Reset Homepod Mini with HomeApp, iPhone, MAC or Manually


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If you face any issues with them like, connecting or performance. Simply Reset your Homepod or Homepod Mini using various apple devices or manually with the given options discussed in the page.

The Homepod was first released in February 2018, and the device combines high-quality audio with the Siri voice assistant, allowing users to control their smart home devices, play music, etc.

What is HomePod Mini

HomePod or Homepod mini is a smart speaker developed by Apple Inc. They are designed to be used primarily in the home as voice controlled assistants and high quality audio playback devices.

The HomePod integrates Siri, Apple’s voice assistant, allowing users to control various functions through voice commands. It can perform tasks such as playing music, setting timers, providing weather updates, answering questions, controlling smart home devices, and more.

HomePod Mini, introduced in 2020, is a smaller and more affordable version of the original HomePod. It has a spherical design and is powered by the S5 chip.

Both the HomePod and HomePod Mini are designed to work seamlessly within Apple’s ecosystem.

Reset Homepod or Homepod Mini
Reset Homepod or Homepod Mini

How to Reset HomePod Mini with Home App

It is easy to remove the Accessory of HomePod or HomePod mini from the ‘Home App’ on iPhone or iPad. Here, by following some easy steps to proceed further process.

  1. Open the ‘Home App’ on your iPhone or iPad.
  2. Sign in with your Apple ID that is used for your HomeKit setup.
  3. Locate the HomePod or HomePod mini that you want to reset in the list of accessories.
  4. Touch and hold on to the icon.
  5. Scroll down and tap on ‘Details’.
  6. Click on ‘Remove Accessory’.
  7. Tap on ‘Remove’ to proceed.
  8. The HomePod or HomePod mini will be reset successfully.

Resetting Homepod Mini on Mac or PC

This method will only work with the HomePod Mini, You cannot reset the full-sized HomePod with a Mac, because it doesn’t support a USB-C connection.

  1. First, plug your HomePod Mini into your Mac.
  2. Select your Homepod from the left sidebar in the finder window.
  3. Click on the locations and it will show the Homepod option.
  4. Tap on the Homepod, and restore Homepod will be appeared.
  5. Next, click on the restore and wait for your HomePod Mini to reset.
  6. Disconnect the Homepod mini from Mac.

Reset Homepod Mini

To reset your HomePod without a Mac or iOS device, here are some following steps you’ll need to do this. They are like

  1. Unplug it and wait 10 seconds. then plug it back in and wait for 5 seconds.
  2. Press and hold the middle button on top of the device.
  3. The light at the top of your device will turn red.
  4. Then continue pressing the middle button until you hear three beeps.
  5. Finally, It will be reset when you hear it sound a chime.

Ref: https://support.apple.com/en-in/HT208244

What happens when you do Reset Homepad Mini

When you reset a HomePod or HomePod Mini, several things happen

  • All personalized settings are erased.
  • The device is removed from your HomeKit setup.
  • Music and other content are cleared.
  • The device is ready for a fresh setup.

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