How to Reboot the Google Home Mini Smart Speaker

You may wish to reboot your Google Home Mini smart speaker if it starts behaving erratically, becomes non responsive to questions and commands, 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 of hard resetting your … Continue reading How to Reboot the Google Home Mini Smart Speaker



Where is the Reset Button on Google Home Mini Smart Speaker

Where is the Google Home Mini speaker reset button located? This single-purpose button is located on the bottom (underside) of the speaker, in the orange area, near the power port, pointed at by the blue arrow, shown in the next picture.   With the speaker turned on, press and hold the reset button here with … Continue reading Where is the Reset Button on Google Home Mini Smart Speaker



Google Home Vs. Alexa Features

The age of intelligent speakers coupled with virtual assistants has arrived, and the competition is hot currently, for who can create the most useful features and benefits as quickly as possible.  As a result, the Google Home and Amazon Alexa virtual assistants, utilizing artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning systems, grow smarter and smarter with each … Continue reading Google Home Vs. Alexa Features



How to Reboot Google Home Speaker

You may wish to reboot your Google Home speaker if it begins behaving erratically, becomes non responsive to questions and commands, emits strange noises and so on.  Always try a speaker restart first, as this often clears up many problems, and avoids the unnecessary action of hard resetting your speaker.   Google Home Speaker Reboot … Continue reading How to Reboot Google Home Speaker



How to Delete Google Home Voice Recording History

Each time you speak a request or command to your Google Home speaker, Google Home records your voice and sends that up to the Google Assistant service in the cloud.  These recordings help the assistant “learn” your ways of talking (your accent, how you say specific words, et al) so that she grows better able to … Continue reading How to Delete Google Home Voice Recording History



Pandora Setup on Google Home Speaker Instructions

If you’re a Pandora streaming service subscription holder, you can now listen to your playlists and request songs from the Pandora internet radio station library to play on your Google Home smart speaker.  With a few uncomplicated setup steps, you’ll gain full access via voice commands to your Pandora content through your speaker.  And, if you’re new … Continue reading Pandora Setup on Google Home Speaker Instructions



Spotify Setup on Google Home Speaker Instructions

If you’re a Spotify streaming service subscription holder, you can now listen to your playlists and request songs from the Spotify library to play on your Google Home smart speaker.  However, Google Home will not play Spotify recordings until you link it up with a (free at least) Spotify account.  Indeed, with a few simple … Continue reading Spotify Setup on Google Home Speaker Instructions