Best accessories for HomePod mini iMore 2021
Apple's small but mighty HomePod mini brings convenient Siri controls, excellent sound, and so much more to your home. While cheaper than the original, the smaller HomePod is still an investment, so if you want to protect or expand your speaker's capabilities, you need the best accessories for HomePod mini. Whether you are looking for cases, stands, HomeKit accessories, or a way to upgrade your home theater — these are the best accessories for HomePod mini.
- Instant upgrade: Apple TV 4K
- Space-saver: STANSTAR Outlet Wall Mount for Homepod Mini
- Travel-friendly: YWL Hard Case for Apple HomePod Mini
- Stand-up: Spigen Silicone Fit Designed for HomePod Mini
- Mini power: Anker 30W PIQ 3.0 & GaN Wall Charger, PowerPort Atom III Slim USB-C Power Adapter
- Portable protection: UAYH Compatible with HomePod Mini Case, Silicone Protective Portable Case
- Bedside companion: i-Blason Cosmo Series Table Holder Stand
- Mini mount: Delidigi HomePod Mini Wall Mount
- Blends-in: Pinson Owl Holder Stand, Owl Statue Smart Speaker Holder Stand
- Thready to go: Nanoleaf Essentials A19 Light Bulb
- Monitoring and more: Eve Energy
Instant upgrade: Apple TV 4KStaff Pick
The HomePod mini offers incredible sound for its size, but what if you could use it for movies or shows? You can with the Apple TV 4K. Through AirPlay 2, you can beam your content's sound wirelessly to one or more HomePod minis, and starting with iOS 15, you will be able to set it as your TV's default speaker for even more things like apps and games.
Space-saver: STANSTAR Outlet Wall Mount for Homepod Mini
Perfect for kitchens or bathrooms, the STANSTAR Outlet Wall Mount allows you to get your speaker up and off of the counters. This easy-to-install mount hangs from the HomePod mini's power adapter plugged into a standard outlet — no tools required. In addition, built-in cable management gives the whole package a clean, mess-free look.
Travel-friendly: YWL Hard Case for Apple HomePod Mini
The compact HomePod mini is already easy to haul around, but the speaker's mesh is susceptible to stains and damage if you are not careful. The YWL Hard Case gives you a place to store your HomePod mini and its power adapter while out and about, providing shock protection, water-proofing, and dust resistance with durable EVA construction.
Stand-up: Spigen Silicone Fit Designed for HomePod Mini
While protecting your HomePod mini is critical, the furniture or surfaces that your speaker rests on is equally important. This silicone stand from Spigen provides a shock-absorbing layer that prevents vibrations, protecting surfaces like wood from rings and stains. The unique stand also allows you to position your HomePod mini so you can see if Siri is active from across the room.
Mini power: Anker 30W PIQ 3.0 & GaN Wall Charger, PowerPort Atom III Slim USB-C Power Adapter
The only thing that isn't mini with the HomePod mini is its eye-sore of a USB-C power adapter. Anker's 30-watt PowerPower Atom III Slim gives your HomePod mini the juice it needs in a flat form factor allowing you to fit your speaker's plug into tight spaces like behind your couch.
Portable protection: UAYH Compatible with HomePod Mini Case, Silicone Protective Portable Case
This silicone case from UAYH helps with portability and adds a splash of color to your HomePod mini. Available in black, blue, and red, the UAYH case provides shock protection and an anti-slip grip on the bottom, which also acts as a barrier between your HomePod mini and the surface it sits on.
Bedside companion: i-Blason Cosmo Series Table Holder Stand
iBlason's Cosmo stand combines a HomePod mini stand with an Apple Watch charging dock, creating a fantastic bedside companion. In addition, the Cosmo features a smooth silicone exterior and an indention for the HomePod mini that reduces slipping and scratches, and cable management allows you to store both power cords neatly.
Mini mount: Delidigi HomePod Mini Wall Mount
Another accessory that helps get your HomePod mini up and out of the way, this mount for Delidgi allows you to attach your speaker to walls and other flat surfaces. Hidden cable management keeps your extra cord safely hidden underneath, and installation is quick and easy with the included screws and anchors.
Blends-in: Pinson Owl Holder Stand, Owl Statue Smart Speaker Holder Stand
This fun HomePod mini owl stand from Pinson allows you to hide your smart speaker in plain sight. Especially effective with white HomePod mini's, the owl stand exposes the top half of the speaker to prevent microphone interference and allows you to see the LED display when Siri is active.
Thready to go: Nanoleaf Essentials A19 Light Bulb
Nanoleaf's Essentials A19 Light Bulb connects to your HomePod mini via the latest wireless connectivity standard — Thread, making it one of the best HomeKit light bulbs that you can buy today. With Thread, toggling power to Nanoleaf's bulb, dimming its insane brightness levels, or switching between millions of fun colors through HomeKit takes effect almost instantly with incredible reliability.
Monitoring and more: Eve Energy
The Eve Energy HomeKit smart plug makes almost anything in your home instantly smart — just plug and play. Like the Nanoleaf's light bulb, the Eve Energy smart plug takes advantage of the Thread radio built into the HomePod mini, and it supports energy monitoring so you can keep tabs on how much your coffee maker or heater costs to keep running.
Get the most out of your smart speaker with the best accessories for HomePod mini
The best accessories for HomePod mini not only provide the essentials like protection and portability, but they can also extend the capabilities of Apple's smart speaker. With an Apple TV 4K in your home, you can upgrade your home theater setup by using the HomePod mini as a speaker, or with HomeKit accessories, you can turn on your lights using just your voice.
If you want to reduce clutter in your home, then the STANSTAR Outlet Wall Mount for Homepod Mini can help. This handy outlet mount gets your HomePod mini and power cord up off of your kitchen counter with a frame that hangs from the HomePod's USB brick.
Are you looking to jump into the wonderful world of HomeKit now that you have a HomePod mini? Then the Nanoleaf Essentials A19 Light Bulb is the best place to start. Nanoleaf's bulb connects to your HomePod mini via Thread which offers rock-solid reliability and lightning-fast response times to all of your Siri requests through your smart speaker.
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