Google Home Powered Speaker: Google Home is a voice-activated speaker
powered by the Google Assistant. Ask it questions or tell it to do things. It's
your own personal Google assistance that is always ready to help. Thanks to Google's rich history in search, Google
Home is ready for your questions. Get real-time answers including the latest on
weather, traffic, finance, sports, local businesses and more.
- Voice Activated w/ Far-Field Microphones: A simple voice request
triggers Google Home to play music, podcasts, radio and more. Far-field
microphones and industry-leading natural language processing ensure Google Home
hears you reliably. You can mute the microphone for privacy.
- Built-In Amplifier & Speaker: An integrated
high-excursion 2" driver powered by a built-in amplifier and two 2" passive
radiators deliver omni-directional sound with crystal-clear highs and rich bass.
Wireless Network Connection: The Google Home is equipped
with built-in WiFi for a wireless connection to your home's wireless router and
network. It uses dual band (2.4GHz/5Ghz) Wi-Fi (802.11b/g/n/ac) for
high-performance streaming. WPA2-Enterprise is not supported.
Google Home App: Use the Google Home App for
Apple iOS 9.0+ and
Android OS 4.2+ to connect the Google Home Speaker to your home's wireless
WiFi network from your Apple iOS or Android device. You also get to configure
compatible apps within the Google Home App, plus adjust various settings.
Multi-User Accounts: Google Home has added the ability for up to six
people to connect their Google account to one Google Home. So now when you ask
the Google Assistant for help, it can distinguish your voice from your spouse or
kids, and you'll be able to hear your own personal playlists, your own commute
time, your own schedule and more.
Chromecast Compatible: Using only your voice, you can initiate and control audio to
any powered speaker, receiver, or TV with
Chromecast Audio, or
You'll have access to Play, Pause, Skip, & Volume control of each compatible
Multi-Room Audio: Multiple Google Home devices can be grouped together to enjoy the
same song in every room. Group any combination of Google Home, Chromecast Audio
or Speaker with Chromecast built-in together for synchronous music throughout
your home. Your favorite music and audio from Chromecast-enabled apps are
instantly available to stream.
Note: Multi-room sync
with video devices isn't currently supported.
Mobile App Audio Streaming: Stream audio from your smartphone to
Google Home from 100+ Chromecast-enabled audio apps or through phone mirroring.
- Music & Radio: Play music from popular music services by artist,
song, genre, album playlist, mood, or activity. You can also listen to your
favorite internet radio station. Compatible music and internet radio apps
include Tidal, Spotify,
Radio (subscription fees may apply).
- News, Weather & Sports: Get the latest news and weather from
sources you trust. With Google Home, you can listen to top headlines, get
the latest on a certain category of news (like world, weather, business,
tech, etc.), or ask about a specific news item. With Google Home, you can
even stay up-to-date on your favorite sports, teams, and games using your
- Podcasts: With Google Home, you can listen to your
favorite podcasts and shows from anywhere in your home, using only your
voice. Currently, you can't request podcasts from partner podcast players,
like Spotify, Google Play Music, and TuneIn.
- Chrome Browser: By playing music from a
Chrome browser tab, you
can mirror what's playing on your computer screen onto Google Home.
- Android Audio: Stream your favorite music, playlists, podcasts,
and more that are stored on your Android (OS 4.4.2+) device to Google Home.
This is also known as "mirroring". You cannot stream stored content
on an Apple iOS device.
- Some music providers, like Spotify and YouTube Music, require a
subscription to play music from its Chromecast-enabled app. Also, you must cast
from the YouTube Music app, not the YouTube app.
- You can block explicit music and video content from
YouTube, Google Play Music, and other music/radio services from playing on
Google Home and linked devices.
Streaming To Your TV: You can even use Google Home to control your TV
with Chromecast or Chromecast built-in. You can initiate and control
videos, as well as select TV shows and movies from
Netflix with simply using
your voice. In addition, you can enjoy a slideshow of your personal photos from
your Google Photos library.
Hands-Free Calling: Google Home supports hands-free calling,
so you can call friends, family, and businesses using just your voice. Call your
own personal contacts or millions of businesses thanks to Google's extensive
business listings. You can also call a number by speaking it aloud. Google does
not record any of the phone conversation. Answering incoming calls and calls to
emergency services are not supported.
Smart Home Automation: Google Home lets you control devices around
your home from compatible smart home automation partners.
- IFTTT: You can create your own voice commands for Google Home or
the Google Assistant on your Android device, Apple iPhone, or computer using
IFTTT (If This, Then That).
- Light Control: With
Hue or lights connected to
SmartThings on Google Home, you
can use your voice to control the lights around your house without touching
a switch. Philips Hue Scenes are not supported.
- Smart Plugs & Switch Control: You can use your voice to control
Belkin Wemo plugs or switches and plugs or switches connected to SmartThings
on Google Home.
- Thermostat Control: Now you can use your voice with the Google
Assistant and Google Home to control the temperature in your home, switch
between heating and cooling modes, and more. Compatible thermostats include
thermostat, or select thermostats connected to
Manage Tasks & Plan Your Day: Start your day the right
way with Google Home. Wake up and hear the information you need without going
online or opening your calendar. Also, set alarms and timers for things you need
- Calendar & Event Information: Use Google Home and
Calendar to get information about an event or get your schedule for the day
from Google Calendar - using only your voice. Currently, you will only hear
events from the main calendar associated
Google Account used to set up Google Home. You can't add events
to your Google Calendar using your voice.
- Traffic & Commute Information: With Google Home, you can always
get to work on time by hearing information about your commute, traffic
conditions, and your estimated time of arrival. You can even call a car to
come pick you up with
- Weather Forecast Information: With Google Home, you can listen to
the current weather and upcoming forecast for your location using only your
- Local Business Information: With Google Home, you can search for
local places and ask for important information, like hours of operation or
- Shopping: Order everyday essentials & add items to your shopping
list with your Google Assistant on Google Home. Add items to your shopping
list and check what's already on it using
Google Keep. Then
order hands-free from your favorite stores with
- Alarms: Set, check, cancel, stop, and snooze multiple recurring
alarms. Never run late or miss a flight or meeting. You can set and manage
alarms with just your voice.
- Timers: Set and manage a timer for cooking, game time, laundry
and to track other activities using the timer on Google Home. It's great for
the kitchen, but can be used in the living room, bedroom, and more. Set,
pause, check, resume, and cancel timers.
- Flight Information: Use Google Home and
Gmail to get status
updates on your upcoming flights.
Get Answers: Google Home can help you find answers for many of your
daily questions - including calculator, translations, unit conversions,
nutrition, dictionary, and more.
- Calculator: Perform complicated calculations
- Dictionary: Get definitions of spellings for words.
- Facts & Info: Get answers to everyday questions.
- Finance: Ask about current individual stock prices or current
points of an index, like the NASDAQ.
- Nutrition: Get nutrition information for ingredients or food.
- Translations: Get translations for words or phrases in supported
Games: Lighten up your day or test your trivia smarts with jokes,
trivia, games, and other fun on Google Home.
Touch & Remote Control: The top touch surface gives you total control, and a
mute button lets you put Google Home's microphones on standby. You can also use
your Android smartphone/tablet or Apple iPhone/iPad as a remote and operate everything from playback to volume.
Guest Mode: Guest mode makes it easier for your friends to cast their
favorite media to your Google Home from an Android or Apple iOS device without
connecting to your Wi-Fi network. As the host, you can keep your password
private. Guests can cast from their Android or Apple iOS device as long as they
are in the same room as the Google Home.
AC Power Adapter: The Google Home voice-activated speaker comes with an external AC
power adapter (16.5V/2A) which needs to be plugged into an AC wall outlet or