Smart home assistants these days are like household items. In the last decade, the amount of interaction that people have had with their smart devices such as Google Home, Google Mini, and Nest Hub is unimaginable. Whenever you need help with your household activities, you could ask the voice assistant. You want to enjoy some music, movies, or tv shows; you only need to speak up.
The convenience of having a smart home assistant is something only an owner of such a device would understand. As we dwell more about the Internet of Things(IoT) and Artificial Intelligence(AI), more and more smart home devices will soon flood the market. The potential of this technology in the future seems endless.
But it is not a cakewalk when it comes to the installation procedure. Many new Google Home, Google Mini, and Nest Hub customers find it confusing to set one up. These devices don’t have displays that make them even more complicated to configure and set up. But all these are google device, and all you need is a smartphone with a google account, and you are good to go. So in this article, let’s take a look at the setup procedure for the Google Home, Google Mini, and Nest Hub.
How to Set Up a Google Home, Nest, Home Mini Hub?
First, you need to have a phone with you which is preferably charged up well. The next thing you need is a Google account with proper information about the login credentials. You need to know what is the username and the password for one particular Google which you will need to control and configure your smart home assistant. Next, you need to download the Google Home App and make sure that it has all the required permissions for access, including the information of your current location.
Once you have all of these lined, now you just need to plug in your assistant into a power supply and turn it on. Once the Google Home, Nest, or Home Mini is booted up, a notification will go to your phone on your Google Home app. You can just tap the notification, or you can open up the app and use the “+” button to look and choose either the Google Home, Nest, or Home Mini. Once you do select on your device, just like how it is with Bluetooth pairing, you will have to match up numbers on your assistant and smartphone and pair them up.
Now just some simple instructions will show up on your device’s screen, and you need to follow them accordingly. Once you do that, you will be prompted for voice match, and if you want multiple users interacting with the device, then you could do it now and later, with the help of the app. For that, you will need to connect your smart assistant to these other individuals’ Google accounts too. Once all of this sorted out, then you will be greeted with Google’s tutorial guide. This will teach all of the basics of how to use your new smart home assistant. After this, your device is all ready and set up for use.
If you want to customize or make changes to this smart assistant, then you need to open up “Account Preferences”. You will find it in the menu button inside your Google Home App. Under preferences, you can set which language you want to use to interact, how you want your assistant to address everyone, and similar other small tweaks according to your personal preference. If you want to add Apps like Spotify to add to your Google smart assistant, then you can do it with Google Home App. Just remember the login information for your Spotify Account.
So that is all you need to know about setting up a Google Home, Nest, Home Mini for the first time. It is not that tough at all if you have the Google Home app installed on your smartphone. If you have any queries with this guide, then comment down below. Also, be sure to check out our other articles on iPhone tips and tricks, Android tips and tricks, PC tips and tricks, and much more for more useful information.