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Apple will expand SharePlay music control to HomePod and Apple TV in iOS 17.4 and tvOS 17.4

Apple will allow friends and family to control music playing on the HomePod or Apple TV in its next update — and here’s how you can do it in the beta.

Red Apple Music icon set against a red background
Apple Music

SharePlay is a feature tied to FaceTime and iMessage that allows users to interact with apps and media simultaneously. It was revealed alongside iOS 15 as a FaceTime feature, then added to iMessage with iOS 16.

The feature has allowed users to watch movies, listen to music, and do Apple Fitness+ workouts together. But it has been absent from the HomePod and Apple TV — until now. The new feature was spotted by MacRumors.

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