Everything you need to know.
Learn
Set up in three simple steps.
  1. Plug power cable into Google Home.
  2. Plug power adapter into wall socket.
  3. Download and run the Google Home app on a phone or tablet.
    Download on Google Play Download on the App Store
Know the basics.
Lights when active Microphone Touch surface
(entire top)
Mic mute Power status light
Use touch controls at any time.
For those rare moments when voice just won’t do, the entire top is a touch surface to easily control the device.
Use touch controls at any time.
For those rare moments when voice just won’t do, the entire top is a touch surface to easily control the device.
Play / Pause
Tap once to stop audio, timers, alarms, and responses.
Change volume
Swipe circle clockwise to turn up and counterclockwise to turn down.
Start Request
Long press to trigger the Google Assistant.
Mic mute
Press the mute button on the back to keep Google Assistant from being triggered, even if you say “Ok Google”.
Decide when Google Home responds.
You have total control over when you want Google Home to respond to your voice commands. Its light states tell you the status of your device when you say, “Ok Google”.
No lights.
Waiting to hear the "Ok Google" hotword.
Dots animate.
Listening for your request and ready to help.
4 red dots.
Voice control deactivated.
Explore the Google Home app.
The newly-designed Google Home app is your one-stop destination to discover all of Google Home’s content and features.
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Find the latest on features, tips, and offers.
Settings
Control settings like your default music provider or your location, and link compatible devices like smart lights, thermostats, and Chromecast devices.
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