Apple HomePod User Guide Details ‘Everything You Need to Know’


Apple has published their HomePod User Guide, now available on the web, as first orders of the speaker have launched down under in Australia. HomePod launches in the U.S. on February 9, 2018.

Homepod user guide

The HomePod User Guide has the following sections:

Get Started

  • Welcome to HomePod
  • Set up
  • Control HomePod
  • HomePod settings
  • AirPlay
  • Privacy and Security

Apple Music

  • Listen to music
  • Control playback

Apple Podcasts


Control your home


  • Ask Siri
  • Messages, Reminders and Notes

Support and Safety

HomePod is priced at $349 USD in the United States; there is no ETA as to when the smart speaker will launch in Canada. Despite launching outside of Canada, HomePod will work outside the USA, but will only have English at launch.

Click here to visit Apple’s HomePod user guide. Did you buy a HomePod from the USA?


  • Gary Croxford

    Bought it from the US site and heading to a very snowy Buffalo, NY to (hopefully!) collect it from the Apple Store there on Saturday 🙂

  • Subnormal Fever

    Preordered mine too from the US and receiving it in a couple of days!!! Impatiently tracking the shipment!!!

  • I am going to Buffalo on Saturday to pick-up mine as well!

  • Gary Croxford

    Fingers crossed the weather cooperates! Got my collection notification earlier, great stuff.
    Drive safe 🙂

  • Spiridus

    Pre-ordered mine, hoping it have it by Wednesday. So can’t wait!!