Cool and Fun Things to Do With Google Home Mini

Cool and Fun Things to Do With Google Home Mini

Here is the list of cool and fun things to do with google home mini 2020. Your google home mini speaker is great for playing music or listening to the news, but it also allows you to do some much more.

From getting information about your day, reading out a recipe and fining your phone, to playing a game or telling you a joke, there are literally hundreds of thing it can do.

Listen to Audio

Your Google Home allows you to listen to music, news, podcasts, radio stations, audiobook and more. You can also tell it to play ambient sounds in the background. Just says, “Hye Google, help me relax,” or “Hey Google, play forest/nature/ocean sounds.” You can even make ti play white noise.

Control Your TV

If you need a Chromecast plugged in (or built in) to your TV, you can easily control it with your Google Home speaker. If your Chormecast is plugged in to a power socket (rather than USB), you can even use the speaker to turn your TV on and Off. Just say, “Turn on the TV,” or “Turn my tv off.”

Plan Your Day

Start your day off by saying “Hey Google, good morning,” to have traffic, weather and news reports along with a list of your appointments, reminders and more. You can also ask for these thing individually, if you need to find something nearby, just say, “where is the nearest pharmacy for example”.

Create Lists

You can create a list in the Google Home app and then add to it using your Home speakers. One you have a list created, just say “Hye Google, add orange juice to my shopping list,” or “add paper towels and hand soap to my list”. For a reminder at any time just say, “what’s on my shopping list”.

Find Your Phone

Never lose your phone again. Provided Voice Match is set up, you can ask your Google Assistant to ring your phone. To do this says, “Hey Google, find/ring my phone,” even if it’s set to do ‘Do Not Disturb’ mode.

Cooking Food

You can find and make your favourite recipes using step by step cooking instructions from your google Assistant. Perfect for cooking with messy hands. For example, just say, “Hye Google, find a recipe for pancakes,” you can then say, “prepare the ingredients,” for a list, followed by “star recipe“.

Manage Tasks

You can easily set and ask your reminders by saying “Hey Google, remind me too..”. You can also use it to set timers and alarms by saying, “Hey Google, set a timer for 10 minutes”. If you want to check how much time is left just say, “how much time is left?”. You set alarms in the say way.

Get Answers

You can ask your Google Home to give you information about everything from finance to sports, you can ask for calculations, translations and unit conversion, for example, “Hey Google, how much is 1000 Danish Krone in dollars?”. You can even ask for the nutritional information on most types of food.

Control Your Home

If you have smart home devices such as smart plugs, a Nest thermostat or security cameras, you can link them to your Google Home and control them using your speaker. You will need to add the devices in the Home app, and follow any instruction to set them up. You may also assign devices to a room.

Have Fun

Your Google Home speakers lets you play games with it, simply say, “Hey Google, play lucky trivia,” (other games include Crystal Ball and Mad Libs). If you don’t want to play a game, just tell it to ‘entertain me’ or say, “let’s have fun”. You can even ask it to tell you a joke.

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