Listen to radio

Note: For now, this feature isn't available in all languages.

You can ask the Google Assistant on your speakers or Smart Display to play radio stations by name, location, and more.

  1. Say "Ok Google" or press the button to talk to your Assistant.
  2. Say a command, for example:

Play

  • Station name: Play ESPN Radio. Play Mega 97.9 FM. Play Mega 97.9 on iHeartRadio. 
  • Frequency: Play 98.5.
  • Call sign: Play KQED. Play KFOG.
  • Location: Play Z100 in New York.
  • Nearby NPR station: Play NPR.
  • Find info: What’s playing? 

Control what’s playing

  • Pause or stop: Pause. Stop. Stop the radio.
  • Resume: Resume. Continue playing.

Change the volume

You can set the volume to a specific level (1–10) or percent (1–100%).

  • Increase: Turn it up. (Increases volume by 10%).
  • Decrease: Turn it down. (Decreases volume by 10%).
  • Set a level or percentage: Volume 5. Volume to 65%.
  • Learn more about how to change volume.

Control radio from the Google Home app

If you're using your Google Assistant on speakers or Smart Display, you can change the volume in the Google Home app.

  1. On your phone or tablet, open the Google Home app Google Home.
  2. At the bottom, tap Account Account.
  3. Tap Local devices Devices.
  4. On the device card, you can pause, play, or change the volume of what’s playing.
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