JBL Charge 3 Google Home Pairing Instructions

This post demonstrates how pairing JBL Charge 3 with Google Home smart speakers works. These include the original, mini, and max Google Home versions. Since this pairing happens between the Charge 3 and the Google speakers directly, you need not turn Bluetooth on in the mobile device you’re using to establish this pairing. JBL Charge … Continue reading JBL Charge 3 Google Home Pairing Instructions





Google Mini Charger Specs for Mini Google Speaker

The charger shipped with the Google Mini smart speaker is a common medium-current USB power source  So we cover the Google Mini charger specs and details for this wall AC supply.  But if you cannot find an original replacement charger, any high power USB supply with a micro USB plug works well. But in the … Continue reading Google Mini Charger Specs for Mini Google Speaker





How to Change WiFi Network on Google Home Max

We have not yet received our Google Home Max voice activated speaker. But it appears that the routine for how to change WiFi network on Google Home Max, is the same as for the other Google Home smart speakers, such as the Home and the Mini.  So, here, we’ll rewrite the procedure for the Mini, … Continue reading How to Change WiFi Network on Google Home Max





Factory Reset Google Home Mini Instructions

Here we answer the question: How to Factory Reset Google Home Mini?  You might reset your Google Home Mini smart speaker to get it ready for sale to another person.  Or, you want to link it to a new Google account. Or you wish to connect it to a new Wi-Fi network. Whatever the reason, … Continue reading Factory Reset Google Home Mini Instructions





Google Home Smart Speaker Review, 2019 Update

Launched in November of 2016, the Google Home smart speaker is a Wi-Fi enabled intelligent speaker, that acts as the front end for Google’s virtual assistant service.  The Home can “hear” your spoken questions and commands, and can speak the answers back to and perform tasks for you. It’s also an internet radio that can … Continue reading Google Home Smart Speaker Review, 2019 Update





How to Set Default Music Provider on Google Home, 2019

The default music service on Google Home is the provider that the Google Assistant consults first when you ask her to play a song.  To get content from the default service, you don’t have to say its name.  You can just say, “Okay Google, play Funky Town.”  But if you want to play this from … Continue reading How to Set Default Music Provider on Google Home, 2019





Reset Button on Google Chromecast Audio, Where Is It

In this piece, we show exactly where the reset button on Google Chromecast audio receiver is. Reset Button on Google Chromecast Audio Receiver, Its Location Find the reset button is located on the side of the Chromecast, near the micro USB power port at the top of the unit, pointed at by the blue arrow, … Continue reading Reset Button on Google Chromecast Audio, Where Is It





Google Home Bluetooth Speaker Pairing Instructions, 2017

All current Google Home smart speakers may now be used as Bluetooth speakers, thanks to firmware and Google Home app updates in 2017. Here, we demonstrate how to connect your tablet or phone to a Google Home smart speaker via Bluetooth, and transmit audio to that speaker for room-filling, astonishingly awesome sounding playback given how … Continue reading Google Home Bluetooth Speaker Pairing Instructions, 2017





How to Control Google Home Mini Volume

There are many ways for how to control Google Home Mini volume.  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 as well. Plus, you may control the volume with the Google Home app.  Finally, the Mini also controls loudness through … Continue reading How to Control Google Home Mini Volume





How to Play Music from PC on Google Home, 2018

This post covers how to play music from PC on Google Home speakers.  Why would you want to do this?  Well, maybe you have some local audio files in your music library, stored on your Windows computer.  And, you’d like to cast them to your Google Home enabled speakers.  These include the Google Home, Google … Continue reading How to Play Music from PC on Google Home, 2018