Did you know that you can see the temperature and humidity with HomePod MiniIn application Home? Climate in Home available.
Since they launched the second generation of smart speakers in 2020, Apple he said nothing about the fact that on HomePod Mini are sensors for ambient temperature and humidity. Moreover, this characteristic by which HomePod Mini it can also be a room thermometer, it was not activated by either Apple until recently.
With the launch iOS 16.3, Apple activated the sensors Climate on HomePod Mini. Many owners were surprised to see Climate in the application Home, in which the temperature and humidity are shown. Personally, I didn't even know from which device these data were collected.
How do you see temperature and humidity with HomePod Mini
1. First of all, you must have the latest version of iOS and / or iPadOS. a HomePod Mini and application Home on iPhone and / or iPad.
2. Open the application Home, and the upper part shows "Climate". As in the image above.
Each speaker HomePod it can be assigned to a room in the house or an area. Thus, if you have more HomePod Mini, you will know the temperature and humidity in every room where there is one HomePod.
You don't need to configure anything for the new "Climate" feature to appear in the application Home on iPhone or iPad.
With this feature, automations can be set depending on humidity and temperature. For example, you can set from which humidity value to start the dehumidifier or from which temperature to start the air conditioner.