How to disable the Apple HomePod in iOS 8 and iOS 9
Apple’s new HomePod was a surprise hit, but a lot of users are still worried about its future.
So, we’ve put together a list of things you can do to make sure it doesn’t happen again.
Update to iOS 8 or later Apple has a few new tweaks to iOS that make the HomePod a bit more convenient for those of us who don’t have a Mac.
If you’re running iOS 8.4 or later, you can now set the device to use a “no-hassle” home experience.
It’s the first time we’ve seen this option in iOS, and it makes the Homepod a bit easier to use.
If it’s not in the list of tweaks, simply swipe up on the Home screen to go to the settings menu and tap the “Show settings” button.
You can also set the Home’s home button to a different color to match your iPhone.
Unplug the device.
There are several ways to unplug the Home.
If the Home is connected to the power cord, you’ll need to disconnect the power from the device and then turn off the device (the same process applies if the device is connected via Bluetooth).
If the device has no power, you might need to plug it into a power outlet.
If that’s not possible, you could use the same process to unblock the Home from any other Mac, but this doesn’t work for all HomePod models.
If your Mac doesn’t have AirPlay support, you may need to disable it.
It’ll probably be an automatic process that’s only enabled when the Home isn’t connected to a Wi-Fi network.
You’ll need a third-party app to turn AirPlay on, like AirPlay Pro.
Turn off Siri and Spotlight.
Siri will stop working if the Home has AirPlay, and Spotlight is no longer available on HomePod devices.
You may also want to disable Spotlight for the Home if it’s a third party app.
If Siri or Spotlight are still running, turn them off.
Install HomeKit for iOS.
If HomePod is not in HomeKit, you need to install HomeKit first.
You will need to use Apple’s “HomeKit for macOS” app, or a third part like Apple’s AirDrop.
Once you’ve installed HomeKit (which is free if you don’t already have it), go to Settings > iCloud, and then tap the Home button.
Under General, select HomeKit.
The Home button will appear on your Home screen.
The option to enable HomeKit is hidden in this section, but it should be easy to find.
You should also enable Siri for HomeKit as well.
Set up Apple Pay.
If Apple doesn’t support HomeKit or Siri, you won’t be able to set up Apple’s payment system.
You could use an app like Pay.com to get Apple Pay, but that’s probably not a good option for most people.
If any of these steps are not available for your device, you will need another way to pay for services, like using Apple Pay or paying for items with NFC.
Install Apple WatchOS.
Apple Watch is still a work in progress, so it’s unclear whether Apple is going to support it in the future.
For now, if you have an Apple Watch, you don: a.
Use your phone to track the progress of apps, services, and music.b.
Have access to the HomeKit camera if it supports the Home as an audio device.c.
Have a physical HomePod connected to your Mac.
You don’t need to do anything special to set this up.d.
Once Apple Watch and Siri support are available, you should use these features to connect to the Apple Watch: a) Connect to the watch and the Home b) Watch a video and start an app c) Listen to music d) Read the news and receive alerts e) Play games f) Get more information and notifications If you do not use Apple Watch or Siri in these ways, Apple may disable them, and you may have to reinstall HomeKit to continue to use them.
You also might not be able a) to see the Home on the watch, or b) use Siri or watch face data to find out the current time.
Apple says that the Home doesn’t need a watch to work properly.
But if you use HomeKit in this way, you probably shouldn’t have to worry about this.
Use Apple Pay in iOS 9.
While Apple Pay has not officially been announced for iOS 9, it has been made available for a limited time.
If there’s one thing we know for certain about Apple Pay now, it’s that it’s more convenient than paying for things with credit cards or credit cards alone.
The app supports both Apple Pay and Visa, as well as Mastercard, Discover, and American Express.
It also supports Apple Pay on