In the month of June, Apple came out with support for higher-quality Lossless Audio and Spatial Audio on Apple Music, however, at the time of its launch, Lossless Audio was not available on the HomePod or the HomePod mini.
Though Apple in a publication highlighted that Lossless Audio would be coming to the HomePod and HomePod mini in the future.Seems the long awaited higher quality audio will be rolling out this fall when the new HomePod 15 software is rolled out publicly to the mass.
How To Use Lossless Audio on HomePod 15
Inline with 9to5Mac, users who have the HomePod 15 beta software can enable Lossless Audio by opening the Home app and then tap on the Home icon in the upper left corner, after which they can select “Home Settings”
Then tap the user profile, Next, scroll down to “Media” and select “Apple Music” tab, toggling on “Lossless Audio.”
How To Know You are On Lossless Audio Quality
When playing a song on the Apple Music App that supports Lossless quality, the music player will feature a Lossless icon on the screen to make it clear that you’re listening to the Lossless quality.
Other Features on HomePad 15
Its uncertain if there are further additional features coming on the HomePad 15 and its beta, though they have been series of complaints about sudden failures and overheating on previous updates which might have been due to the new software.
How to Get HomePod 15 Beta
The HomePod 15 beta is only available on invite basis from Apple and it is not widely available to developers or public beta testers.