Is the HomePod volume control not working as expected? You’re trying to adjust the sound level but the outcome is unpredictable? The audio output jumps in the opposite direction or doesn’t change at all? This is caused by a HomePodOS bug.
How To Fix HomePod Volume Control Not Working
A. Update to HomePod 15.5 (or later)
B. Check WiFi Range
HomePods tend to have a better Wi-Fi antenna when compared to iPhone. So, if you’re using the smart speaker in your garden at the limit of the WiFi range, the iOS device might drop wireless connectivity and not able to forward your interaction with the volume bar!
If, HomePod mini volume doesn’t change, glimpse in the top-right corner of your iPhone and check if the WiFi connectivity icon is displayed. If you see 5G or 4G instead it means that your smartphone is disconnected from your wireless hotspot, thus unable to control the HomePod volume until you reconnect.
C. Reboot Devices
Have you managed to fix the HomePod volume issues? Which fix helped out? Do you have a better suggestion? Use the comments section and share your feedback!
Related: Here is how to check HomePod Wifi signal strength!