14.2.1 Software for HomePod and HomePod Mini

Apple today released new 14.2.1 software designed for the HomePod and the HomePod mini, with the software coming a month after the release of the 14.2 HomePod software.

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There's no word yet on what's included in the new 14.2.1 software, but we'll update this article should it offer anything notable. According to Apple's release notes for the update, it adds "general performance and stability improvements." The prior update, 14.2, added support for new Siri and Intercom functionality.

‌‌‌‌HomePod‌‌‌‌‌ software is installed automatically on the ‌‌‌‌‌HomePod‌‌‌‌‌, but the ‌‌‌‌‌HomePod‌‌‌‌‌ can also be manually updated by following the instructions in our ‌‌HomePod‌‌ update how to.

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Top Rated Comments

jtingley86 Avatar
45 months ago
Maybe this will fix the rampant connectivity issues we've been experiencing!
Score: 19 Votes (Like | Disagree)
tekie99 Avatar
45 months ago
Has anyone else noticed the grammar issues in Siri responses? Asking her to turn on the Dining room lights, and her response is Ok, the light are on..

I am hoping this fix clears that up..
Score: 15 Votes (Like | Disagree)
tymeframe Avatar
45 months ago
Should Siri be able to tell me what software version I'm running, or am I being lazy ?
Score: 10 Votes (Like | Disagree)
SBlue1 Avatar
45 months ago
Hopefully they added an EQ
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)
AppleMad98004 Avatar
45 months ago
Hope this corrects the horrible delay and wrong messaging Siri gives. For example, "turn on living room light" Siri thinks about it, says it's trying, and then says there is a problem.

Right after stating that the light turns on....
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)
filmantopia Avatar
45 months ago

Maybe this will fix the rampant connectivity issues we've been experiencing!
Same. It’s been really frustrating trying to do some basic things with four HomePods in the apartment.
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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