How to Block Explicit Content on HomePod?

How to Block Explicit Content on HomePod?

block explicit content homepod do you know how to prevent your HomePod from playing back explicit songs? If you have kids at home, then this is something many parents might want to do. Some people don’t mind explicit content, but if you’re having problems controlling what types of apps can be accessed by your kids or if you just really don’t like anything inappropriate coming out of your speakers, then take a moment to turn off explicit songs.

Siri on the HomePod has an option to keep track of your favorite tracks so that you can be prompted to listen to them from Apple Music. While this is great for those who enjoy hearing their favorite tracks, it can also mean multiple listens of explicit content and this could potentially be a problem for concerned parents with young children wanting to use the HomePod. Fortunately there is a quick way of disabling this feature so that you will not have to worry about any offensive content accidentally being played around your kids.

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How to Prevent Explicit Content Being Played on HomePod

You probably already know you can’t block explicit content on yourHomePod with a voice command. The best thing to do instead is to use the Settings app on the iPhone that was used to set up the HomePod and turn off explicit language from there.

  1. Launch the Home app on your iPhone or iPadHome app
  2. Make sure you’re in the Home section of the app and long-press on your homepod located under favorite accessories.
     HomePod
  3. This will bring up a dedicated menu that gives you access to settings on your HomePod. You can adjust the volume and playback controls with the Siri icon at the very top of the screen. Scroll below to continue.
     bring up a dedicated menu
  4. Under the music & podcasts section on our platform, you’ll find a toggle that says “Allow Explicit Content”. Use this toggle to disable that content and you’re all set.
    Allow Explicit Content

It doesn’t get any easier than that. HomePod has explicit content filters on our proprietary radar!

We all remember how annoying explicit content warnings were in the music we loved to listen to growing up. The latest Apple software update from Apple Memory Music (http://music.applememory.com/) has now made it so easy for us to choose what kind of songs we want our children to listen to without having to worry about the explicit content on other songs.

Overall, this is a nice parental control tool to have. Because it can be enabled and disabled at any time according to your preferences, it’s suitable for parenting novices or experts alike.

Changing this particular setting on an iPad is a piece of cake. Simply click through to the “HomePod Settings” screen then press the “Advanced” button next to “Require Passcode”. You will be taken to another window which allows you to toggle the feature on or off.

The Home app can be used to control privacy-oriented settings such as location services, access to personal requests, and so on.

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