How to Pause Google Home Mini

You can pause or play of the Google Home Mini talking smart speaker by touching it as follows. You might pause it to stop it from playing audio when ready for bed or when taking a phone call. When paused, the speaker waits indefinitely for you to resume it.  But it forgets the paused content … Continue reading How to Pause Google Home Mini

Google Home Mini Volume Control Explained

There are many ways to work the Google Home Mini volume control.  These depend on the app(s) you’re playing from mostly.  But the Mini itself has two touch pads for controlling volume on its edges. Plus, there’s also a volume control for the speaker in the Google Home app.  Finally, you can access the Google … Continue reading Google Home Mini Volume Control Explained

Unlink Spotify from Google Home Mini

Gives the unlink Spotify from Google Home Mini routine.  Now you may wish unlink (remove, delete) your Spotify account from your Google Home Mini smart speaker because either: You’ve cancelled your Spotify subscription, and just want to get rid of its records from your Google Home app settings, to de clutter. You’re giving the speaker … Continue reading Unlink Spotify from Google Home Mini

How to Unlink Spotify from Google Home Mini

In this post, we discuss how to unlink Spotify from Google Home Mini Smart Speaker.  Now you may wish unlink (remove, delete) your Spotify account from your Google Home Mini smart speaker because either: You’ve cancelled your Spotify subscription, and just want to get rid of its records from your Google Home app settings, to … Continue reading How to Unlink Spotify from Google Home Mini

AC Power Adapter for Google Home Mini

An adequate AC power adapter for Google Home Mini is a USB power supply that outputs a nominal 1.8 amps at 5 volts (8 watts or more).  Should the adapter that comes with the Mini break down, then you’ll certainly need another.  So this post makes several  Google Home Mini replacement power adapter suggestions.  These … Continue reading AC Power Adapter for Google Home Mini

How to Use Google Home Mini as Bluetooth Speaker

The Google Home Mini smart speaker, pictured above, may now be used as a Bluetooth speaker due to firmware and Google Home app updates in the last few years. In this article, we show how to use your tablet or phone to drive this speaker via Bluetooth.  You indeed can send audio to the Mini, … Continue reading How to Use Google Home Mini as Bluetooth Speaker

How to Restart Google Home Mini

You may want to know how to restart the Google Home Mini smart speaker if it behaves erratically, becomes non responsive to questions and commands, locks up, emits strange noises, breaks up, chirps unexpectedly, and so on. Always try a speaker restart first, as this often clears up many problems, and avoids the unnecessary action … Continue reading How to Restart Google Home Mini

Google Home Mini Charger Specs

The Google Home Mini charger cord shipped with the smart speaker, is a standard medium-current USB power supply, though it does no charging. Why not?  Because the speaker has no rechargeable battery inside.  Furthermore, though a USB style cable, the five foot long white cord is permanently attached to the power plug part.  Thus you … Continue reading Google Home Mini Charger Specs

How to Hook Up Google Home Mini

This post explains how to hook up the Google Home Mini and get your speaker up and running after purchase, or when you move a speaker you already have to new WiFi routers or make other WiFi changes.  With your iOS or Android mobile device and the Google Home app, setting up your speaker anew … Continue reading How to Hook Up Google Home Mini

Google Home Mini Sleep Timer

All Google Home speakers now feature a sleep timer function that you can set and cancel with voice requests! Moreover, sometimes they refer to this timer as a sleep timer, music timer, radio timer, or podcast timer.  But no matter what you call it, it works the same for all these media sources.  So in … Continue reading Google Home Mini Sleep Timer