HomePod Turning Apple TV on/off with HomePod

OutGolfn

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Aug 8, 2010
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I’m seeing the same behavior. I can have the HomePod/Siri turn on Apple TV and actual TV, but the “Hey Siri turn off Apple TV” does not work currently. Hopefully Apple addresses this in next update as I have submitted feedback to them.
 
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BlankStar

macrumors 6502a
Aug 13, 2004
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I'm at work so can't test, but maybe try other commands? Since you never really turn it "off". Can you make the screensaver pop up?
 

actcyclist

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Jun 10, 2017
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I get the message saying it's paused. It then turns off the Apple TV after 15 minutes, which also turns off my TV and soundbar.
 

DNichter

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Apr 27, 2015
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What do you say to turn on the TV? "Hey Siri, turn on the Living Room Apple TV" - would that work? I have mine named "Living Room Apple TV".
 

BlankStar

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Aug 13, 2004
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Belgium
I always wake it up by letting it play some music. Haven't tried "turn on".

"Hey Siri, play some music on the Apple TV in the living room"
 
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