You may experience Wi-Fi connection errors when booting your Google Home speaker. Or, you may notice that your speaker device does not show as connected in the Google Home app. Both problems occur when the speaker is no longer linked to your Wi-Fi network, unless it is online (i.e. connected successfully to your network with internet access). These situations can occur … Continue reading Changing Wi-Fi Network on Original Google Home Smart Speaker
Update: 2017-11-29: The original Google Home smart speaker now supports Bluetooth. So, as of the summer of 2017, you can now use the Google Home speaker as a Bluetooth speaker as well. The Google Home smart speaker does not yet offer the ability to act as a Bluetooth speaker. In other words, you can’t connect … Continue reading Pairing Google Home Speakers as Bluetooth Speaker, NOT YET!
This post details what you’ll need and how to set up a Google Home smart speaker assistant device with Google’s voice assistant service. What You’ll Need Before Starting A Wi-Fi internet connection. None of the Google Home devices manufactured thus far has an Ethernet RJ45 port. So, your only choice is to connect them to the Google Assistant service via your internet-connected wireless network. Note that the … Continue reading Original Google Home Smart Speaker Assistant Setup Instructions, Tips, Procedures, Help
You may decide to sell or give your Google Home smart speaker to another person. or wish to link it to a different Google account, or connect it to a different Wi-Fi network. To unlink this device from its current Google account, to assure that it forgets the Wi-Fi connection information stored within, and to restore it to factory default (fresh … Continue reading How to Reset Original Google Home Smart Speaker to Factory Default Settings
Not difficult packaging for the Google Home voice activated speaker. Very simple to unbox, power up, and make ready for setup. For our vision impaired and blind readers, the Google Home smart speaker comes in a solid, heavy box that slides apart into two pieces, with a picture of the unit on the front, as pictured next. The front and sides are white … Continue reading Unboxing Original Google Home Voice Activated Speaker
We bought a Google Home smart speaker with the Google virtual assistant, and were pleased to learn today, that Google Home now supports connecting our Honeywell Total Connect Comfort (TCC) thermostat. We checked under the smart home devices option in the Google Home App. Honeywell is now listed there, and it found our home thermostat we scanned for smart devices on our home network. No … Continue reading Connecting Original Google Home Smart Speaker to Honeywell Smart Thermostats