How to Pair Victor Reader Trek with Google Home

The Victor Reader Trek GPS navigator, eBook player, podcatcher, and web radio can connect to most any Bluetooth speaker.  This allows listening to podcasts, books, recorded notes, and streaming internet radio through that speaker. We thus show here how to pair Victor Reader Trek with Google Home speakers that can act as Bluetooth speakers. How … Continue reading How to Pair Victor Reader Trek with Google Home





How to Pair JBL Flip 4 with Google Home Speakers

This post demonstrates how to pair JBL Flip 4 with Google Home speakers. These include the original, mini, and max Google Home versions. Since this pairing happens between the Flip 4 and the Google speakers directly, you need not turn Bluetooth on in the mobile device you’re using to establish this pairing. How to Pair … Continue reading How to Pair JBL Flip 4 with Google Home Speakers





How to Pair JBL Clip 3 with Google Home Speakers

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





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 Turn Down Google Home Mini Volume

There are many ways for how to turn down Google Home Mini volume. These depend on the app(s) you’re streaming from mainly. But the speaker itself has two touch pads as well, for volume control on its left and right edges. Plus, you can set volume with the native Google Home app. Finally, the Mini … Continue reading How to Turn Down Google Home Mini Volume





How to Set Sleep Timer on Google Home Mini Speaker

All Google Home speakers now feature a sleep timer function that you can set and cancel with voice requests! 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.  In this post, … Continue reading How to Set Sleep Timer on Google Home Mini Speaker





How to Set Sleep Timer on Original Google Home Speaker

The original Google Home smart speaker now features a sleep timer function that you can set and cancel with voice commands! In this piece, we show how to set that sleep timer on the original Google Home smart speaker, using voice commands. You first start your speaker playing content from an internet radio station, podcast, … Continue reading How to Set Sleep Timer on Original Google Home Speaker





How to Change WiFi on Google Home, 2018

You may experience Wi-Fi connection errors when booting your original Google Home speaker. Or, the smart speaker 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. These situations can occur if you’ve changed your WiFi network name (SSID) or network … Continue reading How to Change WiFi on Google Home, 2018





Connecting Google Home to Honeywell Thermostats 2017

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 Google Home to Honeywell Thermostats 2017





How to Turn On Bluetooth Pairing Mode in Google Home

All smart speakers in the Google Home family now support Bluetooth.  They can act as Bluetooth speakers themselves. This allows you to play audio from your phone or other mobile device through them.  Indeed, you get better sound quality through a Google speaker.  So in this demo, we prepare the Google Home Mini speaker to … Continue reading How to Turn On Bluetooth Pairing Mode in Google Home