Your HomePod will audibly ping nearby devices to locate them. For example to find your mobile device, just ask the speaker "Hey, Siri, where's my iPhone?" In our testing, Siri replied with, "I found CNET's iPhone nearby. Should I try to make it play a sound?"
Once the device is pinged, you'll also receive an email notification confirming that a sound was played on your device, along with a timestamp for the action.
There aren't any settings to enable, as long as your HomePod and Apple device are under the same account. So long as your iPhone or iPad has an Internet connection (either Wi-Fi or cellular) it will just work.
According to Apple, the HomePod is compatible with iPhone 5S ($61 at Back Market) or later, iPad Air ($182 at Back Market) or later, iPad Mini 2 or later, iPad Pro ($400 at Amazon) and iPod Touch sixth generation.
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