There are many different Google Home commands that can be used with the Google Assistant. Whether you need help with a project, want to order food, simply want to listen to music, just want to have some fun, Google home commands can help. Unlike other digital assistants that give you the same reply with every command, Google assistant commands may result in different replies.

All you need to use the Google commands is a smart device, such as an Android smartphone, an iPhone, or a Google smart speaker device, like “Google Home” or “Google Nest Mini”. You can also use Google home commands with third party options that include “JBL” or with smart displays like “Google Nest Hub,” “Nest Hub Max,” and more. It’s even built into some security systems, cameras, and cars.

The following are just some of the many Google assistant commands:

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Phone Commands

  • Find your phone: “OK, Google, ring my phone,” Or “OK, Google, find my phone.”
  • Place a call: “OK, Google, call the nearest [business like “coffee shop”]” or “OK, Google, call [contact name].”
  • Hang up: “OK, Google, hang up.”
  • Pair with Bluetooth: “OK, Google, Bluetooth pairing.”
  • Cancel Bluetooth pairing: “OK, Google, cancel pairing.”
  • Check Bluetooth status: “OK, Google, is Bluetooth paired?”, or “OK, Google, is Bluetooth active?”, or “OK, Google, is Bluetooth connected?”
  • Clear-paired Bluetooth devices: “OK, Google, clear all Bluetooth devices,” or “OK, Google, clear all devices,” or, “OK, Google, unpair devices.”

Music and Media Commands

  • Play some music: “Hey Google, play some music.”, “Hey Google, play some [genre] music.”, “Hey Google, play some music on [music service].”
  • Adjust the volume: “Hey Google, turn up the volume.” “Hey Google, turn down the volume.”
  • Play an artist, song, album or genre: “Hey Google, play [artist].”, “Hey Google, play [song].”, “Hey Google, play the album [album].”, “Hey Google, play [artist/song/album] on [music service].”, “Hey Google, play some [genre] music.”
  • Play a playlist: “Hey Google, play my dance playlist.”
  • Play a song by lyrics: “Hey Google, play the song that goes [song lyrics].”
  • Ask what’s playing: “Hey Google, what’s this song?”, “Hey Google, what’s this album?”
  • Get information: “Hey Google, when did this song come out?”
  • Like or dislike a song: “Hey Google, like this song.”, “Hey Google, dislike this song.”
  • Fast forward or rewind: “Hey Google, skip forward 30 seconds.”, “Hey Google, skip backward two minutes.” “Hey Google, pause or skip tracks.”
  • Tune a musical instrument: “OK, Google, tune my instrument,” or, “OK, Google, play an F sharp.”

Productivity Commands

  • Set a kids-themed alarm: “Ok Google, set a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle alarm for 8 p.m.”
  • Set an alarm: “Hey Google, set an alarm for 7 AM”, “Hey Google, set an alarm for every Friday morning at 7 AM”, “Hey Google, set an alarm in 25 minutes” or “Hey Google, wake me up at 7 AM every day.”
  • Check your alarms: “Hey Google, when is my next alarm?”
  • Snooze an alarm: “Hey Google, snooze alarm.”
  • Cancel an alarm: “Hey Google, cancel alarm for [time].”
  • Set a timer: “Hey Google, set a timer for [time].”
  • Check timer: “Hey Google, how much time is left on my timer?”
  • Check the time: “Hey Google, what time is it?”
  • International time: “Hey Google, what time is it in [location]?”
  • Convert currency: “Hey Google, how much is $5 in euros?”
  • Check your location: “Hey Google, where am I?”
  • Translate something: “Hey Google, how do you say ‘hello’ in Spanish?”
  • Roll a die: “Hey Google, roll a die.”
  • Flip a coin: “Hey Google, flip a coin.”
  • Add to your shopping list: “Hey Google, add [item] to my shopping list.”
  • Check your shopping list: “Hey Google, what’s on my shopping list?”
  • Find out a recipe: “Hey Google, how do you make chicken soup?”
  • Math: “Hey Google, what is 14 x 5?”
  • Count: “OK, Google, count to 20.”
  • Random number: “OK, Google, give me a random number between 5 and 50.”
  • Measurements: “Hey Google, how many centimeters are in an inch?”
  • Remember things: “OK, Google, remember that I put my passport in the filing cabinet,” or, “Remember that my password is ‘money’.”
  • Recall things: “OK, Google, where is my passport?” or, “What is my password?”
  • Get a recipe: “OK, Google, how do I make [dish]?”

Hidden Easter Eggs

Simply start with “Hey Google,…

  • do a barrel roll.”
  • what’s the loneliest number?”
  • how can entropy be reversed?”
  • are you John Legend?”
  • when am I?”
  • beam me up, Scotty.”
  • it’s not my birthday.”
  • who let the dogs out?”
  • party on, Wayne.”
  • do you want to build a snowman?”
  • talk like Yoda.”
  • who is the real Slim Shady?”
  • set phasers to kill.”
  • up up down down left right left right B A start.”
  • what’s your best pickup line?”
  • who’s your celebrity crush?”
  • tell me a joke.”
  • who’s on first?”
  • I am your father.”
  • it’s my birthday.”
  • how many roads must a man walk down?”
  • who ya gonna call?”
  • where in the world is Carmen Sandiego?”
  • where’s Waldo?”
  • do you know the muffin man?”
  • is your refrigerator running?”
  • serenade me.”
  • sing me a song.”
  • do you know Chrissy Teigen?”
  • how are you?”
  • sing Happy Birthday.”
  • what’s your favorite song?”
  • compliment me.”
  • are you Skynet?”

We hope you had fun with some of your favorite commands above!

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