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macrumors 68000
Original poster
Sep 5, 2009
With the latest OS, I am seeing (hearing) audio sync issues across HomePods when playing music from Apple Music. Things will start out fine but it seems like with every few songs they slip out of sync by a fraction of a second, creating this super nasty echo. If I pause then play, everything comes back into order. I’m also seeing this between different HomePods in different rooms and within a stereo paired set...

Anyone else noticing this?


macrumors 604
May 30, 2018
My Homepods (blue) never played the 4th song on every album this year, with Monterey & Somona
so they are in a box now, next to the macbook air 2020.

naughty.... naught machines will learn!


macrumors 68030
May 16, 2006
Waterbury, CT
Mine are terribly out of sync regularly. These things worked much better when they were new. I also can’t seem to airplay to my Mac mini at the same time as the AirPods without it being a big mess or not working at all
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