Icons on the Apple Watch (and their meaning)

The status icons Status icons at the top of the screen give you information about Apple Watch: You have an unread notification. Swipe down on the watch face to read it. Apple Watch is charging. Apple Watch battery is low. Apple Watch is locked. Tap to enter the passcode and unlock. Water Lock is on, and the screen doesn’t …

Changing Wristbands on Apple Watch

Remove, change, and fasten bands Follow these general instructions for removing, changing, and fastening bands, and then find the instructions for your specific band later in this section. Make sure you’re replacing a band with one of the same size. The bands are sized according to the size of Apple Watch and should not be used …

Pair Apple Watch with iPhone

To use your Apple Watch with watchOS 4, you need to pair it with an iPhone 5s or later with iOS 11 or later—Apple Watch Series 3 (GPS + Cellular) requires an iPhone 6 or later. Setup assistants on iPhone and Apple Watch work together to help you pair and set up Apple Watch. WARNING: To avoid injury, read Important safety information before using Apple Watch. Put …

Apple HomePod Safety and Compliance

  WARNING: Failure to follow these safety instructions could result in fire, electric shock, or other injury or damage to HomePod or other property. Read all safety information and operating instructions before using HomePod. Important Safety Instructions Read these instructions. Keep these instructions. Heed all warnings. Follow all instructions. Do not use HomePod near water …

Siri Assistant Settings on Apple HomePod

Ask Siri With Siri, HomePod is great at answering questions about the things you want to know, and do, in your home. Siri can help you with things in these categories: General knowledge “Hey Siri, who was the 13th president of the United States?” “Hey Siri, what’s the tallest mountain in Germany?” “Hey Siri, what …

Control Your Home with Apple HomePod

Control your home Use HomePod to control the HomeKit accessories—such as lights, thermostats, and window shades—that you’ve set up in the Home app on your iOS device. Then you can say things like “Hey Siri, set the thermostat to 72 degrees”or “Hey Siri, did I lock the front door?” The commands that work when you’re …

Listen to Podcasts/Music & Control Playback on Apple HomePod

Hear something you’ll like. Just say “Hey Siri, play some music.” Apple Music learns your taste and uses it to choose which songs to play for you. To help Apple Music learn what you like, say “Hey Siri, I like this” when you hear a song you’d like to add to your preferences. Listen to …

Privacy and Security Settings on Apple HomePod

Privacy and security Security and privacy are fundamental to the design of HomePod. Nothing you say is sent to Apple servers until HomePod recognizes “Hey Siri” before a request. All communication between HomePod and Apple servers is encrypted, and anonymous IDs protect your identity. For detailed information about privacy and Siri, see the iOS Security …

Using AirPlay with Apple HomePod

AirPlay Using AirPlay 2, HomePod can play audio sent from an iOS device or Apple TV. (HomePod and the other devices must be connected to the same Wi-Fi network.) Play audio from another device. On your iOS device, select HomePod as an audio destination and control its volume in Control Center. Require a password for …