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Google Home tips and tricks -- get them here.



There are a lot of great CNET How To articles around Google Home so I figured I'd post them here for you as a quick and easy way to access them. If you have a Google Home tip or discovered something new and interesting that is not listed below, please share them with us below. Let's try to keep this thread tidy & keep it strictly to a tip & how-to thread. If you have a questions on the Google Home, please start a new discussion.

Enjoy & I hope you find these helpful.
-Lee

How to change the voice of Google Home
https://www.cnet.com/how-to/how-to-change-the-voice-of-google-home/

How to turn your TV on with Google Home
Google has made it even easier to turn on your TV with your voice. All you'll need is a Chromecast.

9 Google Home tips for busy parents
To make your job as a parent easier, a Google Home can help with everything from putting food on the table to putting your kid to bed.

How to create multiple timers with Google Home
The Google Home smart speaker is capable of running several concurrent timers. Here's how to set and manage multiple timers.

7 new tricks in the Google Home
Google Home is now smarter with the help of the Google Assistant. Here are seven of the new features added

How to create reminders on Google Home
Google Home can now remind you when it's time to take out the trash. Here's how.

How to find your lost phone with the Google Home
If you misplace your phone around the house, the Google Home can help you locate it.

Now you can ramp up the bass on Google Home speakers
Here's how you can turn the bass up to 11 (or… plus 6 decibels, at least) on your Google Home speaker.

9 surprising things Google Home can't yet do
The Google Home is a pretty well-rounded smart speaker, but there's a bunch of simple things it can't do.

Use Google Home as your family dinner bell with Broadcast
The Broadcast feature for the Google Assistant launches today, so you can let everyone know it's time to eat with a simple command.

5 Google Home tips for couch potatoes
Google Home makes a great TV remote for Netflix and YouTube.

7 tips for listening to Spotify on Google Home
Two great tastes that sound great together.

How to set default playback devices for Google Home
Tired of constantly telling your Google Home which device to play music or videos on? Now you can set defaults.

How to link your phone number to Google Home
Instead of placing calls from an unlisted number, Google now lets you add your personal number to Google Home.

Google Home gets 7 new tricks
The Google Assistant got smarter at Wednesday's Pixel event.

Ecobee thermostats now talk to the Google Assistant
Google's voice assistant now works with Ecobee's smart thermostats.

5 Google Home tips for people who love music
Other than sounding surprisingly good for such a small speaker.

How to turn Google Home into a Bluetooth speaker
A recent Google Home update turned it into a Bluetooth speaker. Here's how to pair your phone and stream any audio you want.

How to lower the volume of Cast devices when talking to Google Home
How to lower the volume of Cast devices when talking to Google Home

You can now string two Google Home commands together
You no longer have to separate all your commands when talking to Google Home. It can handle two requests at once.

You can now shop for Target stuff on your Google Home
A new partnership adds Target inventory to Google Express delivery and Google Home smart speakers.

How to make phone calls with Google Home
You can now use your Google home like a landline phone.

How to get started with a Google-powered smart home
The Google Home smart speaker can be a convenient centerpiece in your connected setup.
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Useful treat

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Great contribution! You have gathered a huge information in a small content.

Post was last edited on March 9, 2018 4:45 PM PST

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Great tips & Tricks

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These resources are really helpful. Everything about Google Home, we can get from this thread. Thumbs up!

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New Lenovo Smart Display with Google Assistant?

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So Lenovo launched their new smart display with Google Assistant with it. I mean, it's the first of its kind since it has a built in screen. I got mine, and it works better than the home mini I have. But both are connected so now I have 2 assistants but with 1 brain lol.

Check it out : https://www.lenovo.com/us/en/smart-display/

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Very Useful

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Great Information and Contribution

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Great

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Google is going to change everything now! Great contribution.

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Great Tips

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These tips are great and the tech is super, i cant wait to get them as soon as i can. keep the good information comming.

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Very helpful...Awesome tricks

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You research is great. you combined the whole information nicely. Readability score is awesome.

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