How do I make MacOS High Sierra System Preferences changes to 'Sound' permanent?

How do I make MacOS High Sierra System Preferences changes to 'Sound' permanent until changes made again.

I want to change Sound/Output from 'Internal Speakers' to an Apple HomePod named "Office"

I want this change to persist until I make another change to this option - no change on power down / power up or reboot.
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MARSPATHRetired EE/Computers/ITAsked:
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Tim LapinComputer Consultant (Desktop analyst)Commented:
While I have never used one, I did some experiments with my own mac and my headphones.  The sound setting will persist through reboots IF THE HEADPHONES STAY CONNECTED.  Disconnecting them while the system is up and running will cause the Sound Output settings to change immediately.

It sounds like the O/S treats it as a wireless connection, just like any other wireless connection.  By contrast, the system can remember printers.
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MARSPATHRetired EE/Computers/ITAuthor Commented:
Seems it is so... I am remembering to connect the external speaker as part of my startup procedure.

Thanks!
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