How to tune HomePod’s sound using equalizers on iOS and macOS

February 10, 2018 ( Speaker )
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Apple’s HomePod is a small marvel of modern technology that features a custom Apple A8 chipset and far field listening via beamforming tweeters. For some reason, though, users cannot seem to access audio output controls.

But you can tune your HomePod’s audio by using some of Apple’s proprietary apps and AirPlay.

Step 1: Open iTunes and connect to HomePod via AirPlay.

Step 2: Select HomePod and begin audio playback.

Step 3: Select Window and the Equalizer in the menu.

Step 4: Select a preset or drag the frequency sliders to alter volumes of individual


You can also change the overall frequency values by using the Preamp slider.

iTunes also offers a Sound Enhancer feature to widen the stereo effect by changing the base and treble properties.

Sound Enhancer can be enabled from iTunes > Preferences > Playback > Sound Enhancer On/Off

In iOS devices, this can be done by via Apple Music or similar music apps. If you stream music from Apple Music to HomePod, you can choose from Apple’s own presets by going to Settings > Music > EQ.

If you have any more queries you need answered about the HomePod, let me know in the comments section below!

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