Nice information for the devoted few Apple House of us who use YouTube Music (I do know you’re on the market!) — now you can combine the service together with your HomePods and both ask Siri to play songs utilizing YouTube Music or set the service as your default supply. 9to5Google spotted a Reddit put up from YouTube Music product head Brandon Bilinski announcing the update. You could find instructions for setting up the integration on a assist web page for the service.
The listing of third-party music companies that you would be able to combine with HomePods remains to be fairly lean. Till now, the largest options to Apple Music which have added that assist had been in all probability Deezer and Pandora. You may lastly ask Siri to play music with Spotify on HomePods, however the firm nonetheless doesn’t assist connecting the app to Apple’s audio system.
To attach YouTube Music to your HomePods, you’ll have to both have a YouTube Music or YouTube Premium account. Open the app, faucet your person icon within the high proper, then go to Settings > Linked Apps > Join with HomePod. Then, to set it as your default, open the House App in your iPhone or iPad, faucet the settings icon within the higher proper there, and go to House Settings > Your username (within the Individuals part) > Default Service.
Should you don’t see the “Linked Apps” possibility 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 have to be sure to’ve received the most recent model of the app.