HomePod Stops Playing After A Few Seconds (15.5.1: Fixed!)

HomePod 15.5.1

HomePod 15.5.1

HomePod stops playing music after twenty seconds? This has become a common issue after the HomePodOS 15.5 update, released last week. Apple has decided to fix it and just released HomePod 15.5.1!

HomePod 15.5.1 Release Notes

The bug fix is mentioned in the update log:

HomePod 15.5.1 release notes

“Software version 15.5.1 addresses an issue where music could stop playing after a short time.”

How To Fix HomePod Stops Playing After A Few Seconds

According to the Cupertino-based tech giant you can fix this issue by updating your smart speakers to this latest release:
HomePod 15.5.1 update

  • 1. Open the Home app and tap the ‘house icon’, available in the top-left corner of the screen.
  • 2. Go for Home Settings.
  • 3. Scroll to Software Update.
  • 4. Tap Update All, after HomePod 15.5.1 pops up.
  • Tip: Be patient until the new update is installed and reboot HomePod to make sure that you power up from scratch.

Have you updated to version 15.5.1? Has the HomePod stops playing after a few seconds issue been fixed at your end? Share your feedback in the comments section!

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