205 – HomePod Update Woes and Tips – With Jeff Gamet and Guest Kelly Guimont

The latest In Touch With iOS with Dave he is joined by Jeff Gamet and guest Kelly Guimont. We all have HomePod upgrading woes to 15.5.1. Tons of great tips for Apple Watch, iPhone, iPad, HomePod, and AppleTV. You can now add an Apple Account card to the wallet but not if you have 2 Apple ID’s. Our frequent guest Andrew Orr has a new gig with AppleInsider. We discuss his first story about an AirPort comeback and more. 

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Wallet App Now Supports Apple Account Cards on iOS 15.5 but doesn’t work if you have 2 Apple IDs. We review our experience with this. 

Our friend and frequent guest Andrew Orr is now writing for AppleInsider and we want to congrat him on his new gig this week. Why not discuss his first article. iCloud Time Machine for Mac & new AirPort routers pop out of rumor mill – but hurdles abound


Beta this week. 15.6 Beta 1 continues, 

HomePod updates: there always seem to be issues ith HomePod working properly we review our experiences Apple Releases HomePod Software 15.5.1 With Fix for Bug That Could Cause Music to Stop Playing we also talk about the rumors of a return of the HomePod. 

How the HomePod can be Apple’s new iPod: Fun, popular, and simple


We have a tips session and provide tips for Apple Watch, iPhone, iPad, HomePod, and Apple TV.

Apple Watch

Manage notifications

open up the Apple Watch app on iPhone and scroll down to the Notifications section from within My Watch. Goto the list of apps that are currently installed on your Apple Watch. Use the toggles provided to allow or disallow certain apps sending you notifications. You will want to repeat this process when you begin downloading third-party apps. Delivery quietly is another opton. 

Power and Reboot

The power button on the Apple Watch sits below the Digital Crown. Hold it in for three seconds until the Apple logo appears, signifying that the Apple Watch is turning on. The home screen will now appear.

Hard Reboot. Sometimes your watch can not just run right, An alternate to reboot is a hard reboot, Press and hold the Digital Crown and side button together until you see the Apple Logo, 

FindMy on Watch


Customize spotlight search settings > Siri/Search Refine Notifcations so the are set for you. 

Brittany Smith’s video on notifications:

Using PIP and how you can turn it off. Settings > General > Picture and Picture. 

Our Host

Dave Ginsburg is an IT professional supporting Mac, iOS and Windows users and his wealth of knowledge of iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, and Apple TV. Visit the YouTube channel follow him on Twitter @daveg65.and the show @intouchwithios

About our Regular Contributor

Jeff Gamet is a podcaster, technology blogger, artist, and author. Previously, he was The Mac Observer’s managing editor, and Smile’s TextExpander Evangelist. You can find him on Twitter and Instagram as @jgamet and YouTube

About Our Guest

Kelly Guimont is a podcaster and friend of the Rebel Alliance. She appears on The Incomparable network as well as hosts I Want My M(CU) TV. You can also hear her on The Aftershow with Mike Rose you can find her on Twitter and Instagram @verso

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