PSA: Here’s how iCloud Music Library works (and doesn’t work) with HomePod

Update: John Gruber says he’s heard from “a friend seeded with HomePod” that it works with tracks that are not Apple Music or purchased from the iTunes Store “if you have iCloud Music Library enabled.” This is still a bit unclear as to whether those tracks fully integrate and work with Siri. Ideally, Apple will confirm the functionality here sooner rather than later, because right now it seems that nobody knows what works and what doesn’t work.

Despite the fact that HomePod went up for preorder on Friday, there are still a few details about the device left unknown. While we explained last week that HomePod can play purchased iTunes Music, podcasts, and stream Beats 1, we couldn’t confirm how the smart speaker handled iTunes Match content via iCloud Music Library…

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