Google's smart speaker can do a whole lot more than give you a weather forecast or play music. It's a powerful tool that can control your other smart home devices and automate your life with a simple voice command. If you're a proud owner of one, here the are tips you need to know.
Where should you put your Google Home?
Google Home speakers are small enough to fit in most places around the house, but they can serve specific purposes in different rooms.
If you spend a lot of time getting ready each morning, there are. Maybe you like to cook, or your family generally congregates in the kitchen. In that case, your , where it can set timers, answer cooking questions and control smart appliances.
Need more help deciding? This guide helps you figure out.
Google Home speakers are good looking just as they are, but if you want them to blend into your decor, there are ways to.
Master the basics
Your new Google Home has plenty of interesting features and can perform a lot of actions. But before you dive into all of them, start with the.
- Do you speak more than one language at home? You can make your
- You don't have to stick with the default voice Google Assistant uses.
- You can
, or custom voice command.
, so it won't wake anyone up when you use it late at night.
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How to talk to Google Assistant
For the most part, you'll be interacting with your Google Home through spoken commands. You can ask your new speaker anything you'd type into Google, plus a whole lot more.
The fullis long and growing, but there are several you'll actually use regularly:
- Make a , or
- Ask your to do anything
- Create as many as you want
- (and learn )
- Learn how to together
Rock out to music
Playing music will likely become one of your favorite things to do with your Google Home. Here are few tips to get you started:
- Now you can
- Love using Spotify?
Control your smart home devices
Google Home speakers can serve as a central hub for all of your smart devices. For the most part, it can control any smart home product you already have.
To get started, we have. Then, learn with Google Home.
How to fix common problems
Once you've set up your Google Home, you shouldn't need to mess with the settings or troubleshoot. But no software or hardware is perfect, so you should know about theand how to fix them.