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You can no longer play Apple Music content on HomePod and iPhone simultaneously

2 monthes ago   |   By MobileSyrup

Apple Music users now can't play different music on a HomePod and an iPhone simultaneously unless they own a Family Account, according to various Reddit posts. It was previously possible to play music on a HomePod while still listening to music on your iPhone. Though probably uncommon for individual Apple Music users, if your HomePod is located in a shared environment, family members might want to listen to music while you pump tunes privately from your iPhone. Parallel streaming on Homepod and iPhone from r/HomePod Reports of the switch initially appeared on Reddit and then were then...
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Apple's latest HomePod bug fix has users frustrated

Apple's latest HomePod bug fix has users frustrated

2 monthes ago   |   By SlashGear

Ever since the Apple HomePod first launched, Apple Music subscribers with an individual plan have been able to stream music to it while streaming something different to an iOS device. This functionality was particularly handy, as it meant that you could listen to music on an iPhone while out and about as someone else used the same Apple ID to...
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'Parallel' Apple Music streaming on a HomePod and iPhone was apparently not a feature, it was a bug

'Parallel' Apple Music streaming on a HomePod and iPhone was apparently not a feature, it was a bug

2 monthes ago   |   By Phone Arena

Apple might not be giving up on the HomePod entirely , but with the company's music streaming service available on Amazon's extensive Echo family, it's getting harder and harder to recommend the Siri-controlled smart speaker.
One thing that may have enticed Apple Music users to pick up one of these arguably high-quality $349 bad boys was a feature unofficially dubbed parallel streaming. This allowed for one track to be played on a HomePod while an iPhone streamed a different song from the same Apple Music account, no family subscription required.
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Apple fixes bug that leaves HomePod users without a popular "feature"

Apple fixes bug that leaves HomePod users without a popular "feature"

2 monthes ago   |   By Phone Arena

When Apple's HomePod came out and people started testing it, they found a neat feature. You could play one song on the HomePod and another on your iPhone, even if you had an Individual Apple Music account and not a family one, which allows for playback on up to six devices.
And while we often hear the phrase “it's not a bug, it's a feature”, in this rare case, “it's not a feature, it's a bug” is a more appropriate description of the situation. 9to5Mac noticed that users on the social media website Reddit have started reporting a change in behavior when it attempting to play different songs ...
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