How to Use HomePod Mini With a Mac

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The HomePod Mini is a spunky minimal-savvy speaker that comes with a lot of amazing features. In the event that you don’t have devoted speakers for your Mac, it can serve as a good speaker for music and motion pictures. Here’s the way to utilize a HomePod Mini with your Mac.

The HomePod Mini an AirPlay speaker. This implies that you can utilize it in playing audio for gadgets that work with AirPlay 1 or 2. These gadgets incorporate your iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, and even Mac.

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What’s more, since it utilizes the AirPlay convention, the way toward utilizing it with your Mac isn’t equivalent to for any old Bluetooth speakers. Indeed, you can’t connect the HomePod Mini utilizing Bluetooth by any means.

However, you can use your HomePod Mini and your Mac together if they are on a similar Wi-Fi network. You don’t have to utilize a similar Apple ID on the two gadgets.

When the two of them are on a similar Wi-Fi network, the HomePod Mini than normal will appear straightforwardly in any AirPlay menu on your Mac. This can be in an application like Apple Music or TV.

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If you’re running macOS Big Sur or fresher, the most ideal approach to change to the HomePod little is by utilizing the Sounds module in the Control Center.

How to Use Your HomePod Mini With a Mac

To begin, basically, click the Control Center symbol (flip changes) from the menu bar. You’ll see it close to the date and time.

Click Control Center From Menu Bar On Mac
Click Control Center From Menu Bar On Mac

Here, click the AirPlay button from the Sound area.

Click Airplay Button From Sounds In Control Center
Click Airplay Button From Sounds In Control Center

Next, select your HomePod Mini than expected to change to it.

Select Homepod Mini From Output
Select Homepod Mini From Output

Your Mac will change its default speaker to the HomePod. You’ll have the option to increase or reduce the volume utilizing the slider or the media controls on your console.

Drag Sounds Module To Menu Bar
Drag Sounds Module To Menu Bar

On the off chance that you plan on doing this frequently, it may assist with adding the Sound module straightforwardly to the Control Center.

Select Homepod Mini From Sounds In Menu Bar
Select Homepod Mini From Sounds In Menu Bar

Open the Control Center, click the Sounds module, and drag it to the menu bar.

Switch Back To Internal Speakers
Switch Back To Internal Speakers

Now, choosing the Sound icon from the menu bar will allow you to change to the HomePod little.

Mac Homepod
Mac Homepod

In the event that you can’t track down the Sound catch in the menu bar, you can turn it on from System Preferences. Go to System Preferences > Sound and select the checkmark close to the “Show Volume in Menu Bar” alternative.

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