Send voice messages in your home

You can send a message to everyone in your home by broadcasting it to all of your speakers, Smart Displays, and Smart Clocks.

Important: The languages you can use depend on the device. Learn which languages work on your device.

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Broadcast from a phone

To send a message from a phone, you need:

  • An Android phone with the Google Assistant and at least one speaker, Smart Display, or Smart Clock with the Google Assistant
  • The same Google Account signed in on your phone, speaker, Smart Display, or Smart Clock
  • Do Not Disturb turned off on your speaker, Smart Display, or Smart Clock

Broadcast from a speaker, Smart Display, or Smart Clock

To send a message from a speaker, Smart Display, or Smart Clock you need:

  • Two or more speakers, Smart Displays, or Smart Clocks with Google Assistant built in
  • All devices on the same Wi-Fi network
  • At least one person signed in to all speakers, Smart Displays, and Smart Clocks in the household
  • Do Not Disturb turned off on your speakers, Smart Displays, and Smart Clocks

The message will play on all other speakers, Smart Displays, and Smart Clocks that are:

  • On the same Wi-Fi network
  • Signed in to the same Google Accounts as the device you’re broadcasting from

Broadcast a custom message

Say "Ok Google" or "Hey Google" then:

  • "Broadcast [message]."
  • "Shout [message]."
  • "Tell everyone [message]."
  • "Announce [message]."

Broadcast a preset messages

For some common announcements, your speaker, Smart Display, or Smart Clock can play preset messages.

Say "Ok Google, broadcast..." or "Hey Google, broadcast..." then:

  • Wake up: "It’s time to wake up."
  • Breakfast: "Breakfast is ready."
  • Lunch: "It’s lunch time."
  • Dinner: "Dinner is served."
  • Time to leave: "It’s time to leave the house."
  • Arrived home: "I’m home."
  • On the way: "I’ll be back soon."
  • TV time: "The show is about to start."
  • Movie time: "Let’s go to the movies."
  • Bed time: "It’s time for bed."
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