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How to Ask Siri on HomePod to Play Music Playlists, Genres, Moods

One of the primary uses for Siri on HomePod is to control your Apple Music accumulation. There are Siri voice summons for getting to content like playlists, kinds, dispositions, preferring or disdaining melodies, playing more music in view of something you’ve heard, beginning another radio station, and considerably more.

Since the rundown of Siri charges is so broad, this guide won’t cover each conceivable alternative and sort bolstered by accessible through Siri, however it should fill in as a decent beginning stage while becoming acquainted with what precisely your HomePod can do with your Apple Music library.

Playlists and Library

Your playlists might be the substance you’ll cooperate with regularly in Apple Music, and Siri on HomePod can play any Apple Music playlist you’ve made in the past on an iOS gadget or Mac. Siri can likewise play Apple Music’s by and by curated blend playlists.

For things in your library, utilize the “play my” order and Siri will play collections and tunes as of now added to your library. For everything else, Siri will play any tunes accessible on Apple Music, regardless of whether they aren’t in your library yet.

  • “Hey Siri, play my Book Time playlist.”
  • “Hey Siri, shuffle my Book Time playlist.”
  • “Hey Siri, add this song to my Book Time playlist.”
  • “Hey Siri, add this to my library.”
  • “Hey Siri, play My New Music Mix.”
  • “Hey Siri, play the A-List Pop playlist.”
  • “Hey Siri, play my music from Sam Smith.”
  • “Hey Siri, play the newest music from Vance Joy.”

Genre, Moods, and Radio

Siri can comprehend an extensive variety of charges asking for different melodic types and dispositions found in Apple Music. You can discover some of these states of mind in Apple Music itself by exploring to the Browse tab, tapping Playlists, at that point looking through the greater part of the Activities and Moods. You can likewise ask for melodies in view of decades, particular years, and correct dates. We’ve incorporated a couple of cases beneath to kick you off.

  • “Hey Siri, play some recent pop music.”
  • “Hey Siri, play some chill music.”
  • “Hey Siri, play some romantic music.”
  • “Hey Siri, play some music to dance to.”
  • “Hey Siri, play the best songs from the ’90s.”
  • “Hey Siri, play the top 10 songs from 1986.”
  • “Hey Siri, play the top song from April 17, 1992.”
  • “Hey Siri, create a radio station based on The Killers.”

Here are some examples of more keywords that you could enter into the above commands:

  • Sad
  • Angry
  • Lazy
  • Somber
  • Calm
  • Fun
  • Romance
  • Weekend
  • Cooking
  • Party
  • Workout
  • Focus
  • Motivation
  • Bedtime

General Controls

There are multiple commands you can relay to Siri to control music playback, with some examples below.

  • “Hey Siri, play music.”
  • “Hey Siri, pause.”
  • “Hey Siri, skip this song.”
  • “Hey Siri, skip forward 30 seconds.”
  • “Hey Siri, jump back 10 seconds.”
  • “Hey Siri, previous track.”
  • “Hey Siri, raise/lower the volume.”
  • “Hey Siri, increase the volume to 50 percent.”
  • “Hey Siri, turn on repeat.”

Other Commands

  • “Hey Siri, play Party in the USA.”
  • “Hey Siri, I like/dislike this.”
  • “Hey Siri, what song is this?”
  • “Hey Siri, what was the last song called?”
  • “Hey Siri, who sings this?”
  • “Hey Siri, who is the drummer in this?”
  • “Hey Siri, what year is this song from?”
  • “Hey Siri, how many songs are on this album?”
  • “Hey Siri, play more like this.”
  • “Hey Siri, after this play Rolling in the Deep.”
  • “Hey Siri, play some Florence and the Machine.”
  • “Hey Siri, tell me more about this artist.”
  • “Hey Siri, I want to hear the live version of this song.”

On the off chance that you ever need to return to the playlists and radio stations that Siri makes for you through voice summons on HomePod, make a beeline for the For You tab in Apple Music. On the off chance that you look down a bit, you should see “As of late Played” loaded with the substance that Siri played on HomePod.

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