Apple Releases HomePod Software 15.2 With Apple Music Voice Plan Support

Alongside iOS 15.2, Apple today released a new 15.2 software update for the HomePod and the HomePod mini.

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The HomePod 15.2 software adds support for the $4.99 per month Apple Music Voice Plan, a Siri-based option for listening to ‌Apple Music‌ on HomePod and other devices.

Software version 15.2 includes support for Apple Music Voice Plan, a new subscription tier designed to access music using Siri, and extends Siri voice recognition to new languages. This update also includes performance and stability improvements.

Today's update adds several new languages to the HomePod in addition to introducing ‌Apple Music‌ Voice Plan. There's now support for the following languages:

- Dutch (Belgium)
- Dutch (Netherlands)
- French (Belgium)
- French (Switzerland)
- German (Switzerland)
- Italian (Switzerland)
- Russian

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

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Top Rated Comments

twistedpixel8 Avatar
13 months ago
Please… please have fixed the HomeKit Siri issues. I have had enough of “still working on it… on it… hmm…”
Score: 13 Votes (Like | Disagree)
AndyBMac Avatar
13 months ago

What issue? There is no issue with HomeKit. Just Works.
Lol no it doesn’t. I can no longer say hey Siri turn off the living room tv. Broken. Hey Siri turn off the living room lights. Broken. Hey Siri set the upstairs temperature to anything. Broken. Everything is broken in HomeKit for iOS 15 since launch. Where have you been. I have my whole house in HomeKit and as soon as I updated to iOS 15 it all broke. I just spent 2000$ on a new LG tv that worked with Siri until I updated to iOS 15. iOS 15 has a broken HomeKit. I am so angry I spent all this money and everything worked perfectly in iOS 14 and iOS 15 broke everything I spent my hard earned money in and was so awesome when it worked. Now not so much.
Score: 8 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Ion-X Avatar
13 months ago
Last night I asked HomePod to play In the Long Run by the Eagles. This is what it gave me instead:



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Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)
AndyBMac Avatar
13 months ago

Oh no thank you for the update then I will not update. I’m taking everything back to iOS 14 even my HomePod mini. I need my house fixed this is enraging. ???
iOS 14 is till available I’m going back. I don’t SharePlay or FaceTime android links. I need my smart house fixed!!! Steve Jobs is rolling in his grave!!! What’s wrong with Apple today? All their software sucks now!!! Boo apple you missed the mark again. ?‍♂️
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Squuiid Avatar
13 months ago

For many of us we get “hang on… still working… hmm, this is taking a while” etc. for ages even though the scene has been set immediately.
Exactly. Still happening in 15.2
Incredibly disappointing.
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Squuiid Avatar
13 months ago
Just updated 7 HomePods. 5x OG and 2x Mini.
HomeKit issues persist! :mad::mad::mad:
Unbelievable.
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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