Everyone knows that if you want to tell Siri to play music through HomePod, you have to subscribe to Apple Music. Some time ago, you can also do this if you are a Pandora customer. Now Apple is also turning on the tap for Deezer. Spotify is still banned.
This means that if you are subscribed to the music streaming platform Deezer
Now we can listen to music streaming with CD quality offered by the Deezer music platform, on our HomePod, without going through the iPhone application first.
This means that if you are a Deezer subscriber, you can now interact directly with your HomePod and say “Hey Siri, play Deezer music” or “Hey Siri, play (such song)” and it will play from the platform.
Deezer today announced its integration with HomePod. This means that users will be able to configure Deezer as their music service. predetermined on HomePod and the new HomePod mini.
Once configured, you can ask HomePod through Siri play songs, albums and playlists. Instead of using Apple Music, the device will stream directly from the Deezer platform.
Deezer says the HomePod can even stream high-quality lossless music if you subscribe to Deezer HiFi. However, the integration does not extend to Deezer’s podcasts or live audio content; only to the music in your catalog.
To get the new service, download the latest version of the Deezer app on your iPhone and make sure it is updated to iOS 14.3 or later. Deezer has around 16 million active users with a streaming library of 73 million songs. Excellent news, without a doubt. Will Apple do the same with Spotify? Let’s hope so.