Apple releases tvOS 15.4.1 and HomePod 15.4.1 updates with bug fixes

Apple has released tvOS 15.4.1 and HomePod Software Update 15.4.1 for all compatible devices. These updates are minor and feature bug fixes.

tvOS 15.4.1

What’s new in tvOS 15.4.1?

tvOS 15.4.1 is a minor update and includes improvements for setting up or restoring an Apple TV. Apple’s release notes mention the following:

This update includes stability improvements when setting up or restoring your Apple TV.

Apple had previously released tvOS 15.4 with new features which included support for viewing home cameras in picture in picture mode while watching other content, captive Wi-Fi network support, Apple TV purchases approval using an Apple Watch, iPhone or iPad.

tvOS 15.4.1 compatibility

tvOS 15.4.1 is compatible with the following Apple TV models:

  • Apple TV HD
  • Apple TV 4K (2017)
  • Apple TV 4K (2021)

How to install tvOS 15.4.1

To install tvOS 15.4.1 on Apple TV, simply go to Settings > System > Software Updates and click on Software Updates. When the update shows up, select Download and Install.

What’s new in HomePod Software Update 15.4.1?

Apple has released HomePod Software Update 15.4.1 with a fix for an issue that could cause HomeKit accessories to not respond when controlled via Siri. The update also includes other undisclosed bug fixes.

Here are the release notes by Apple:

Software version 15.4.1 addresses an issue where some HomeKit-enabled accessories could fail to respond when controlled via Siri. This update also includes bug fixes for your HomePod.

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HomePod Software Update 15.4.1 compatibility

HomePod Software Update 15.4.1 beta is compatible with the following models:

  • HomePod
  • HomePod mini

How to install HomePod 15.4.1 software update?

Open the Home app on your iPhone, iPad, or Mac, which is already connected to your HomePod, and go to Home Settings > Software Update. Select your HomePod, and wait for the update to show up. Tap or click on the Update button and your HomePod will show a white spinning light when it starts updating.

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