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 your … Continue reading Where is the Reset Button on Google Home Mini Smart Speaker



How to Pair Original Google Home Smart Speaker as a Bluetooth Speaker

The original Google Home smart speaker, pictured above, may now be used as a Bluetooth speaker due to firmware and Google Home app updates in 2017.  In this post, we illustrate how to connect your tablet or phone to this speaker via Bluetooth, and transmit audio to the speaker for room-filling, awesome sounding playback. We’d … Continue reading How to Pair Original Google Home Smart Speaker as a Bluetooth Speaker



Does Original Google Home Smart Speaker Have Bluetooth Yet? Yes, it Does

The Google Home smart speaker now offers the ability to act as a Bluetooth speaker.  You can connect your iPad, iPod, or other Bluetooth audio source  to the Google Home speaker, and then play music on your device, and have it come out of the Google speaker. However, there still appears to be no way … Continue reading Does Original Google Home Smart Speaker Have Bluetooth Yet? Yes, it Does



Original Google Home Smart Speaker Spotify Commands List

Through the Google Home assistant via the Google Home speaker, you can control your music listening on Spotify with your voice!  Ask Google Home to play a song, and album, or a public playlist or one of your own private playlists.  Google home works quite well with Spotify, giving you access to all your specific Spotify account content, just by asking. … Continue reading Original Google Home Smart Speaker Spotify Commands List



Google Home Smart Speaker Vs. Alexa Smart Speaker 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 Smart Speaker Vs. Alexa Smart Speaker Features



How to Reboot Original Google Home Smart 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 Method … Continue reading How to Reboot Original Google Home Smart Speaker



How to Unlink Pandora from Original Google Home Smart Speaker

You may wish unlink (remove, delete) your Pandora account from a Google Home Speaker due to one or more of the following: You like different versions of music than what Pandora offers, and so, you temporarily wish to remove Pandora from your list of searchable music station sources.  Then, the streams you request will not be found … Continue reading How to Unlink Pandora from Original Google Home Smart Speaker



How to Delete Google Home Smart Speaker 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 Smart Speaker Voice Recording History



Where is the Reset Button on Original Google Home Smart Speaker

Where is the Google Home Speaker reset button? This button doubles as the Mic Off button, which is located in the rear of the Google Home speaker, near the top, as pictured next. With the speaker turned on, press and hold the reset button here for five to ten seconds, to start a factory default hard … Continue reading Where is the Reset Button on Original Google Home Smart Speaker



Pandora Setup on Original Google Home Smart 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 Original Google Home Smart Speaker Instructions