Apple Releases HomePod 15.4.1 Software With Siri Fix

Alongside iOS 15.4.1 and iPadOS 15.4.1, Apple today released a new 15.4.1 update designed for the HomePod and the HomePod mini. The 15.4.1 update comes two weeks after the release of the 15.4 HomePod software.

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According to Apple's release notes, the HomePod 15.4.1 software update fixes an issue that could cause some HomeKit accessories to fail to respond when controlled via Siri voice commands.

Software version 15.4.1 addresses an issue where some HomeKit-enabled accessories could fail to respond when controlled via Siri. This update also includes bug fixes for your HomePod.

‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌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

fwmireault Avatar
9 months ago

According to Apple's release notes, the HomePod 15.4.1 software update fixes an issue that could cause some HomeKit accessories to fail to respond when controlled via Siri voice commands.
TBH Siri needs more than a fix, it needs to be thrown in the garbage and built again from the ground up.
Score: 19 Votes (Like | Disagree)
adammusic Avatar
9 months ago
LET US USE A DIFFERENT WAKE WORD THAN SIRI

MY HOMEPOD MINI IN THE OTHER ROOM ACTIVATES WHEN SAYING HEY SIRI TO MY PHONE RIGHT NEXT TO MY FACE.

solved by giving us wake words options like alexa has done since what 2010.


COME ON
Score: 16 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Return Zero Avatar
9 months ago
Lots of Siri haters... I find that I usually get what I want from her. I was pleased this morning when I heard my phone alarm clock blaring in the distance while I was in the shower, figured I'd have to put up with it's incessancy or go running wet and naked to silence it (didn't think the phone would hear me from inside the shower), then remembered I have a new HomePod mini in the bathroom, asked Siri to silence my alarm, and Siri instantly responded "I've silenced the alarm on one of your devices". Not a difficult task, but I never knew it could do that, and it worked just as I had hoped!
Score: 13 Votes (Like | Disagree)
diego.caraballo Avatar
9 months ago

TBH Siri needs more than a fix, it needs to be thrown in the garbage and built again from the ground up.
Sorry….this is taking too long
Score: 9 Votes (Like | Disagree)
randomgeeza Avatar
9 months ago
"Hey Siri, turn off the heating..."
"Warming up the house"
Score: 9 Votes (Like | Disagree)
kagharaht Avatar
9 months ago
This thing is the most infuriating device ever. "Hold On" "just a sec" " I didn't get that" "sorry not in your playlist" Or it just plays one of the stereo speakers, ignores play everywhere, or ignores volume request.
Score: 7 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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