Excellent news for the devoted Apple House people who use YouTube Music (I do know you are on the market!) – now you can combine the service together with your HomePods and ask Siri to play songs with YouTube Music or set the service as your default supply. 9to5Google noticed a Reddit put up from YouTube Music product head Brandon Bilinski saying the replace. Directions for organising the combination may be discovered on a help web page for the service.
The listing of third-party music providers you may combine with HomePods remains to be fairly sparse. To date, the largest alternate options to Apple Music which have added this help have most likely been Deezer and Pandora. You possibly can lastly ask Siri to play music with Spotify on HomePods, however the firm nonetheless does not help connecting the app to Apple’s audio system.
To attach YouTube Music to your HomePods, you may want a YouTube Music or YouTube Premium account. Open the app, faucet your person icon within the prime proper, then go to Settings > Related apps > Connect with HomePod. Then to set this as default, open the House app in your iPhone or iPad, faucet the settings icon within the prime proper and go to House Settings > Your Username (within the Folks part) > Default Service.
In the event you do not see the ‘Related apps’ possibility in YouTube Music, don’t fret. I did not see that at the beginning both. Nonetheless, after I power closed the app and reopened it, it was there. You may additionally have to be sure you have the newest model of the app.